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2011 CAMA E-Brief Partner: February 14, 2011            

Registrations are now being accepted for CAMA’s 2011 Annual Conference to be held in Halifax, Nova Scotia from May 31 to June 1, 2011 at the World Trade and Convention Centre.  The Conference theme is “Successful CAOs – How Do We Measure Up?”  with sub-themes on Performance, Communications and the Economy.
 
Using the links below, members can register for the Conference, the golf tournament, the partner’s program, and purchase additional event tickets.  Have your credit card ready.  For those wishing to pay by cheque, register online then forward payment to the CAMA National Office.  Registering online is the only way to sign up for this year’s conference.
 
To register as a Delegate:  http://www.civicinfo.bc.ca/event/cama2011.asp
 
To register as a Partner:  http://www.civicinfo.bc.ca/event/cama2011_partners.asp
 
To register for the Golf Tournament:  http://www.civicinfo.bc.ca/event/cama2011_golf.asp
 
The full Conference Program is also available on the CAMA Conference website at http://www.camacam.ca/en/conference/2011annualconference.asp
or it can be accessed from any of the registration web pages noted above.  The french version of the program will also be availalbe in the near future.  This year’s Conference features a variety of professional development sessions and networking activities that CAMA members won’t want to miss.
 
If you have any questions about the Conference, please contact Ms. Jennifer Goodine, at the CAMA National office at 1-866-771-2262 or admin@camacam.ca.  If you experience any difficulties with the on-line registration form, please contact CivicInfo BC at 250-383-4898.
 
There are still some rooms available under the “CAMA block” at the Delta Halifax Hotel and the Delta Barrington Hotel, however they are going quickly.  For more information visit the CAMA website at:  http://www.camacam.ca/en/conference/2011annualconference.asp
 
We look forward to seeing you in May! 

Welcome Trade Show Exhibitors! 

MHPM Project Leaders

 MHPM Project Leaders is Canada’s largest specialist project management company. As an independent consulting organization, MHPM has been providing a single point of responsibility for all types of facility-related projects since 1989. MHPM delivers successful projects for clients in all sectors, including municipalities across the country, through its distributed network of 16 offices coast to coast and over 230 full-time permanent project leaders. MHPM serves as an integral part of our clients’ teams to manage project cost, time and quality certainty and to deliver project success. MHPM always strives to achieve innovative, sustainable and value-added solutions. For information about MHPM and its services, visit www.mhpm.com.

Itron Canada Inc.

Itron is the world's leading provider of intelligent metering, data collection and utility software solutions, with nearly 8,000 utilities worldwide relying on our technology to optimize the delivery and use of energy and water. Our products include electricity, gas, water and heat meters; data collection and communication systems, including automated meter reading (AMR) and advanced metering infrastructure (AMI); meter data management and related software applications; as well as project management and installation.

D.L.G.L. / XEMIS Corporation

D.L.G.L offers V.I.P. Totally Integrated Web System - Human Resources, Payroll, Time Capture & Scheduling, Pension, Talent Management, Self-Service Portals Employees and Managers. Business Intelligence Metrics. Recruitment. Workforce Management. Time & Attendance. Benefits. Compensation & Bonus Rewards. Expense Account. Health Management. Workflow. Agenda. Applicant Tracking. Investment Plans. Training. Labour Relations. Absenteeism. WCB Claims. Skill Inventory. Succession Planning. Pay Equity. Organization Charting. V.I.P. is North American. Bilingual. Distributed and Web Architecture. Oracle. Unix. Implementation and modifications supported by D.L.G.L. directly.

Schulich Executive Education Centre

"If you need to use it now, learn it now." Because market conditions continue to change rapidly, executives and entrepreneurs must be able to quickly develop and fine-tune personal business skills in order to address immediate situations. Executive development at SEEC is all about this kind of "just-in-time" learning - learning which is focused, practical and immediately applicable to the task at hand. Select from a wide variety of relevant business topics at SEEC today, and use the new skills and techniques you learn at the office tomorrow.

Riva Modeling Systems Inc.

Riva Modeling Systems is the leading software tool for performing PSAB 3150 Compliance Reporting and Strategic Long Range Asset Risk and Budget Management for municipalities and government agencies. Riva integrates to any third party system, including maintenance management, GIS,ERP and specialized inspection tools and applies your best maintenance practices to build a prioritized, full lifecycle plan for maintaining and replacing any type of asset along with full PSAB/TCA compliance reporting.

AFI International Group Inc.

AFI International provides elite security, risk management and investigative services to protect people and property, both in times of crisis and through regular business operations. Look to us for a complete array of security solutions that span contingency planning and labour dispute resolution to executive protection and undercover investigations. With more than 20 years of experience operating in both city centers and extremely remote locations, we bring specialized resources and expert guidance to safeguard companies across North America.

Ravenhill Group Inc.

We are Canada's Municipal recruiting specialists. What sets us apart is our unique work as recruiters. We don't ask our clients to spend money on costly advertising that will usually only identify unhappy and unemployed people. Experience has shown that the very best candidates would not risk blindly responding to an ad when uncertain about who would see their response. Most often, the people we find are not even thinking about a job change until we contact them.

Insituform Technologies Limited

Insituform Technologies® rehabilitates deteriorated sewer and water pipes using Insituform® processes, non-disruptive methods of creating a structurally sound pipe-within-a-pipe. The Insituform® processes are an affordable way to solve a full range of everyday sewer and water problems with no digging or disruption.

ESRI Canada

Founded in 1984, ESRI Canada provides enterprise geographic information system (GIS) solutions that empower businesses, governments and educational institutions to make timely, informed and mission-critical decisions by leveraging the power of geography. The company distributes the world''s leading GIS software from ESRI, Telvent, Azteca Systems and other technology partners. Headquartered in Toronto, the company serves over 10,000 customers from 16 regional offices across Canada. Information about ESRI Canada can be found at esricanada.com.

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Canada Inc.

Jardine Lloyd Thompson Canada (JLT) is Canada''s leading public sector risk management, insurance, and employee benefits specialty brokerage firm. Our clients vary in size from provincial governments to municipalities of a few hundred households. JLT Canada has a well-deserved reputation for providing dynamic, cost-effective and pro-active risk management advice and insurance solutions to this diverse and important sector.

SAP Canada

SAP Canada is pleased to once again be a Platinum Sponsor for the CAMA Conference - including sponsorship of the President''s Dinner. SAP is the world''s leading provider of business software. SAP delivers solutions to help Canadian municipalities of all sizes increase performance, improve service delivery, and drive greater efficiencies across all lines of operations. For additional information on how SAP can help your municipality become a best run business, please contact Rob Corazzola at rob.corazzola@sap.com or visit www.sap.com/canada/municipal.

Local Government Administrators of the NWT (LGANT)

The Local Government Administrators of the Northwest Territories (LGANT) is a professional organization comprised of senior administrators within local community governments in the Northwest Territories. The Mission of LGANT is to promote excellence and professionalism in the field of local government administration in the Northwest Territories through education and career development programs and to create awareness of the Local Government Administrator's role in the community.

Public Sector Digest - CityWide Software Solutions

Public Sector Digest Inc. (PSD) specializes in knowledge and information management for public sector organizations. The research center aggregates and publishes original content pertinent to senior government decision makers. CityWide, a division of PSD, is a sophisticated suite of software applications designed for asset management, financial planning, and performance measurement.

Graph Synergy

We offer turn key 3D interactive solutions and visualization services for urban development, real estate, homeland security and infrastructure.

StarGarden Corporation

StarGarden is a fully integrated web-based Human Resources, Payroll and Work Planning solution designed to meet the needs of structured, position-based organizations with complex pay and benefit issues. StarGarden maintains substantial detailed information about your organization, its structure, compensation and benefits plans, accruals/balances, employees, and payroll. www.stargarden.com or call 800 809 2880.

Jostle Corporation

Jostle, the People Engagement PlatformT, is a new breed of non-disruptive enterprise software that brings much-needed clarity to today's ever-changing organizations. It dynamically connects people, teams, content and tools through a simple, highly visual, unifying organizational framework, clarifying who's doing what, who knows what and who works with whom. Want to find out how Jostle can make your city more efficient and engage your employees? Visit us at booth # 21.

FAME Asset Management Solutions

FAME Asset Management Solutions provides industry leading software and expert consulting to assist Municipalities with their infrastructure asset management planning, analysis, reporting, auditing, energy management and technology solutions.


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