Program

Monday March 20

Time Location Activity Details
7:00 Rockies Room Workshop Breakfast Workshop Breakfast
8:00 Palliser/Sinclair Room Leadership Workshop Facilitated and Sponsored by Tantus Solutions Group The importance of innovation for municipalities has never been greater. Yet, in many jurisdictions, innovation is not systematically understood, supported or managed. As municipal managers, at all levels, work to address complex, multi-faceted issues and challenges, the capacity to design and manage innovation is increasingly seen as a core competency.
8:00 Dawson/Stewart Room Technical Workshop Facilitated and Sponsored by Digital Boundary Group Do you know the latest tools and techniques attackers are using on networks like yours? How about social engineering tactics used against people within your organization? Gain insight from the attacker's perspective as an experienced penetration tester steps through Digital Boundary Group's proven testing methodology, from reconnaissance to gaining domain admin and everything in between. Using real examples and scenarios, see how to detect and prevent the attacks every step of the way.
09:00 Olympic Ball Room GES Trade Show Setup GES Trade Show Setup
12:00 Rockies Room Workshop Lunch Workshop Lunch
13:00 Palliser/Sinclair Room Leadership Workshop Facilitated and Sponsored by Tantus Solutions Group The importance of innovation for municipalities has never been greater. Yet, in many jurisdictions, innovation is not systematically understood, supported or managed. As municipal managers, at all levels, work to address complex, multi-faceted issues and challenges, the capacity to design and manage innovation is increasingly seen as a core competency.
13:00 Dawson/Stewart Room Technical Workshop Facilitated and Sponsored by Digital Boundary Group With the seemingly exponential increase in smart devices being used by our workforce at home and at work, it is important to understand the risks. Join Digital Boundary Group as we discuss the current state of security when it comes to Android and IOS smartphones covering topics such as mobile malware, privacy, hardware attacks, and the security of related remote access infrastructure. Combining threat landscape research and real-life security situations encountered by DBG's penetration testers, expect to gain an understanding of just how risky the world of mobile devices can be.
13:00 Olympic Ball Room Exhibitor Booth Setup Exhibitor Booth Setup
15:00 Conference Foyer Registration Desk Opens Sponsored by Targus
17:00 Olympic Ball Room Trade Show Opens Trade Show Opens
17:00 Olympic Ball Room Welcome Reception Sponsored by Compugen Inc.
18:30 Woody's Pub PH1$H!NG Trip ('Net'working) Sponsored by POPin
18:30 Seasons PH1$H!NG Trip ('Net'working) Sponsored by Digital Boundary
18:30 WildFlower PH1$H!NG Trip ('Net'working) Sponsored by Nutanix
18:30 Rockies PH1$H!NG Trip ('Net'working) Sponsored by Microserve
22:00 Woody's Hospitality Suite Sponsored by SLIQ

Tuesday March 21

Time Location Activity Details
7:30 Convention Foyer Registration Desk Open Sponsored by Targus
7:30 Mount Kidd Ball Room Breakfast Sponsored by Tantus
8:30 Mount Kidd Ball Room Welcome Address Welcome Address
8:45 Mount Kidd Ball Room Keynote Presentation Jesse Hirsh
10:00 Olympic Ball Room Coffee Break Coffee Break
10:45 Explorer Room Municipal Showcase Presentation Dave Annis, City of Lethbridge - Business Analysis at the City of Lethbridge
11:05 Explorer Room Municipal Showcase Presentation Corey Halford, City of Airdrie - FCSS Portal: Serving your local social service agencies
11:25 Explorer Room Municipal Showcase Presentation Gord Coulman, City of St Albert - St Albert Municipal Area Network (fibre optic) Project
11:45 Explorer Room Municipal Showcase Presentation
11:30 Rockies Room Trade Show Delegate Lunch Trade Show Delegate Lunch
12:00 Rockies Room Delegate Lunch Delegate Lunch
13:00 Stewart Room Session 1 Richard Freeman, Ricoh Canada - Sharing Information Openly and Securely
13:00 Dawson Room Session 2 Seth Whitney, City of Chestermere - Community Development Approval Application - Managing Permits
13:00 Palliser/Sinclair Room Session 3 Geoff Hogan, Swift Inc. - The Rural Broadband Experience
13:40 Stewart Room Session 4
13:40 Dawson Room Session 5 Murray, Chapmen, Strathcona - How Strathcona County is implementing their security program
13:40 Palliser/Sinclair Room Session 6 Hugo Desrochers, Public Safety Canada - The Canadian Cyber Resiliency Review
14:20 Stewart Room Session 7 Stuart Baker, Rogers Communication - Connected Communities: How Municipalities can collaborate better both within thier Community and between Communities
14:20 Dawson Room Session 8 Tracy Ludwick, Strathcona County - Strathcona County's Cloud Framework
14:20 Palliser/Sinclair Room Session 9 Matalia Madden, County of Grande Prairie - Building a Service Catalog
14:50 Olympic Ball Room Coffee Break Coffee Break
15:30 Stewart Room Session 10 Nutanix Presentation
15:30 Dawson Room Session 11 Duane Birnie, City of Trail - Securing Endpoints with Windows Hello and Bitlocker
15:30 Palliser/Sinclair Room Session 12 Merrilea Price & Mitch Robb, City of Brandon - Catch & Release - Building Corporate Phishing Awareness
16:10 Stewart Room Session 13 Sylvain Jacob and Jason Maynard, Microserve - Hook, Line, and Malware - PH1$h!NG’  and Beyond
16:10 Dawson Room Session 14 Brian Pierson, City of Medicine Hat - On the Road to Hyper-Converged Infrastructure
16:10 Palliser/Sinclair Room Session 15 Corey Halford, City of Airdrie - MyAirdrie - Metrics Demonstrate Success
16:50 Stewart Room Session 16 Acrodex Presentation
16:50 Dawson Room Session 17 Marc Coyle, City of Bellville - Other Duties as Assigned... Managing IT and a lot of other things...
16:50 Palliser/Sinclair Room Session 18 Darren Hurt, City of Lethbridge - We have nothing to fear, but fear itself (also Ransomware, Spearphishing and Social Engineering)
17:20 Olympic Ball Room Trade Show Reception Sponsored by Trustwave
19:00 Mount Kidd Ball Room Pre-Dinner Reception Sponsored by Digital Boundary Group
19:30 Mount Kidd Ball Room Banquet Dinner Sponsored by POPin
20:45 Mount Kidd Ball Room Awards Presentation Awards Presentation
21:00 Mount Kidd Ball Room Entertainment Mark Crocker, Vocal Illusionist
23:00 Woody's Pub Hospitality Suite

Wednesday March 22

Time Location Activity Details
7:30 Convention Foyer Registration Desk Open Sponsored by Targus
7:30 Mount Kidd Ball Room Breakfast Breakfast
8:30 Mount Kidd Ball Room Keynote Presentation Warren MacDonald
10:00 Olympic Ball Room Coffee Break Coffee Break
10:45 Dawson/Stewart Room Technical Round Table Part 1
10:45 Palliser/Sinclair Room CIO Round Table Part 1 Marty Robinson, City of Medicine Hat - Security on Cloud 9?
11:30 Rockies Room Trade Show Delegate Lunch Trade Show Delegate Lunch
12:00 Rockies Room Lunch Conference Delegate Lunch
13:00 Dawson/Stewart Room Technical Round Table Part 2
13:00 Palliser/Sinclair Room CIO Round Table Part 2 Marty Robinson, City of Medicine Hat - What is Lurking in Shadow IT?
14:30 Olympic Ball Room Coffee Break Coffee Break
15:15 Stewart Room Session 19 Denis Villeneuve, Trustwave - Next Level Threats: Stopping Ransomware & CEO Email Fraud
15:15 Dawson Room Session 20 Available
15:15 Palliser/Sinclair Room Session 21 Heather Reed-Fenske, City of Calgary - Cracking the Communication Code
15:55 Stewart Room Session 22 Available
15:55 Dawson Room Session 23 Richard Bennett, City of Lloydminster - Stop! Listen to what the City of Lloydminster learned in implementing a multiple Web GIS platform
15:55 Palliser/Sinclair Room Session 24 Corey Halford, City of Airdrie - Driving Change: A metric Based Approach to Leading IT
16:35 Stewart Room Session 25
16:35 Dawson Room Session 26
16:35 Palliser/Sinclair Room Session 27
17:00 Olympic Ball Room Trade Show Door Prizes Trade Show Door Prizes
17:30 Olympic Ball Room Trade Show Tear Down Trade Show Tear Down
17:30 Palliser/Sinclair Room Annual General Meeting Annual General Meeting
19:00 Mount Kidd Ball Room Dinner Dinner
21:00 Woody's Pub Hospitality Suite