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IT Peer Group Meeting: Canadian Fishing Company

Canadian Fishing Company


IT: Information Technology Peer Group

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 from 10am-12pm

Location: Canadian Fishing Company

Address: Foot of Gore Ave, Vancouver, BC

Your GPS might have trouble finding this location. Enter 301 Waterfront Road East, Vancouver for accurate destination.

Processors and Associates with IT staff Only Please, (Service Providers will be invited to guest speak at future meetings)


10:00AM Welcome and Introductions:   Co-Chairs  Cameron Christie and Ryo Fusamae

10:05AM   Guest Speaker:  Lori Meyer, XLN Pro  - ERP Selection

Lori will offer an introduction to ERP,  steps involved in selecting an ERP, what questions to ask your potential ERP provider, and the value of engaging a consultant to help you with this system that is critical to your business.

10:50AM Hot Topic Round Table:   Security.  Best Practices on how to manage the increasing threats of Breaches, Ransomware (Bitcoins), staff education, penetration testing, managed services, etc,



Other Business:

Prepare for Next Meeting:  Second Weds of the Month: 

  • Topic Selections: If meeting topics are selected in advance, it can help members come prepared.
  • Venue offer:  (preferably a member’s company,  Default: Ideon Packaging in Richmond.)
  • Would you like a guest speaker on any topic?  SYSPRO Canada, Vision 33, Phoenix Systems, Mighty Oaks, Aquilon – are all software solutions/ERP members wanting to present/speak.


NOON:  TOUR:   The Canadian Fishing Company, CANFISCO.  This historic building, their current headquarters, and working site that has been in continuous operation since 1906 at the foot of Gore Street in Vancouver.


The IT Peer Group, of processor IT staff, meets monthly (the second Wednesday of the month) to discuss in confidence issues to keep you ‘online’,  ERP’s, inventory software, managing growth etc. This Group is chaired by Cameron Christie of Ideon Packaging and Ryu Fusamae of Silver Hills Bakery.

For inquiries regarding this peer group meeting, please email sandra@bcfpa.ca.

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IT Peer Group Feb 14 ERP and Security Roundtable