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Canestraro to present at NYSAC Legislative Conference
January 30, 2017 |
Albany
,
New York
CTG Program Director Donna Canestraro will present during a session on social media policy at the annual Legislative Conference of the New York State Association of Counties. Each year the conference brings together hundreds of county officials to participate in training programs, learn about cutting edge solutions, and hear from state leaders.

Meghan Cook to present at Smart Cities International Symposium & Exhibition
January 24-25, 2017 |
Chicago
,
IL
Program Director Meghan Cook will speak on a Keynote Plenary Panel and will also Chair and organize a Smart Data Insights panel at the Smart Cities International Symposium & Exhibition in Chicago, an event designed to bring together thought leaders and practitioners from around the world to explore the most recent technology advances, business models, and lessons learned to date in making the Smart City a reality.

Gil-Garcia to present at HICSS
January 4-7, 2017 |
Waikoloa Village
,
Hawaii
Research Director J. Ramon Gil-Garcia will travel to Hawaii to present a paper and co-chair the E-Government Symposium at the Annual Hawaii International Conference of System Sciences (HICSS). Ramon's paper, co-authored with CTG Research Fellow Djoko Sigit Sayogo and PhD student Felippe Cronemberger, is titled "Assessing the Role of Executive Involvement and Information Needs as SocioTechnical Determinants of Governance in IIS Success." The E-Government Symposium he's coordinating at the conference, focusing on smart cities, is also chaired by CTG Director Theresa Pardo, Associate Research Director Mila Gasco, and Reserach Fellow Hans Jochen Scholl.

Megan Sutherland to speak at Mohawk Valley Conference on Sustainable Development & Collaborative Governance
December 13, 2016 |
Utica
,
NY
Program Associate Megan Sutherland is an invited panel speaker at Governor Cuomo's Mohawk Valley Conference on Sustainable Development & Collaborative Governance, where she will discuss CTG's project working with four local cities with funding from the Department of State to combat urban blight through regional information sharing. The conference is part of a larger series hosted by Governor Cuomo, with Meghan Cook having spoke at the Capital Region conference. The conferences focus on the potential for planned, coordinated governance with an emphasis on economic development, transportation, housing and environmental preservation.

Meghan Cook to speak at Capital Region Conference on Sustainable Development & Collaborative Governance
November 29, 2016 |
Schenectady
,
NY
Program Director Meghan Cook is an invited panel speaker at Governor Cuomo's Capital Region Conference on Sustainable Development & Collaborative Governance, where she will discuss CTG's project working with four local cities with funding from the Department of State to combat urban blight through regional information sharing. The conference is part of a larger series hosted by Governor Cuomo that focus on the potential for planned, coordinated governance with an emphasis on economic development, transportation, housing and environmental preservation. Program Associate Megan Sutherland will speak at the Mohawk Valley version of the conference in December.

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Annual Workshop of Northeast Big Data Hub
February 24, 2017 |
New York
,
New York
The Northeast Big Data Innovation Hub is holding an Annual Workshop to convene the data science stakeholder community of the Northeast United States at Columbia University. The Northeast Big Data Hub is a National Science Foundation funded project that explores data driven solutions to problems our country is facing in health care, energy, finance, urbanization, education and more. CTG Director Theresa Pardo and several other UAlbany faculty are on the Steering Committee of the Northeast Big Data Hub and will be in attendance at this Workshop. Attendance is free, but registration is required.

Pardo traveling to India for ICEGOV
March 7-9, 2017 |
New Delhi
,
India
CTG Director Theresa Pardo will present at the 10th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance. Theresa, who is on the conference's Steering Committee, will co-chair and moderate a panel on digital government's role in government administrative system's priorities, and will also convene a workshop of the Smart Cities Smart Government Research Practice Consortium. One of the main themes of this year's ICEGOV is to explore how Digital Government can lead to Digital Empowerment.

Meghan Cook to convene panel at the Dubai International Government Achievements Exhibition
April 3, 2017 |
Dubai
,
United Arab Emirates
Program Director Meghan Cook will travel to Dubai to present and facilitate a session at the Dubai International Government Achievements Exhibition (DIGAE), an annual public sector showcase where local authorities, institutions, departments and agencies unveil their most effective programs and innovative solutions. The session Meghan is convening is on the "Internet of Things (IoT) and Blockchain Practice: Exploring the Implications of a New Public Administration" and will delve into emerging technologies through multiple perspectives including technical, legal, policy, data, and economic perspectives while providing opportunities for participants ask questions and discuss the sociotechnical and practice implications of these innovations.

Canestraro moderating technology panel at Capital Region Food Summit
April 4, 2017 |
Albany
,
New York
Program Director Donna Canestraro was asked to moderate a panel on Innovation & Technology for Hunger Relief at the Capital District Food Summit, a collaborative effort between the Food Pantries for the Capital District, Siena College, UAlbany's School of Public Health, and sponsored by SEFCU. The summit aims to bring together food assistance providers in order to share best practices and innovations in hunger relief efforts.

Mila Gasco traveling to Budapest for IRSPM Conference
April 19-21, 2017 |
Budapest
,
Hungary
Associate Research Director Mila Gasco will attend and present at the 21st Annual International Research Society for Public Management Conference, the theme of which is "the culture and context of public management." Mila is co-chairing two panels, one on Leadership and another on Smart Cities: A Global Comparative Public Management Perspective. Additionally, Mila will present her paper titled "Determinants of co-production of public services in urban environments."