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2009 Annual Report

Providing Thought Leadership

Providing Thought Leadership

The people at CTG are recognized authorities on digital government and frequently invited to participate in local, national, and international academic and professional conferences and workshops. Our expert analysis is based on original research and partnerships with government agencies that contributes innovative ideas to the global conversation on digital government. CTG has taken a leading role in building a community of practice for researchers and managers to advance knowledge about information technology innovation in government. We are also actively involved in panels and advisory boards at all levels of government and around the world to explore and advise on key issues related to digital government.



3rd International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV2009)
Bogotá, Colombia

42nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS42)
Big Island, Hawaii

5th International Conference on e-Government (ICEG 2009)
Boston, Massachusetts

Bogotá, Colombia
ICEGOV is an international forum for practitioners, developers, and researchers from government, academia, industry, and non-governmental organizations. The goal of ICEGOV is to share the latest findings in the theory and practice of electronic governance from a multi-disciplinary, multi-stakeholder, and communityoriented approach. Theresa Pardo (pictured third from left), director, served on the Advisory Board and conducted a workshop. Sharon Dawes, senior fellow, sat on the Awards Committee and led a tutorial session. In addition, a CTG-authored paper, Public Sector IT Governance: From Frameworks to Action, was presented by Anna Raup-Kounvosky, program staff assistant.

5th Ministerial eGovernment Conference
Malmo, Sweden

8th International Conference on Electronic Government/ DEXA
Linz, Austria

Academy of Management Annual Meeting
Chicago, Illinois

International Council for Information Technology in Government Administration (ICA)
Brussels, Belgium

National New Professionals Conference
Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC)
Halifax, Canada

World Congress on Privacy, Security, Trust and Management of eBusiness
New Brunswick, Canada


GIS 3.0: Geospatial Intelligence, Social Data, and the Future of Public Health
Preparedness and Response National Center for Disaster Preparedness, Columbia University
New York, New York

New York State

Digital Towpath Annual Meeting
Utica, New York

E-Foil 2009: Issues of Access in the Digital Age
Albany Law School, Institute of Legal Studies
Albany, New York

GTC East: New York Digital Government Summit
Albany, New York

NYS Local Government IT Directors Association Fall Conference
Syracuse, New York

Research Seminars, Workshops, and Panels

eGovernment Forum
China National School of Administration
Beijing, China

Research Translation Workshop
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Superfund Basic Research Program (SBRP)
Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN)
Columbia University New York, New York

Social Media and Government: Sharing Cutting-Edge Practice and Research
Digital Government Society of North America & US General Services Administration
Washington, DC

Framing a Public Management Research Agenda: Examining the Obama Administration Themes for a High-Performing Government
IBM Center for the Business of Government
Washington, DC

Transformative Government Training Seminar
New York State Chapter International City/County Management Association (ICMA)
Albany, New York

Sixteenth Regular Session of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) of North America
Joint Public Advisory Committee (JPAC)
Denver, Colorado

Digital Government Society of North America & US General Services Administration
Washington, DC
Kay Morrison, EPA
Kay Morrison, senior advisor to the director of Web communications in the Environmental Protection Agency Office of Public Affairs, shared how the EP A has used various forms of social media as part of its overall community outreach programs.
As a board member of the Digital Government Society of North America, Theresa Pardo was one of the organizing team chairs of Social Media and Government: Sharing Cutting-Edge Practice and Research held in Washington, DC. The event was co-hosted by the United States General Services Administration (GSA) and attended by researchers and federal government practitioners who engaged in discussions surrounding the use of social media in the public sector. Anthony Cresswell, deputy director, presented CTG’s current research in the area of citizen participation.

Standards Interoperability and Government Technology Frameworks Workshop
Microsoft Corporation
New York, New York

Developing the CIO Council 2010 Strategic Roadmap
New York State CIO Council
Albany, New York

Annual Strategic Meeting
The NYS Forum
Albany, New York

Seventh Annual Meeting of the Air Policy Forum
US-Mexico Border 2012 Program
US Environmental Protection Agency
Monterrey, Mexico

Border 2012 Air Policy Forum
US Environmental Protection Agency
San Diego, California

IT Week 2009
US Government Accountability Office (GAO)
Washington, DC

Data Centric Workflow Workshop
US National Science Foundation
Arlington, Virginia

United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) Expert Group Meeting
World Summit on the Information Society Forum 2009
Geneva, Switzerland

Harmonious Cities Working Session
United Nations
New York, New York

Study Panels, Advisory Committees, and Working Groups

Committee on Electronic Rulemaking
American Bar Association

Advisory Board
Data Center for Applied Research in Social Sciences (BIIACS)
Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas, A.C. (CIDE)

Senior Overseas Advisors
China State Information Center

Nominations and Election Committee
European eGovernment Society

Advisory Committee
Government Technology Conference (GTC East)

National Science Foundation
Report Cover
Sharon Dawes, senior fellow, served as vice chair of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Advisory Committee on Government Performance Assessment (AC/GPA). She led a Future Assessment Task Group that explored a holistic, long-term view of the value of NSF investments in science and engineering research and education. Based on the Task Group findings, the AC/GPA recommended that NSF consider multiple assessment methods and time frames, as well as assessment partnerships with the scientific community and ways to incorporate assessment into its organizational and program infrastructure. The full 2009 committee report is available at summ.jsp?ods_key=nsf09068.

Advisory Panel Your Voice Matters: A Dialog on
National Academy of Public Administration

Advisory Committee on Electronic Records Archive
National Archives and Records Administration

Government Performance and Results Act Advisory Committee
National Science Foundation

Proposal Review Panel on Information Security
National Science Foundation

Strategic Alliance Action Team
New York State CIO Council

Enterprise Architecture Action Team
New York State CIO Council

Academic Advisory Group
New York State Commission on Local Government Efficiency and Competitiveness

Task Force
New York State Electronic Records Committee

Project Management Steering Committee
The NYS Forum

Small/Medium/Local Government Agency Special Interest Group
The NYS Forum

Local Government Committee
New York State Office of Cyber Security and Critical Infrastructure Coordination

Academic Advisory Committee
Financial Markets Regulation Program
University at Albany, State University of New York

Advisory Group
National Center for Security and Preparedness
University at Albany, State University of New York

University Governance Council
University at Albany, State University of New York

University Selective Investment Committee
University at Albany, State University of New York

Digital Preservation Management Workshop Advisory Board
Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
University of Michigan

International Institute for Software Technology Advisory Committee
United Nations University

Executive IT Management Advisory Committee
U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO)

Elected Positions

Board Members
Digital Government Society of North America

Corporate Board
The NYS Forum

Government Co-Chair
IT Skills Development Work Group
The NYS Forum

Government Co-Chair
Webmasters’ Guild
The NYS Forum

Editorial Boards

Government Information Quarterly (GIQ)

IGI Editorial Board: Interoperability Book

International Journal of Electronic Governance (IJEG)

International Journal of Social and Organizational Dynamics in Information Technology (IJSODIT)

Information and Communication Technologies for Human Development

Journal of Information Technology and Politics

Transforming Government: People, Policies and Practices

Conference Leadership

Program Committee and Sponsorship Chair
10th International Conference on Digital Government Research (dg.o2009)
Digital Government Society of North America
Puebla, Mexico

Program Committee Co-Chair
International Conference on Electronic Governance (ICEGOV2007)
Macau, China

Mini-Track Co-Chairs
– Emerging Topics in E-Government
– E-Government Organization and Management
42nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
Big Island, Hawaii

Advisory, Program, and Awards Committees
3rd International Conference on Electronic Governance (ICEGOV2009)
Bogotá, Columbia

E-Government Theme Program Committee
World Congress on Privacy, Security, Trust and Management of eBusiness
New Brunswick, Canada

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