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Pardo to Co-Chair UAlbany's Inaugural President’s Forum on Data | May 5, 2014, 8:00 am - 12:30 pm | D’Ambra Auditorium, Life Sciences Research Building, University at Albany
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Pardo to be Honored at the 2014 Rockefeller College Alumni Dinner and Awards Ceremony on May 16, 2014.
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The 15th Annual International Conference on Digital Government Research (dg.o2014) is June 18-21 in Aguascalientes City, Mexico.

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CTG Launches Online Forum to Gather Feedback on the Role Of Public Libraries in Supporting Open Government
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Albany center has been leader in bridging tech, gov't for two decades in FedScoop | March 17, 2014
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New Web Page for Open Health Data, Open Opportunities Workshop
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Pardo and Dawes Appointed International Advisors of the eGov Chapter of the China Information Association
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Pardo Talks with Governing Magazine about about HealthCare.Gov | Can Government Avoid Technology Failure?
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Meghan Cook writes on "Innovating Governance: Applying A Public Value Approach" in CURB Magazine
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Governor Cuomo Appoints Theresa Pardo to Serve as the State’s Open NY Policy Advisor

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CTG Releases Findings on the Benefits of Air Quality Information

CTG has released findings from a study assessing the potential socio-economic and financial benefits of enhanced air quality data. The study was sponsored by NASA Applied Sciences and conducted through a partnership with the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), CTG, and Sonoma Technology (STI). The study provides better understanding of the benefits provided by current air quality data and data products from EPA’s AirNow program and how enhancing AirNow with NASA satellite data might contribute to different or greater benefits in the future.
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Nigeria Harnesses the Power of Open Data

In January 2014, CTG, as part of the Open Government Alliance (OGA), led the Federal Government of Nigeria’s first ever Open Data Stakeholder Engagement Forum and Workshop. This historic event brought together government leaders, civil society advocates, industry experts, and media professionals, to create awareness, foster discussion, and provide the opportunity to identify both short and long term goals for Nigeria’s Open Data Initiative. More>>
 

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CTG Welcomes Three New Research Fellows

CTG welcomes Dr. Luis Felipe Luna-Reyes (Universidad de las Américas-Puebla, Mexico), Dr. Djoko Sigit Sayogo (University of Muhammadiyah, Malaysia), and Dr. Lei Zheng (Fudan University, China) as our newest Research Fellows. CTG's Research Fellows are faculty members in universities around the world who actively collaborate with us on research projects, academic conferences, journal editorial boards, joint publications, and doctoral dissertation committees, among others. More>>
 
 
 

CTG Celebrates 20 Years

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An Open NY Envisioning Workshop

In celebration of Sunshine Week, CTG, in partnership with the State of New York, recently led a collaborative workshop entitled, Shaping Open NY: Visioning a New Transparency Hub. The goal of the workshop was to develop strategies to take the State’s Open NY program to the next level. The workshop also coincided with CTG’s celebration of 20 years as a research center at the University at Albany. In 1993, CTG was charged by then NY Governor Mario Cuomo to “pursue new ways of applying technologies directly to the practical problems of information management and service delivery in the public sector.” CTG, now in partnership with Governor Andrew Cuomo and his open government team, continues to meet this charge by bringing cutting edge research and practice insights to the Open NY program.
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CTG’s two-day XML training curriculums, Using XML for Web Site Management and Using XML Databases and XQuery, are under a licensure agreement with MicroKnowledge, Inc. for delivery to government practioners and public benefit.
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