Fostering Community, Collaboration & Learning

Our event series brings members together to collaborate, learn and share ideas. Through member forums, webinars, workshops, training sessions, and community gatherings we align within our mission of fostering collaboration, knowledge sharing and relationships for the greater good of our members.

BCNET CONNECT Tech Summit

The BCNET Annual Tech Summit is a premier higher ed and research technology event that brings together our vibrant IT community, showcases best practices and opportunities, and explores the latest solutions to today‚Äôs technology challenges. Designed for higher ed IT professionals, researchers and technology providers, it is one of the largest gatherings of its kind in Canada. The premier technology event is an opportunity to celebrate our achievements and to explore innovative ideas for solving higher education's technology challenges of today and tomorrow. 

Upcoming Events

We host a series of member events throughout the year including three technology forums, cybersecurity events, procurement forums, webinars and more. The member forums open important discussions among like-minded people to exchange ideas, learn, network and share. Our events are open to IT and procurements professionals at all higher education and research member institutions. Check out our series of in-person and online events, as well as industry events.

Professional Development & Training

Access Professional Development and Training Services for a wide range of online and in-person training options for IT professionals. We offer application skills, business management, infrastructure and cybersecurity skills training in line with member requirements. By coordinating training on behalf of members and negotiating competitive pricing with third-party training professionals, we make it easy to acquire essential technical skills.