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Pardo to present keynote at NYS Digital Summit
September 22, 2017 |
New York
Director Theresa Pardo will present a keynote speech at the NY Digital Government Summit, an event hosted by Government Technology each year to spread best practices and spur innovation in the public sector. Theresa's keynote will focus on creating public value in a dynamic and complex world.

Cook invited to speak at Metrolab Network Annual Summit
September 13-15, 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.

Cook presenting keynote at Metropolitan Information Exchange Conference
September 10-14, 2017 |
Program Director Meghan Cook will present the keynote speech at the Metropolitan Information Exchange (MIX) Conference. The conference group is a tight-knit community of CIOs and IT Directors from large cities and counties across the United States who engage in honest and frequent dialog to help each other solve the common issues all local government technology leaders face. Meghan's keynote will showcase the idea of going "back to the basics" in pursuit of solving the grand challenges all cities face.

Gil-Garcia to present at IFIP EGOV
September 4-7, 2017 |
St. Petersberg
Research Director Ramon Gil-Garcia will travel to Russia to participate in IFIP EGOV-EPART, the annual conference of the International Federation for Information Processing to be held at the St. Petersberg State University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics. Gil-Garcia, who is a Co-Chair of the conference's Ph.D. Colloquium, will present three papers he co-authored and will also speak on a panel.

Cook participating in Smart Cities Week
October 3-5, 2017 |
Washington D.C.
Program Director Meghan Cook will once again participate in the annual Smart Cities week, an initiative of the Smart Cities Council that brings together visionary leaders and thinkers to see, hear, and be inspired by real-world examples of smart infrasructure solving urban challenges. Meghan is convening and moderating a panel titled "Overcoming the six key challenges to smart city progress" which will include representatives from Mosco, Indianapolis, and Baltimore.

Cook presenting to NYS Local Government IT Directors Association
October 3-5, 2017 |
Watkins Glen
Program Director Meghan Cook is invited to speak at the fall conference of the NYS Local Government IT Directors Association, and organization of which she serves as an advisor. Meghan's presentation will focus on findings from a survey on cybersecurity environments in New York State counties.