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EPSA 2013 Final Event and Award Ceremony

EPSA 2013 Nominee Presentations

European and National Category

Introduction to the workshop, Michael Burnett (UK), EIPA Expert, Category Leader, EIPA Maastricht

GreenEvo - Green Technology Accelerator      Video
Ministry of the Environment, Warsaw (PL).
Agnieszka Kozłowska-Korbicz, Head of the GreenEvo project

Towards a Paperless Administration
Ministry of Finance and Public Administration, Madrid (ES).
Aleida Alcaide Garcia, Technical Adviser

SignWiki Web and Mobile Access to Sign Languages
Communication Centre for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Reykjavík (IS).
Valgerður Stefánsdóttir, Director
Árný Guðmundsdóttir, SignWiki editor

The Compass of Transparency
Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Department for Public Administration, Rome (IT).
Davide D'Amico, ICT Expert and
Marco Versari, ICT Expert

Risk-Based Trade Control System (TAREKS)
DG Product Safety and Inspection, Ministry of Economy, Ankara (TR).
H. Sibel Kaplan, Deputy Director General

Regional Category

Introduction to the workshop
, Alexander Heichlinger (AT), Category Leader

Upper Austrian Winter Sport Week
Regional Government of Upper Austria, Linz (AT).
Franz Schützeneder, Head of the Department of Family Affairs

Managing Human Public Resources with an Integrated Vision and Looking towards the Future of the Azores   Video
Directorate Modernisation and Financial Management Services, Azores (PT).
Ana Laranjeira, Director of Services, Regional Directorate Regional Organisation and Public Administration

Andalusian Health e-Library
Virtual Library of the Andalusian Public Health System, Seville (ES).
Laura Muñoz-Gonzalez, Head of the Management Department at the Virtual Library

Development of Wellbeing and Civil Safety in Municipalities  Video message by Mika Riipi, County Governor of Lapland
Regional State Administrative Agency for Lapland, Rovaniemi (FI).
Erkki Parkkinen, Mayor of the Pelkosenniemi Municipality and
Christell Åström, Senior Adviser from Local and Regional Government in Finland

New ICT Model. Generalitat de Catalunya. An Innovative Sourcing Process through Public-Private Collaboration 
Government of Catalonia, Barcelona (ES).
Jordi Escalé Castelló, CEO, Telecommunications and IT Centre

Video message by Artur Mas, President of the Government of Catalonia, Project video

Supra-local and Local Category

Introduction to the workshop
, Harrie Scholtens (NL), National Seconded Expert, Category Leader, EIPA Maastricht

The Creation of a New Economic Zone in Southern Luxembourg: Efficient Urban Planning and Social Integration through Cross-municipal, Cross-border and Cross-sectoral Cooperation
Municipality of Esch-sur-Alzette (LU).
Andreja Wirtz, International Relations Officer, and
Xavier Poos, Head of Economic Development, Tourism & International Relations

Reorganisation of Judicial Offices in Italy: the Project of the Monza Court and the Redesign of Voluntary Jurisdiction    Video
Monza Court (IT).
Claudio Miele, President of the Monza Court's Family Section

Educational and Promotional Campaign "Bielsko-Biała Protects the Climate"     
Energy Management Office, City of Bielsko-Biała (PL).
Piotr Oślak, Assistant to the Deputy Mayor, and
Ewa Kozak, Inspector from the City Promotion Department

Police and Social Media - Reykjavík Metropolitan Police
Reykjavík Metropolitan Police (IS).
Stefán Eiríksson, Commissioner

The Programme of Construction and Exchange of Municipal Flats in Poznań
Municipal Housing Authority Sp. z o.o. (former Board of Municipal Housing Resources), Poznán (PL).
Jarosław Pucek, Chief Executive Officer

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