For over 30 years The Forum has been bringing together public and private sector IT Professionals to share knowledge and best practices in a vendor neutral, collaborative environment.

The Forum serves New York’s state and local government employees who develop, deploy, maintain, or use Information Technology; and the private sector organizations that work to meet the needs of the constantly changing public sector IT landscape.

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The Benefits of Membership

Public Sector

  • Build relationships with peers in state and city government as well as the private sector
  • Learn about new products, enhancements and technologies
  • Collaborate with colleagues to implement technologies and solve problems
  • Stay up-to-date on trends, opportunities and best practices

Private Sector

  • Learn about State and City IT needs and plans for the future
  • Gain feedback from some of the largest government IT organizations in the U.S.
  • Establish and nurture relationships with State and City IT professionals
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Who Can Participate

The NYS Forum encourages everyone who is interested in Information Technology in the public sector to join with their colleagues and participate in our workgroups, trainings and special events.  If you are a New York State employee or an employee in most New York City agencies, you are already a member and just have to create a Member Profile to begin taking advantage of the Forum's activities. 

If you work for another unit of government, or for a technology company, you can check to see if your organization is already a member.  If not, it is simple to join

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In the News...

NYS Forum COVID-19 Policy Update

As of September 6th, 2021 The NYS Forum will be following the NYS Guidelines related to COVID-19 screening and social distancing procedures within our offices.

All those who choose to attend Forum sessions in-person are required to have a COVID-19 Vaccination or have had a negative COVID test performed in the past 72 hours

The NYS Forum also requests that any individuals attending in-person wear a mask when inside the building.  

Should circumstances change in the future, we will be implementing the relevant State of New York guidance on in-person attendance and capacity.  We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your patience and cooperation during this difficult period and we look forward to a return to normal with our colleagues from throughout the state.

2021 New York City Virtual Technology Forum

Register Now

On November 30, Government Technology will be hosting the 24th annual NYC Technology Forum (virtual). Government Technology's passion is promoting best practices and spurring innovation in the public sector – more important than ever in challenging times like these. The Virtual Technology Forum offers a unique opportunity to explore a variety of technology topics and possibilities. During this one-day event, state and local government executives will discuss ways to elevate business capabilities and provide the state’s leadership in aligning IT and business strategies.

We encourage you to join for a day of education, innovation and networking, and support your colleagues from across New York City who are participating in a number of the forums sessions:
Agenda details are available on the Technology Forum website.
Registration is available online and is quick and easy.

If you have any questions or need assistance with registration or event access, contact Lee Vang at Government Technology at [email protected] or 916.932.1407.