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Get Ready, Get Set, Go – Submit a Speaking Proposal for CONNECT 2024

Get ready for another thought-provoking Tech Summit!

We are seeking speaking proposals from our member community for the BCNET CONNECT, Higher Education and Research Tech Summit.

This is a chance to present your stories, successes and challenges, and also cultivate your professional network, when we come together for 3 days of shared learning and collaboration.

No matter your role––whether you're an IT staff member, a security professional, a manager or an executive––you have the opportunity to actively contribute by sharing your insights, experiences and solutions at CONNECT 2024.

Our Summit program is enriched by the collective expertise of our diverse member community, comprising of 25 member institutions including colleges, institutes, and research universities. Your contributions play an important role in shaping this collaborative event!


Participate and Make an Impact 

Participate in an immersive in-person experience. This year's program is organized into 6 technology tracks with content ideas to help guide you in your proposal development. Check out our tech track descriptions and content ideas.
We hope to see you there!

Save the Date for BCNET CONNECT 2024, April 3-5, Vancouver Sheraton Wall Centre

Join us at the elegant Sheraton Wall Centre in beautiful, downtown Vancouver on April 3-5, 2024. The venue is within walking distance to Vancouver's most vibrant attractions such as Robson Street, Yaletown, the seawall, English Bay, Stanley Park and Gastown. The Wall Centre offers 55,000 square feet of modern indoor and outdoor space, including a 34th-floor venue with sweeping vistas and an outdoor patio. The hotel offers you comfortable hotel rooms featuring free Wi-Fi, Sheraton Signature Sleep Experience beds and floor-to-ceiling windows with city and ocean views. Let our 2024 CONNECT Summit city centre hotel be your gateway to all things Vancouver!. See BCNET's discounted room rates and reserve today!