Join an onsite gathering of key industry members to facilitate discussion of common issues, share best practices, review Premium tools, and set Info-Tech’s industry research agenda.


Learn best practices from 12 – 18 industry peers. Engage with the latest research and help set direction for future research, facilitated by a leading Industry Analyst. Build individual capability models that will drive IT strategy around cost and competitive advantage.


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The Masonic Temple
888 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON
M4W 2J2

Featured Speaker

John Burwash
Senior Executive Advisor, CIO Practice at Info-Tech Research Group

John Burwash is a Senior Executive Advisor with Info-Tech Research Group. With over 25 years’ experience in IT leadership roles across multiple industries and geographies, John has a breadth of knowledge in IT operations, business alignment, technology innovation, business transformation, and greenfield start-ups. John’s global background spans over 20 countries in the manufacturing, transportation, and food and beverages industries.

Previously, John was the CIO of Clearwater Seafoods, North America’s largest vertically integrated harvester, processor, and distributor of premium shellfish. Prior to that he held senior leadership roles as Vice President of Information Technology and Executive Director at Magna International, a $32 billion global automotive supplier, as well as management and technical roles at Freightliner Trucks and Canadian Pacific Railway. John is also co-founder of Plant Matter Kitchen, an organic food start-up located in London, Ontario.

John received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Toronto.


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Reference Architecture

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Key Issue Discussion

Discuss Key Industry Trends with a focus on IT’s contribution to budgeting, top industry issues, and security challenges.

The Venue

The Masonic Temple
888 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON
M4W 2J2

The Masonic Temple, Toronto, ON.

The Masonic Temple in Toronto is the former meeting place of the Masons, whose origins trace back to medieval Britain. Constructed in 1918, the temple's concert hall played host to many legendary musicians, including: The Rolling Stones, Led Zeppelin, David Bowie and The Who. In 2013, Info-Tech Research Group purchased the historic Masonic Temple from Bell Media. The temple is now home to Info-Tech's Toronto Office and Innovation Lab.

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