Advisory Committee develops direction for 15th annual NY Tech Summit

Advisory Committee develops direction for 15th annual NY Tech Summit

Posted on 10/24/2018

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The 2019 New York Tech Summit advisory committee is developing plans to commemorate the business technology conference’s 15-year milestone with an agenda filled with extraordinary content that is designed to help IT professionals meet their business challenges.  This year’s event is scheduled for June 5-7 at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino in Verona, NY.

“We are looking to bring attendees the best topics that address the biggest issues and focuses on the latest trends affecting an IT professional’s business, all in one conference setting,” said Jeff Wood, NY Tech Summitt Advisory Committee. “Whether it’s comes from the new, cutting-edge technology that will be on display from one of our many exhibitors or from one of the nearly 30 educational sessions, our goal is to ensure that our attendees come away from this NY Tech Summit informed and educated.”

The 2019 NY Tech Summit agenda will focus on the following topics:

  • Maximizing Staff and User Abilities
  • Accelerating the Technology of Business
  • Transformational Leadership
  • Security |Risk |Compliance

“We will also be looking at the feedback we get from our 2019 pre-conference survey,” said Wood. “We encourage all past and potential attendee to fill out the survey for a chance to win a pass to the 2019 NYTS.”

You can access the 2019 pre-conference survey here.

The 2019 NY Tech Summit advisory committee is comprised of members with diverse industry knowledge and experience. The committee includes:

  • Gretchen Bachner, Service Delivery Manager, BorgWarner.
  • Bruce Cavallaro, Information Technology Manager, LSI Solutions.
  • Stephen Dell’Aversano, Administrator for General Services and Facilities Management at Visions Federal Credit Union.
  • Derek Dyson, Vice President, Support Services Officer for Generations Bank. 
  • Aaron Fields, Director of IT, Episcopal Senior Life Communities.
  • Jason Lewin, Manager, Memeber Technology Infrastructure, AmeriCu Credit Union.
  • David Schneider, IT Asset Manager, Sarah Lawrence College.
  • Keith Slaughter, Network Coordinator, College Station Independent School District.
  • Jim Wilson, Systems Engineer, Utica College
  • Jeff Wood, Technical Services Manager, Samaritan Medical Center.

About NY Tech Summit: NY Tech Summit is an educational event for IT and business professionals focused on technologies that drive business value. The event provides classroom sessions with experienced industry speakers, an extensive tradeshow, and several networking opportunities. Topics to be covered include: cloud strategies, lifecycle of IT employees, transformational leadership and functional security. The 15th annual NY Tech Summit was held June 5-7, 2098 at Turning Stone Resort & Casino in Verona, NY. Visit



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