2023 marks our 15th year as a registered not-for-profit association. We are required to hold an Annual Meeting to approve the Minutes of our Annual Meeting held on February 6th, 2023 and Special Member Meeting held March 2022, to receive reports of the President, Officers and Committees, appoint Auditors for 2023 and elect new Directors for 2024.
Details of our 2023 Annual Meeting are provided below. Guests are welcome to attend our meeting at no cost. However, you must be a current Regular or Student member in good standing in order to vote.
Date: Tuesday March 21 2023
Time: 5:15 PM – 6:00 PM
Place: 110 9 Ave SW #800, Calgary, AB T2P 0T1
- Current CIC Members: FREE
- Guests & Future CIC Members: FREE admission for registered guests attending the Annual Meeting. Note: An educational session has been scheduled to follow this event – Separate registration required (guest fees in effect).
- New CIC Regular Member Dues: $ 100 (Apr to Dec 31 2023)
- New CIC Student Member Dues: $ 20- (Apr to Dec 31 2023) – Valid Student ID is required
- Payment: Visa/MasterCard via Eventbrite (Note: S/C & Eventbrite fees apply)https://CIC-Join-Renew-Feb2023.eventbrite.ca (Update will be soon)
- Interac e-Transfer to email@example.com [PW=2023Dues]
- President’s Report
- Treasurer’s Report – 2022 Financial Statements
- Audit Committee Report
- Nominating Committee Report
4.1 Announcement of Slate of Director Candidates
4.2 Voting Rights and Procedures
4.3 Call for Candidates from Floor (3x)
- Balloting (as required). If more than 15 candidate Directors are standing for election, ballots will be cast by secret ballot. Otherwise, the Chair will seek consent of the Members to have the Secretary cast a single ballot in favour of the slate of Directors on behalf of the Members.
- Audit Committee Appointment(s) for 2023
Resolved Members of the Calgary IT Pro Community Association appoint John Speer (Chair) and Bruce Klassen to the Audit Committee for 2023.
- New Business
ABOUT OUT SPONSORS
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Recognized as one of Canada’s Great Places to Work, Microsoft Canada Inc. provides nationwide sales, marketing, consulting and local support services. Headquartered in Mississauga, Microsoft Canada has nine regional offices across the country dedicated to empowering people through great software. Microsoft Canada is a creative workplace which attracts the best and brightest talent in the IT industry who bring an ever evolving vision of the future to reality.
Microsoft software helps businesses and consumers to reach their full potential, however they define it. Woven throughout daily life, whether it be work or play, Microsoft technologies flourish when they get into the hands of millions of Canadian partners and customers enabling innovation often in new ways.
Microsoft Canada is equally passionate about committing to Canadian communities. Since its inception, Microsoft Canada has had a corporate giving philosophy that goes beyond financial donations to champion inventive forms of philanthropy. For more information on how Microsoft Canada has joined forces with organizations across Canada to make a difference and invest in local communities visit microsoft.ca/citizenship.
As a registered not-for-profit association, CIC has met the qualification requirements for discounted and donated Microsoft software distributed through TechSoup Canada. Microsoft has donated 10 Office 365 Business Premium subscriptions plus 25 Office 365 E1 subscriptions for CIC’s internal use. This software is used by CIC for operational and administrative purposes.
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iTech Calgary Conference
iTech is Canada’s leading portfolio of IT technology conferences and exhibitions focusing on Infrastructure, Cloud, Security, Data Centre, Virtualization & Mobility.
At iTech you will have the opportunity to; discover new cutting edge products & services, network & meet new people in the industry, stay up-to-date on the latest technology trends, see technology in action through live demonstrations, attend conference seminar sessions, research information to enhance your IT strategy, enjoy this Local event right in your backyard!
CIC Members are eligible to receive free VIP conference registrations valued at $99.
True North Group Inc
True North Group Inc. provides Canadian integrated cloud, managed IT and security services as well as professional IT consulting services to small and mid-market enterprises. True North Group provides door prizes at many events as well as contributions toward CIC’s operational funding.
In 2017, IBM was 100 years old in Canada. This century has been driven by innovation that matters to our clients, our people, our country and the world. We are proud to be part of a company that has dedicated a century to finding solutions to contemporary challenges with a vision of the future. Innovation, transformation, and pioneering have always been part of our culture. This second century of IBM will continue to change the world.
IBM provides CIC with free meeting space for our monthly in-person events.
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