Toronto Technology Week May 28 - June 1
Toronto Technology Week is a new initiative to showcase just how much innovation is happening ‘round here. Their announcement is below, minus the dozens of mis-matched font tags put into the origina by at least two different versions of Word.
Toronto Technology Week (TTW) will host a series of activities to showcase the depth and breadth of Toronto’s high technology sector. These will include seminars and business networking functions, job fairs, collaboration demonstrations, an ICT business open-door program, school projects, educational seminars, special exhibits showcasing innovation and excellence and more. For more information on how you can participate, please contact: Dave Forde, Chair, Toronto Technology Week, 416-760-3344.What is Toronto Technology Week?Toronto has some 3,300 ICT (Information and Communication Technology) businesses and 150,000 people that make up the sector here in the city. We have very talented workforce and our city is responsible for a lot of the world’s innovation but we need a way to tell the story of Toronto’s technology community a lot better. The Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, the Greater Toronto Marketing Alliance, and the City of Toronto have come together on an initiative called “Toronto Technology Week”. This year I have the privilege to be the Chair and Alicia I. Bulwik, Toronto Economic Development as Co-Chair. We also have a powerful organizing committee including:
- Marie-Jose Crete, Centennial College
- Joey de Villa, Tucows Inc.
- Terri Joosten, CareerDoor Inc.
- John Jung, Greater Toronto Marketing Alliance
- Ian Kelso, New Media Business Alliance
- Mark Kuznicki, Remarkk Consulting
- Brad McBride, IT Business
- Dave Paolini, Lenovo Canada
- Marine Perran, City of Toronto IT
- Joy Peters, IMaps
- Elaine Pratt, KPMG
- Carla Tsambourlianos, Ministry of Economic Development
- Kathleen Webb, CASO