The SUNY Technology Strategy Forum 2023

The SUNY Council of CIO’s invites you to an interactive day designed to discuss the future of technology within SUNY. This program is directed toward technology leaders throughout SUNY, particularly those who are interested in understanding the direction SUNY is intending to move to further collaboration among institutions

We invite participation from CIO’s, SUNY IT providers (SICAS, ITEC, SUNY Administration, SUNY SOC), campus IT leaders, business leaders who determine technology strategy and support technology at their institution (Directors, Assistant Directors, Managers, Technical architects, CISOs, ISOs and others) to address these questions as a collaborative effort.

This year’s event will be a hyflex event coordinated with SUNY Conference on Instructional Technology. If you are interested in joining us for the face-to-face event, we will be in the Marano Campus Center at SUNY Oswego. Those who join remotely will be provided the Zoom link.

Date and Time:
Date: May 23, 2023
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: SUNY Oswego Morano Campus Center Room 114 AND via Zoom


To register for the SUNY Tech Strategy Forum 2022, please complete our registration form

Schedule for the Day

Schedule for the Day

10:00 - 10:20

Welcome and Introductions
(Mary Hand, SUNY CCIO chair, Sean Moriarty, SUNY Oswego CTO)

10:20 - 12:00

When the NYS budget is released, it is hoped there will be a significant investment in SUNY & Digital Transformation. $200M is being requested to address cybersecurity, Unified Communication, Student enrollment, a digital front door, and student success initiatives.

This session will focus on the status of the budget request, plans on utilizing the funds should they become available, and governance aspects to implementing projects to achieve our objectives.

This session will be moderated by SUNY administration and it’s representatives.

12:00 - 1:00

Lunch Break

1:00 - 2:30

Information security risk has never been higher and cybersecurity is a top focus for all institutions. SUNY and ITEC are planning some initiatives that will help all of us improve our security stance and lower our risk.

This session will be moderated by Ken Runyon (SUNY CISO), Kevin Stillman (SUNY SOC) and Mike Notarius (ITEC)

2:30 - 2:45


2:45 - 3:45

SUNY DLE & Accessibility

The number of students requiring accommodations and digital support has grown over the past few years. Over the past six months, SUNY has been working on improving our System’s ability to support students access to digital resources, particularly inside our new Digital Learning Environment. This session will discuss the work that is being done, how materials are being created to assist all of us learn how to do more, and what you can do to advance your school’s electronic information technology accessibility.
This session will be moderated by Kim Scalzo (SUNY Administration), Mark Greenfield (formerly UBuffalo) and Sean Moriarty (SUNY Oswego)

3:45 - 4:00

Closing Comments

Intended Audience

We invite participation from technology leaders throughout the SUNY system to address these questions as a collaborative effort. This includes:

  • CIOs and members of the SUNY Council of CIOs
  • SUNY IT providers (SICAS, ITEC, SUNY Administration, SUNY SOC)