Shaw Centre Ottawa

News Coverage 2015

October 27, 2015
GTEC: A Place for Major Players and Start Ups
By Jose Labao | IT in Canada
The 23rd Government Technology Exhibition and Conference (GTEC), hosted at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa kicked off in a fashion very apropos for its host city; on the night of a federal election. These days in Ottawa the only thing moving faster than the technological boom seems to be the politics.

October 26, 2015
Local firm sees benefits of GTEC
By Stephen Karmazyn | Ottawa Business Journal
A local company that is taking advantage of federal tech testing programs also got a boost from last week’s GTEC conference in its bid to spread its form-streamlining software throughout the federal government.

October 26, 2015
Fresh government creates occasion for tech innovation: ex White House official
By The Canadian Press | Ottawa Business Journal
Mr. Kundra, who managed an $80-billion information technology portfolio for the president, was in Ottawa during election week at the GTEC conference, urging Canadian officials who oversee roughly $6 billion in similar spending to stay apace.

October 22, 2015
GTEC: Big Ideas
By Techopia Staff | Techopia
As the annual conference wraps up at the Shaw Centre, there were two major takeaways as this year’s themes: connectivity and security.

October 22, 2015
Waterloo-based digital solutions company accepts prestigious Distinction Award Medal on behalf of Calgary Police Service
By Exchange Staff | Exchange Magazine
GTEC, an internationally recognized platform supporting Information and Communication Technology (ICT) leadership and innovation in Canada’s public sector, held their annual Distinction Awards Gala this week at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa.

October 21, 2015
Don’t forget to check out the last day of GTEC
By Techopia Staff | Techopia
GTEC cometh, and has had a pretty good show these past couple days. Don’t forget to drag your butt down to the Shaw Centre.

October 21, 2015
Shared Services’ IT project will be ‘amazing': new boss
By James Bagnall | Ottawa Citizen
No one was better placed than John Glowacki – the chief operating officer of Shared Services Canada for the past nine months – to understand the scope of the job he was taking on.

October 20, 2015
City wins two GTEC Medals of Distinction
By OBJ Staff | Ottawa Business Journal
On a night when most eyes were glued to televisions for federal election or baseball results, the City of Ottawa scored its own victories, picking up two Distinction Award Medals at the GTEC awards ceremony and gala Monday night.

October 19, 2015
Former White House Advisor: Marry Infosec To Economics
By Sara Peters | Dark Reading
Hathaway, now president of Hathaway Global Strategies LLC, will present a keynote speech on the topic “Transparency, Trust, and the Internet” in Ottawa this week at the GTEC conference, an event now in its 23rd year and0 focused on the Canadian ICT sector.

October 19, 2015
Cybersecurity in spotlight at GTEC 2015 conference
By Tom Pechloff | Ottawa Business Journal
In the shadow of the federal election, more than 4,000 people are expected to converge on the Shaw Centre for the GTEC conference and exhibition this week.

September 24, 2015
Former U.S. CIO added to GTEC speaker list
By OBJ Staff | Ottawa Business Journal
The United States’s former chief information officer has been added to the list of speakers for GTEC, coming to Shaw Centre in October.

August 27, 2015
Three city initiatives among GTEC 2015 Distinction Awards honourees
By OBJ Staff | Ottawa Business Journal
Three City of Ottawa initiatives will be among those honoured at GTEC’s Distinction Awards as part of GTEC 2015 coming to the Shaw Centre in October.

August 20, 2015
Shared Services Canada COO to deliver keynote at GTEC2015
By OBJ Staff | Ottawa Business Journal
The chief operating officer of Shared Services Canada will deliver a keynote address on the second day of GTEC2015, event organizers announced Thursday.

July 7, 2015
Twitter Chat: How To Prepare For A Cyberattack
By Kelly Jackson Higgins | Dark Reading
Join the GTEC and Dark Reading Twitter chat, “Is It Possible to Prepare for a Cyber Attack?” on Wednesday, July 8 from 2-3pm EST, using the #GTECCHAT hashtag.