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VanUE celebrates one year anniversary

Vancouver User Experience Group (VanUE) is celebrating its one year anniversary and we want to wish the group all the best! Recent meetings have seen some great topics discussed and increased attendance. VanUE is a group of user experience professionals who, via monthly sessions, wish to share unique approaches, experiences and challenges. The group encourages […]

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Tour de Gastown 2004

OpenRoad Communications is proud to be a sponsor of the 2004 Tour de Gastown. With annual crowds of nearly 30,000, the legendary Tour de Gastown is one of the most famous bicycle races in Canada and the centerpiece of BC Superweek, British Columbia’s most prestigious week of bicycle racing. Run over a super-fast 1.2 km […]

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Bike racing returns to Gastown

OpenRoad Communications is proud to be a sponsor of the 2002 Steamworks Tour de Gastown. One of Canada’s oldest and most prestigious bike races, the Tour de Gastown (formerly Gastown Grand Prix) returns to the cobbles of Water St. after a 9 year absence. OpenRoad created the Tour de Gastown website, providing cyclists and fans […]

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OpenRoad speaks on working with government

Gordon Ross, Vice-President of OpenRoad, recently appeared as a panelist for NewMediaBC’s Internet Marketing Special Interest Group. The panel, entitled “Accessing the Government Market: Building Bridges Between the Public Sector and the New Media Community,” discussed issues of federal and provincial government IT purchasing, as well as the dynamics of working with government at all […]

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OpenRoad lectures at SFU

Darren Gibbons and Gordon Ross recently delivered two days of instruction on web application development to the students of Simon Fraser University’s (SFU) Information Technology Project Management program. The eight month program in advanced IT project management topics is offered by SFU’s Applied Sciences Continuing Education and hosted at the Harbour Centre campus.

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OpenRoad to speak at JavaOne

OpenRoad President Darren Gibbons and Senior Java Architect Jeff Pennal have been selected to speak at the upcoming 2001 JavaOne Conference to be held in San Francisco this June. Gibbons and Pennal will be speaking on the challenges of migrating Microsoft web applications to a Java environment.

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Gordon Ross lectures at TechBC

Gordon Ross recently guest lectured for students at TechBC. Gordon covered several topics during his lecture, including success factors in e-commerce, managing web-application projects, and the future of Internet applications.

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Darren Gibbons speaks at Comdex on internet-connected remote office

OpenRoad President Darren Gibbons spoke to a standing-room only session at Comdex 2000 in Vancouver. He co-presented with Ruth Johnson, President of ITEC Corp., on the Internet-Connected Remote Office. Darren covered remote file sharing systems, firewalls and security issues, remote application servers, intranet software, and remote desktops during his presentation.