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Photo Gallery: The Technology Expo 2017

See: North America’s leading ICT & cybersecurity pros come together at Winnipeg event.

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The Technology Expo, presented by Epic, an MTS company, filled Winnipeg’s RBC Convention Centre on April 26, with its annual lineup of expert keynote speakers, breakout sessions, trade show partners and Manitoba’s ICT community in attendance. Featured highlights from the event can be found here, plus get a glimpse of the day’s action from the galleries below.

The Stage is Set

RBC Convention Centre

Winnipeg's RBC Convention Centre is ready for action and The Technology Expo 2017.

Winnipeg’s RBC Convention Centre is ready for action and The Technology Expo 2017.

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Epic Tech Expo

Epic Tech Expo

Epic tote bags handed out at the registration table.

Epic Tech Expo

Epic Tech Expo

BACON

Breakfast and bacon were a highlight, as always.

Epic Tech Expo

Epic Tech Expo

The Speakers

With five keynote speakers gracing the main stage, discussions ranged from the cyber war, how new advances in cybersecurity can protect businesses and the digital transformation brought forth by cloud computing.

Daniel Ennis cyber war

Daniel Ennis, Former Director, Threat Operations Centre NSA, addresses the “cyber war” happening right now and how we can win.

Daniel Ennis Tech Expo

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Keynotes were illustrated in a “graphic recording” style by Sam Bradd of Drawing Change

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Ryan Klassen, Vice-President of Business Solutions for Bell MTS and Epic’s General Manager, speaks at The Technology Expo.

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An audience of 1,100 Manitoba business people and ICT professionals filled the RBC Convention Centre.

Dan McKeen, Vice-Chair, Bell MTS and Western Canada Senior Vice-President of Small Business

Dan McKeen, Vice-Chair, Bell MTS and Western Canada Senior Vice-President of Small Business

Dan McKeen, Vice-Chair, Bell MTS and Western Canada Senior Vice-President of Small Business.

Jeremy Wubs senior vice-president Marketing – Bell Business Markets, Bell Canada

Jeremy Wubs Senior Vice-President Marketing, Bell Business Markets, Bell Canada.

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Mansel Belyea, director, Information Technology Sales for Epic

Mansel Belyea, Director, Information Technology Sales for Epic.

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Epic Tech Expo

Epic’s director of professional services, James Morris

Epic’s Director of Professional Services, James Morris.

L-R: Doug Scott, director, technology with Epic, Jason Maynard, cybersecurity consulting systems engineer with Cisco, Mike Lloyd, CTO of RedSeal, Scott Smith, director, intellectual property and innovation policy with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Zach Zahradnik COO of the Deposit Guarantee Corporation of Manitoba, and Epic’s director of professional services, James Morris, at The Technology Expo

L-R: Doug Scott, Director, Technology with Epic, Jason Maynard, Cybersecurity Consulting Systems Engineer with Cisco, Mike Lloyd, CTO of RedSeal, Scott Smith, Director, Intellectual Property and Innovation Policy with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, Zach Zahradnik COO of the Deposit Guarantee Corporation of Manitoba, and Epic’s Director of Professional Services, James Morris,  at The Technology Expo.

Scott Smith, director, intellectual property and innovation policy with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce (right) and Mike Lloyd, CTO of RedSeal

Scott Smith, director, Intellectual Property and Innovation Policy with the Canadian Chamber of Commerce (right) and Mike Lloyd, CTO of RedSeal.

Dr. Mike Lloyd, RedSeal

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Jason Maynard, cybersecurity consulting systems engineer with Cisco

Jason Maynard, Cybersecurity Consulting Systems Engineer with Cisco.

Doug Scott, director, technology with Epic and Jason Maynard

Speaking: Doug Scott, Director, Technology with Epic.

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Ryan Klassen, vice-president of business solutions for Bell MTS and Epic’s general manager

Ryan Klassen, Vice-President of Business Solutions for Bell MTS and Epic’s General Manager.

Dr. Mike Lloyd Epic Tech Expo

Epic Tech Expo

Epic Tech Expo

Chris Henley, product strategy specialist with Veeam

Chris Henley, Product Strategy Specialist with Veeam.

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Epic Tech Expo

Chris Henley, product strategy specialist with Veeam

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The Cubes

Breakouts were held in demo cubes throughout the day, featuring 16 speaker sessions from vendors and partners. This allowed audiences to get more in-depth into key topics, and up close for Q&A with the presenters.

Bill Yaeger, Bell MTS Data Centres specialist

Bill Yaeger, Bell MTS Data Centres Specialist.

Kaspersky - security evangelist Dave Balcar

Kaspersky demo cube featured Security Evangelist, Dave Balcar.

Kaspersky - security evangelist Dave Balcar

Cisco - Cisco Collaboration Solutions consulting systems engineer Jacob Karaoghlanian

Cisco’s Collaboration Solutions consulting systems engineer, Jacob Karaoghlanian.

Cisco - Cisco Collaboration Solutions consulting systems engineer Jacob Karaoghlanian

Dell EMC - data protection sales specialist Noel Fardy

Data Protection Sales Specialist, Noel Fardy, from Dell EMC.

Epic - Outsourced IT Support: Community or Not?

Epic’s demo cube, “Outsourced IT Support: Community or Not?” presented by Abraham Daniels and Craig Wilton.

Cisco - Jason Maynard, cybersecurity consulting systems engineer

Cisco’s Jason Maynard, Cybersecurity Consulting Systems Engineer.

Netapp - Storage for People Who Don't Like Storage

NetApp’s demo cube, “Storage for People Who Don’t Like Storage,” presented by Michael Bagg.

Epic Cloud 2.0 - The Future of Hybrid Cloud Services

Epic Cloud 2.0, “The Future of Hybrid Cloud Services”

Microsoft Education Solutions - Cameron Smith, senior product marketing manager, Windows

Microsoft Education Solutions featuring Cameron Smith, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Windows.

RedSeal - Adding Network Intelligence to Vulnerability Management

RedSeal’s Kes Jecius presenting “Adding Network Intelligence to Vulnerability Management.” 

Kaspersky - Securing Your Investments (Matt Balcer - solutions professional)

Kaspersky’s “Securing Your Investments” featuring animated Solutions Professional, Matt Balcer.

Epic - A Modern Approach to Protecting Your Data

Epic’s “A Modern Approach to Protecting Your Data” featuring Doug Scott, Sherry Ruddock, Jeremy Carr from Epic and Veeam.

VMware and Dell - How to Evolve without Risk and Reduce CO with VMwaare and Dell EMC

VMware and Dell’s “How to Evolve without Risk and Reduce CO”

Microsoft - Inspiring Apps and Applications (Cameron Smith, senior product marketing manager, Windows)

Microsoft’s “Inspiring Apps and Applications” with Cameron Smith, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Windows.

Lenovo - Data Centre Trends

Lenovo’s demo cube, “Data Centre Trends”

The Trade Show Floor

ICT partners hosted booths as part of the trade show and networking floor, allowing attendees to get details on all the products and solutions featured throughout the day, plus try out some cutting edge tech.

Epic Tech Expo trade show booth

Epic Tech Expo trade show floor

Epic Tech Expo trade show booth

Epic Tech Expo trade show booth

Epic Tech Expo trade show floor

Epic Tech Expo trade show booth

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A coveted device charging station was available, so attendees would never have to risk being left with a drained battery.

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Epic Tech Expo trade show floor

Epic Tech Expo trade show floor

Epic Tech Expo trade show floor

Epic Tech Expo trade show floor

Epic Tech Expo trade show floor

Epic Tech Expo trade show floor

Epic Tech Expo trade show floor

Epic Tech Expo trade show floor

Epic Tech Expo trade show floor

Epic Tech Expo

Epic Tech Expo trade show floor

Epic Tech Expo trade show floor

Epic Tech Expo trade show floor

Epic Tech Expo trade show floor

Epic Tech Expo trade show floor

Epic Tech Expo trade show floor

Epic Tech Expo trade show floor

Epic Tech Expo trade show floor

Epic Tech Expo trade show floor

Epic Tech Expo trade show floor

Epic Tech Expo trade show floor

Epic Tech Expo trade show floor

Epic Tech Expo trade show floor

Epic Tech Expo trade show floor

Epic Tech Expo trade show floor

Epic Tech Expo trade show floor

Epic Tech Expo

Epic Tech Expo

Cisco was the Platinum sponsor for The Technology Expo. Gold sponsors included Kaspersky, Dell EMC, Microsoft and RedSeal. Silver sponsors included Air Unlimited Inc., Global Knowledge, Hewlett Packard, Brocade, Commvault, NetApp, Netscout, Nimble, Polycom, Veeam and VMware. Bronze sponsors included Lenovo, Mitel, NEC and Vertiv.

See more highlights and event coverage.

Cyber-attacks & keeping your business safe: Hot topics at The Technology Expo

Jason Halstead

Jason is a Winnipeg-based journalist and photographer who has been published across Canadian media.

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