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About GTEC

GTEC is Canada’s internationally recognized forum for excellence in innovation and government service delivery. For over two decades, it has served public sector enterprises with learning and professional development, an annual conference and exhibition showcasing major technology solutions, and an awards program that celebrates excellence and achievements across all levels of government in Canada. Our expertise makes us your right choice for learning, leading and connecting with information management (IM) and information technology (IT) in Canada.

Crowd-pleasing event expertise
Every year, we attract over 4,400 participants to our flagship Conference and Exhibition. Here, we offer businesses and public sector enterprises an expertly planned and managed gathering place to share ideas and advance the business of government through technology.

Learning focused
GTEC offers professional development featuring thought-provoking main stage presentations, seminars, panels, webinars, workshops and round-table discussions on a comprehensive selection of topics related to public service technology.

Excellence driven
Through our prestigious Distinction Awards program, GTEC recognizes and celebrates the very best in IM/IT and service delivery in Canadian government today.

Passionate about creativity in IT
Throughout the year, GTEC is the hub where Canada’s top influencers in business and technology connect and share what they know and learn from each other.

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 attendees is advanced, relevant, and timely.

Dates to Remember

Distinction Awards Ceremony | November 1, 2016

The Distinction Awards Gala is a spectacular evening and 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 honourees and medalists.

Conference | November 1-3, 2016

The GTEC Conference is a highly anticipated learning and professional development forum that attracts the vanguard of business and ICT decision makers across all levels of government and industry. This 3 day program offers a comprehensive, integrated view of business-enabling technologies beginning with a day of pre-conference programs on Monday and continuing into Tuesday, which marks the official Conference opening.

Exhibition | November 2-3, 2016

The GTEC Exhibition continues to be Canada’s leading showcase of technologies and services for public sector service delivery. It is attended by over 4,400 visitors, and takes place alongside a world-class conference program.

About UBM Americas

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