CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Sept. 26, 2012) - Robert Hart, President and CEO of the Canadian Cloud Council, announced their third national cloud conference -"Cloud Matters" - from March 11 to 13, 2013 at the Rimrock Resort in Banff, Alberta. The Canadian Cloud Council's second conference "CloudLAUNCH" will be taking place in Ottawa, Ontario on October 15 and 16, 2012.
"Cloud Matters" will feature an inaugural opening presentation from Robert Herjavec, CEO of Herjavec Group and star of CBC's "Dragon's Den" and ABC's "Shark Tank".
"Canada has the capability of being a global leader in the areas of technology innovation and commercialization. With our expansive and resilient network infrastructure, inexpensive green energy, and agile and prosperous business environment, we should be excelling in the field of cloud computing. Right now, we are not," commented Mr. Herjavec.
"Canadian ICT policy makers, CIO's, investors and consumers need to take a more open, assertive and unified approach to cloud commercialization and global exportation. "Cloud Matters" promises to be a thought provoking and revolutionary event focussed on building a stronger and more commercial cloud ecosystem. I look forward to participating in such a critical initiative and helping ensure that Canadians harness our incredible potential in the area of cloud computing," concluded Mr. Herjavec.
"Cloud Matters" will also feature presentations from Chris C. Kemp, CEO Nebula and Co-Founder Open Stack; Jeff Barr, Senior Director Cloud Computing Amazon Web Services; David Morhart, Deputy Minister Enterprise and Advanced Education Government of Alberta; Chris Moore, CIO City of Edmonton and Doug Hodgson, CITO City of Calgary.
Dr. Tom Keenan, Professor, Faculty of Environmental Design and Computer Science University of Calgary and frequent contributor to CBC Radio and Television and Business Edge News Magazine will act as event "Master of Ceremonies".
Registration is still open to join Canada's cloud leaders at the "CloudLAUNCH" event in Ottawa. To become a member or the Canadian Cloud Council or for additional information about our upcoming events please visit : www.canadiancloudcouncil.ca or email: email@example.com.
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While defining innovative and repeatable methods of enterprise cloud transformation, the Canadian Cloud Council accelerates the speed of Canadian cloud adoption and positions our country as a global leader in the field. Our agenda is supported by a national network of cloud providers and enterprise users and is the preeminent source for Canadian cloud best practices and subject matter expertise.
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