More than 1000 people will participate in an eGovernement Ministerial Conference and Exhibition, to be held in Como on July 7-8. 31 Ministers from European Union countries as well as from future Member States, EFTA and other countries, have confirmed their participation. Mr. Erkki Liikanen, European Commissioner for Information Society and Enterprise, will attend the event together with Mr. Lucio Stanca, Italian Minister for Innovation and Technologies. Industry is also very much involved in this top-level meeting on eGovernment policy and practices, with several CEOs attending the Conference as speakers. In the context of the eEurope Action Plan, key European players will discuss how advanced technology can be further used to help provide more inclusive and personalised services and increase the productivity of public administrations.