Sabrina Feula

With over 15 years of experience in fostering connections, Sabrina is a results-oriented professional committed to cultivating relationships and driving positive change. Experienced in implementing corporate-level programs to increase public awareness, she excels at creating collaborative environments. Recently, she led Prospect Human Services' external-facing team, focusing on revenue diversification and partnership development.

Member Forum

Plan to attend the December Member Forum on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, at the SFU Centre for Dialogue in Vancouver. Get an update of the National Cybersecurity Assessment report, learn more about Firewall as a Service, find out how RPKI and ARIN can protect your network, and participate in an incident response tabletop exercise with KPMG. Join us afterwards at our annual holiday party, where you can mix and mingle with members and enjoy beverages and delicious cocktail food.

Event Details

Date: Tuesday, December 5, 2023
Time: 9:30 AM–4:00 PM *breakfast at 9:30 AMLocation: SFU Morris J Wosk Centre for Dialogue, 580 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BCMeeting room: Room 320
Online: via Microsoft Teams (details provided upon registration)

Agenda Items
9:30 AM Breakfast  
10:00 AM Territorial Acknowledgment and Welcome Remarks Peter Gregorowicz
Chief Information Officer, JIBC
10:00 - 10:05 AM President’s Update Bala Kathiresan
President & CEO, BCNET
10:05 - 10:35 AM

National Cybersecurity Assessment: An Update

We unpack the Regional NCA Report to define the next milestones within the R&E sector and create an investment roadmap to rise the tide of cybersecurity within our membership.

Alex Doradea-Cabrera
Senior Cybersecurity Specialist, BCNET

10:35 - 11:00 AM Coffee break  
11:00 - 11:30 AM


What you need to know. Understand the first steps your institution needs to take to protect your network from routing hacks.

Tom Samplonius
Network Manager, BCNET
11:30 - 12:00 PM

BCNET Firewall as a Service (FWaaS)

BCNET is piloting Firewall as a Service with three of our member institutions. Learn how you will be able to use the service to protect your institution’s perimeter.

Glen Montgomery 
Chief Technology Officer, BCNET

12:00 - 12:45 PM Lunch  
12:45 - 1:30 PM 

Lessons Learned from Ellucian ERP Cloud Transitions

ERP cloud transition is being positioned as the path forward by many vendors and it is key that institutions understand what is involved in making the switch. Camosun College and Thompson Rivers University have both made the transition from on-premise hosted Ellucian ERP systems to cloud solutions. They will present on their reasons for making the transition, thoughts on the process and lessons learned from the experience. 

Alex Morgun
Executive Director of Operations, and Associate CIO, TRU

Clifton Dildy
Manager, Enterprise Systems, Camosun College

1:30 - 2:30 PM

Incident Response Tabletop Exercise (Part 1)

Experience an interactive cybersecurity incident situation where you test your instincts and decision-making skills.

2:30 - 3:00 PM Coffee break  
3:00 - 4:00 PM Incident Response Tabletop Exercise (Part 2) KMPG
4:00 PM Wrap-up   


Nathan Doidge

Nathan Doidge is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) with many years of experience in administrative leadership roles at not-for-profits and broader public sector organizations. Before relocating to Vancouver in 2020, he was the Chief Administrative Officer at the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Nursing and was responsible for supporting the division’s finance, HR, IT, and office space needs.

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