On the Wednesday, September 24, 2008, the first Xinnovations are came to a successful 2008. At the same time created the basis for the permanent innovation Forum. Berlin, September 26, 2008 with the Panel discussion \”E-Government 08 conclusion and visions\” the first Xinnovations in the Humboldt University of Berlin ended on September 24, 2008. The impact of the EU services directive on competition between the Federal States in the settlement of new companies was a central theme of the Panel discussion. The participants broadly agreed that there are still many unanswered questions of the EU services directive both the organisational implementation and financing. In particular, lack awareness in the public administration and the policy for the necessary financing basics became clear. Took part in the discussion: Wolfram Ebeling, CEO TUIV AG Brandenburg, Friedrich Ebner, head of E-Government and administration Informatics Hessian Ministry of the Interior and sport, Karl-Heinz Loper,.
Head of the IT competence centre Senate Department for Home Affairs and sport Berlin, Priv.-Doz.. Dr. Jorn by Lucke, Fraunhofer Institute for open communication systems focus, and the presenter Jutta Lautenschlager, CEO MICUS management consulting GmbH and member of the Board of the Amt24 E.v., which supported the organisers of the Xinnovations as a cooperation partner. The three-day event, which brought together developers and users of network-based information technologies to the dialogue, had 950 registered day participants. Organizers of the Xinnovations are: Prof. Dr.-ing. Robert Tolksdorf, Freie Universitat Berlin, Prof.
Johann Christoph Freytag, Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin and Rainer Thiem, xmlcity: berlin e. V. During the evening reception Rainer Thiem invited all participants and participants on behalf of the Organizer due to the successful launch of the first Xinnovations, to continue the Conference as a permanent forum of innovation. With the new orientation in the form of presence events and Internet-based virtual forums is by the organisers the aim of innovative collaborative projects transferred to impulses from the presence event.