One of the benefits of membership is access to public policy documents, industry presentations, and other information that is pertinent to the ICT sector but not available publicly. Access to the following is available to ITAC members only.
The Board of Directors focuses on association governance, finances, priorities and strategic direction. It is comprised of approximately 35 executives, reflecting the demographics of the national membership, including sector, region, size of company, and gender.
The Board slate is approved by the Nominations Committee of the Board, and put forward to the Annual General Meeting each year for election. Board members are asked each year if they will renew their Board seat.
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Members of the Board of Directors are responsible for managing the property and business of the association.
The Public Sector Business Committee consists of senior corporate business leaders from ITAC’s membership whose companies focus on sales to government. The committee meets 6 to 8 times a year to monitor, assess and advise on procurement policies and practices.
The mandate of the Ontario Public Sector Business Committee is to monitor, assess and advise on public sector business and government procurement policies and practices.
The goal of the Public Policy & Advocacy Committee (PPAC) is to help guide the Information
Technology Association of Canada (ITAC) in bringing its messsage to the Government of
ITAC’s Cyber Security Forum is an industry-government policy roundtable. It is widely regarded as a key venue for industry-government discussion of new and ongoing cyber-security issues and related policies, responses and solutions. Topics covered include cyber aspects of national security, network security, smart-grid security, etc.
The Human Resources Forum allows for the sharing and discussion of views, information and best practices in a confidential and open group environment. It acts as a resource to members of ITAC on various HR issues.
ITAC believes Canadian businesses should be leaders in the use of ICT for competitive advantage, productivity and growth. Use of ICT by small and medium enterprises should increase towards that of our US counterparts. By partnering with other associations, as well as with Government, we work to ensure public policy supports these goals.
ITAC’s Partnership events provide opportunities for networking and potential partnerships between young IT companies and established ICT firms. They also provide a great forum for meeting other emerging companies in the IT sector and learn about innovative technologies, solutions for your business or opportunities to partner to do business with government.