ITAC Alberta meets with Ministry of Innovation and Advanced Education

Whitepaper:  ITAC Alberta, a group of Alberta members of ITAC recently met with Justin Riemer, the Assistant Deputy Minister Science and Innovation Division, Economic Development and Trade for the province of Alberta.  Among the topics discussed was the Alberta Government’s commitment to diversify the economy and strengthen its ICT sector.  Mr. Riemer specifically sought ITAC Alberta’s engagement in creating a robust innovation ecosystem tailored to the needs of Alberta, creating a roundtable to review Alberta’s ICT sector strategy ant to help establish measurable digital goals in domains like e-health and IoT.

Meanwhile ITAC Alberta has prepared a short white paper, Toward a More Diverse Alberta Economy, with its broad recommendations for ways to diversify the Alberta economy and strengthen its ICT sector.  Companies such as Calgary Scientific, Willowglen Systems and Bennett Jones participate in ITAC Alberta.  For further information please contact Elaine Huesing.