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Virtual Event: Migrating to the Cloud

Sharing successful strategies for moving digital assets with confidence

Thursday, February 11, 2021
(Start: 12.00pm ET / 9.00am PT)

Agenda Overview:

Cloud migration has become a central pillar of government strategies to modernize IT systems. Embracing the cloud has helped governments to reduce IT costs, increase agility and scalability and deliver better value to customers and stakeholders. With the Government of Canada adopting a Cloud-First Strategy, the forecast is calling for a cloud-based future across Canada’s public sector.

Public Sector Network’s Migrating to the Cloud Virtual Event will delve into government success stories and provide a roadmap of how those responsible for cloud migration went about evaluating the options, selecting the best platform and rolling it out. Hear about ways to maximize the benefits of a cloud-based infrastructure and overcome common challenges through case studies and interactive panels. Whether you are just getting started or well under way in your migration, there will no shortage of practical takeaways shared by your peers.

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Key Takeaways:

Further develop your cloud strategy and understand how to leverage your platform for maximum benefit

Create a migration timeline that minimizes disruption to your organization

Learn how to build capacity and ensure cloud readiness with an A-Z migration plan

Join public sector leaders looking to drive organizational agility, productivity and collaboration

Event Speakers:

Kofi Arthiabah

Director, Infrastructure / Operations, TC Cloud Centre of Excellence, IT Service Management
Transport Canada

Paul Faucher

Director, Cloud Strategy, Digital Strategy
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Jeremy Brooks

Professor School of Applied Technology
Humber Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning

Tyler Moule

Tyler Moule

Cloud Architecture Advice and Guidance
Canadian Centre for Cyber Security

Les Benito

Director of Operations, Cloud Computing Program Office
Defense Information System

Brian Merrick

Brian Merrick

Director, Cloud Programs
U.S. Department of State

Shannon McCallum

Ottawa Federal, Solution Engineer

Event Partners:


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Agenda Highlights:

12:00pm ET / 9:00am PT
PSN Welcome and Opening
12:10pm ET / 9:10am PT
Chair Opening: Cloud Migration Due Diligence – Looking at Ways to Mitigate Risk and Ensure Readiness
12:20pm ET / 9:20am PT
Government Keynote: Setting Your Cloud Migration Roadmap
12:35pm ET / 9:35am PT
Partner Session: Maximizing the Benefits of a Cloud-Based Infrastructure
12:50pm ET / 9:50am PT
Government Keynote: Transport Canada’s Journey to the Cloud
1:05 pm ET / 10:05am PT
Government Case Study: Building Your Cloud Security Strategy and Architecture
1:20pm ET / 10:20am PT
1:25pm ET / 10:25am PT
Panel Discussion: Overcoming Common Migration Challenges
2:00pm ET / 11:00am PT
Closing Remarks and End of Session


Complimentary to attend

For public sector only

Online event