Shaw Centre Ottawa


Cyber Security Program | 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM

Cyber security is a shared responsibility, one in which Canadians, their governments, the private sector and our international partners all have a role to play. In this interactive full-day program, hear cyber security experts and industry thought leaders detail the true cost of a security breach, and together explore what you and your organization must do to prepare for the top security issues affecting today’s business.


Leadership Program | 8:00 AM – 3:30 PM

In the course of this interactive full day session, participants will hear from and engage with private and public sector change leaders who have created and sustained change cultures in their organizations. Through a combination of both theory and practice, participants will learn the ‘how’ in setting up a strategic change capability and what this requires of leaders, both present and future.

Executive Roundtable | 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM

This exclusive ‘by invitation only’ session will provide an interactive platform where attendees hear from leading experts and share best practices with their peers. For 2016, the program content will focus on the 2016 Conference Tracks.

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WELCOME | 8:45 – 8:50 AM



Executive Director, GTEC

Michele Lajeunesse is Executive Director and Director of Content for GTEC, and Chair of the Board of Governors. She is no stranger to GTEC and its community, having previously served as Chair of the Distinction Awards volunteering her time to lead and oversee the awards judging process for over 6 years. With a career spanning over 20 years in the ICT industry, Michele has also held Vice-President positions leading Business Development, Pre-Sales, and Post-Sales organizations for two local tech firms, and has provided her expertise as an experienced Senior Management Consultant in program management, business process transformation, organizational change strategies, effective business cases, and alternative service delivery channels to numerous federal public sector ADM and DM level initiatives. Michele continues to be instrumental in introducing innovative approaches and solutions to business problems across the Canadian Government, and to advocate for women in technology through her participation in various ICT associations including Women in Communications & Technology (WCT).