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Cook participating at NYS DOS Innovation Conference
November 14, 2017 |
Program Director Meghan Cook is moderating a panel on “Data As a Strategic Asset” (morning) at the NYS DOS Innovation Conference. She is also organizing and facilitating the Data Capabilities Innovation Workshop (afternoon).

Pardo participating at JPAC Expert Forum on NAFTA's Environmental Side Agreement
November 9, 2017 |
CTG Director Theresa Pardo, as Chair of EPA’s National Advisory Committee, will participate in sessions at the Joint Public Advisory Committee's (JPAC) Expert Forum that is devoted to discussion on trade and the environment within the context of the role of the North American Agreement on Environmental Cooperation (NAAEC). This event brings together a select group of experts in trade and environment who have experience with the NAAEC, with other international trade/environment institutions, and with the environmental impacts of trade more generally.

Cook running workshop at Albany Law School Conference
November 3, 2017 |
Program Director Meghan Cook will be running a workshop on "Data Challenges and Emerging Solutions" at Albany Law School's "Community Renewal and its Discontents" event. This interdisciplinary conference will include multiple panels and workshops exploring topics related to local government, blight, scarcity, and renewal in both urban and rural landscapes.

Pardo at NSF Advisory Committee for Business and Operations Meeting
December 6-7, 2017 |
CTG Director Theresa Pardo will be participating in meetings as a National Science Foundation (NSF) Advisory Committee Member.

Cook invited to speak at Metrolab Network Annual Summit
December 13-14, 2017 |
Program Director Meghan Cook will travel to Atlanta to participate in a panel discussion on citizen engagement with data and present a lightning talk on smart cities. The conference will be an opportunity for participants to learn and share with the cities and universities across the MetroLab Network, of which CTG is a member with the City of Schenectady.

Gasco to present three papers and co-chair workshop at HICSS-51
January 2-6, 2018 |
Big Island
CTG Associate Research Director Mila Gasco will be presenting three papers “Providing Public Value through Data Sharing: Understanding Critical Factors of Food Traceability for Local Farms and Institutional Buyers," “Determinants and barriers of e-procurement: A European comparison of public sector experiences,” and “Understanding the Success of Government Portals: The Role of Political Leadership, Standards, and a Powerful Centralized IT Agency” at HICSS-51. She will also co-chair, with CTG Director Theresa Pardo, the workshop on smart cities, titled “Smart Cities and Smart Governments: The Enabling Role of Research and Practice Collaborations in the Urban Context.”