December 14, 2017 – The Happy Holidays Issue

December 14, 2017 – 
The Happy Holidays Issue

In this issue:

January Chapter Events 
2018 CIO Peer Forum™ 
Happy Holidays

Vancouver  |  January 9, 2018  |  11:45am – 1pm 
Silos vs. Systems: Solving the CIO Conflict 
Guest Speaker Dr. Angela Montgomery of Intelligent Management.
Register here.

Ottawa  |  January 15, 2018  |  7:30am – 9am 
Guest Speaker Dawood Kahn, TransformationWorx
Register here.

Calgary  |  January 18, 2018  | 7:30am to 9:30am
Mindset Matters: A Toolkit for Growth
Guest Speakers Simon Raby, Author, Founder of BIG (Business Improvement and Growth), Professor of Innovation & Entrepreneurship at the Bissett School of Business and Dawn Fiander-McCann is a Master Practitioner at BIG, Register here.

Edmonton  |  January 25, 2018  |  7am – 10am
Professional Development
Details to come.
Register here.

Toronto  |  January 25, 2018  |  5pm – 8pm
IDC Canada’s 2018 Predictions
Guest Speakers: Lars Goransson, General Manager and Group Vice President, IDC Canada, Tony Olvet, Group Vice President of the research analyst team, IDC Canada and David Senf, IDC Canada’s Program Vice-President, Infrastructure Solutions & Cloud.
Register here. 

CIO Peer Forum 2018 hosted by Vancouver

We’re very excited to share that planning for the CIO Peer Forum is well underway under the leadership of the 2018 co-chairs Gary Munro and Dean Doige. The program, speakers and sessions are now posted and registration is officially open with early bird pricing. 
Check it all out here.

2018 DATES ANNOUNCED for Blockchain Certification Programs
To deal with the high demand for this Blockchain program, a number of courses have been scheduled for the new year.  Association members in the GTA should consult the CIOCAN Event Calendar for dates in January, February, and March.  Members outside the GTA who are interested in having a course offered in their area should contact our partner at Transformation Works. 


Please note that the CIOCAN National Office will be closed for the holidays from Friday December 22 at noon through Tuesday January 2nd at 9am.