Information Technology & Telecommunications Forum

January 22, 2019

12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 

Albany Capital Center

Online Registration is closed. Please Register onsite.


About the Forum

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

  • Cyber Security/Data Breach
  • Legislative IT Issues
  • New York State ITS and High Tech Issues



 Tuesday, January 22, 2019

 12:00 p.m.

 Registration Open

 12:00 - 1:30 p.m.

 Buffet Lunch Open

 12:30 - 1:00 p.m.






 Welcoming Comments and Conference Overview
 Johnny Evers, PhD., Director of Government Affairs
 The Business Council of New York State, Inc.

 Legislative Update

 Honorable Diane Savino
 Chair, Senate Committee on Internet and Technology
 New York State Senate

 1:00 - 1:30 p.m.  Networking / Buffet Lunch

 1:30 - 2:30 p.m.










 Peter Chynoweth
, Chair, ITT Committee
 Senior Vice President, CMA Consulting Services, Inc.

"What's New at ITS"
 Update from the NYS Office of Information Technology Services (ITS)

 Robert Samson, Chief Information Officer
 Karen Geduldig, Executive Deputy Chief Information Officer

 Michael Perrin, Chief of Staff
 Rajiv Rao, Chief Technology Officer
 Deborah Snyder, Chief Information Security Officer
 New York State Office of Information Technology Services

 2:30 - 3:00 p.m.




 Remarks and Industry Updates
 Kevin Callahan, Director, Government Affairs

 John Olsen, Executive Director
 Internet Association Northeast

 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.






 Matthew Mincieli
 Public Policy Manager
 Amazon Web Services

 Legislative Update

 Honorable Clyde Vanel
Chair, Subcommittee on Internet and New Technology
 New York State Assembly

 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.






 Legislative Update

 Honorable Kevin S. Parker
Chair, Committee on Energy & Telecommunications
 New York State Senate




Registration Information

Registration Fees: BEFORE 1/15/19 AFTER 1/15/19
Member  $59   $69


 $79  $89

Online Registration is closed. Please Register onsite.

Cancellation Policy

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 year from date.

Sponsorship Opportunities


  • Opportunity for Welcome Remarks or Speaker
    Introduction and 4 complimentary registrations





  • 3 complimentary registrations




  • 2 complimentary registrations




  • 1 complimentary registration




In addition to above, Sponsorship includes:

  • Post Conference Attendee List
  • Logo displayed on website, signage and conference materials

Contact Maribeth Riley for more information at [email protected]



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