Higher Learning

January 19-21


Comdex Canada West 2000

Along with a number of exhibits and keynote addresses, Comdex Canada West will feature a special session organized by the CIO Association of British Columbia on developing measurement standards for technology effectiveness. The University of British Columbia will also be organizing a two-day seminar on positioning your company in the Internet economy.

Fee: Free for exhibits to $395 for tutorials

Contact: Ziff-Davis


March 14


The ASI Exchange

The ASI Exchange is designed to bring together all the players in the British Columbia high tech world, including industry professionals, university researchers and investors. There will be over 200 displays set up at the exchange and attendees looking for employers, employees or investors will have an opportunity to network with people in the industry.

Fee: none

Contact: BC Advanced Systems Institute


May 14-17


International Symposium on Robotics

The Canadian chapter of the International Federation of Robotics will hold this year’s 31 st annual conference on robotics. The conference will be a chance to listen to robotics experts from around the world discussing the latest developments in robotics technology and intelligent systems. Those attending the conference will also get a first-hand look at the latest technologies through live demos of mobile robots, life-sized robot assistants and robots designed for hostile environments.

Fee: n/a

Contact: Canadian Federation for Robotics