2009 Technology Conferences Held in the Mid-Atlantic USA

Moving Toward a Virtual World: 2009 CIO Conference
Livingston, New Jersey
February 27, 2009
LaVerne Council, Nicholas Mitarotonda and Michael Gorker
This conference, specifically for CIOs and IT professionals explored technologies such as cloud computing and virtualization.
http://www.njtc.org/events/indevt.asp?dbid=%7B18309742-7BA7-DD11-A811-0013725A113C%7D

IEEE-ISTO First Annual Conference
Piscataway, New Jersey
April 23, 2009
Brad Booth, Greg Ennis, Gordon Gillerman, Greg Gogates, Lane Hallenback, et al.
This conference centerd on developing industry standards and technologies, focusing specifically on industry acceptance of IEEE standards.
http://www.ieee-isto.org/news-events/pressreleases/ieee-industry-standards-and-technology-organization-hosts-first-annual-con

LegalTech Trade Shows
New York, New York
February 2-4, 2009
Christopher J. Olson, John W. Woods and John M. Facciola
This conference and trade show served legal professionals practicing technology law wishing to stay up-to-date on current innovations and trends. The event offered attendees educational opportunities including the option of earning CLE credits.
http://www.legaltechshow.com/r5/cob_page.asp?category_id=54587&initial_file=cob_page-ltech.asp

Fashion Institute of Technology Apparel Tech Conference
New York, New York
November 11-12, 2009
Micheal Feliton, Dr. Micheal Fralix, Hope Grey, Ron Grilli, Ray Hein, et al.
This conference and exhibit focused on technology in the fashion industry, using technology effectively and maximizing profit through proper implementation of new technologies.
http://apparel.edgl.com/2009-apparel-tech-conference/agenda

SIFMA's Technology Management Conference and Exhibit
New York, New York
June 23-25, 2009
Michael Blume, Donald Hopkins, T. Timothy Ryan Jr., Carl Trieloff, Don Deloach, et al.
This conference highlighted financial services technology, focusing on using technology to weather the difficult economic climate. Keynote speakers included top management from tech companies such as IBM and Forbes.com.
http://www.sifma.org/events/2009/315/index.html

WIRED Disruptive by Design Conference
New York, New York
June 15, 2009
Shai Agassi, Chris Anderson, Jesper Andersen, Jeff Bezos, Tim Cadogan, et al.
This invite-only conference explored the emergence of disruptive technologies and offered top business leaders the tools to use these technologies for the benefit of their companies.
http://www.wired.com/wiredbizprogram/aboutdisruptive.

BRITE Conference
New York, New York
March 4-5, 2009
Seth Godin, Alyson Meranze, Lisa Hsia, Adam Nash, Steve Rubel, et al.
Hosted by Columbia University, this conference explored topics including digital media, crowd-sourcing and issues surrounding social media.
http://www.briteconference.com/brite09/

Streaming Media East
New York, New York
May 12-13, 2009
Paul Sagan, Gregg Moss, Joe Ambeault and Anver Ronen
This conference offered business professionals the tools to utilize online video streaming and related technologies effectively, including a number of specialized sessions on topics such as Streaming Production and HTML5 video.
http://www.streamingmedia.com/Conferences/East2009/

SUNY Conference on Instructional Technologies
Oswego, New York
May 19-22, 2009
Elizabeth Lane Lawly
This conference offered educators an opportunity discuss improvement of educational environments through the use of technology.
http://www.cit.suny.edu/cit2009recordings.html

The 23rd International Conference on Supercomputing
Yorktown Heights, New York
June 8-12, 2009
Mateo Valero, Dr. Donald Grice and Dr. Ian Foster
Held at IBM's T.J. Watson Research Center, this conference offered a platform for the presentation of research results in the area of high-performance computing systems, including applications for these systems.
http://pcsostres.ac.upc.edu/ics-conference/archive/ics09/

The state of New York is home to a vast array of technology firms from new starts ups to well established corporates. If you are looking for business accommodation in NY you'll find a good selection here covering not only Manhattan but all major business locations throughout the state.

EDUCAUSE Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
January 7-9, 2009
John A. Bielec, Sayeed Choudhury, Maureen McCreadie, Nadine Stern, Steven L. Worona , et al.
This conference for higher education IT professionals offered a look at the increasing interdisciplinary nature of technology and ways to incorporate rapidly changing technologies into educational institutions.
http://net.educause.edu/marc09

Wharton Business Technology Conference
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
February 27, 2009
Stephen Elop, Ahmed Mahmoud and Clay Van Doren
This conference focused on the challenges that businesses face adapting to new technologies such as mobile tech and cloud computing.
http://2009.whartonbiztech.com/media.php

The 11th Annual ACM SIGACCESS Conference on Computers and Accessibility
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
October 26-28, 2009
Rory Cooper, Ph. D.
This conference explored assistive uses of technology for individuals with physical and cognitive disabilities as well as supportive technology for professionals who work with those individuals.
http://www.sigaccess.org/assets09/

4th International Conference on Communities and Technologies
University Park, Pennsylvania
June 25-27, 2009
David McDonald, Lev Gonick, Karim R. Lakhani and Mark Finkle
This conference showcased research on emerging virtual communities and interactions between people and the technologies that connect them to each other.
http://cct2009.ist.psu.edu/