Ottawa, November 25, 2021—The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) is proud to have penned a memorandum of understanding with the CIO Strategy Council to collaborate on the advancement of standards, trust, and resiliency of the Canadian digital economy.

The collaboration sets out an exchange and transfer of knowledge and expertise to drive conversations that will bring together forward-thinking leaders in the private and public sectors for enhancing the adoption of innovations across Canada and globally.

Additionally, the CIO Strategy Council joins ICTC Horizon as one of its inaugural summit partners. ICTC and CIO Strategy Council will jointly host a pivotal national discussion on Non-Profit Digital Resiliency this February 2 at Canada’s 2022 Digital Future Summit, ICTC Horizon. Keith Jansa, the CIO Strategy Council’s Executive Director, will also provide leadership on Data Privacy during the summit’s “Human Side of Tech” track.

“We are delighted to partner with the CIO Strategy Council to foster critical conversations and thought leadership in the digital space at a critical juncture of Canada’s economic recovery,” said Namir Anani, ICTC President and CEO.

“We look forward to collaborating with ICTC on the advancement of standards, trust, and resiliency for the Canadian digital economy.” – Keith Jansa, Executive Director, CIOSC

About ICTC

The Information and Communications Technology Council (ICTC) is a not-for-profit, national centre of expertise for strengthening Canada’s digital advantage in a global economy. Through trusted research, practical policy advice, and creative capacity- building programs, ICTC fosters globally competitive Canadian industries enabled by innovative and diverse digital talent. In partnership with an expansive network of industry leaders, academic partners, and policy makers from across Canada, ICTC has empowered a robust and inclusive digital economy for 30 years.

About ICTC Horizon

ICTC Horizon is the largest virtual summit of its kind, drawing over 3,000 participants, including industry leaders, policy makers, innovative thinkers, and community participants. Discover what’s on the horizon, with curated thought leadership from over 50 guest speakers on business ideas, markets, policy, and best practices. Virtual, free, and driven by a passion to elevate Canada’s position in the global digital economy. Join us on Feb 1 and 2.

About CIO Strategy Council

The CIO Strategy Council provides a forum for Canada’s most forward-thinking Chief Information Officers and Executive Technology Leaders to focus on collectively transforming, shaping, and influencing the Canadian information and technology ecosystem.