Upcoming events

Jan. 29 Ottawa

CITO Research Review on Software Technology and Distributed Systems

Communications and Information Technology Ontario’s Research Reviews explore cutting-edge research in a specific area of interest. This full-day event highlights CITO-funded advanced research into the design and development of software systems, including those that can distribute complex tasks over networks. Reviews are designed to give research executives from related industries and fellow researchers the opportunity to learn about new work, and to offer research concerns and help shape the direction of future projects.

Fee: CITO Members $50; non-members $125 (includes membership)

URL: www.cito.ca

Feb. 25-26 Montreal

Second Canadian National E-learning Workshop

This CANARIE Inc.-sponsored meeting will bring together several hundred people who are involved in the development of technology-enabled education and training to observe leading-edge examples of e-learning, to meet researchers, practitioners and potential collaborators, and to learn what’s around the corner in affordable broadband networks. This Workshop will be of interest to educators, developers and strategic planners in infrastructure for education. The emphasis will be on educational and pedagogical aspects of advanced network applications.

Phone: (613) 943-5434

E-mail: Catherine.Power@canarie.ca

URL: www.canarie.ca

March 4-6 Washington

Web-Enabled Government: Transformation Beyond Portals

Offices of E-Government are flourishing at all levels of the public sector, but online government requires more than building more elaborate web sites and portals. In its second year, this Conference connects those who are addressing the organizational, cultural, and technical challenges of online government. At this second annual conference public and private leaders will explore customer-centric interfaces, innovative data and content management and improved security.

URL: www.e-gov.com

March 9-10 Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.

Photonics Research Ontario’s 6th Annual Industry-Student Retreat

Photonics Research Ontario’s (PRO’s) mission is to enhance the competitiveness of Ontario’s industrial sector by focusing R&D on specific and defined industry needs and transferring the photonics technology and trained personnel to industry.

Phone: (416) 978-6820

E-mail: gnene@pro.on.ca

URL: www.pro.on.ca/aboutpro/newsevents.htm

March 19 Vancouver

Comdex Vancouver 2002

COMDEX Vancouver 2002 will bring together 25,000 corporate managers, small business managers, IT managers, channel professionals, technology vendors, developers and Web or Technical Professionals. Industry visionaries from some of the leading players in IT will outline their plans for the next wave of gadgets and services that capitalize on tomorrow’s technology in four conference streams: High Velocity Computing, Extreme Knowledge, comdex.biz and eMobility.

URL: www.key3media.com