Session about Institutional Leadership for Legislative Modernisation
How it was
Bússola Tech organized on December 6th, 2022, a significant panel discussion titled "Institutional Leadership for Legislative Modernisation."
This session convened a distinguished group of participants from diverse legislative and technological backgrounds to discuss the challenges and opportunities in modernizing legislatures. The panel featured esteemed figures such as Mrs. Ilana Trombka, the Director-General from the Senado Federal in Brazil, Mr. Jorge Lima, Public Policy Director from Itaú, Mr. Mark Stodder, President from Xcential Legislative Technologies, Mr. Miguel Landeros Perkic, Secretary-General from the Honorable Cámara de Diputadas y Diputados in Chile, and Mrs. Robin Treistman, Deputy-Director of the Website from the Knesset in Israel, with the session moderated by Mr. Luís Kimaid, Executive-Director from Bússola Tech.
The discussion opened focusing on the balance between modernization and preserving legislative traditions. The conversation emphasized integrating technology while maintaining each institution's identity, highlighting the role of technical leadership from various parliamentary positions.
The conversation then shifted to the role of the administrative staff in legislatures, discussing their critical support in the legislative process and the impact of a robust digital strategy on their roles and responsibilities.
A significant part of the discussion centered on the adoption of digital solutions for parliamentarians. Insights were shared on addressing the demands for digital tools that not only meet parliamentarians' needs but also enhance their legislative effectiveness.
In the final segment, the panel explored the importance of understanding and mapping the priorities of different legislative areas to ensure successful digital transformation. Discussions included strategies to support users who are not yet digitally adept and the role of well-designed digital strategies in making legislative information accessible and effective.
Concluding the session, the panel emphasized the vital role of ongoing discussions and collaboration in managing the complexities of integrating digital solutions within traditional legislative frameworks. The potential of technology to enhance legislative processes, while preserving the integrity and heritage of parliamentary operations, was a key highlight of the dialogue.