BCNET IT Member Forum

Attend the IT Member Forum on June 27, 2023, in Victoria to connect with IT professionals from member institutions. This is an opportunity to learn, share and network with your peers. Get the latest updates, participate in open sessions to discuss the common challenges facing higher ed and collaborate in finding solutions.




9:30 AM Breakfast  
10:00 AM Welcome Remarks Emcee
Ted Pennell
Chief Information Officer, Camosun College
10:00 - 10:05 AM BCNET President's Update

Bala Kathiresan
President & CEO, BCNET

10:05 - 10:35 AM

BCNET Network Services Update
Firewall as a Service update
Network Support Escalation Process

Glen Montgomery

Chief Technology Officer, BCNET

Tom Samplonius
Network Manager, BCNET

10:35 - 11:00 AM

Coffee Break


11:00 - 11:30 AM  Deploying eduroam as a Member Institution’s Primary SSID

John Cuzzola 
Information Security Director, Thompson Rivers University

Crawford Millen
Director, Information Security,
University of Fraser Valley

11:30 - 12:00 PM TBA  
12:00 - 1:00 PM Lunch Break  
1:00 - 1:45 PM Cybersecurity in Modern Supply Chain Erik Berg
Partner, Technology Risk Consulting, Advisory Services,
KMPG Canada
1:45 - 2:15 PM TBA  
2:15 - 2:45 PM Coffee Break  
2:45 - 3:15 PM TBA  
3:15 - 4:00 PM Member Roundtable Update  
4:00 PM Wrap up Emcee
Ted Pennell
Chief Information Officer, Camosun College