Microsoft | DIAMOND SPONSOR
Established in 1985, Microsoft Canada Inc. is the Canadian subsidiary of Microsoft Corp. (Nasdaq "MSFT"), the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential.
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.
ANNEX CONSULTING | DIAMOND SPONSOR
In business since 1998, Annex Consulting Group is a full service IT and management consulting firm, specializing in staff augmentation contracting, permanent staffing, and outsourced solutions. Annex is one of the pioneers in the IT and management consulting recruitment industry. There is a definitive reason why clients choose to work with Annex. It offers the most value and operate with the highest integrity. Annex may have the highest customer satisfaction rating in Canada for IT professional services. Annex has achieved thousands of completed projects for hundreds of clients and it successfully placed thousands of people in contract and employment roles.
UBC SAUDER CONTINUING BUSINESS STUDIES | GOLD SPONSOR
Get certified for career success with our professional programs, taught by leading industry experts. From informative workshops to comprehensive award-winning certificate programs, our offerings provide practical, applied and industry-recognized curriculums to help you gain the knowledge and skills you need to advance in your current profession or embark on a new career. We offer flexible learning experiences for busy professionals through part-time in-class courses at UBC Robson Square and online formats in the areas of Project Management, Business Analysis, Agile and DevOps, Change Management, Project Management Professional (PMP) Exam Prep, and Certified ScrumMaster.
Find out more about our courses, programs and webinar events on our website.
YORKVILLE UNIVERSITY | BRONZE SPONSOR
Yorkville University (YU) is a Canadian national university that delivers leading professional degree programs through traditional and interactive course‐delivery models. YU’s programs offer adult learners the flexibility needed to complete a degree while balancing other commitments by providing a supportive, highly collaborative and interactive learning community. Courses at YU are offered in a traditional face‐to‐face format, fully online, and in a blended delivery model. Yorkville University opened a new campus in downtown Vancouver, British Columbia in Spring 2017.
PROCOM | BRONZE SPONSOR
Procom is one of North America’s leading staffing and contract workforce services providers. A privately held company, Procom has been deeply committed to continuous growth and improvement for both itself and its clients. Successfully meeting the needs of Fortune 500 clients since 1978, Procom has 14 offices across North America, with over 8,500 skilled professionals currently on assignment. Through ongoing partnerships, Procom have become recognized as the market‐leading source of highperforming services and solutions that transform how clients acquire and manage the very best talent. Procom is being named one of Deloitte’s Best Managed Companies each year since it first qualified in 2006.
PROJECT WORLD BUSINESS ANALYST WORLD | BRONZE SPONSOR
Project World, Business Analyst World is the largest series of conferences for project managers and business analysts in North America. These industry leading events feature expert speakers representing every sector, from all reaches of the globe. From the opening Keynote to the close, ProjectWorld*BAWorld events offers tangible education and non-stop opportunities to learn. You will leave feeling invigorated and motivated, armed with new skills, tools and techniques that can be immediately applied in your workplace - not to mention an arsenal of new contacts. PW*BAW places great importance in connecting you with others in your community.
· We are an IIBA & PMI education provider. You will earn valuable CDU’s & PDU’s for every hour of training
· Top-tier training at competitive prices
· Collaborate with both PM & BA’s under one roof to share experiences, tips and tools with your peers
· Eliminate travel costs by attending a local conference
THE ART OF | BRONZE SPONSOR
The Art Of has an unwavering commitment to helping individuals and organizations be more successful by delivering world‐class learning experiences. Its high‐impact conferences, customized training programs, videos, and magazine are designed to provide unique, engaging and actionable insight from bestselling authors, influential academics, business icons, and preeminent thought leaders. Since its inception in 2008, The Art Of has evolved into a dynamic global community that impacts thousands of individuals and businesses each year. Along the way, It has established a strong mandate to identify and share the best business thinkers in the world. As an organization, it aspires to be a trusted partner and resource for anyone looking to grow, learn and take their careers to the next level.
IIBA VANCOUVER CHAPTER | BRONZE SPONSOR
Our Chapter is for anyone who is interested in business analysis and who wants to be involved with a recognized professional association. We are a community-based organization that provides learning and social opportunities for business analysts.
International Institute of Business Analysis™ (IIBA) is the independent non-profit professional trade association serving the growing field of business analysis.
PROJECTTALKS - VANCOUVER | BRONZE SPONSOR
ProjectTalks is an event of inspiration, learning and networking for anyone in the project space: project requirements, project management and project leadership. The event consists of four 20-minute speeches (or interviews) with networking opportunities between, before and after.
ProjectTalks is run by Solutions Network Ltd. (David Barrett). Mr. Barrett is a Speaker, Event MC, Educator, Trainer, Consultant, Blogger, Podcast Host and the author of The Weekly One Minute Video Series.
SMART LEARN - SCRUM | BRONZE SPONSOR
Accredited Scrum Certifications to transform your career.
Scrum Master + Scrum Product Owner dual certification course.
Outstanding value, 2 courses for the price of one.
Scrum Master + Scrum Product Owner dual certification course (180 day e-learning access + 16 hours of classroom training + 2 exam licences + SBOK).