CIPS Connections
Connecting you to News Affecting CIPS and the IT Profession I Oct 25th, 2019

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Interview with Melissa Sassi, Startup Program Manager at IBM; Chair of IEEE's Digital Skills Working Group; Founder & CEO of MentorNations
Watch the Video Interview  by Stephen Ibaraki FCIPS, I.S.P., ITCP with Melissa Sassi, Startup Program Manager at IBM; Chair of IEEE's Digital Skills Working Group; Founder & CEO of MentorNations
The Electronic Recycling Association (ERA) 
Awarded Excellence in e-waste Re-Use 2019

The Recycling & E-Waste Management Awards were hosted once again by BUILD. This time they celebrated the achievements and innovation made by companies in the Recycling industry.

The Recycling & Waste Management Awards are perfect for all firms within the industry to be able to showcase the hard work they have done and to display any future products or services that they will offer. We were pleased to be awarded the  Best e-waste Management Organisation – North America Award for Excellence in e-waste Re-Use 2019.

CIPS Saskatchewan Upcoming Events

Regina Nov 6th Lunch Event:

"Cloud Computing – Fundamentals for Business"

Cloud Computing is a word that means different things to different people. This presentation will describe the cloud concepts in a way that workers, project managers, project sponsors and corporate executives can understand. We will also take a look at the benefits that cloud computing can bring to a business.
Saskatoon Nov 6th Lunch Event:

"Cyber Security and Fraud:
The Intersection Between Cyber Security Controls and Financial Controls"

Given recent fraud events in the news, we take the opportunity to discuss the relative effectiveness and limits of cyber security controls, and how cyber security controls can support general financial controls to prevent fraud.
Regina Dec 4th Lunch Event:

"Microsoft Azure – A Technical Perspective"

This presentation will introduce Microsoft Azure to developers and administrators. This overview will be more technical, looking at the Microsoft Azure portal, reviewing the documentation and reference architectures available and will include an online demo of the Microsoft Azure Portal. Additional learning links will also be provided.  

Atlantic Technology Summit (Nov 20, Halifax)
Atlantic Canada’s first general technology conference, designed for the purpose of fostering our regions technology community by bringing globally recognized thought leaders and technology companies together while highlighting key technology innovators within our region.
Key topics and highlights of our conference will include local technology space, global technology trends and challenges, artificial intelligence, virtual reality, retail transformation, technology leadership, vendor challenges, industry awards and more.
Be sure to take advantage of our early bird pricing and reserve your tickets now.
Special pricing is available for students, and members of our industry partner organizations (Digital Nova Scotia, CIPS Nova Scotia and Fusion Halifax).

Data & AI Marketing Toronto 2019 (Dec 2-3)
Date: December 2 & 3, 2019
Venue: Hyatt Regency Toronto, 370 King St W, Toronto
Data & AI Marketing Toronto Conference and Expo is for marketers across industry verticals to learn, network and get inspired. The Data Marketing Ecosystem represents the wide diversity of talents and skill sets, working together to achieve data-driven marketing goals. This year, based on feedback from our community and industry trends, we’re launching an AI Marketing component to the event. Learn from AI and machine learning experts on applying these technologies to your marketing endeavors.
Join us for 2 full days of keynotes, case studies and solutions workshops with over 60 exhibiting brands, 35+ exhibitors and 1000+ attendees. Turn your Data into Intelligence!
Registered attendees will attend breakout sessions with speakers from companies including Buzzfeed, Pinterest and Scotiabank. 
CIPS Members Receive a 20% Discount! - CIPS Members are entitled to 20% off full price conference passes with the discount code CIPS20 !

New CIPS Member Benefit: PARK'N FLY
CIPS members now have access to discounted parking at Park'N Fly's 7 facilities across Canada!

Upcoming Events
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