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  1. 8th UN/CEFACT FORUM March 12-17 2006 Vancouver, Canada Hosts Francois Vuilleumeir, ISO/TC 154 Chair Duane Nickull, Individual

  2. Schedule • 08:45 – 09:00 Dick Raman, Opening remarks from FMG Chair • 09:00 – 09:15 Duane Nickull - Welcome, opening remarks from Event organizer, • 09:15 – 09:22 Jim Alexander, A/CIO for the Government of Canada Ed Buchinski, Treasury Board Secretariat • 09:22 – 09:29Bruce Drake, Executive Director, Industry Canada • 09:29 – 09:37 Ardath Paxton Mann, Assistant Deputy Minister Western Economic Diversification. • 09:37 – 09:55 Dick Raman - FMG business • 09:55 – 10:05 – Mark Palmer – UN/CEFACT Bureau • Individual group reports: • 10:05 – 10:10 – ATG • 10:10 – 10:15 – TBG • 10:15 – 10:20 – TMG • 10:20 – 10:25 – ICG • 10:25 – 10:30 – LG *if present • 10:30 Break for Coffee. 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  3. Welcome 8th UN/CEFACT Forum Vancouver, Canada Dick Raman

  4. Greetings • Welcome to the 8th UN/CEFACT Forum • The organizers did a tremendous job! • Thanks to the Sponsors! • Thanks to the Volunteers! • Welcome to over 200 delegates! 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  5. Work to do! • We have a busy week ahead of us. • Extend our Core Components Library • Trade Facilitation • A lot of interest in TBG18 (Agriculture) • Actual start of TBG19 (eGovernment) • The Legal Group meets again • Much more… • Many meetings with SDOs • CIDX, OAG, X12, XBRL, UBL, … 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  6. UN/CEFACT Responsibilities • Official United Nations organization for: • Trade facilitation • Simplification of global trade • Between Governments and Companies • Using electronic means • Producing Global standards • UN/Layout Key (UNeDocs) • UN/EDIFACT • ebXML (in cooperation with OASIS)

  7. UN/CEFACT Objectives • Increasing the effectiveness of the UN/CEFACT Forum • Increasing the quality and speeding up the production of UN/CEFACT deliverables • Increasing the participation • Re-establishing relations with other standards- and vertical organizations • Increase adoption of UN/CEFACT standards • Contribute more to saving money globally! • We need to work together to do this… 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  8. Sponsors and Hosts Duane Nickull, Individual Francois Vuilleumeir, ISO/TC 154 Chair 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  9. Volunteers Robert W Elm – Chartered Accountant Carmen Turner – Volunteer Coordinator Donna G. Baird Bettina Rothe Marian Lewandowski, Xenos Group Inc. Andre Charland – eBusiness Applications Pam Chadwick, eBusiness Applications Ed Buchinski – Treasury Board of Canada Paul Prescod – Blast Radius Nicole Spata, Westin Bayshore Terri Russell, Westin Bayshore Heather Coyle, Westin Bayshore David Snarch Christina Wong Helen Rotonen Conrad Malilay David Brooks Nadia Kim Leah Marchuk Kate Oneill Tyler Harbottle Vanessa Lunday Jiyang KimYuri Morales Lana Litvinov Devin McDaniels Gary Rodman – PSAV Matt Mackenzie – Adobe Systems Gaiten Martineau – Government of Canada Lindsay Smith – Techvibes Francine Lecours – Industry Canada Blair Qualey – Vancouver Board of Trade Mairi Smith – Westin Whistler Peter Wong – Boughton & Associates Gene Parela Jean Lewandowski - St. John's School Leana Birk Mitchell Rhodes Laura MacKay 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  10. Greetings Honorable Sam Sullivan Mayor of Vancouver Welcome speech to be read by: Leana Birk 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  11. Housekeeping items • Sustainability • Volunteer Participation • Artists – Robert Davidson, Gena Perala • Dinners • Whistler • Schedule • Olympics • 2010 • 2006 – teamwork pays off! 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  12. United Nations Charter (1945) • To maintain international peace and security; • To develop friendly relations among nations; and • To achieve international co-operation in solving international problems of an economic, social, cultural or humanitarian character, and in promoting and encouraging respect for human rights. 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  13. Things to keep in mind • Teamwork • Sustainability • Non exclusion • Simplicity • Learning • Respect • Personal commitment 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  14. For UN/CEFACT • Wireless networking set up • Power cords • Forum organizers guide • Name badges • Continuously improving model for forum • New input for UN/CEFACT website • New members! 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  15. Treasury Board of Canada • Jim Alexander, Acting CIO – Government of Canada • Ed Buchinski, Treasury Board Secretariat French version available 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  16. Common Language and Structure For the Business of Government 7th UN/CEFACT FORUM Lyon

  17. SENIOR Acknowledgement Shelter Food / Nourishment Income Health Safety Socialization Respect Education Meaningful Activity / Recreation Clothing Independence Target Group Needs – a GSRM concept Who benefits from the Service and what are their needs? How do services satisfy those needs? Are there multiple services that meet similar needs? Supports shelter options Adult / Senior Rental Subsidy Provides income Rent Subsidy Supports financial viability of living independently 7th UN/CEFACT FORUM Lyon

  18. GSRM – Business Domain View - Conceptual 7th UN/CEFACT FORUM Lyon

  19. GSRM BDV – Stereotypes and Tag Definitions 7th UN/CEFACT FORUM Lyon

  20. Conclusion A Common Language and Structure for the Business of Government and e-Commerce! Policy ---------- Official constraint (CCTS) Program Service Process Resource ---------- REA specialization GSRM UMM Will we see confluence or undesirable differentiation? 7th UN/CEFACT FORUM Lyon

  21. Further Information Gary Doucet Chief Architect of the Government of Canada Executive Director,Enterprise Architecture and Standards Division,Chief Information Branch,Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat 941-0250 DOUCET.GARY@TBS-SCT.GC.CA Ed Buchinski Senior Project officer,Enterprise Architecture and Standards Division,Chief Information Branch,Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat 957-2497 Buchinski.Ed@TBS-SCT.GC.CA 7th UN/CEFACT FORUM Lyon

  22. Introduction • Bruce Drake, Executive Director, Industry Canada, Pacific Region in Vancouver 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  23. Introduction • Ardath Paxton Mann, Assistant Deputy Minister, Western Economic Diversification. 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  24. Welcome 8th UN/CEFACT Forum Vancouver, Canada Dick Raman

  25. Status Update • Last year's plenary showed the progress UN/CEFACT has been making to move forward • The recent external evaluation of UNECE has also provided a strengthened governance framework • These are important opportunities, encouraging a more efficient division of labour within the UNECE and within the community of international institutions and standards development organisations which have may evolved a set of overlapping tasks where duplication of work can be reduced • The Bureau has been reviewing UN/CEFACT strategy and its work programme to evaluate the adequacy of resources - especially from its Secretariat in Geneva and gaps that might be filled through extra-budgetary funding 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  26. Status Update • In proceeding along this path the Bureau is reaching out for input from the stakeholders perspectives of countries, sectors and the standards development community and is envisaging to focus on this input during this year's plenary • All of this should help to strengthen the teamwork of the Bureau, the Secretariat, the Forum and its Management - each of which has its own functions and tasks • An important step will come from mapping details of the work programme with UN/CEFACT's products and services • By sharply pinpointing what projects are aiming to achieve within their envisaged time horizons, this can serve to facilitate greater outreach and involvement of those that may engage in greater participation and support • A more advocacy-oriented website design is also expected to contribute to awareness-building in the context of UN/CEFACT's global remit 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  27. Status Update • Core Components approach is fast gaining momentum • UN/CEFACT is regarded as the place where semantic harmonization can take place at the highest level • Industry groups now coming forward and declaring support for UN/CEFACT and for migration/alignment of their standards with the CC approach • UN/CEFACT needs the resources and buy-in of these external organizations • Financial, Marketing and Secretarial support urgently required 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  28. Momentum • We have a unique opportunity to put ourselves on the map • With stronger support from UNECE • Provided we demonstrate our value • With stronger support from the market • Provided we focus on where we are in agreement • Not on where we differ. 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  29. Interoperability • UN/CEFACT is uniquely positioned to solve • Business Interoperability • By providing a global semantic Framework • Getting the buy-in of the market • The Forum should now • Unite and Focus on the key priorities • Speed up stable deliverables • Welcome other SDOs to work with us • Many SDOs are contemplating our CC approach • We can expect important announcements 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  30. World Customs Organization Sue Probert

  31. WCO Framework of Standards WCO Data Model v2 WCO Data Model TBG The Way Forward Global Partners for Global Standards The WCO Perspective UN/CEFACT Forum Vancouver March 2006

  32. WCO Framework of StandardsTo Secure and Facilitate Global Trade • WCO established the Framework as a minimum set of standards; members expected to implement the framework; 129 members have signed letter of intent • Harmonizes the advance electronic information on inbound, outbound and transit consignments based on employing the WCO Customs Data Model for electronic Customs messaging • Application of risk management approach to address security threats • Outbound inspection of high-risk consignments being exported, preferably using non-intrusive detection equipment • Customs will provide benefits to businesses that meet minimal supply chain security standards and best practices UN/CEFACT Forum Vancouver March 2006

  33. WCO Data Model v2 • Business Process Models with Use Cases, Activity, Sequence and Class Diagrams • Revised EDIFACT Customs UNSMs and Message Implementation Guidelines (MIGs) • XML schema guidelines • WCO CDM version 2.0 has incorporated the UCRto provide continuity of the audit trail from source to destination • Partial alignment with CEFACT Core Component Technical Specification (CCTS), United Nations Trade Data Elements Directory (UNTDED) WCO Data Model takes into account the Single Window Concept • Customs Administrations of UK, US, Canada, India, Japan, Australia, Chinese Taipei have already begun to fully implement the WCO Data Model and others will follow UN/CEFACT Forum Vancouver March 2006

  34. Both Data Models: Reflect Regulatory and Conventional requirements Are based on UNTDED Are based on the UNECE Recommendation 1 (UNLK) Are aware of the requirement for paper to electronic (Digital Paper) migration paths via UNLK to eUNLK Alignment of UNeDocs and WCO Data Set into one model will meet the requirement for flexible document structures for Single Windows across TBG domains of trade, transport, customs, finance and OGA requirements WCO Data Set is a sub-set of UNeDocs with TBG cross-domain data inter-relationships Traders will be able to exchange Customs Data electronically using UNeDocs XML transactions e.g. to develop UNeDocs National Customs declaration document structures WCO Data Model TBG2 UNeDocs UN/CEFACT Forum Vancouver March 2006

  35. The Way Forward • Move towards adoption of International Standards including : • UN/CEFACT Modelling Methodology (UMM) • UN/CEFACT Core Component Technical Specification, (CCTS/ISO15000-5) • UN Trade Data Element Directory (UNTDED/ISO7372) • UN/ECE Recommendations e.g. UN Layout Key (UNLK), UNLOCODE etc. • Cooperation with TBG WGs to work towards the full engagement of trade/transport and other global supply chain actors and: • TBG15 for Single Window Capacity Building and Implementation Migration Paths • TBG2 to work in a collaborative manner towards the integration of the WCO Data Model and UNeDocs with special emphasis on modernisation of paper regulatory requirements of Customs and Other Government Agencies (OGAs) • TBG19 e-Government involvement in the development of Version 3 • Contribution of WCO CDM v2 to UN/CEFACT for information and for further coordinated development • WCO will draft DMRs to update the relevant existing UN/EDIFACT messages.  UN/CEFACT Forum Vancouver March 2006

  36. Finally… • WCO provides important links to • World Trade Organization (WTO) • Governments • We will discuss how we can welcome SDOs • FMG/Bureau have been discussing how to make the Forum more effective • Now we can involve you! • Let’s grab the momentum! 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  37. Bureau Report 8th UN/CEFACT Forum Vancouver, Canada Mark Palmer

  38. Responsibilities of the Bureau • As the executive arm of the Plenary, drive the implementation of the Plenary’s decisions • Strategic planning for UN/CEFACT • Maintain a continuous link between the Plenary and the Forum • Supervise matters dealing with promotion, communication and cooperation with other organizations • Contribute to the success of the UN/CEFACT programme of work 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  39. Bureau Operations • Monthly conference calls; more when needed • Work with FMG on strategy • Quarterly updates to Plenary and Forum • Plenary Chair: Stuart Feder • Plenary Vice Chairs: • Mike Doran • T. A. Khan • Duane Nickull • Mark Palmer • Christina Rahlen • FMG Chair and Vice Chair are members • Dick Raman and Sue Probert • Secretariat: Jean Kubler 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  40. Current Work of the Bureau • Ensure that the Programme of Work supports Member States needs for technological innovations & efficiency • Work with the Committee on Trade and Secretariat to improve availability and use of resources • Improve communications, both Internal and External • UN/CEFACT Quarterly Report • New structure for the 12th Plenary(22-24 May 2006) • Sessions for Stakeholders’ input: • Member States • Industry Sectors • Standards Development Organizations (SDOs) • Integrated Framework for Trade Facilitation and eBusiness Standards 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  41. Current Work of the Bureau (2) • Update ToR and mandates for Rapporteurs • Work with the UN Office of Legal Affairs on completing the IPR Policy • Broaden cooperation with other Standards Development Organizations • common framework for coordinated delivery of eBusiness standards 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  42. UNECE External Review • Member States of UNECE commissioned a comprehensive report on the state of UNECE • Bureau prepared a response and briefing on the draft for HODs to communicate to their Missions in Geneva • Resulting report “The State of UNECE”, 30 June 2005 • Global value of UN/CEFACT’s standards recognized • Main thrusts: • governance of UNECE • operations of Working Parties (UN/CEFACT is a WP) • improving value delivered 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  43. Results of UNECE External Review • UNECE adopted Plan on UNECE Reform (Dec. 2005) • enhance accountability, transparency and horizontal coherence of activities • UN/CEFACT under the new “Committee on Trade” • Guidance of UNECE assigned to new Executive Com. • Allocation of resources shall be based on mandates, detailed programme of work, reported and planned accomplishments • CEFACT must submit 2008/9 programme of work for approval by Executive Com. (June 2006) 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  44. Applied Technologies Group ATG Chair: Anders Grangård Vice-Chair: Mark Crawford

  45. Achievements • ATG1 • UML to UN/EDIFACT Transformation Rules • Draft TS finalised • Awaiting input to Implementation Verification • ATG2 • XML Naming and Design Rules (NDR) • Approved Technical Specification 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  46. ATG1 UN/EDIFACT Gait Boxman • ATG1 will be meeting Tue am, Wed/Thu all day • UN/EDIFACT Data Maintenance Requests for D.06A • 88 DMRs received • TBG WG chairs please identify availability for discussing DMRs today (Monday) to Alain Dechamps or Gait Boxman • We'll setup a schedule Tue early and inform you before coffee break • UML to UN/EDIFACT Transformation Rules 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  47. ATG2 XML Mark Crawford • ATG2 will be meeting Tue pm, Wed and Thu (full day) • Projects • Schema production procedures • XML Profile for UMM/CC • TAC for XML • We will set aside a NDR Q&A Open Forum later in the week. Details to follow. 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  48. International Trade and Business Processes Group TBG Chair: Jean-Luc Champion Vice-Chair: Yong-Jae Kim

  49. 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada

  50. TBG Summary • Over 200 members within 19 Working Groups • Many participants are representatives of large organizations: AIAG, Boeing, GS1, SWIFT, KIEC, Eurofer, JASTPRO, SAP, Atos, Oracle, US GSA, US DA, EDIAgro, IAPH, NIST, WCO, … • 15 domain Working Groups plus Intl. Trade Facilitation, Business Processes, Harmonisation and Entry Point. 8th Forum – Vancouver, Canada