Plan for a Smart Future
April 22, 2015 Sheraton Guildford, Surrey

Latest News & Announcements


BCTIA to be Co-Chair of The Evolution of Communities Forum

March 16th, 2015 — Post by Bill Tam, Co-chair

For many years, we've partnered with the City of Surrey to showcase the art of the possible. Blending sustainability, innovation and growth, Surrey embodies the very principles that have elevated the growth of the technology sector in British Columbia for the past decade.

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Evolution of Communities Sponsor Announcement

March 11th, 2015

The Evolution of Communities Forum is pleased to announce that SFU, IBM, FortisBC, and Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) are key sponsors for its inaugural event.

Read the full press release for more information about this announcement and the event.


Welcome to the Evolution of Communities Forum

March 10th, 2015 — Post by Bruce Hayne, City Councillor

Welcome to the Evolution of Communities Forum. This inaugural event is a unique opportunity for Municipalities, thought leaders, and the technology industry to share and learn from leaders in the field.

Imagine for a moment, a community of the future; a community that is engaged and connected, a community that utilizes technology and data to help guide policy decisions, create better transit infrastructure and develop public safety strategies – all while attracting investment and driving efficiencies. The future is here.

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Visionary Big Data Expert to Keynote

March 3rd, 2015

Evolution of Communities Forum, hosted by the City of Surrey, today announces Dr. Paul Terry as the keynote speaker for the inaugural event, taking place April 22, 2015.

Read the full press release for more information about this announcement and the event.