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Schedule and Speakers

InfoCon CAN 2020

Schedule and Speakers

InfoCON CAN 2020 Conference Schedule

Be sure to check this page for conference programming, and also check the Events & Attractions page to sign up for social events and local activities!

Saturday May 30 and Sunday May 31

Pre-Conference Sessions

Facilitators: Sharon LaPlant, CRM, ICRM President Elect and Patricia Burns, CRM, ICRM Regent Applicant and Member Relations

CRM / CRA Exam Prep

Sunday May 31 (full or half day)

Time: 8:30am – 4:30pm

Session Information

Facilitators: Else Khoury, Primary Consultant Seshat Information Consulting and Rachelle Ross, Records Manager/Archivist, Access and Privacy Office University of Manitoba

Building a Privacy Program

Sunday May 31

8:30am – 4:30pm

Session Information


Facilitator: Rick Stirling, President WesternIM

IGP Exam Prep

Saturday May 30 & Sunday May 31

8:30am – 4:30pm

Session Information


Facilitators: Michael Schweitzer, CEO and Lead Consultant, Gravity Union and Tom Ng, Regional Sales Director Collabware (presenting for Part 3 only)

Office 365 and Third Party Compliance

Saturday May 30 & Sunday May 31

8:30am – 4:30pm

Session Information


Monday June 1

 Day 1 – Keynote and Speaker Lineup

Daily Speaker sessions to be announced soon!

Jon Montgomery InfoCon CAN 2020

Jon Montgomery

Host of The Amazing Race Canada & Olympic Gold Medallist, Skeleton


No stranger to tough competition, Jon is the host of CTV’s The Amazing Race Canada (ARC) which has won over a dozen Canadian Screen Awards and counts millions of viewers every week. Before ARC, Jon won Olympic gold in men’s skeleton at the Vancouver 2010 games. His presentations unify the nature of what makes Canada great as a nation, with the power of individual self-efficacy; the unwavering belief you will accomplish that which you seek.

Keynote Topic

Be sure to register and save your seat to hear from Jon Montgomery. Jon is a Manitoban (from Russell, Manitoba, 300 km East, near the Saskatchewan border), media celebrity and high performance athlete, and InfoCon CAN 2020 is pleased to have Jon as our Keynote Speaker. Jon is known for his inspiring speeches and stories that bring out the best in others personally and professionally.

Tuesday June 2

Day 2 – Plenary and Speaker Lineup

Daily Speaker sessions to be announced soon!

Alistair Croll

Alistair Croll

Entrepreneur and Data-Driven Innovation Guru


While much Alistair's work has been with startups and accelerators, his background is in strategic marketing and advertising. In other words, Alistair owns a suit and knows how to use it.

Innovation Expert

Alistair has consulted and spoken on innovation for a range of large organizations such as DHL, Google, Aon Benfield, Recruit Holdings, Schibsted Media, BMC, Capital One, Amazon, Thomson Reuters, Elsevier, Naspers, IBM, Microsoft, Pingan Bank, Blackbaud, Dell, Intel, Workplace Dynamics, Sensors Data, Gentec, Huawei, Optimal Payments, XPV Water Partners, Unisys, the Global Risk Institute, and Teradata.

Technology Change Agent

Alistair has worked with governments internationally on technology change, innovation, and digital readiness including Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, NCARB, the APMA, the British Broadcasting Corporation, the Federal Department of Transportation, the White House, Redmond Ready, the Field Innovation Team, and the Association of Public Sector Information Professionals.

Author and Scholar

Alistair is the author of four books on technology and entrepreneurship, including the best-selling Lean Analytics, which has been translated into eight languages and is in its tenth printing in China. He speaks internationally on topics such as data science, innovation, scaling startups, digital government, AI, and applying critical thinking to technology. A graduate of Dalhousie University, he has also been a visiting executive on data science and critical thinking at Harvard Business School.

FWD50 Founder

‟FWD50 is an opportunity to work on my job—asking why I do what I do, and whether that is changing—rather than in it.” FWD50 is more than an digital government conference: it’s a conversation between public and private sector about what we can be when we steer progress towards our better selves. Keep the conversation going and stay connected. fwd50.com

Plenary Topic: The Future of RIM/IG Professionals

Be sure to make time for Alistair's talk on Tuesday, June 2 at InfoCon CAN 2020 presented by ARMA Canada Region.

Wednesday June 3

Day 3 – Closing

Daily Speaker sessions to be announced soon!

Conversations with ARMA InfoCon CAN 2020

Conversations with ARMA

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More Information

Be sure to check this space - and stay until the end of InfoCon CAN 2020 - for more information.