Calgary Chapter

Join us in Calgary

The Calgary Chapter is a large but close-knit group of professionals who honestly and enthusiastically share new ideas, wax techno-philosophical, and solve complex problems together. Our diverse group contributes to a collective intelligence that spans industries, sectors, education, and experience levels. We welcome new members!

Ross Ballendine
Calgary Chapter President

“Membership in the CIO Association of Canada offers a unique opportunity for connecting with IT leaders across Canada. As IT leaders we are often seeking common goals and working to overcome common challenges, and we therefore have a great deal to offer each other. My network has expanded significantly as a result of my membership in the CIO Association of Canada, and each connection provides the opportunity to be challenged by an entirely different perspective. As IT leaders we understand that technology leadership cannot occur in a vacuum – that we need to be connected to a community of peers. The CIO Association of Canada has proven itself to be that community.”

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Welcome, Andrew Masterson

Andrew Masterson is the IT Manager at NuVista Energy. Andrew has over 30 years of experience programming in various computer languages, for various purposes. The primary usage to date has ...

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Welcome, Rob Milman

Rob Milman is the Associate Director of Information Security – CISO at Southern Alberta Institute of Technology. A Cyber security professional with 25+ years of experience in the IT industry. ...

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Congratulations Helen Wetherley Knight!

CIOCAN is pleased to share exciting news about Calgary Chapter Board Member and CIO Peer Forum 2020 Conference Chair Helen Wetherley Knight.  This month, Helen was selected to receive a ...

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Jan Bradley | Chief Information Technology Officer | City of Calgary

Jan Bradley is the director and chief information technology officer at The City of Calgary. As the chief information technology officer (CITO), Bradley’s role is to enable city business units ...

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Welcome, Darren Stewart

Darren Stewart is the VP of Finance at Mayfair Diagnostics. Resourceful and entrepreneurial senior accounting and finance leader with 15 years of progressive experience. Extensive background in finance complimented by ...

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P2P Knowledge Sharing Series: Evolution of Technology in the Boardroom

P2P Knowledge Sharing Series: Evolution of Technology in the Boardroom, presented by Mike Maxwell, VP, Infrastructure & CIO of the Calgary Airport Authority

CIOCAL and CISOCAL Breakfast Series: Jeff Skipper

Jeff Skipper "Leading People Through Strategic Transformation and Change."

Welcome, Andrew Norton

Andrew Norton is the CIO & Director of Business Operations at the Law Society of Alberta. His career focuses around, Business Alignment/Relationship Mgmt, Business Process Alignment/Support, Planning & Program/Project Mgmt, ...

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Welcome, Tony Rizzuti

Tony Rizzuti is the Information Technology, Vice President at ENMAX. Tony is an Information Technology, Transformation and Program Delivery Executive with progressive leadership experience in multiple industries. Extensive experience in ...

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Welcome, Nick Bateman

Nick Bateman is the IT Manager at The Calgary Drop-In Rehab Centre Society. He is a personable Network Administrator Specializing in Cyber Security with 15 years experience in customer satisfaction, ...

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Welcome, Robert Perry

Robert Perry is the Senior Director at CUPS Calgary. Robert is an experienced Senior Director with a demonstrated history of working in the non-profit organization management industry. He is skilled in ...

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Welcome, Graham Lange

Graham Lange is the Director of Cybersecurity at Encana Corporation. His career focuses around IT Infrastructure, Planning & Program/Project Mgmt, Service Management, Solution Delivery/Support, Strategy and Innovation and Supplier Relationship ...

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June Professional Development Offsite

On June 18th we welcomed the assistance and expertise of Bennett Jones, Info-Tech and Vcura, for our annual offsite on The Role and Impact of the CIO/CISO on Business Risk. Info-Tech’s ...

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CAL Offsite ProDev 2019

“The Role and Impact of the CIO/CISO on Business Risk” The Calgary Chapter of the CIO Association was pleased to collaborate with Bennett Jones, Info-Tech and Vcura to offer Calgary’s ...

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March CIOCAL Breakfast Event: The Moneyball CIO – Learning the Science of IT Decision Making presented by Info-Tech Research Group

We had the absolute pleasure to spend some time together this past Thursday and learn from Geoff Nielson and Emma Thomson of Info-Tech about what is on the minds of ...

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