Articles By Steve Proctor

Data for Good co-founder named AI Leader of the Year

The co-founder of a Toronto-based non-profit focused on community and social issues is the inaugural winner of a new award recognizing a Canadain leader for their role in advancing the frontiers of AI. Victor

Published on: June 6th, 2018 Steve Proctor

Canadian blockchain luminary Marc Lijour presents at AiDecentralized

Marc Lijour, Co-founder of ColliderX and Canadian Blockchain, will join global thought leaders in blockchain and artificial intelligence for a unique summit in Toronto May 22. AiDecentralized, the first in a series of

Published on: May 17th, 2018 Steve Proctor

Myth busting: Seven reasons not to submit a Digital Transformation Award nomination

The nomination deadline for the national Digital Transformation Awards is rapidly approaching, but as journalists exposed almost daily to the creative talents in tech, we know there are a number of powerful Canadian

Published on: May 14th, 2018 Steve Proctor

Former Wikimedia Executive Director, Lila Tretikov, to Present in Toronto at AiDecentralized Summit

Lila Tretikov, former CEO of the Wikimedia Foundation, will join with some of the world’s top thought leaders in blockchain and artificial intelligence at AiDecentralized, the first in a series of global summits

Published on: May 11th, 2018 Steve Proctor

CIO of the Year and Ingenious Awards: Call for nominations

  Toronto, ON (May 9, 2018) – The Information and Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) has announced the opening of the nomination process for the 2018 ITAC Ingenious Awards and the CanadianCIO of

Published on: May 10th, 2018 Steve Proctor

IBM Master Inventor Neil Sahota say AI will change our relationship with machines

TORONTO  –Neil Sahota, artificial intelligence (AI) guru and IBM Master Inventor, joins an impressive lineup of thought leaders in blockchain and artificial intelligence at AiDecentralized, the first in a series of global summits

Published on: May 8th, 2018 Steve Proctor

Turing Award recipient Silvio Micali to address AiDecentralized Summit in Toronto

Silvio Micali Toronto – Silvio Micali, MIT Professor and ACM Turing Award recipient, joins an impressive lineup of thought leaders in blockchain and artificial intelligence at AiDecentralized, the first in a series of

Published on: May 3rd, 2018 Steve Proctor

Summit to explore the integration of AI and Blockchain

TORONTO, Ontario – A global conference looking at the possibilities that emerge when AI and blockchain come together for a common goal will land in Toronto on May 22. A global initiative of

Published on: April 22nd, 2018 Steve Proctor

Digital Transformation Conference and Awards speaker roster adds Alex Benay, Tony Lacavera

Two more high profile speakers have been added the agenda of ITWC’s second annual Digital Transformation Conference and Awards slated for downtown Toronto on August 14. Alex Benay, Chief Information Officer for the

Published on: April 16th, 2018 Steve Proctor

Virtual job fair connects international job seekers with Canadian employers

Fifteen hundred jobs, many of them in IT, will be up for grabs this month at the largest Virtual Career Expo to be held in Canada. Over 50 employers from cities across Canada

Published on: April 8th, 2018 Steve Proctor

We want to honour your Digital Transformation prowess

Nominations for the second annual Digital Transformation Awards produced by IT World Canada (ITWC) are now open. The Digital Transformation Awards is a national program designed to recognize the best examples of business or

Published on: December 15th, 2017 Steve Proctor

How to equip students with the tools to succeed

Many teams used to spend the entire summer updating student devices. But now the Windows 10 ability to manage the devices without having to do a manual refresh on each one is paying

Published on: August 3rd, 2017 Steve Proctor

Annan, Gordon capture national innovation award

Two leading women technology executives were recognized May 17  for their roles in expanding the frontiers of Canada’s technology industry. Fawn Annan, president of IT World Canada and Cindy Gordon, CEO and founder

Published on: May 18th, 2017 Steve Proctor

Digital Transformation Award finalists announced

Twenty-six organizations from across Canada have been named as finalists in the inaugural Digital Transformation Awards. "If there are those who still believe digital transformation impacts only select industries, our nominations show they

Published on: May 2nd, 2017 Steve Proctor

Coalition supports conference and awards program to drive digital transformation

A coalition of Canada’s top IT firms and business organizations committed to a bright, digitally-driven future has come together to support a national conference and award program designed to empower Canadian companies to

Published on: March 30th, 2017 Steve Proctor