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2015 (Sep-Jul)
Cook presents at Association of Counties Fall Conference
September 22, 2015 |
Lake Placid
,
NY
USA
CTG Program Director Meghan Cook will present at the New York State Association of Counties' (NYSAC) Fall Conference in Lake Placid. Cooks presentation is entitled "Leveraging Data to Inform Programs, Policies, and Decisions." NYSAC, whose mission is to represent, educate, and advocate for NY Counties and elected and oppointed officials, hosts three conferences each year.

Canestraro to Present at NSAA Conference
September 22, 2015 |
Hartford
,
CT
USA
CTG Program Director Donna Canestraro will facilitate a workshop entitled “IT Governance in the Public Sector” at the National State Auditors Association (NSAA) Information Technology Workshop & Conference on September 22nd. Each year this event provides a forum for state auditors to learn about developments in information systems and electronic government issues.

Cook to Chair Session and Lead Workshop at Smart Cities Week
September 15-17, 2015 |
Washington D.C.
,
USA
CTG Program Director Meghan Cook was invited to chair and moderate an egovernment and open data session at the Smart Cities Council’s first ever 'Smart Cities Week' in Washington D.C. The week-long event, designed for City leaders, will address the question "How can my city become a smart city?" Cook will also co-lead a half day workshop entitled 'Leveraging Data to Combat Urban Blight' with Tarik Abdelazim from the Center for Community Progress. Additionally, Cook was invited to attend the White House Smart Cities Forum on the 14th that will bring together leading thinkers and practitioners from government, the research community, cities, civil society, and the tech sector to discuss the multi-sector collaborations that will help our cities thrive in the 21st century.

Canestraro to Participate in NYS Digital Summit
September 1-2, 2015 |
Albany
,
NY
USA
CTG Program Director Donna Canestraro will participate in the New York Digital Government Summit, hosted by Government Technology. Canestraro serves on the Advisory Board of the Summit, which provides the opportunity for state and local government and technology leaders to discuss best practices, see the latest in technology solutions, and celebrate the Best of New York Awards.

Pardo to present keynote and Lanza to present paper at IFIP 2015
August 30-September 2, 2015 |
Thessaloniki
,
Greece
CTG Director Theresa Pardo will present the keynote speech at the 14th Annual IFIP Electronic Government (EGOV) and 7th Electronic Participation (ePart) Conference in Thessaloniki, Greece. In addition, CTG Visiting Scholar Beatriz Lanza will present a paper she co-authored with J. Ramon Gil-Garcia and Fernando Gimenez entitled “The Value of Commonly Available and Low Cost Technologies: Towards a Business Model for SMS-Based Government Services.”

Dawes to present keynote at CONIP
August 19-20, 2015 |
São Paulo
,
Brazil
CTG Senior Fellow Sharon Dawes will present as a keynote speaker at the Conference on Information Technology Innovation in Public Management (CONIP) in São Paulo, Brazil. CONIP is the main conference in Brazil that is focused on technology use and innovation within the public sector. Topics covered at CONIP include corporate governance, information technology management, security, and much more.

Costello to participate in NY Citywide Program
July 22, 2015 |
Brooklyn
,
NY
USA
CTG Web Application Developer Jim Costello will participate in the New York State Forum's New York Citywide program on July 22nd in Brooklyn. The event is designed to educate attendees about how the NYS Forum operates and will also provide attendees with the opportunity to contibute ideas to the development of upcoming New York City programs.

Pardo to Present at Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Legislative Conference
July 13, 2015 |
Bismarck
,
ND
USA
CTG Director Theresa A. Pardo will participate in a plenary session titled "Using New Technologies to Better Serve Citizens" at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Legislative Conference. The MLC Annual Meeting is the premier meeting for Midwestern state legislators and it provides participants with a forum for exchanging information and ideas on key public policy issues. Theresa will discuss governments' use of technology as well as best practices, including what makes a state successful in the use of digital technology in government.

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Gasco to present three papers and co-chair workshop at HICSS-51
January 2-6, 2018 |
Big Island
,
Hawaii
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.”