On the Calendar
Cook to participate in national Smart Cities Week, lead panel discussion
September 27-29, 2016 |
Program Director Meghan Cook is convening a panel on leveraging sensor data at the 2nd Annual Smart Cities week, an event hosted by the Smart Cities Council and supported by the White House. Sensor technology can be thought of as a city's nervous system, capturing voluntary and involuntary messages and communicating them with different parts of the city. However, it is only transformative when a city has the capacity to leverage the data. Meghan's session, which will allow for candid conversation and brainstorming, will present insights from leaders who have successfully developed the organizational, technical, policy, and human capabilities needed to collect, maintain, and leverage sensor data.
Pardo to attend White House Open Data Innovation Summit
September 28, 2016 |
Director Theresa Pardo will participate in the first-ever White House Open Data Innovation Summit, hosted by The Office of Management and Budget. The event will showcase the power of data in tackling the biggest challenges of our democracy, creating positive change, and strengthening the broader civic community by featuring government and non-government success stories.
Canestraro, Cook to speak at NYS Digital Summit
September 15, 2016 |
Program Directors Donna Canestraro and Meghan Cook will speak at the annual New York State Digital Government Summit, hosted by Government Technology. Canestraro and Cook will present during the "Breaking Silos - Better Together Than Apart" session and will speak about the benefits of collaboration and shared services. Each year the Summit provides an opportunity for technology professionals throughout the state to learn from leaders across the industry and at all levels of government, helping to spread best practices and spur innovation in the public sector.
Pardo & Dawes to participate in IFIP 2016
September 5-12, 2016 |
CTG Director Theresa Pardo and Senior Fellow Sharon Dawes will travel to Portugal to participate in the Dual 15th Annual IFIP Electronic Government (EGOV) and 8th Electronic Participation Conference (ePart). Theresa is organizing a workshop to convene the members of the Smart City Smart Government Research Practice Consortium, and during the open government/big data track, Dawes will present a paper entitled "Open Government Data Ecosystems: Linking Transparency for Innovation with Transarency for Participation and Accountability" that she coauthored with Luigi Reggi.
Pardo to speak at Symposium on Human Resource Management & Innovation Strategies
August 30-31, 2016 |,
CTG Director Theresa Pardo will travel to Taiwan to speak at the 4th International Symposium on Human Resource Management & Innovation Strategies, hosted by the Civil Service Development Institute (CSDI) of the Directorate-General of Personnel Administration of the Republic of China. CSDI is a government training organization for civil servants of China, whose mission is to provide professional trainings for Taiwan’s middle and high-level civil servants. This year, the symposium will focus on the issues of innovation and human resource management in public sectors. During the Symposium's "Strategies of Knowledge Sharing and Innovation Management" session, Theresa will speak about how organizations generate, use, and share data in order to enhance innovation capacity.
Cook to keynote at Smart City Forum
July 14, 2016 |
Program Director Meghan Cook will present a keynote talk at the Smart City Forum and Showcase in Saratoga. Hosted by IgniteU NY, the event will include several presentations from Smart City leaders and will highlight smart city solutions. In her presentation, Meghan will share some of what CTG has learned through it’s more than two decades of working with city governments as they strive to make their cities smarter through innovations in technology.
Pardo to Co-Chair Symposium and Serve on Plenary Panel at Conference in Delft
May 29 - June 2, 2018 |
CTG Director Theresa Pardo will co-chair the Smart Cities and Smart Government Research-Practice (SCSGRP) Consortium Edited Book Symposium and be part of the Plenary Panel on the Management of Personal Data at the 19th Annual Conference on Digital Government Research (dg.o) in Delft.
Harrison to present poster at 19th Annual Conference on Digital Government Research
May 30 - June 1, 2018 |
CTG Faculty Fellow Teresa Harrison will be presenting a poster on research related to state decisions to transition to a new type of information system to provide child welfare services. CTG staff involved in the project were Donna Canestraro, Theresa Pardo, Martha Avila-Marilla, Nicolas Soto, Megan Sutherland, Brian Burke, Mila Gasco, and Teresa Harrison.
Pardo to Give Keynote Address Before Local Government Records Officers
June 3 - June 4, 2018 |
CTG Director Theresa Pardo will deliver the keynote address on "Creating Value for Citizens Through Cross-Boundary Information Sharing" at the NYALGRO School Conference in Lake Placid. The New York Association of Local Government Records Officers (NYALGRO) is a non-profit organization formed to provide a network to all who are responsible for records upkeep and information management for local governments, such as, towns, counties, cooperative extensions, cities, fire districts, school districts, villages and BOCES. NYALGRO is a proven advisory network for the development of sound records and information management programs.
Pardo Will Be Keynote Speaker at Midwest Public Affairs Conference
June 6 - June 8, 2018 |
CTG Director Theresa Pardo will deliver the keynote address at the Midwest Public Affairs Conference (MPAC). MPAC is a professional organization that promotes research, collaboration and socialization between academics, students, policymakers, and practitioners. It is an ASPA-affiliated event which serves the Midwest and Great Plains. The conference will be hosted by the College of Urban Planning and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Pardo to Co-Host Smart Cities Summit
June 12 - June 14, 2018 |
CTG Director Theresa Pardo will be a Workshop Speaker and Co-host of the Laval Smart Cities Summit in Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.
Pardo to attend EPA CEC Meeting
June 25 - June 27, 2018 |
CTG Director Theresa Pardo will attend the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) Meeting. The CEC is an international organization created by Canada, Mexico, and the United States under the NAAEC. The CEC was established to address regional environmental concerns, help prevent potential trade and environmental conflicts, and to promote the effective enforcement of environmental law. Dr Pardo serves as the Chair of the EPA National Advisory Committee (NAC).
Pardo to attend NASA Meeting
June 27 - June 28, 2018 |
CTG Director Theresa Pardo will attend the NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC) Meeting at Columbia University in New York City. Dr Pardo serves as an Advisory Committee Member.
Pardo to be Keynote Speaker at JIQ Colloquium
November 11 - Novermber 14, 2018 |
CTG Director Theresa Pardo will deliver the keynote address at the JIQ – L’événement Affaires & TI 2018. The event, organized by the Réseau Action TI, is the ultimate experience for the information technology community in Québec.