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The NYS Forum
31st Albany Annual Meeting

Leadership + Opportunity + Innovation = Customer 1st

October 17, 2017
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Hearst Media Center
645 Albany Shaker Road
Albany, NY

We encourage you to join your colleagues as The NYS Forum embarks upon its 31st year as the one of a kind public/private collaboration.

Our featured presenters, Bob Samson, New York State's Chief Information Officer and Anne Roest, New York City's Chief Information Officer and Commissioner of the Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications (DOITT), will join us to share their views on the current State of IT and their strategy moving forward. In addition, William Sanders, who was a former Chief of Staff for a Kansas Governor a CIO and Program Director will walk us through "Cloud: Past, Present and Future: the Journey"

Additionally, you will meet the workgroup leaders and hear about the informational and collaborative programs from the past year and what is planned for the upcoming program year. This is a great opportunity to hear how you can benefit professionally from participation in NYS Forum programs.

Nationally recognized as a unique collaborative of private and public sector leaders and IT professionals, The NYS Forum fulfills a significant and valued role promoting the effective use and management of IT as a core component of government operations in NYS. Together, we: Foster better understanding and use of IT and practices by government officials in NYS; Assist New York governmental entities and others in the development and utilization of polices, practices and technologies for effective, equitable and secure use and management of IT; and Provide meaningful opportunities for the advancement and exchange of knowledge, practices, and solutions of government officials and others through meetings, conferences, and other means.


  • Bob Samson - NYS Chief Information Officer
  • Anne Roest - NYC Chief Information Officer

Keynote Address: "Cloud: Past, Present and Future: the Journey"

  • William Sanders - Director of Cloud Platform and Service, Oracle


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