Digital NY Summit & Awards

February 22, 2018  
Conference
Manny Cantor Center
197 East Broadway, New York, NY 10002
Thursday
9:00AM - 5:00PM
Technology and Information Toolkit for NY's Government
Event Description

City & State's 2018 Digital New York will convene New York's information leaders from government and industry for a day-long, dynamic program of candid discussion and thought-provoking presentations on the innovative ideas being used to improve the delivery of services to both citizens and government agencies. 

Speakers
Samir Saini
Commissioner, NYC Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications
Moses Kamya
Chief Information Officer, Office of the Attorney General, New York State
Archana Jayaram
Deputy Commissioner of Strategic Planning and Policy, NYC Department of Buildings
David Bronston
Special Counsel, Phillips Lytle LLP
Jeffrey Nordhaus
Executive Vice President of Broadband and Innovation, Empire State Development
Joshua Breitbart
Deputy CTO for Broadband, Mayor’s Office of the CTO
Miguel Gamino, Jr.
Chief Technology Officer, New York City
Nasir Memon
Professor Department of Computer Science and Engineering, NYU Tandon
Cordell Schachter
Chief Technology Officer, Department of Transportation
Jason Caliento
SVP of Network Strategy, Mobilitie 
Thomas McCarthy
Director of Operations, Transit Wireless
Richard T. Jacobs
Assistant Special Agent In-Charge, Cyber Branch, FBI
Gale Brewer
Manhattan Borough President
Fred Rica
Principal, Cyber Security, and National Cyber Defense Leader, KPMG
Joseph Fasone
Founder & CEO, Pilot
Honorees
Wael Hibri
MTA Business Service Center
Evin Floyd Robinson
New York On Tech
Theresa A. Pardo, Ph.D.
SUNY
Agenda
9:00am

Registration & Networking Breakfast

10:00am

Opening Keynote  Samir Saini, Commissioner, NYC Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications 

10:30am

Panel: Successful Data Strategies

A successful data strategy brings together the right people, processes, and technology to effectively identify, classify and protect critical and regulated data. Organizations need a framework that addresses all of the issues of data quality, standards and management. This session will be a lively discussion on what an organization needs for good data governance to enable data sharing, to ensure data security, to ensure data security, to use the rightcloud service, and to maintain transparency.

  • Noel A. Hidalgo, Executive Director of BetaNYC (moderator)
  • Tayyab Walker, Director of Enterprise Data Solutions, Mayor’s Office for Economic Opportunity
  • Moses Kamya, Chief Information Officer, Office of the Attorney General, New York State 
  • Archana Jayaram, Deputy Commissioner of Strategic Planning and Policy, NYC Department of Buildings 
11:15am

11:15am   Introduction to Broadband for All 

 Rodney S. Capel, VP, State Government Affairs, Charter Communications

 

11:20am

Panel: Broadband for All

High-speed internet has become essential to full participation in today’s economy. From applying for jobs to doing homework, access to fast, reliable internet is crucial to making the most of opportunities in today’s world. As a strategy for reducing income inequality and digital deserts, New York is leading the nation with the largest state broadband investment program. What does net neutrality rules mean to New York’s providers? 

  • David Bronston, Special Counsel, Phillips Lytle LLP (moderator)
  • Jeffrey Nordhaus, Executive Vice President of Broadband and Innovation, Empire State Development 
  • Joshua Breitbart. Deputy CTO for Broadband, Mayor’s Office of the CTO
  • Thomas McCarthy, Director of Operations, Transit Wireless
  • Jason Caliento, SVP of Network Strategy, Mobilitie 
12:15pm

Lunch is served.

12:45pm

Lunch Awards Ceremony Honoring:

Wael Hibri, Ph.D. Senior Director, MTA Business Service Center

Evin Floyd Robinson, Co-Founder & Director, New York On Tech

Theresa A. Pardo, Ph.D. Director of the Center for Technology in Government University at Albany (UAlbany), SUNY

1:15pm

1-on-1 Interview - Innovation in Government

This session will highlight how Government is taking advantage of new technologies and preparing for the future with our citizens in mind. Hear about innovative applications being used to enhance the citizen experience and the building blocks of services to keep in mind as you take control and shape technology to fit the citizen’s needs.

City & State’s Editor, Jon Lentz will talk to Miguel Gamino, Chief Technology Officer, New York City

2:00pm

BREAK

2:15pm

Panel: Trends in Cyber Security

Government organizations are under attack and the stakes have never been higher. Threats of all types are increasingly sophisticated and better organized. This session looks at trends to predict, prepare for, and defend against today’s most insidious threats. Our panel of cybersecurity professionals will discuss productive ways industry experts can help public sector practitioners meet their objectives and sort through the maze of security policies, tools and integration challenges when implementing cyber security technologies to government agencies.

  • Tariq Habib, Chief Information Security Officer, New York Metropolitan. Transportation Authority 
  • Deborah Snyder, Chief Information Security Officer, Information Technology Services, New York State
  • Richard T. Jacobs, Assistant Special Agent In-Charge, Cyber Branch, FBI
  • Colin Ahern, Deputy CISO for the City of New York, NYC Cyber Command
  • Antwayne Ford, President & CEO, Enlightened, Inc.
  • Fred Rica, Principal, Cyber Security, and National Cyber Defense Leader, KPMG
  • Nasir Memon, Professor Department of Computer Science and Engineering, NYU Tandon
     
3:30pm

Panel: Smart Cities & Internet of Things

It’s clear that smart technologies and IoT are the future of our communities. This session explores the role of government in using, exploiting, controlling and surviving the hyper-connected world of IoT and how it will affect our communities.

  • Babak D. Beheshti, Professor and Associate Dean, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences, New York Institute of Technology (moderator)
  • Cordell Schachter, Chief Technology Officer, Department of Transportation 
  • Councilmember Ydanis Rodriguez, Chair Committee on Transportation 
  • Gale Brewer, Manhattan Borough President 
  • Leslie J. Snyder, Co-Founder, Snyder & Snyder, LLP 
  • Benjamin (Britt) Harter, Director, PwC's State and Local Government Practice
  • Joe Fasone, Founder & CEO, Pilot
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