Upcoming Events

HPCS 2017

June 6-9, 2017
HPCS (the High Performance Computing Symposium) is Canada’s premiere Advanced Research Computing (ARC) conference, bringing together top researchers from across Canada and around the world, as well as major industry partners.  This year’s conference is being held in Kingston, Ontario ... Continue Reading

AMCTO Annual Conference

June 11-14, 2017
AMCTO: The Municiple Experts  Comes say "Hi!" to ORION staff!  More information: http://www.amcto.com/Education-Events/Annual-Conference/2017-Annual-Conference... Continue Reading

CANHEIT

June 13-16, 2017
Canada's only national higher education IT conference. Say "hi" to ORION staff! https://canheit.ca/... Continue Reading

Archived Events

ECNO Conference 2017

June 4-6, 2017
ECNO: Technology for Education  Make IT Happen, Make IT Matter!  Come say "Hi!" to ORION staff!  https://www.ecnoconference.com/... Continue Reading

MISA Ontario 2017

June 4-7, 2017
MISA: The national voice of municipalities relating to information and communications technology.   Facilitating collaboration and sharing of information among municipalities and member associations. Come say "Hi!" to ORION staff! More Information : http://www.misa-asim.ca/page/ON_Events  MISA Ontario's Annual Conference & Trade Show is the ... Continue Reading
Think Canada 2016: Global Business Summit

Think Canada 2016: Global Business Summit

October 19-20, 2016
ORION's director of engineering and network operations, Ted Longley, is proud to participate in the Economic Development Forum panel, Smarter Ways to Use City Resources.descriptionPresented by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF), Think Canada offers a wealth of knowledge on the business ... Continue Reading
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Accessithon 2016

September 30 - October 2, 2016
ORION proudly supports this eventdescriptionThe accessibility hackathon is a collaboration between Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning and Open Sky Incubator that aims to bring people and technology together in the creation of human–computer interaction solutions that enhance ... Continue Reading
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2016 York Region Broadband & Innovation Summit

October 28, 2016
ORION's CEO is proud to participate in this eventdescriptionThis year's summit theme is York Region as an Intelligent Community. An Intelligent Community is defined as one which has – whether through crisis or foresight – come to understand the enormous challenges of the Broadband ... Continue Reading
7th Annual Canadian EdTech Leadership Summit

7th Annual Canadian EdTech Leadership Summit

November 3, 2016
descriptionRedefining Schools of the Future! Join fellow education and industry leaders for this premier one-day 7th national EdTech Leadership Summit! Gain valuable insight from leading experts, forge strategic partnerships and explore best practices in the use of ICT in redefining tomorrow’s classrooms to ... Continue Reading
Indspire-2016

Indspire National Gathering for Indigenous Education

November 3-5, 2016
ORION proudly supports this eventdescriptionSharing Indigenous Voices: From Thoughts to BeingIndigenous education includes cultures, traditions, and histories in a reciprocal process that engages students, staff, parents, and community partners to collaborate for student success. It is important that all voices ... Continue Reading
HealthAchieve 2016

HealthAchieve 2016

November 7-9, 2016
ORION proudly supports this eventdescriptionThe signature conference and exhibition of the Ontario Hospital Association for over 90 years, HealthAchieve has long been one of the largest and most respected health care events in North America – the preeminent gathering place ... Continue Reading
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Higher Education Summit

November 20-21, 2016
ORION proudly sponsors this eventdescriptionHigher Education Summit is an annual conference that explores issues in post-secondary education and the steps that must be taken to produce the leading-edge workforce of tomorrow. 550 + attendees a yearOne of Canada’s premier conferences ... Continue Reading
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CANARIE National Summit

November 22-23, 2016
ORION proudly sponsors this eventdescriptionNavigating our Data-Driven FutureCome together in beautiful Montreal and engage with Canada’s leaders in scientific research, private industry and government to explore how the torrent of data is impacting policy, technology, infrastructure, and behaviour.View the line-up ... Continue Reading
ECCODE AGM 2016

ECCODE AGM 2016

November 24-25, 2016
ORION proudly sponsors this eventdescriptionOrganized by Ontario Catholic Supervisory Officers' Association, the AGM will be held at the InterContinental, Toronto Yorkville.View all the OCSOA upcoming events.... Continue Reading
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THINK: Open

May 24, 2017
Announcing ORION's annual 2017 THINK Conference, THINK: Open!descriptionInformation is the new currency. And it’s essential to accelerating innovation.Within innovation ecosystems, mash-ups of scientists, students, educators, clinicians, entrepreneurs, politicians, citizens, and more, collaborate in unpredictable ways. Communities around the world are ... Continue Reading
OCCCIO – Ontario College Council of Chief Information Officers

OCCCIO – Ontario College Council of Chief Information Officers

June 20 - 22, 2016
ORION proudly sponsors this eventdescription Join OCCCIO 2016 to explore the innovative ways colleges are gaining new insights into IT operational effectiveness, business intelligence, and student populations – including the challenges of student retention and graduation rates.View the speaker line-up, agenda and FAQs.venueSeneca ... Continue Reading
CANHEIT/HPCS

CANHEIT/HPCS

June 19 - 22, 2016
ORION is a proud sponsor and panelist to this eventdescription HPCS 2016, Canada’s foremost supercomputing conference, will be co-hosted by Compute Canada and CUCCIOTHEME: Shaping the Digital LandscapeJoin Canada’s largest gathering of campus IT leaders and advanced research computing experts and ... Continue Reading
AMCTO

AMCTO

June 12 - 15, 2016
ORION proudly supports this eventDescriptionTheme: Seeing the Big PictureAMCTO's 78th annual general meeting and professional development institute. AMCTO is the largest voluntary professional association and the leading professional development organization for the municipal sector in Ontario.Conference keynote speakers include Dr. Ivan ... Continue Reading
MISA Ontario Annual Conference

MISA Ontario Annual Conference

June 5 - 8, 2016
ORION proudly supports this eventdescriptionThis conference is an annual milestone of progress for municipal IT professionals and managers, and the companies that work with them. Keynote speeches, workshop presentations and trade-show displays combine to illustrate the direction in which municipal technologies ... Continue Reading
ECNO Conference

ECNO Conference

June 5 - 7, 2016
ORION proudly supports this eventDESCRIPTIONECNO is a non-profit information technology cooperative incorporated to promote best practices and provide cost-effective IT solutions to its members. ECNO membership includes over 70 of the 72 school boards in the province of Ontario. To ... Continue Reading
Mobile Healthcare Summit

Mobile Healthcare Summit

January 26 - 27, 2016
ORION proudly sponsors this eventDESCRIPTIONProvide better patient care with the latest mobile health "mHealth" innovationsDETAILSmHealth technology is moving at a fast pace and patients are demanding access to much more of their information from healthcare providers. Patient portals are increasingly becoming ... Continue Reading
Ontario Library Association Superconference

Ontario Library Association Superconference

January 27 - 30, 2016
ORION proudly supports this eventDESCRIPTIONThe Ontario Library Association is Canada’s largest library organization and OLA’s Super Conference is Canada’s largest continuing education event in librarianship. Within the Super Conference event is the country’s largest library tradeshow. The program is a ... Continue Reading
Ontario Education Research Symposium

Ontario Education Research Symposium

February 9 - 11, 2016
ORION proudly sponsors this eventDESCRIPTIONThis year’s theme, Networking & Partnerships: The Core of Achieving Excellence in Education, focuses on collaborations toward an accessible, integrated and responsive education system.  Researchers, educators and policy makers will connect with the ministry’s priority goals ... Continue Reading
Webinar by ORION & Stage2Data: Disaster Recovery When Disaster Strikes

Webinar by ORION & Stage2Data: Disaster Recovery When Disaster Strikes

February 10, 2016
Disaster Recovery When Disaster StrikesDate: February 10Time: 12 noon to 1pmPresenter: Stephen Pyott, Stage2DataRegistration: Sign up for freeJoin Stage2Data and ORION at this one-hour webinar to learn about ensuring business continuity.What would happen to your organization's irreplacable data, in the event of loss? ... Continue Reading
Les Tablettistes

Les Tablettistes

February 17, 2016
ORION proudly supports this event DESCRIPTION Les Tablettistes is a forum for discussion and the exchange of ideas, a meeting place for the different players in education, content producers and technological innovators. DETAILS Technological innovation is redefining learning in the ... Continue Reading
Tech Security Seminar

Tech Security Seminar

March 10, 2016
AgendaSpeakers & TopicsCall for TalksTheme: SecurityORION's upcoming Tech Seminar Series will focus on IT security hot topics that Ontario's network professionals need to know about.VenueMaRS, 101 College Street, Collaboration Centre, Suite 100 Click here for maps and directionsAgenda8:30Breakfast and registration9:00Opening remarks9:15Keynote - ... Continue Reading

Education Technology 6th Annual Summit

April 5 - 6, 2016
ORION proudly supports this eventDESCRIPTIONEducation is at a crossroads. Schools, colleges and universities that properly implement and support technology stand to dramatically improve learning outcomes. But those that do not act will be left with classrooms that do not meet ... Continue Reading
Connect 2016

Connect 2016

April 26 - 29, 2016
ORION proudly supports this eventdescription CONNECT is Canada’s largest education technology conference. We have attracted over 1600 participants, plus countless Exhibitors and Sponsors that came together under one roof to share best practices and expand our horizons of education technology in an ever increasing ... Continue Reading
OASBO 73rd Annual Conference and Education Industry Show

OASBO 73rd Annual Conference and Education Industry Show

May 11 - 13, 2016
ORION proudly supports this eventdescription Theme: Adapt. Innovate. Engage.Click here to view agenda, special activities, and speakers.VenueCaesar’s Conference Centre Windsor - 377 Riverside Dr. East, WindsorRegistrationFull conference and partial conference rates available... Continue Reading
Ontario Universities Computing Conference (OUCC)

Ontario Universities Computing Conference (OUCC)

May 8 - 10, 2016
ORION proudly supports this eventdescription This year’s theme “IT @ a Crossroads”, will help foster active partnerships between Ontario’s universities, facilitate idea sharing and collaboration, with the purpose of addressing the challenges higher education IT departments face today. As we move ... Continue Reading
Lambton College Annual Mobile Summit

Lambton College Annual Mobile Summit

May 13 - 15, 2016
ORION proudly supports this eventdescription Mobile Learning is integrating itself into the educational system. Students are more tech savvy than ever before and handheld devices are becoming more common in the classroom.This summit will be a learning and sharing platform for ... Continue Reading
diTHINK

diTHINK Conference

May 26, 2016
Thanks to all who made diTHINK a meaningful success! Meet the winners of the 2016 Leadership Awards and hear their stories.Theme: digital infrastructure. digital independence. democratized innovation.This year, we ask you to think about how the technology-enabled citizen is already impacting your ... Continue Reading
Mindshare Learning 6th Canadian  EdTech Leadership Summit

Mindshare Learning 6th Canadian EdTech Leadership Summit

October 27, 2015
ORION proudly supports this eventDESCRIPTIONJoin K-12 and post-secondary education leaders in Mindshare Learning's annual summit to help sustain and raise Canada's leadership in EdTech. The 6th EdTech Leadership Summit theme is Redefining the Canadian Digital Learning Landscape, which will explore getting ... Continue Reading
Waterloo Innovation Summit

Waterloo Innovation Summit

September 16 - 18, 2015
ORION proudly sponsors this event.descriptionIn partnership between the University of Waterloo and Communitech in one of the country's top entrepreneurial communities, join industry and policy experts to learn about leading your region or municipality in innovation ecosystems.detailsPreview the line-up of keynote ... Continue Reading
CANARIE National Summit 2015

CANARIE National Summit 2015

September 23 - 24, 2015
ORION proudly sponsors this event.DescriptionTheme - Emerging Technologies: The Path and the Potential for CanadaBe inspired by Canada's top innovators and researchers in robotics, wearables and medical technologies, and build your network in this cutting-edge space.DetailsPreview the keynote speakers, including ... Continue Reading
EdSurge Tech for Schools Summit

EdSurge Tech for Schools Summit

October 2 - 3, 2015
ORION is a proud promotion partner to this event.DescriptionEdSurge Tech for Schools Summit: a two-day conference for educators and school administrators looking to get ahead in advancing the digital classroom.dates & detailsOctober 2: Workshops on Emerging Tech and TrendsEngage in small group ... Continue Reading
ORION launches new PoP at Southlake Regional Hospital

ORION launches new PoP at Southlake Regional Hospital

October 9, 2015
ORION Powers Up Southlake's Point of PresenceDescriptionYork Region will be able to dial up its research, education and innovation capabilities thanks to ORION's new Point-of-Presence (PoP) installation at Southlake Regional Health Centre. DetailsWhat does this enable for York Region?Change-making projects with ultra-high speed ... Continue Reading
York Region Broadband and Innovation Summit

York Region Broadband and Innovation Summit

October 30, 2015
ORION proudly supports this eventDescriptionLearn how high-speed broadband is an enabler of innovation across a broad range of sectors including: economic development, education, small business, research, healthcare, manufacturing and others.The focus of the summit will be on highlighting priorities, actions and measures ... Continue Reading
OASBO-ICT at ECOO Annual Conference: Bring IT together #BIT15

OASBO-ICT at ECOO Annual Conference: Bring IT together #BIT15

November 4 - 6, 2015
ORION proudly sponsors this event.DescriptionGather to share ideas, discuss challenges and explore emerging and best practices for educators and education professionals across Ontario. Opportunities to attend sessions led by education professionals as well as vendor-led sessions will highlight emerging technologies and ... Continue Reading
Higher Education Summit

Higher Education Summit

November 15-16, 2015
ORION proudly sponsors this event.DescriptionHigher Education Summit is an annual conference that explores issues in post-secondary education and the steps that must be taken to produce the leading-edge workforce of tomorrow.dates & detailsNovember 15 and 16View the conference agenda for details ... Continue Reading
Cafe Mathématique

Cafe Mathématique

November 26, 2015 (6:30-8pm)
ORION proudly supports this event DESCRIPTIONCafé Mathématique is an informal workshop designed to explore the applications of mathematics in different and unexpected areas. The Café is free and open to the general public.DETAILSModerated by Jane Heffernan, York University Research Chair and ... Continue Reading
Webinar by ORION & CIRA – Protect Against DDoS Attacks & DNS Outages

Webinar by ORION & CIRA – Protect Against DDoS Attacks & DNS Outages

December 1, 2015
Protect Your Institution Against DDoS & DNS OutagesDate: Tuesday December 1, 2015Time: Noon to 1pmPresenter: Mark Gaudet, Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA)Registration: Now open!Join CIRA and ORION at this one-hour webinar to learn about a highly reliable DNS protection solution.D-Zone Anycast DNS offers improved external DNS resolution, up-time, ... Continue Reading
Video Webinar – Hosted Video Solutions – May 27

Video Webinar – Hosted Video Solutions – May 27

May 27, 2015
Thinking about leveraging videoconferencing technology?Our video webinar discusses the top hosted solutions, accessible over the ORION network.Date: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Presenter: Michael Levesque, Resolve Collaboration Services Agenda and Registration: Sign up for freeYour ... Continue Reading
2015 THINK Conference – April 21

2015 THINK Conference – April 21

April 21, 2015
As the tracks for the connectivity railroad are laid, we need to create a tomorrow in which no one is left behind. How do we craft the frameworks, partnerships and infrastructure that are needed to help our research and innovation ... Continue Reading
Higher Education Summit – November 23-24

Higher Education Summit – November 23-24

November 23-24, 2014
The Higher Education Summit explores the major issues of the day and the challenges facing educators, governments, business leaders and others. This year's conference takes place Nov. 23 and 24 at the Fairmont Royal York hotel in Toronto.ORION's Glamour and ... Continue Reading
Mindshare Summit – October 23

Mindshare Summit – October 23

October 23, 2014
Karen Grose, the Vice-President of Digital Education at TVO and board member for ORION, will be speaking at the 5th Annual Canadian EdTech Leadership Summit. Our business development team will also be at this event, so make sure you say ... Continue Reading
2014 HPCVL Symposium – October 21-22

2014 HPCVL Symposium – October 21-22

October 21-22, 2014
Our Elizabeth Moyer will be speaking at HPCVL's 2014 Symposium, "Complex Data and Analytics in Medical Research." Elizabeth will be talking to attendees about how cloud technology can benefit their work while reducing costs. Event: 2014 HPCVL Symposium Date: October ... Continue Reading
2014 ORION K-12 Education Workshop

2014 ORION K-12 Education Workshop

June 12, 2014
Move beyond the buzz around new technology to discover its true value for improving learning! On June 12th, ORION is holding a workshop to discuss game-changing tools, techniques and strategies on how the new wave of education technology can be ... Continue Reading
2014 THINK Conference

2014 THINK Conference

April 15, 2014
The discussions from this conference were a key first step in ORION’s year-long strategy planning exercise, the ORION Nexus Project. Being user-focused is critical to developing ORION’s long-term strategic plan. ORION created an event report on the outcomes of the ... Continue Reading
2014 Tech Workshop

2014 Tech Workshop

April 16, 2014
Being asked to do more with less? We can help you increase productivity and efficiency, mitigate risk, and enhance the end-user experience.Join us at the 2014 ORION Tech Workshop to learn about recent network upgrades, future projects and provide your ... Continue Reading
2013 ORION THINK Conference

2013 ORION THINK Conference

April 25, 2013
The Sheraton Centre, Toronto“Today we create more information globally every two days than in all the years leading up to 2003.”Whether it’s research in physics, medicine, digital media, the arts, or social sciences, petabytes of valuable data is being produced ... Continue Reading
2013 ORION Tech Workshop

2013 ORION Tech Workshop

March 7, 2013
Join us at the 2013 ORION Tech Workshop to learn about recent ORION network upgrades and future projects. The workshop will also engage users on current and future services, and seek feedback on proposed ORION-led initiatives. Click here to register ... Continue Reading