Advocacy Today Conference: Empowerment Through Technology

Join us for a forum to hear how technology can improve the lives of the people you serve.

Advocacy Today Conference
Empowerment Through Technology

Friday, October 20
8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m

Con Edison
The Learning Center
43-82 Vernon Boulevard
Long Island City, NY 11101

Breakfast will be served

Event Details

Join us for a Con Edison forum to hear how technology can improve the lives of the people you serve. Learn how organizations are using technology to create a digital food pantry, virtual senior center, virtual reality training, and tech career training. See how Con Edison is using digital media to enhance the customer experience.

Attendees will be entered into a raffle to win an iPad!*


Story Bellows, Chief Innovation and Performance Officer, Brooklyn Public Library


Al Diefenbach, Management Information Systems Director, St. John’s Bread & Life
David Dring, Executive Director, Selfhelp Innovations
Hollis Krieger, Department Manager, Con Edison
Philip Proctor, Director, Individualized Technology Strategies, AHRC New York City
Kenneth Walker, Senior Vice President, Core Mission Support, Per Scholas 


  • New York City Department for the Aging
  • New York City Emergency Managemen t
  • Con Edison Energy Share
  • New York City Digital
  • New York State Department of Public Service
  • New York City Human Resources Administration
  • LiveOn NY
  • Cluster Community Services
  • Federal Trade Commission
  • National Grid

Interested in attending this year’s conference?

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Please RSVP by October 2.

*You must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible for the raffle. The raffle is void where prohibited by law. Not open to Con Edison employees or their families.