About GTEC

GTEC (Government Technology Exhibition and Conference) attracts over 6,000 participants and is the primary forum where government and private sector communities gather to exchange ideas and advance the business of ICT in government. This knowledge and professional development conference features thought-provoking keynotes, seminars, panels, workshops and round-table discussions on a comprehensive selection of ICT topics presented by leading public sector and industry experts. The Exhibition showcases the most relevant ICT software, platforms and services helping to drive the public sector forward.

The event also features the annual Distinction Awards, the premier accolades for peer-recognition celebrating IM/IT public sector accomplishments across municipal, provincial and federal jurisdictions.

With renowned speakers and exhibitors from across Canada, GTEC offers something for everyone: from CIOs and ADMs to Program Managers and IM/IT professionals. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn and network with peers, celebrate technology accomplishments, hear from a “who’s who” of government and industry leaders, and see demonstrations of the most advanced technologies driving ICT initiatives at all levels of government in Canada and other countries. Register early for the best rates.

GTEC Board of Governors

Passion is the essence of the GTEC Board of Governors. These seasoned public sector and industry professionals volunteer their time each year to advise on the GTEC conference program. They work with the GTEC Team to ensure that the quality of the content provided to attendes is advanced, relevant, and timely. Learn about the extraordinary members of the GTEC Board of Governors, whose dedication is critical to the success of the conference.

Dates to Remember

Distinction Awards Gala

October 27, 2014

The Distinction Awards Gala is a spectacular evening is a fitting celebration of excellence in government, and is one of the most highly anticipated events of the year for public servants. It is attended by the most senior representatives from industry and government, who come to celebrate the outstanding Distinction Award honourees and medalists.


October 27-30, 2014

The GTEC Conference is a highly anticipated learning and professional development forum that attracts the vanguard of business and IM/IT decision makers across governments at all levels and industry. This 4 day program offers a comprehensive, integrated view of business-enabling technologies beginning with a day of pre-conference programs on Monday including the “Executive Roundtable” program and our full-day Leadership Program. Tuesday marks the official Conference opening and runs until mid-day Thursday.


October 28-29, 2014

The GTEC Exhibition continues to be Canada’s leading showcase of technologies and services for public sector service delivery. It is attended by over 6,000 visitors, and takes place alongside a world-class conference program.

About UBM Tech

UBM Tech is a global media business that brings together the world’s technology communities through live events, online properties and custom services. UBM Tech’s community-focused approach provides it’s users and clients with expertly curated research, education, training, community advocacy, user-generated content and peer-to-peer engagement opportunities that servce the Electronics, Security, Enterprise Communications, Network Infrastructure and Applications, Gaming and Applications Developers, and Tech Marketing communities. UBM Tech’s brands include Black Hat, DesignCon, EE Times, Enterprise Connect, Game Developers Conference (GDC), HDI, InformationWeek, and Interop. Create, a UBM Tech full-range marketing services division, includes custom events, content marketing solutions, community development and demand generation programs based on its content and technology market expertise. UBM Tech is a part of UBM (UBM.L), a global provider of media and information services with a market capitalization of more than $2.5 billion. For more information go to http://tech.ubm.com; follow us on Twitter at @UBMTech.