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Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) Deputy Minister and CIO speak at Western

NRCan Deputy Minister Bob Hamilton (left) and CIO Pierre Ferland (right)

Natural Resources Canada Deputy Minister Bob Hamilton (left) and CIO Pierre Ferland (right)

On Monday, March 14, Deputy Minister of Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) Bob Hamilton spoke on the federal government’s perspectives on a changing context in natural resource management in Canada. Physics and Astronomy Rm 100 was filled for the event.

Immediately afterwards, NRCan Chief Information Officer (CIO) Pierre Ferland spoke on IT-related career opportunities (particularly as they relate to the management of Big Data). His talk was titled, "The Future of IT within the Government of Canada: Computing Careers."

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