PAST EVENT

Nov 14 - 15, 2013

Agenda

Thursday Nov 14

Time Session
8:00 - 9:00AM

Registration and Morning Refreshments

9:00 - 9:15AM

Opening Remarks

9:15 - 10:15AM

Opening Keynote - Exploration is a State of Mind

In a fast-changing world, everyone is an explorer whether they know it or not, particularly in government IT. We are constantly traveling across uncharted terrain:... more


Speakers:
10:15 - 10:45AM

Break

10:45 - 12:00PM

Concurrent Sessions

 

Mobile Application Case Study

It's a mobile world, and people expect accessibility to services and information anytime, anywhere. Therefore pressure is mounting on government IT organizations to be more... more


Speakers:
  • Stephen Giannotti - AC/Application Development, Department of Health, City of New York
  • Ken Quinton - Alliance Partnership Director, Stoneware, a Lenovo Company
 

IT Governance

IT governance processes are characterized by the strategic integration of business and IT decision-making. It extends the organizational vision and strategy into the IT operations... more


Speakers:
  • Rick Bunch - Senior Vice President & Chief Operating Officer, Public Sector, State & Local Government, NTT Data
  • Sarah Knapp - Associate Commissioner, Department of Finance, City of New York
 

Are you prepared? A practical look at Disaster Recovery Readiness

As paperless government moves closer to becoming a reality, the challenge is to determine how to store, manage and leverage vast amounts of digital information,... more


Speakers:
  • Gregory Ferguson - Principal Architect, State and Local Government & Education, NetApp
 

Moving to the Cloud

The cloud is all about speed, scalability and affordability but there are other factors that can make moving to the cloud a difficult decision for... more


Speakers:
  • Joyce Chin - Director, Office of Management Analysis and Planning, Department for the Aging, City of New York
  • Brad Kramer - Senior Business Technology Architect, New York State Public Sector, CA Technologies
  • Sal Rullan - Director of Application Development for Senior Services, Human Resources Administration, City of New York
 

Winning the Cyber Security Battles

In The Art of War, 6th century BC, it is written: If you know your enemies and know yourself, you will not be imperiled in... more


Speakers:
12:00 - 1:00PM

Lunch on your Own

1:00 - 2:15PM

Concurrent Sessions

 

IT Retention

Good IT people are hard to find... and even harder to keep. It is not just the public sector that faces these challenges; private industry... more


Facilitated by:
  • David Taylor - Vice President, State, Local & Provincial Government Solutions, Software AG

Speakers:
  • Alan Cox - Senior Vice President, Center for Digital Education
  • Galia Galansky - Assistant Commissioner, Human Resources, Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications, City of New York
 

Move to Self-Service Government

The population is getting more sophisticated - and demanding - about their online experience. Not surprisingly, pressure is mounting for self-service government and a "one-stop... more


Speakers:
  • Ian Jacobs - Customer Experience Evangelist, Genesys
 

Building for Transparency

Transparency and open technology continue to be two of the top priorities in government. Citizens increasingly expect government to be more accessible and accountable, and... more


Speakers:
  • Michael Bott - Chief Information Officer, Office of the Comptroller, City of New York
  • Ari Hoffnung - Deputy Comptroller, Office of the Comptroller, City of New York
  • Ed Sokolowski - Director, PMO Office, Office of the Comptroller, City of New York
  • Adrissha Wimberly - Special Assistant to the Deputy Comptroller for Public Affairs and Budget, Office of the Comptroller, City of New York
 

Building Device Agnostic Applications

Device agnosticism is a major issue in mobile application development, particularly because the IT consumerization trend is pushing organizations to permit employees to use their... more


Speakers:
  • Rudi Behnke - Northeast Sales Engineering Manager, Citrix
  • Cordell Schachter - Chief Technology Officer, Department of Transportation, City of New York
 

Virtualization Trends - Desktops and Applications

Desktop and application virtualization may not be a brand new concept, but tremendous strides have been made. As a result, governments are increasingly turning to... more


Speakers:
  • Elliott Levine - Education Strategist, Americas Printing & Personal Systems, HP
2:15 - 2:45PM

Break

2:45 - 4:00PM

Concurrent Sessions

 

Mobile Device Management

Rapid advances in mobile technologies are causing fundamental changes to social and workplace interaction, resulting in an overwhelming demand for mobile solutions and applications. But... more


Speakers:
 

Big Data and Analytics

More than 90% of the data in the world today has been created in the last two years and is expected to grow a staggering... more


Speakers:
  • Robert Stackowiak - Vice President, Information Architecture & Big Data, Enterprise Solutions Group, Oracle
 

Storage and Infrastructure Trends

The evolution of storage (and related infrastructure) has taken many turns. Now we are at a point where traditional concepts are becoming unrecognizable. Virtualization, cloud,... more


Speakers:
 

Convergence: Voice, Video and Everything IP

Convergence has arrived. A single computer network can be sufficient for all communication needs: voice, video, data, and images, all through the use of IP... more


Speakers:
 

New York City Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DoITT) - INNOVATION, INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY UPDATES

It's been an extraordinarily productive year for DoITT with infrastructure and application service transformations as well as new directions for procurement, open data and collaborations.... more


Speakers:
  • Patti Bayross - Assistant Commissioner, Governance and Management Analysis, Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications, City of New York
  • Barry Feddema - Executive Director, IT Services, Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications, City of New York
  • Nicholas O'Brien - Chief of Staff, Mayor's Office of Data Analytics, City of New York
  • Don Sunderland - Deputy Commissioner, Application Development Management, Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications, City of New York
4:00 - 5:00PM

Best of NYC Awards Program

5:00 PM

Best of NYC Awards Reception

Friday Nov 15

Time Session
8:00 - 9:00AM

Registration and Morning Refreshments

9:00 - 9:15AM

Opening Remarks

9:15 - 10:15AM

Keynote - Lessons in Leadership

The Johnson Space Center is NASA's center for spaceflight training, research and mission control. Its workforce of 15,000 includes a hundred astronauts, hundreds of scientists... more


Speakers:
  • Jefferson "Beak" Howell - Adjunct Professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs, University of Texas, and Former Director of NASA's Johnson Space Center
10:15 - 10:45AM

Break

10:45 - 12:00PM

Fast Tracks

 

Innovation in the City of Brotherly Love

Philadelphia has become one of the more innovative cities in America as judged by the work done by its Office of Innovation and Technology.... more


Speakers:
  • Andrew Buss - Director of Innovation Management, Office of Innovation & Technology, City of Philadelphia
 

Workplace Trends - A New Direction?

Rapid advances in mobile and remote access technologies are causing fundamental changes in workforce interaction, resulting in a rising demand for increased flexibility in the... more


Speakers:
  • Alan Cox - Senior Vice President, Center for Digital Education
 

Simple Servings

Simple Servings is a web-based menu planning application that will be used by congregate and home-delivered meal providers who contract with The NYC Department for... more


Speakers:
  • Dahan (Jamal) Abdo - Deputy Director, Division of Administrative and Operational Technology Solutions, Human Resources Administration, City of New York
12:00 PM

End of Conference

 

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