The Americas 2nd Edition

April 13th and 14th


Brasília, Brazil

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The participation for this event is required to be in-person. The event will not be broadcasted.

The first in-person summit of this kind after the pandemics

The conference is dedicated to the audience of Parliamentary civil servants and will take place in Brasilia.
During the two days of the event, leaders such as secretaries-general, specialists in legislative drafting and related areas, directors of the area of ​​legislative modernization, other decision makers in the area of ​​legislative modernization and digital transformation in national and subnational legislative houses, as well as strategic partners relevant to the topic.
The event aims to promote the exchange of experiences between the Houses and their participants, as well as shed light on good practices and solutions to improve the continuity and effectiveness of the legislative process in the Americas.

Conference Themes

04/13 | 09:00 am | Brasilia Time

Political Leadership for the Promotion of Legislative Modernisation

This activity will explore how Political Leadership can impact the legislative landscape. Join us as we delve into the power of visionary leadership.

04/13 | 10:00 am | Brasilia Time

Governance of a Legislative Modernisation Strategy

You will learn about the importance of a comprehensive legislative modernisation strategy, the role of transparency and accountability, challenges of balancing competing interests and best practices for stakeholder engagement. 

04/13 | 11:00 am | Brasília Time

Open Data Strategies in Parliaments

Explore how data-driven approaches can promote greater transparency, accountability, and public trust in the legislative process. Discover how open data strategies can empower citizens, enhance policymaking, and drive effective governance.

04/13 | 1:30 pm | Brasilia Time

Information Architecture for the Digital Legislative Process

The panel will cover key principles of information architecture, such as organization, navigation, and labeling, and how they can be applied to create user-centered and accessible digital experiences for legislative stakeholders, including legislators, staff, and the public.

04/13 | 2:30 pm | Brasilia Time

LegisTech - Women in Leadership

You will deep dive into the  work of women colleagues leading the digital transformation processes and gender equality agenda in their institutions

04/13 | 3:30 pm | Brasilia Time

Modernisation of the Legislative Drafting System

Learn about cutting-edge approaches to drafting laws Discover how modernizing the legislative drafting process can foster more effective results, better governance and better outcomes for citizens.

04/13 | 4:30 pm | Brasilia Time

Smart Parliaments, Data-Driven Democracy

Discover how emerging technologies can revolutionize democratic governance, promoting transparency, accountability, and citizen participation in the decision-making process.

04/13 | 5:00 pm | Brasília Time

Members-friendly digital solutions

How emerging technologies can promote greater engagement and productivity among legislators. Learn how digital solutions can foster collaboration, streamline workflows, and enhance transparency

04/13 | 6:00 pm | Brasília Time

Artificial Intelligence in the Legislative

This activity will explore the landscape of using Artificial Intelligence in Legislative processes.

04/14 | 09:00 am | Brasília Time

Participation Tools in the Legislative Process

Discover how digital tools can promote greater citizen engagement and participation in the lawmaking process. Learn how participatory approaches can foster greater accountability, legitimacy, and responsiveness in the democratic process.

04/14 | 10:00 am | Brasília Time

Best Practises in Accessibility on Parliamentary Digital Transformation

Explore how emerging technologies can promote greater accessibility, inclusivity, and efficiency in the parliamentary process. Discover how assistive technologies can empower citizens and legislators alike

04/14 | 11:00 am | Brasília Time

Matching the Modernisation Strategy with the Rules of Procedure

Join us as we explore how modernizing these rules can make the legislative process more efficient, transparent, and inclusive.

04/14 | 12:00 pm | Brasília Time

Interparliamentary Cooperation for the Promotion of Legislative Modernisation

Discover how cooperation between legislative houses can help to build a more modern, responsive, and inclusive legislative system.

04/14 | 3:00 pm | Brasília Time

Priorities for the Modernisation of Legislative Committees

This discussion will delve into the latest approaches that can revolutionize the way committees operate. You will gain insights into how modernizing legislative committees can drive better outcomes for citizens, promoting transparency and accountability in the decision-making process.

Participant Organisations

Assembleia da Republica de Mozambique

Assembleia Nacional de Angola

Assembleia Nacional Popular de Guiné-Bissau

Association of Secretaries General of Parliaments

Bússola Tech

Cámara de Diputados de Chile

Cámara de Diputados de la Nación Argentina

Cámara de Diputados de Mexico

Cámara de Senadores of Uruguay

Cámara de Representantes Colombia

Câmara dos Deputados do Brasil

Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

Congreso Nacional de Chile

Hellenic Parliament


La Convención Constitucional de Chile



National Assembly of Suriname

National Assembly of Zambia

NovaWorks Australia


Parliament of Namibia

Senado Federal do Brasil

Parliament of Rwanda

U.S. House of Representatives

Universidad Austral

Western Cape Provincial Parliament

Xcential Legislative Technologies

House of Commons of Canada

Congreso de la República del Perú

Senado de Chile

Torus Institute

Event's Programme

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Host Parliament | 2023's Edition

Each Bússola Tech in-person conference has a host Parliament. In this LegisTech: The Americas – 2nd Edition, this seat is represented by the Brazilian Federal Senate, located in Brasilia, Brazil.


This means that as the host of this event, the Federal Senate will welcome the other parliaments with the purpose of providing a space for discussions in an enriching exchange of inter-parliamentary experiences. The elaboration of the themes and working groups were built collaboratively between the participating parliaments, under the direction of Bússola Tech.

Event's Organiser

Strategic Partners

NovaWorks Australia

Xcential Legislative Technologies



Torus Institute

Society of Clerks At The Table ( SoCATT) Africa Region



Association of Secretaries General of Parliaments

Universidad Austral



Hellenic OCR Team

About the organizers

Bússola Tech is a global organisation that works in the promotion of the institutional modernisation and digital transformation in the legislative ecosystem, through parliamentary diplomacy and cooperation – promoted a series of discussions, and amongst these there was its annual conference in the international week for democracy and honourably welcomed civil servants from Parliaments from 46 Countries.
Bússola Tech has a single purpose to exist, that is to promote the legislative community, with National Parliaments and Subnational Legislatures, for the legislative modernisation and digital transformation.