5th “Public Informatics Platform” meeting was held in Kusadasi between 19th and 22nd of June, organized by Turkish Society of Informatics – Association of Public Data Process Center Administrators (TBD Kamu-BIB). Almost 140 Public Institution/Establishment Data Process Unit Administrators, 70 Information Technology Private Sector Managers, 6 high lever bureaucrats and 5 new/former politicians attended the activity.
Abdullah Körnes, President of Kamu-BİB, said it is agreed that the information exchange, taken place during the meeting would be reflected to the books to be published by TBD Kamu-BIB and be presented to the government. Körnes commented on the meeting:
“Process of the meeting was enriched by two panels excluding the customary activities of Kamu-BIB. Highly beneficial issues were discussed in both panels, where both corporate and individual opinions were received. This gladness was also observed by the contributions of watchers joining the panels. Moreover customary Kamu-BIB sessions were also held. During almost six months, reports prepared by TDB Kamu-BIB’s sub-groups of studies, were discussed in front of a large attendance, where opinions and offers were received. All these information exchanges were put into records my immediate documentation. It is agreed to reflect those findings obtained thereof into the books of TBD Kamu-BIB and be presented to the government.
It wouldn’t be wrong if we say that the activity was realized in a highly efficient way, in general. The greatest revenue obtained from what we have done for last five years is, all parties of our sector to discuss about issues in a polite and comprehensive manner, which resulted their contribution to the output. Observations of the high level bureaucrats and politicians are indicating that forming such a positive synergy is a great success. The meeting was concluded with wishes for studies continue in the same scope.”
It is stated that the conclusions obtained from the meeting held in Kusşadasi will be added to the book titled: “Turkey on way to e-state”. The declaration regarding the meeting says:
“Moreover two panels were organized under the title: “e-State: Approach, Structuring and Reflections”, which was performed with a intense attandence, where politicians, high-level bureaucrats and Information Technology Private Sector managers joined. 2 political party administrators, 2 high-level bureaucrats and managers from private sector joined both panels as panelists and remarked their outlooks on subject title. The activity was very successful and efficient and conclusions of it will be published as a TBD release.”
KAMU-BİB, was founded in 1997 as a TBD’s (Turkish Information Society) sub-group of study. That group consist of Turkish Govermental Data Processing Managers. Since the time it was founded, the study group has undertaken the mission “to search and produce common solutions to problems of all Public Institutions’ and Establishments’ Data Process Units, generating offers to country’s administration and be a pursuer of them.”