CTG Web News Volume XIII, Issue 3
Sent: Wed, 05 May 2010 14:03:00 EST
[For a complete listing of recent and upcoming CTG happenings, go to: http://www.ctg.albany.edu/news/onthecalendar]
CTG to Present on the Benefits of XML Databases at MicroKnowledge
May 13, 2010 | Albany, NY
8:00 am - 10:30 am
As part of CTG's ongoing partnership with computer training company MicroKnowledge, Jim Costello, web application developer at CTG, will present an overview of the benefits of XML databases and why you should be considering their use. The session will be an introduction to CTG's newest training class curriculum on XML Databases, which MicroKnowledge will begin delivering at the end of the summer.
This free information session will take place at MicroKnowledge and registration is required.
For more information >>http://www.microknowledge.com/Courses/Free_Events/custApp.shtml
4th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV2010)
October 25-28, 2010 | Beijing, China
FIRST CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: Due May 24
The ICEGOV conference series focuses on the use of technology to transform relationships between government and citizens, businesses, civil society and other arms of government (Electronic Governance). The series looks beyond the traditional focus on technology-enabled transformation in government (Electronic Government), towards establishing foundations for good governance and for sustainable national development. The Series, established by the Electronic Governance Programme at UNU-IIST in 2007, aims to bring together practitioners, developers and researchers from government, academia, industry, nongovernmental organizations and UN organizations to share the latest in theory and practice of Electronic Governance. CTG is a co-sponsor of ICEGOV2010.
For more information >>http://www.icegov.org/
CTG Co-Sponsors Microsoft's DigiGirlz Day at the University at Albany
CTG and UAlbany's College of Computing and Information recently co-sponsored Microsoft's DigiGirlz Day, which provides high school girls with a better understanding of what a career in technology is all about. Participants learned from leaders in various fields including software, engineering, healthcare, academia, and government. The day-long program at the University at Albany included hands-on activities designed to demonstrate how technology can empower girls in fun and productive ways.
CTG seeks a Summer 2010 Graduate Student Research Assistant
The Center for Technology in Government (CTG) summer Research Assistant performs a variety of assignments that support the Center's ongoing applied research projects. Specific assignments may include participating in the design and implementation of specific research activities such as focus groups, interviews, field observation, surveys, modeling, policy analysis, data analysis, literature reviews, and other related tasks to support the project outcomes.