The Conference is jointly organized by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA), the Government of Finland represented by the Ministry of Finance, in collaboration with the European Commission. It is a conference by invitation only and most of the participants will be European and non-European CIOs, e-government officials and those who lead the way in e-government development.

It will provide opportunities to discuss the latest issues and trends of e-government, learn and network among these officials, who are in a (decision-making) position to improve the quality of e-government and public service delivery.