The Business Council of New York State, Inc.
Information Technology, Telecommunications & E-Commerce Forum

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
11:00 a.m.
Renaissance Albany Hotel


The afternoon program will feature several panels dedicated to the issues currently being discussed in the Legislature including:

  • CyberSecurity/Data breach/Privacy
  • Legislative IT Issues
  • New York State ITS and High Tech Issues

For more information please contact Maribeth Riley at or call 800.358.1202.

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Agenda (PDF)

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.


11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Welcome & Introductions

  • Heather C. Briccetti, Esq. (Bio), President & CEO
    The Business Council of New York State, Inc
  • Johnny Evers, PhD (Bio), Director of Government Affairs
    The Business Council of New York State, Inc.
  • Peter Chynoweth (Bio), Senior Vice President, CMA Consulting Services, Inc.
    Chairman, The Business Council's IT&T Committee

12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

Networking Luncheon
Presentation from the New York State Department of Information Technology Services

“The Roadmap to the Future at I.T.S.: Where We Have Been and Where We Are Going”

  • Michael Perrin (Bio), Chief of Staff
  • Brian Digman (Bio), Director of NYS ITS
  • Theresa Papa (Bio), Chief Finanacial Officer
  • Rajiv Rao (Bio), Chief Technology Officer
  • Deborah Snyder (Bio), Chief Information Security Officer

1:30 - 2:45 p.m.

Legislative Panel

  • Honorable Rich Funke (Bio)
    New York State Senate, 55th District
  • Honorable Terrence Murphy (Bio)
    New York State Senate, 40th District
  • Honorable Clyde Vanel (Bio) Chair, Subcommittee on Internet and New Technology
    New York State Assembly, 33rd District
  • Honorable Nily Rozic (Bio)
    New York State Assembly, 25th District

2:45 - 3:00 p.m.

Refreshment Break

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Industry Perspective
"The Future of Tech from the 50 State Perspective"

  • John Olsen (Bio), Executive Director
    Internet Association, Northeast

"Creating Public Value in a Dynamic and Complex World"

  • Theresa Pardo, PhD (Bio), Director of Center for Technology in Government
    University at Albany

4:00 p.m.

Networking Reception
Sponsored by Internet Association

as of June 8, 2018

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Registration Information

Registration Fees:
Before 6/5/18
After 6/5/18
 Member of The Business Council
$ 59
$ 69
 Member of The NYS Forum
$ 59
$ 69
$ 79
$ 89


To Cancel: You may cancel your registration up to seven days prior to the event. You will be refunded, less a $25 processing fee. If you need to cancel less than seven days prior, you may: 1) send a substitute; or 2) receive a non-refundable credit voucher, good for any Business Council event valid for up to one full year.

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