IT Project Management course - November 6-8, 2017

Master the skills needed for IT project management!

You may be an IT professional new to project management or a manager who wants to develop more robust project management skills. This 2.5 day course will introduce you to the fundamentals of project management, specifically as they apply to the field of information technology (IT).  IT project management includes overseeing projects for software development, hardware installations, network upgrades, cloud computing and virtualization rollouts, business analytics and data management projects and implementing IT services. When dealing with IT projects, using specialised project management techniques will be very beneficial to your progress leading to a higher success rate. In this IT project management course, discover how to optimize IT development and delivery processes so that you can bring information technology projects online more effectively, more quickly and on budget.

Course credit will count towards PMI designation.

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Location:   ICTAM, 435 Ellice Ave (NRC Building)
When:     November 6, 7 and 8, 2017, 8:00am - 4:00pm (3-day session)
Registration:              ICTAM Members: $800 • Non-Members: $975
More Information:     info@ictam.ca or 204-944-0533
Light meals and refreshments will be provided

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Executive Breakfast: Impending Changes to Trademark Law: Why You Should Consider Registering Yours Sooner Rather Than Later - November 15th, 2017

November 15th, 2017, 8am - 9am

Presented by TDS Law

Learn about the potential changes to Canada’s trademark laws which, if implemented, will impact thousands of Canadian businesses, crown corporations, not-for-profits and other organizations which use trade names, brand names, products or services, but are not trademarked. ‘Trademark trolls’ are waiting to steal your IP.

 

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Location:   Main Floor, 435 Ellice Avenue, NRC Building
When:   Wednesday, November 15th, 2017, 8am - 9am
Registration:   ICTAM Members: $10 • Non-Members: $15
More Information:   A light breakfast will be available. info@ictam.ca or 204 944 0533
Presented by:   Silvia de Sousa, Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP

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Tech Mash Up: "SR&ED Federal Tax Incentive Program" - November 21st, 2017

November 21st, 2017, 12:00pm - 1:15pm

Presented by BDO Canada

SR&ED is a federal tax incentive program designed to encourage Canadian businesses, of all sizes and in all sectors, to conduct research and development (R&D) in Canada. Each year over 20,000 Canadian businesses, 75% of which are small enterprises, file SR&ED claims worth over $3.5 billion.

Businesses developing new software programs or applications – or enhancing or integrating existing ones – may be eligible for substantial refunds and tax credits.

This session will focus on how companies in Manitoba can take advantage of, and be successful in, claiming Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) tax refunds to help recover software development costs.

Areas covered will be: What is SR&ED? Recent CRA changes and challenges businesses experience when claiming SR&ED How to successfully claim SR&ED for software development projects?

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Location:   Main Floor, 435 Ellice Avenue, NRC Building
When:   Tuesday, November 21st, 2017, 12:00pm - 1:15pm
Registration:   There is no cost but please register to attend.
More Information:   A light lunch will be available. info@ictam.ca or 204 944 0533
Presented by:   Dr. Delmar (Del) Toth, P.Eng, Senior Manager – SR&ED Consulting

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2017 ICT Community Dinner - November 23rd, 2017

On November 23, 2017, ICTAM will host the annual ICT Community Dinner as a celebration of Manitoba ICT and Innovation.  

Over 150 business and technology leaders from the Manitoba ICT community will join us at Qualico Family Centre at Assiniboine Park, 330 Assiniboine Park Dr (6pm).  As in past years, a senior government representative will bring greetings on behalf of the Manitoba Government.

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DisruptED 2018 - February 1 & 2, 2018

We’re entering the 4th Revolution where technology is driving change. Some would say too fast, while others will say we’re not moving fast enough.  What will the future of work look like? Let’s explore the possibilities. There’s a need for design innovation around what people learn, how they learn and how that will serve them in the digital age.  What tech will be the most transformative? What will be the most disruptive?

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MTS Presents: The Innovators 2017 - Gallery

THANK YOU to all attendees of The Innovators 2017! Every year we try to make the event bigger and better, and the support of Manitoba's ICT and business community makes that happen. See you in 2018!

View the photo gallery from 2017 below

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