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31st National Forum on Consumer Finance Class Actions and Government Enforcement
31ST NATIONAL FORUM ON CONSUMER FINANCE CLASS ACTIONS AND GOVERNMENT ENFORCEMENT
July 23-24, 2019
Today, consumer financial services companies face a broad range of threats exclusive to this industry, and they require representation that appreciates the nuances this arena requires. Attend this conference to meet and re-connect with peers, and learn from leading industry decision-makers, counsel ...

FST Government Victoria 2019
FST GOVERNMENT VICTORIA 2019
July 24-24, 2019
Once dismissed as a technology ‘laggard’, the Victorian Government has done much to reform its image as a bit player in among Australia’s digital progressive governments. With the state’s digital economy expected to generate more than $50 billion for the economy by 2020 ...

Canada Border Services Agency

The CBSA carries out its responsibilities with a workforce of approximately 13,000 employees, including over 7,200 uniformed CBSA officers who provide services at approximately 1,200 points across Canada and at 39 international locations.

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The federal and provincial governments combined contribution of nearly $44 million to relocate and expand Centennial College’s aerospace program at Downsview is the first step towards the creation of the Downsview aerospace hub, says the executive director of an academia-industry aerospace consortium. “These significant federal and provincial government investments to re-locate Centennial College’s aerospace program to Downsview are the essential first steps toward the developm...
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EVENTS

31st National Forum on Consumer Finance Class Actions and Government Enforcement
31ST NATIONAL FORUM ON CONSUMER FINANCE CLASS ACTIONS AND GOVERNMENT ENFORCEMENT
July 23-24, 2019
Today, consumer financial services companies face a broad range of threats exclusive to this industry, and they require representation that appreciates the nuances this arena requires. Attend this conference to meet and re-connect with peers, and learn from leading industry decision-makers, counsel ...

FST Government Victoria
FST GOVERNMENT VICTORIA
July 24-24, 2019
FST Government Victoria focuses on Digital disruption in the public service, Cyber-security, and citizen data protection, Blockchain in civic services, Big data and analytics, Workforce mobility, Cloud & virtualization, Artificial intelligence and robotics processing, Future workspaces.