Rigstar Communications Hosts Second Annual Remote Communications CIO Conference

Top Quote "With vast experience in the industry CIO's will learn new information and walk away with valuable knowledge to improve their health, safety, and environment on site." End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) September 28, 2011 - Calgary, AB - Rigstar Communications' President and Director of Business Development Brent Grisdale reminds all CIO's that the Second Annual Remote Communications CIO Conference is taking place October 18th, 2011 at Hotel Arts in Calgary, AB. Loaded with keynote speakers the CIO conference will highlight how information technology is leading the charge in health, safety and environmental improvement.

    "This year's conference is once again full of highly educated and respected keynote speakers," explains Grisdale. "With vast experience in the industry CIO's will learn new information and walk away with valuable knowledge to improve their health, safety, and environment on site." In addition to several keynote speakers the conference also includes a four-course networking dinner at Hotel Arts' award winning restaurant RAW Bar.

    The focus of this event is "Health, Safety and Environmental Improvement - How Information Technology is Leading the Charge." The event creates an opportunity for business and technical leaders to have a collaborative discussion on how leading edge technologies, applied in a geographically dispersed global network of people and property assets, can ensure CIO's enforcement of HS&E policies and practices across the value chain, yielding tangible progress and decreasing risks of asset loss.

    Topics and Keynote speakers in the agenda include;

    Cutting Edge Remote Technology Integrations
    Brent Grisdale, President at Rigstar Communications and Co-presenter Mark Fossen, CIO at Rigstar Communications
    Transformational Technologies & Change Management
    Tom Collins, Partner at Station 5 Consulting, former SVP of Encana, past CIO at PanCanadian Petroleum/CP Ships, and Deputy Minister of Energy. Co-presenter Rick Johannesson, COO at Techworks Solutions
    Creating Cultures of Safety On & Off The Jobsite
    Kevin Burns, President & CEO of Burns Group International (BGi)
    Fort Hills Project
    Doug Philp, Senior Project Manager, Suncor Energy
    Alberta E-Health Vault
    Robert Tasker, President of TRLabs
    Emerging Health Care Trends and Their Impact on Information Technology
    Robert Lam, President of the Calgary Council for Advanced Technology
    Blended Learning Strategies for Remote Site Safety Training
    Kerri Montgomery, Distribution and Partnership Sales, Online Learning Enterprises Inc.

    The Workplace Health Improvement Project (WHIP)
    Lorne Kleppe, Executive Director of the Manufactures' Health & Safety Association
    Improving Remote Site Security and Compliance through WAN Acceleration & Optimization
    Kaulin Melnyk, Regional Manager, Western Canada, Silver Peak Systems

    Event: Second Annual Remote Communications CIO Conference
    Date: October 18th, 2011
    Time: 7:30am- 8:00pm
    Location: Hotel Arts, Calgary, Alberta

    Limited seating is available. Please contact Kate Rowe; Kate.Rowe(at)patronus.ca for more information, or to book your seat for this event.

    Rigstar Communications Inc. (www(dot)rigstar(dot)ca) provides integrated communication services to oil and gas organizations with expansive and remote wide area network requirements. With more than twelve years experience in the construction and commercial operations of remote communication systems, Rigstar's expansive network and field operations reaches a significant footprint of Alberta and Western North America

    Media contacts:
    Kate Rowe, Rigstar Communications Inc.

    Tara Lynn Molina, New Wave Media
    403.457.0919 ext.221

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