Harnessing Technology Skills for Growth Conference in St. John's

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Harnessing Technology Skills for Growth Conference was held in St. John's in October 2011. Organized by Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists (CCTT) and Canadian Technology Immigration Network (CTIN), it addressed issues and challenges related to emerging skills shortages facing technology industries in Newfoundland and Labrador. The participants also discussed strategies for employers searching out the best talent both locally and internationally.


The conference program included keynotes and panel presentations by industry and government leaders, including: Ed Martin, President and CEO of Nalcor Energy; Emad Rizkalla, President and CEO of Bluedrop Performance Learning; Ron Taylor, Executive Director of Newfoundland and Labrador Technology Industries; Nellie Burke, Executive Director of  the Office of the Immgiration and Muliticuluturalism, Government of Newfounland and Labrador; Eileen Kelly-Freake, Director, Employment Programs and Career Services, AXIS Career Services; and Pam Toope, Director, Advanced Education and Skills, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador. 






For more information on CCTT or CTIN, please visit http://www.cctt.ca/ and  http://ctin.ca/