The CTO Group is a BCTIA member-only benefit, for members holding the title of CTO or EVP/SVP/VPs of R&D or an equivalent top executive title. Attendees must work for a BCTIA member company in any technology sector, whose core business is the development and/or distribution of technology-based products or services.
Join this group to:
Discuss current technology issues
Network with peers
Share experiences, expertise and knowledge
Discuss challenges in creating and using technology to further your company objectives
Past Topics: IP Law and Licensing, Distributed Development, Cloud Computing, Development Methodologies, and Social Media in the Workplace.
CTO Group Chair: Joerg Germann, Senior VP of Technology & Development, Carbon Credit Corporation
BCTIA 9th Floor - 1188 West Georgia Street Vancouver, BC V6E 4A2 Canada [ MAP ]
British Columbia Technology Industry Association (BCTIA)
GROWING BC'S TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY...ONE COMPANY AT A TIME
The BC Technology Industry Association is an industry-funded organization supporting the growth of British Columbia's strong knowledge economy. Our network of 2700+ member companies are all sizes and from all technology sectors and collectively employ over 60,000 workers in BC.
We deliver programs and services that directly influence the growth and success of our companies, such as PODIUM, our industry promotion program, Xcelerate, our executive education program, and PEER2PEER groups, where our members connect to share and learn.
As the voice of the technology industry, the BCTIA is committed to the ongoing growth, sustainability and prosperity of the technology industry and the transformation of British Columbia to a knowledge-based economy.
WHAT WE DO
We support our members and unify our partners to drive growth for the British Columbia economy with technology and innovation as a core contributor. We facilitate partnerships, policies and programs to develop a positive business environment where technology companies will grow and prosper.
The BC Technology Industry Association:
Provides advocacy and exerts political influence on behalf of the industry
Delivers industry-focused programs and events
Creates public awareness through a broad range of communications
Provides professional development and peer networking forums
Offers cost-saving business services to reduce bottom-line expenses
Through the delivery of programs, services and communications, and through ongoing advocacy and lobbying efforts, we strive to create an environment that attracts talent and investment and fosters the continued growth of BC's technology industry.
In 20 years, technology is a top three industry sector in BC and BCTIA represents it.
BCTIA was officially incorporated in 1993 after the amalgamation of the Electronic Manufacturers' Association of British Columbia (EMABC) and the Information Technology Association of Canada, BC Chapter (ITAC-BC). The Association is recognized locally, provincially and nationally as the voice of BC's technology industry.
British Columbia Technology Industry Association (BCTIA) Suite 900 - 1188 West Georgia Street Vancouver, BC V6E 4A2 Canada