Call for Presenters

The NYS Forum NYC Application Architecture and Innovation & Emerging Technologies Workgroup's are soliciting presentation submissions to be considered for the session topic of Microservices - Strategic & Functional Viewpoints

Session Topic: Microservices - Strategic & Functional Viewpoints

Date: June 28, 2017
Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: NYS Department of Taxation & Finance, 15 Metrotech Center, Brooklyn, NY
Submission due date: May 26, 2017

IMPORTANT: Please read the information below thoroughly for details regarding how to submit your presenter information, what to present, important dates and rules of engagement.

Session Description - Targeted Audience:

The goal of this session is to inform the audience on Microservices Architecture from the strategic and functional perspectives. The audience will be government technology staff at all levels; design, development, enterprise and management.

Presentation topics may include the following: These are only examples and we encourage you to think of other ideas that may be relevant.

  • Defining Microservices Architecture
  • Strategic Viewpoint
    • Microservices planning - what does the enterprise, business or application architect need to know?
  • Functional Viewpoint
    • What does the developer / programmer need to know?
  • Transforming monolith applications with Microservices
  • Challenges with Microservices Architecture
  • Microservices Successes - Use Cases

Presenters will be addressing a live audience, as well as remote attendees via WebEx.

All presentations must be vendor neutral. All presentations will be vetted by a group comprising members from The NYS Forum Work Groups hosting this event. Feedback and recommendations regarding final presentation material will be provided by this group.


Presentation Guidelines - Rules of Engagement

  • Presentation must be made using The NYS Forum's Power Point template.
  • Presentations must be vendor and product neutral.
  • Presenter corporate logo and contact information should appear on the first and last Power Point slides only. Corporate logo must not appear on each individual slide.
  • The presenter must discuss the topic at an expert level, and direct the presentation toward the specific targeted audience identified.
  • Our expectation is to schedule 3 presenters for this session. Each speaker will have 20-25 minutes for their presentation. The presenters will conclude the session with approximately 25 minutes of a Q&A panel on the topic.


  • 5/10/2017 - Call for presenters distributed to vendor community.
  • 5/26/2017 - Deadline for proposals from vendors.
  • 6/2/2017- Selection/notification of presenters
  • PLEASE NOTE: All PowerPoint presentations MUST be made on The NYS Forum PowerPoint template which will be provided by the workgroup member coordinating this event.
  • 6/9/2017 - Deadline for first draft of presenter Power Points and related documents
  • 6/21/2017 - Deadline for final presentation Power Points and related documents.
  • 6/28/2017 - Event Date.