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GTEC 2011
Mon, 10/17/2011 - Thu, 10/20/2011
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Connected Government - Working Together to Better Service Canadians’


2011 High Lights – Pre-Events (Monday)/ Keynotes/ Concurrent Sessions:


Monday, October 17, 2011

Next Generation CIO – this session will focus on the evolving role of the CIO

Executive Roundtables- sponsored by IBM, this “by invitation only” program will focus on Getting the most out of IT:  Achieving Sustainable Cost Reductions Through IT Service Delivery Transformation

The 18th annual Distinction Awards Gala– a hallmark recognition program for the public sector which celebrates leadership, innovation and excellence in information management in the public sector will be held this year at the Ottawa Convention Centre – visit for ticket information and to view a list of this year’s recently announced Honourees


Tuesday, October 18, 2011 – Keynotes

  • The Honourable Minister Tony Clement – Opening
  • Remarks from the CIO of Government of Canada, Corinne Charette Keynote 
  • Dean Carol Stephenson,Richard Ivey School of Business,The University of Western OntarioKeynote
  • Jim Davies, Mitel's Global Chief Technology Officer Keynote


Wednesday, October 19, 2011 – Keynotes

  • John Clarkson, Deputy Minister of the Department of Science, Technology, Energy and Mines, Province of Manitoba Keynote
  • William Eggers, Global Director, Public Sector Industry, Deloitte Research Keynote


 Thursday, October 20, 2011 – Keynotes

  • PSMAC Keynote Panel  
  • Vivek Kundra, Federal Chief Information Officer of the United States of America Keynote (25 point implementation plan to reform federal information technology management- Obama Administration)


Concurrent Sessions Include:

-       Web Accessibility: The Way Forward

-       Identity Mgt & Authentication - digital id necessary for a digital economy

-       Be Agile, Be Mobile – Mobility Panel

-       Workplace 2.0: Renewing the Government of Canada Workplace

-       Data Centre Consolidation

-       Next Generation Workplace – Ignite Session Format

-       The G4 – Four Open Data Cities Working Together to Solve Common Problems


Depts who will present include Treasury Board of Canada, CRA, Service Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, PWGSC, DND and a number of others


Register today as a member of CIPS using the promo code CIPS15 and get a 15% discount on the Next Gen CIO, Conference Bundle and Standard Conference passes.


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