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CIPS ICE: The TECH Conference is just around the corner - have you registered?

Organized by CIPS Alberta and supported by a wide range of local, national and international sponsoring companies, CIPS ICE®: The TECH Conference is in its 32nd year. The success of  ICE® is in its ability to inspire those involved in IT to become better professionals, connect delegates with peers and industry players and educate about the latest technology, business methods, trends and tools. Drawing from a blend of internationally known speakers and local knowledge, ICE® offers motivational keynote presentations, high quality break out sessions covering three different knowledge streams, extended length interactive tutorials and countless opportunities to network and share ideas. The upshot? The IT community in Alberta has access to the ingredients for innovation right in its own backyard.

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Thomas Lukaszuk:  The Alberta ICT Strategy

The Honourable Mr. Lukaszuk is Deputy Premier and Minister of Enterprise and Advanced Education.

Mr. Thomas Lukaszuk was elected to his fourth term as a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta for the constituency of Edmonton-Castle Downs on April 23, 2012. On May 8, 2012 he was sworn in as Deputy Premier and also serves as chair of the government’s Operations Policy Committee. He was named Minister of Enterprise and Advanced Education on February 4, 2013.

Previously Mr. Lukaszuk served as Minister of Education, Political Minister-Edmonton, Minister of Employment and Immigration and parliamentary assistant for Municipal Affairs.  e and Advanced Education on February 4, 2013.As Minister of Enterprise and Advance Education, he is responsible for Alberta’s ICT Strategy.


Chris Moore:  Open Government and Social Media

Mr. Chris Moore is the Chief Information Officer at the City of Edmonton. He is recognized by Venture Magazine as one of Alberta’s 50 most influential people in 2010 and a founding member of the WeGo (World E-government) Executive Committee.

In his role as CIO, Mr. Moore provides vision and leadership over the City’s information and technology direction. He has fulfillment and freedom in his work and as a leader desires to see those around him attain fulfillment and freedom as well. Mr. Moore’s office has no ‘desk’ but does have comfortable chairs, creating a welcoming space where conversation is key.

Mr. Moore has been described as transformational, innovative, disruptive and refreshing. He is an advocate of an Open Ecosystem, Open Gov and Open Data, and desires to see his team embrace innovation, pursuing the possible and building the future together.

Osmar R. Zaiane: Data Mining and Privacy
How does data mining fit with privacy of information?

Dr. Osmar Zaiane is a renowned researcher, computer scientist, and Professor at the University of Alberta specializing in Data Mining and Machine Learning.

His research interests are at the confluence of the broadly defined fields of knowledge discovery from large databases and information retrieval. That includes data mining from the Internet/Web encompassing web mining related to the content of web documents, the structure of the hypertext documents, and the usage of the World Wide Web.

Lately, Dr. Zaiane has been giving special attention to research related to data analysis in the realm of health/medical informatics. More recent work has focused on social network analysis, particularly community mining in large networks.

CIPS Corporate Partners

The following organizations support CIPS' commitment to professionalism, ethics, and high standards for the I.T. profession. 

CIPS thanks all its partners for their contribution! Become a CIPS Corporate Partner Today!


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