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Association of Public Sector Information Professionals

Developing Professionalism in Informatics

DPI Seminar - Ottawa and the 4th Industrial Revolution

Date and Time

Wed, September 27, 2017 - 8:00 AM - Wed, September 27, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Location Details

Shaw Centre
Rooms 205/207, Second Floor

55 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON K1N 9J2
Tel: 613-563-1984 or 1-800-450-0077


08:15 - 09:00 - Registration and Breakfast
09:00 - 10:30 - Speaker
10:30 - 10:45 - Q&A, Thank you and Wrap-up

Seminar Outline:

Ottawa and the 4th Industrial Revolution

Mike Tremblay, President and CEO of Invest Ottawa & Bayview Yards will frame the burning platform of the 4th Industrial Revolution as it pertains to our region’s economic growth and prosperity position in the world. Invest Ottawa is in the center of strategically planning how our City will stand out from the rest of the herd in global markets. Mike will share a set of strategic options that are being developed through a rigorous Multi-stakeholder planning process. Be part of the action as we develop our regions long term, strategic, competitive and differentiated advantage . . . you’ll need your smartphone to express your views!. Bring your smart phone and be a part of Invest Ottawa's strategic planning process!


Michael Tremblay | President and Chief Executive Officer, Invest Ottawa

Michael Tremblay joined Invest Ottawa as President and Chief Executive Officer in March of 2017. Prior to joining Invest Ottawa, he was the Vice President of Public Sector for Microsoft Canada since April 2007. Michael led all of Microsoft Canada’s public sector activities including sales to Federal, Provincial and Municipal governments, as well as to the Healthcare and Education sectors. Mike has 33 years of sales, marketing, operations and general management experience, with significant experience serving public sector clients. Prior to joining Microsoft, Mike worked for SAP Canada as Senior Vice President, Public Services, managing the Canadian Public Sector market. Mike has also held senior executive positions with Fujitsu Consulting, JDS Uniphase, EDS Systemhouse and Digital Equipment Corporation – principally across Canadian, American and Latin American markets. Mike has an MBA from Concordia University in Montreal and is a graduate of Computer Technology from Algonquin College and is a graduate of the Director’s Education Program from the Institute of Corporate Directors. From 2004-2017, Michael served as a member of Algonquin College’s Board of Governors and served as Chair of the College’s Foundation Board. Michael is an active member of the Audit and Corporate Services Committee and has previously served on the Advocacy Committee with the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario.



Registration for this event is closed as of Fri, September 22, 2017 - 11:59 PM