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2016 (Dec-Oct)
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.

Meghan Cook participating in Smart Cities Forum
November 15, 2016 |
Albany
,
NY
Meghan Cook will present at the "Smart Cities Forum: Savings, Safey, and Innovation" on November 15th at the New York State Capital Assembly Parlor. The forum, which is hosted by the Capital Region State Legislators in coordination with the New York Conference of Mayors, will focus on efficiencies, barriers, and solutions to cities fully utilizing smart technologies and will be attended by several local mayors and assembly members.

Pardo to be on Jury Panel for National eGovernment Award in Oman
October 23-27, 2016 |
Al Athaiba
,
Oman
Theresa Pardo has again been invited by the Information Technology Authority of Sultanate of Oman to participate in the Sultan Qaboos Award for Excellence in eGovernment Award Jury Panel for 2016. The national competition is for government institutions and is a result of His Majesty's call for the development of a national strategy developing knowledge of citizens and skills in dealing with information technology and a call for all government institutions to accelerate the enhancement of services by digital technology and best practices.

Ramon presenting on panel at NASPAA conference
October 21, 2016 |
Columbus
,
OH
CTG Research Director and Rockefeller College of Public Affairs & Policy Associate Professor J. Ramon Gil-Garcia will attend the Annual Conference of the Network of Schools of Public Policy, Affairs & Administration (NASPAA). During the conference, Ramon will participate in a panel discussion about "New Models for Internationalizing Public Affairs Education" where he will discuss the long-term partnership between CTG and Rockefeller College, in addition to the College's many international partnerships.

Cook to present keynote to NYS Bar Association
October 14, 2016 |
Albany
,
NY
Program Director Meghan Cook was invited to present the keynote speech at the New York State Bar Association's Corporate Counsel & Business Law Section's Fall Program. Meghan's presentation is titled "Building Smarter Cities: Trends, Research, and Lessons Learned"

IADA Lightning Talk
October 13, 2016 |
Albany
,
NY
The Institute for Advanced Data Analytics (IADA) is hosting the first of four Lightning Talk sessions on October 13th at 3:30pm in Milne Hall, room 200. Each IADA Lightning Talk provides an opportunity for you to learn about the Advanced Data Analytic work being done by fellow members of the University at Albany community. These Lightning Talks will help participants test ideas, brainstorm, seek partners and resources, offer skills and capability, explore possibilities for external grants, and more. Topics for the October 13th IADA Lightning Talk includes Secure multimedia data analytics, using advanced data analytics to fight poverty, environmental systems biology of childhood asthma, and neurobiology of neurodevelopment, neuropsychiatric or neurodegenerative disorders. The Talks are free to attend but registration is required.

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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.”