Driving WinTech - September 28th, 2017

Women in Tech World, in co-ordination with ICTAM, is proud to present Driving Women in Tech, a community based research tour to better understand and support women in the technology industry in Canada.

When: Thurs. September 28th, 2017 • 4pm - 6:30pm
Where: ACE Project Space, 321 McDermot (5th floor)
Cost: Attendance is free, but please RSVP in advance

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SingularityU Canada Summit - October 12th, 2017

Now more than ever, technology is enabling us to solve the biggest global challenges.

The acceleration is so fast, in fact, that our ability to understand its implications on our lives has never been more difficult – or more important.

ICTAM has partnered with SingularityU Canada Summit to immerse you in what this future might look like.

Throughout October 12, we will be:
•    live-streaming the main stage events from the SingularityU Canada Summit
•    engaging you to discuss and learn from local experts and peers
•    challenging your perspectives on different topics with thought-provoking discussions from the top talents in AI, blockchain and health innovation

When: Thurs. October 12, 2017 | 8am – 4:30pm
Where: NRC Building, 435 Ellice Ave
Fee: ICTAM Members: $45 •  Non-members: $55
More info: a light breakfast and lunch will be provided
Why attend: If you have a keen interest in exponential technologies and want to help change the world, this event is definitely for you. Connect, collaborate, learn and be inspired throughout the day!

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Hack the House: Curling Bonspiel - October 14th, 2017

Deadline for signing up is Monday, October 2!

On Saturday, October 14, join ICTAM and our members for a curling bonspiel: an afternoon of fun, food, and networking!

Teams of 4 will compete for prizes in four end games, with up to 16 teams. If you don’t have a team of 4, let us know when registering and we will place you into one.

When: Sat. October 14, 2017 | 12:00pm – 5:00pm
           Registration and light lunch: 12pm – 1pm
           Intro to Curling & Practice: 12:30pm – 1pm
           First game: 1:15pm
Where: Granite Curling Club, 1 Granite Way, Winnipeg
Cost: ICTAM Members: $40 per person, or $120 for a team of 4 • Non-Members: $50 per person, or $150 for a team of 4
Why you should come:  Play a round of friendly competition with your ICT peers, munchies, drinks, FUN!

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Tech Mash Up: "Machine Learning, Predictive Analytics and AI Technologies" - October 17th, 2017

October 17th, 2017, 12:00pm - 1:15pm

Presented by Sierra Systems

Data is everywhere and connecting it together is essential for optimized decision making. Do you make decisions based on data? Do you spend too much time connecting and analyzing your disparate data? In this new era of machine-automated learning and AI, the options for connecting, analyzing and making decisions on your data have never been more easily accessible in terms of budget requirement and skill.

Join Paul Twigg, VP of Technology, and Joy Sheldon, Lead Consultant, from Sierra Systems as they discuss real uses cases for an everyday business in using machine learning, predictive analytics and AI technologies. We will answer questions about how to get started, costs and barrier of entry, and suggest ways to leverage and harness your data to increase workplace efficiencies in decision making.

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Location:   Main Floor, 435 Ellice Avenue, NRC Building
When:   Tuesday, October 17th, 2017, 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Registration:   There is no cost but please register to attend.
More Information:   A light lunch will be available. info@ictam.ca or 204 944 0533
Presented by:   Paul Twigg, VP of Technology, and Joy Sheldon, Lead Consultant

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IT Project Management course - November 6-8, 2017

Please note that this event has been rescheduled from Sept 18-20 to Nov 6-8, 2017
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Master the skills needed for IT project management!

You may be an IT professional new to project management or a manager who wants to develop more robust project management skills. This 2.5 day course will introduce you to the fundamentals of project management, specifically as they apply to the field of information technology (IT).  IT project management includes overseeing projects for software development, hardware installations, network upgrades, cloud computing and virtualization rollouts, business analytics and data management projects and implementing IT services. When dealing with IT projects, using specialised project management techniques will be very beneficial to your progress leading to a higher success rate. In this IT project management course, discover how to optimize IT development and delivery processes so that you can bring information technology projects online more effectively, more quickly and on budget.

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Location:   ICTAM, 435 Ellice Ave (NRC Building)
When:     November 6, 7 and 8, 2017, 8:00am - 4:00pm (3-day session)
Registration:              Early bird (until October 6): ICTAM Members: $800 • Non-Members: $975
More Information:     info@ictam.ca or 204-944-0533
Light meals and refreshments will be provided

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2017 ICT Community Dinner - November 23rd, 2017

On November 23, 2017, ICTAM will host the annual ICT Community Dinner as a celebration of Manitoba ICT and Innovation.  

Over 150 business and technology leaders from the Manitoba ICT community will join us at Qualico Family Centre at Assiniboine Park, 330 Assiniboine Park Dr (6pm).  As in past years, a senior government representative will bring greetings on behalf of the Manitoba Government.

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DisruptED 2018 - February 1 & 2, 2018

We’re entering the 4th Revolution where technology is driving change. Some would say too fast, while others will say we’re not moving fast enough.  What will the future of work look like? Let’s explore the possibilities. There’s a need for design innovation around what people learn, how they learn and how that will serve them in the digital age.  What tech will be the most transformative? What will be the most disruptive?

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