The pandemic exposed serious shortcomings regarding our antiquated systems but also our abilities to be inspired through a rapid call to action from tech and government leaders, advocacy groups, healthcare workers, entrepreneurs, engineers, etc. Whether by helping our hospitals, schools, small businesses, or our most vulnerable communities, New York’s tech sector has been at the forefront of the city’s response. We know it's time to streamline government, cut inefficiencies, and enhance effectiveness by evaluating ways to cut government red tape, making it easier to do business.
Melanie La Rocca
Chief Efficiency Officer, New York City
Executive Director, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Panelists & Sponsored Speakers
Assembly Member, District 33
New York City Council Member, District 34
Executive Director, Center for Innovation through Data Intelligence
Deputy Commissioner, Operations, New York City Department Of Buildings
Executive Director, Mayor's Public Engagement Unit
Executive Vice‑President & Chief Information Officer, New York City Housing Authority
CEO, Boingo Wireless, Inc.
Executive Director, HealthEfficient
Chief Executive Officer, CityBridge, LLC
Keith L.T. Wright
Director of Strategic Planning, Government Relations Group, Davidoff Hutcher & Citron LLP
Lead Partner, NY State Account, KPMG
Economic Mobility Initiatives, New York City Economic Development Corporation
Deputy Commissioner for Human Capital, Department of Citywide Administrative Services (DCAS), New York City
Director, Data Governance and Informatics, Bureau of Epi Services, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH)
Director, Mayor's Office of Operations
Eastern Regional Executive for State Government Strategy, T-Mobile
Associate Partner, McKinsey & Company
Deputy Superintendent, Research and Innovation, NYS Department of Financial Services
Vice President, Client Engagement - East, Accela
Principal, Consulting Government & Public Services Practice, Deloitte
Thursday, December 8th, 2022 from 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM EST
The Museum of Jewish Heritage, 36 Battery Place, New York, NY
Registration & Networking Breakfast
Welcome By Emcee Skye Ostreicher, Political Personalities with Skye, City & State NY
Remarks By Dataminr
Keynote Speaker: "Efficiency Improvements Across City Government” Melanie La Rocca, Chief Efficiency Officer, New York City
Efficient Government Collaboration = Accelerating Modernization
The Mayor’s priority is to streamline city government, cut inefficiencies, and enhance effectiveness. Government leaders need tools that allow them to move quickly and collaboratively. Using technology and data is giving agencies more time and money to improve the things that really matter for New Yorkers. How can we reduce the use of redundant tools, a lack of centralization, and slow, complicated processes that result from a “swivel chair” approach to IT management? We will discuss and evaluate ways to make it easier to do business and improve New York.
Improving Productivity Through Technology and Leveraging Data
Mayor Adams recently mandated that agencies appoint Chief Performance Officers to improve agency functioning and is a move towards real-time governance that allows the use of technology and data to provide an up-to-date examination of how the city and its agencies are operating. Digital Credentials such as New York State’s Excelsior Pass Plus showed how data and identity in digital services was essential in the pandemic and will be important in the future. Leveraging data and updated performance metrics are helping make city government more efficient, transparent, and accountable. Our panel will speak about putting in place real-time systems to inspect what we expect, track how well we’re delivering services to New Yorkers, and identify areas we need to improve.
Introduction: Mike Finley, CEO, Boingo Wireless, Inc.
Keynote Speaker: "Innovations in Customer Experience across NY Redevelopment Projects” Rick Cotton, Executive Director, The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Securing a Modern Workforce In NY
Over the last few years, many employers have adopted new tools to automate various aspects of the workplace. The way people work has changed before our eyes and the remote workforce has leapt a decade within the last year. The modern workplace must rely on great training, special skill sets, intelligence and automation to help connect the right people, applications, services, partners, and technologies. New York is a leader in important issues such as digital workforce, modern workspace, regulation of AI tools, the development of care innovation and FamTech and the importance of a diverse workforce culture.
Modernizing Infrastructure to Help All New Yorkers
The over $300 billion infrastructure plan invested in New York is being used to modernize mass transit systems, telecommunications, construct affordable housing, enhance connected learning, promote an equitable healthcare system, support a sustainable energy future, etc. How is NY maximizing this investment in the State to modernize infrastructure systems, create jobs and grow the economy? What role does technology and innovation play, and how can a sustainable path to modernization be implemented within budget constraints?
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