Dave is the President of the Canadian Information Processing Society of British Columbia and currently serves as the Vice President Institutional Advancement at Northwest College in British Columbia. He also serves on the Professional Development Committee of the Practitioner Board of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM). In 2002 he was awarded the Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) National Leadership Excellence Award. Dave is co-founder (2000) and director of an ISV computer technology business and mentor to a number of successful start-up ventures. He serves as a task force member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and is the past chair of the Canadian National Council of Deans of Information and Communications Technology serving as a user group leader for GITCA in this role. Dave has served as a panel member in a number of Microsoft Canada webcasts. In July 2007 he presented an invited paper on the impact of educational technology on management strategies of higher education institutions at the International Conference on Higher Vocational Education in Qingdao, China.
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Hello regular reader. Last month I shared the experience of my purchase and use of the Microsoft Surface Pro 128. As promised, here is the comparative experience with my newly purchased second generation
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