Sep 5 - 6, 2012

"GTC East, New York State government's premier conference on technology and innovation is transforming itself. Not to be outdone by our State's IT transformation initiatives, GTC East is introducing a new format and venue for the annual technology event. GTC East provides a unique opportunity for State's IT talents to engage colleagues, industry thought leaders, and top-tier companies to help advance the New York State technology capability. Much like the annual CIO Academy, GTC East will be a strategic, focused event and an incubator for sharing knowledge and brainstorming new ideas. Please join us and re-imagine how IT can help deliver better services to our fellow New Yorkers."

- Dan Chan, Acting Chief Information Officer, State of New York

Speaker Profile

Jerry Jellison, Ph.D.

Professor, University of Southern California

Dr. Jerald Jellison has been a full professor of social psychology at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles for over 30 years. He held previous appointments at Duke University, the University of Missouri, and the University of Texas, Austin. Jerry has received multiple teaching excellence awards. His notable courses are Interpersonal Relations and Applied Social Psychology.

Jerry served as president and chairman of the board of the 30,000 member USC Credit Union for twenty-three years and helped create a 100-fold increase in assets from $2 million to over $300 million. This real world experience informs his ideas on implementing change.

Jerry has been teaching his practical techniques for implementing change to business professionals throughout the world for the past 25 years. He has extensive experience consulting with all levels of management.

His book, Overcoming Resistance, published by Simon & Schuster, was a Fortune Book Club selection and named a top business book. McGraw Hill published Managing the Dynamics of Change in July 2006 and his most recent book, Life After Grad School, has been published by Oxford University Press.

A highly skilled keynote speaker, Jerry has been addressing audiences throughout the world for over 25 years. He has extensive experience connecting with all levels of management from CEOs to front line supervisors and employees.


Thursday Sep. 6 9:00AM

Second Day Keynote - Managing the Dynamics of Change

Human resistance is the major obstacle that blocks us from implementing innovative new practices. In this engaging presentation you will learn a practical new approach... more