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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The NYS Forum raises more than $8,000 at 2024 Spring Charity Golf Outing

More than one hundred golfers participated in 18 holes of scramble golf at the Fairways of Halfmoon, raising funds for To Life!.

(June 3, 2024) The NYS Forum hosted its third Annual Spring Charity Golf Outing in Mechanicville, NY on Monday, June 3. A total of $8,000 was raised in support of To Life!, a great local charity established for those affected by breast cancer in the Capital Region. To Life! provides personal support, empowers informed decision-making, and enhances quality of life.

Teams participated in the day-long event on a dry and sunny day at the fantastic Fairways of Halfmoon. The golf scramble included morning refreshments at registration sponsored by Tech Valley Talent, lunch (cont.)...

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The NYS Forum Announces New Program: The Government IT Leadership Roundtable

(February 8, 2024) The NYS Forum today announced the establishment of a new program to be known as the Government IT Leadership Roundtable (“Roundtable”). The Roundtable will be comprised of select New York government IT leaders and decision-makers from agencies and other government organizations that are members in good standing of The Forum.

In keeping with The Forum’s historic commitment to provide maximum means of information sharing in support of government’s IT endeavors, The Roundtable’s purpose is to provide a permanent programmatic structure for member organization leaders and decision-makers to meet on a regular basis to explore new technologies and best (cont.)...

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