• Tessa Bousfield posted an article
    A dozen VIATEC Member companies are showing the province how incredible Greater Victoria's tech is. see more

    January 6, 2016 - Victoria, BC - The #BCTECH Summit runs from January 18th to 19th at the Vancouver Convention Centre West with the goals of showcasing BC’s vibrant technology industry, building cross-sector opportunities for businesses and exploring the latest ideas that will drive a competitive advantage for BC.

    VIATEC is supporting the summit as an Innovation Industry Partner, bringing 10 VIATEC Member companies with them to show the province how incredible Greater Victoria's tech industry is. The following companies will be exhibiting with VIATEC in the main conference area:


    The agenda includes sessions with:

    • Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens' Services
    • Honourable Christy Clark, Premier of BC
    • Eric Ries, Author, The Lean Startup
    • Ambrosia Vertesi, VP Talent, Hootsuite
    • T.K. Rangarajan, Corporate Vice President, Technology & Research, Microsoft
    • Andrew Wilson, CEO, Electronic Arts
    • And many, many more

    The agenda also includes many panel discussions, with topics including:

    • How to build a lasting tech company
    • Capitalizing opportunities for BC
    • Changing the Game: Digital and the transformation of entertainment
    • Minds & Machines: The next industrial revolution
    • Shaping the future of health
    • And many, many more

    A streaming event will take place at Fort Tectoria for those who can't make it to the event. Details to follow.

  • Tessa Bousfield posted an article
    Dec 18th Deadline for #BCTECH Summit $400 Delegate Discount and B2B Meeting Applications! see more

    Technology is reshaping how we do business, transforming customer experiences and driving growth across all segments of our economy. The #BCTECH Summit is a two-day event (Jan 18-19) that will showcase BC’s vibrant technology industry, build cross-sector opportunities for businesses and explore the latest ideas that will drive a competitive advantage for BC.

    This event is for entrepreneurs, investors, industry buyers, researchers, students and government officials. It will allow them to come together to make new connections, nurture existing networks and exchange fresh ideas!

    To get the VIATEC Member discount code please contact by this Friday (Reg Early Bird Price is $499... You only pay $399). Please note there are a limited amount of discount passes available!

    Also due this Friday are applications for the #BCTECH Summit B2B Meetings. The #BCTECH Summit’s B2B meetings offer outstanding opportunities to build your business. These facilitated meetings match BC companies with customers, potential suppliers and government procurement specialists. Apply now for the opportunity to meet one-on-one with people who can accelerate the growth of your business. Click here for more info and to apply.

  • Tessa Bousfield posted an article
    Latitude's complete product family on display at the Helicopter Association November 13-15, at Booth see more

    Victoria, BC Canada - November 11, 2015 - Latitude Technologies, the premier global supplier of flight data management, flight following, and Satcom solutions for helicopter operators, will be showcasing Latitude's complete product family at the Helicopter Association of Canada's 20th Annual Convention and Trade Show in Vancouver, November 13-15, at Booth #409.  The Latitude sales team will be at the Latitude booth meeting with customers and channel partners wanting to learn more about Latitude's award winning IONode™ HFDM (helicopter flight data management) system and the company's SkyNode® voice and data transceivers.  In addition, Latitude will be demonstrating Latitude Flight Data Analytics™, Latitude's feature-rich web-based flight analytics platform, and the latest version of WebSentinel™, Latitude's web-based flight following, mapping, and messaging platform.    

    About Latitude Technologies:
    Latitude Technologies Corp., headquartered in Victoria, British Columbia, is a manufacturer and provider of flight data monitoring, flight following, and satellite data and voice communications equipment and services.  Latitude's SkyNode® products are the most versatile and economical-to-operate aeronautical communication devices in the world.  The company's IONode™ is the industry's first lightweight flight data recorder and advanced data acquisition unit, capable of real-time event and exceedance alerts and automated post-flight wireless data transfer.  Latitude's DL150 FANS 1/A+ Data Link is the first lightweight multi-function SDU on the market.  Latitude provides reliable and secure aviation data and communication options for crew safety, fleet logistics, and operations and maintenance efficiencies with the WebSentinel™ flight tracking and Latitude Flight Data Analytics™ web-based data management platforms for desktops, dispatch centers, and mobile devices.   

    For more information about Latitude's flight data and satcom solutions, visit or call 1-888-966-5599.