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Is our City Prepared to Take Full Advantage of the Internet’s Power & Potential?

Should high speed Internet access be a right of every Torontonian? with Chris Carder Are we doing enough to ensure our children have equal access to the Internet, or will we watch the digital divide create even greater educational barriers within our low income communities? Is Toronto ready for its first Internet-based election? With the municipal election less than a …

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How to Find your Next IT Contract

with Nadine Christie Nadine discussed strategies of how IT Professionals navigate the New Contract Climate and manage their Distribution Channels. She also looked at contract Rates, resume preparations, how to present at an interview and follow-up techniques. Furthermore, she looked at how to maintain a skill set of essential knowledge tools for the future.

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Venture Capital Night

with Chris Koressis Chris Koressis practices in the area of business law, including mergers and acquisitions and information technology (“IT”). Chris will discuss the legal aspects of setting up a corporation including buy-sell agreements, arranging of capital, and team implementation. Roger Wilson has been in the venture capital business for over 12 years. He joined BDC Venture Capital in 1987 …

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E-Commerce Strategies that Make Sense

Simon Proops Many companies in a wide range of industries can benefit from the use of the Internet either as a marketing tool or as a platform to support improved internal communications and consensus-building. However, many companies are not developing a robust e-Business strategy due to fear of change or other inhibiting factors. In general, the Internet is a good tool for creating effective communication …

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Pushing Your Comfort Zone

and loving it! with Jamie Broughton Reaching for big goals, taking on projects you’ve never done before, or dealing with challenging situations can be daunting experiences! If you’re someone out to have an exciting career, make a difference, or stretch yourself, you are at the edge of your comfort zone often. It is in these times that the opportunity for …

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How to Market your IT Services Online

with Darrell Cook Business Development Leader , Snap Media on Tuesday May 21st at 7pm @ Metro Hall Room 308 To a packed audience, Darrell discussed the aspects of marketing your IT services online with the idea of increasing your market exposure and ultimately creating higher revenues for your services. His talk included: • Importance of Marketing • Importance of …

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Management of the Future

with Peter de Jager Peter de Jager …a speaker/consultant on the issues relating to the Management of the Future. He has published hundreds of articles on topics ranging from Problem Solving, Creativity and Change to the impact of issues such as privacy, security and personal factories on society and the way we do business. His articles have appeared in The …

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Real Life Security Breaches

Are you Next? with Ron Lepofsky This fully interactive session discussed real life case studies of security breaches and vulnerabilities. Other topics were * Auditing for susceptibility to external hacking * Auditing for vulnerabilities caused by employee use of the Internet * CEOs cost justifying and budgeting for security * Creating the security process * Liability of executives with respect …

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How to Build your IT Business in Uncertain Times

with Chris Carder Carder’s speech, which was entitled ‘How to Build your IT Business in Uncertain Times’ took place at Metro Hall with more than 110 business and information technology leaders in attendance. Attendees learned how to build their IT Businesses in uncertain times from the New Media firm that not only dodged the dot.com collapse, but kept on growing …

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