January 2019 Meeting Agenda
Date: Thursday, Jan 24th, 2019
Time: 6:00PM TO 8:00PM
Location: North York civic center (Click for Location Map)
Room: Committee room #4
Meeting started with 30 minutes delay due to the traffic issue.
We extended the networking session at the beginning followed by two presentations:
Elham talked about secure online shopping since we are approaching to holidays and people tend to buy online.
Few things to remember from this presentation are as follows:
The second presentation was about Emotions and Subconscious mind by Dr. Alireza Sharifi. In his presentation, Alireza mentioned that the 4 steps to learning:
After the formal speeches, Mehrdad provided an update on community project about January 12th seminar on raising security awareness for the general public.
It was an enjoyable and informational session.
On behalf of PITON board members, we thank our participants who made it.
PITON is a networking group of IT professionals for IT professionals to advance in their business, career or professional life.
The meeting started on-time at 5:30 pm and ended at 7:30.
Elham talked about IoT and security concerns around it. She provided some useful tips for everyone based on the question during Q/A after her presentation, I noticed the interest among participants on this topic. Thank you, Elham for preparing and presenting on such an interesting and useful topic.
Our next speaker was Dr. Alireza Sharifi, one 9f our sponsors and the founder of Alta Training and Coaching. His speech was the fist section of a series on emotional mastery and strategies to manage our emotions that stem in our subconscious mind. We look forward to its second part in our next meeting.
We all need to master the techniques to control our emotions to our benefit. I personally love this topic and based on the feedback, I realized everyone was also interested in this topic. Thank you so much Alireza for enlighting us with your presentations.
We had a special guest that considering snow and bad road conditions made to attend our meeting. Ms.Vahideh Hashemi is a business coach and consultant. It was so nice having her in our meeting and hope she can support our network in the future.
I would like to personally thank everyone who made it to attend the Nov meeting despite the weather condition and busy schedule.
Also, special thanks to Mahmood, Payman, and Masih for their support.
At PITON Inc. we are arranging a cyber security awareness summit to raise the general security awareness of families in our community. We are looking for sponsors to help running this event.
Here are the details:
Project: Cyber Security awareness for families.
Purpose: to provide common knowledge on safe and secure browsing and learning about common cyber security threats such as Cyber Bullying, phishing, ransomware, etc.
Date and time: Saturday January 12th, 2019
Venue: around North York area
Number of audience: 300-400
We are looking for potential sponsors to help us running this community based summit with regards to its expenses and space.
If you would like to support us, please let us know.
Thank you so much for your attention and support.
Please contact us at:
E-mail: [email protected]
Professional IT Occupational Network (PITON) Inc a registered nonprofit organization in the province of Ontario.
October 18th meeting was hosted at GoSecure office in downtown Toronto.
Special thanks to GoSecure for their terrific support. Meeting theme was Cyber Security Awareness. The meeting started with reciting the mission statement, followed by a quick introduction of GoSecure provided with Moni.
Then we had a 15 minutes time introducing new guests by highlighting three areas of expertise for each person.
We also had the presentations as follows: 1- 2019 - filling in your enterprise's Cyber Security Gap (Presented by GoSecure) 2- Cyber Security Awareness (by Mehrdad Janbeglou) 3- Rapport Building (by Amirpouyan Harandi).
Thank you, everyone, for making this event happen.
Join PITON Occupational Network October networking event on Thursday October 18, 2018.
Professional IT Occupational Network (PITON) is a registered nonprofit organization to empower IT professionals to network, create synergy and support one another in achieving professional or career goals.
We do this through encouraging members to deliver speech on a professional topic of their choice, networking and supporting eachother by coaching, mentoring, connecting to helpful resources or simply listening and brainstorming.
The speeches are in the following categories:
– All IT domains
– Cyber Security
– Professional Development for advancing in business or achieving career goals
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Event Sponsor: Gosecure.net
Date and Time: Thursday, October 18, 2018. 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM EDT
Location: 120 Adelaide Street West, #2015, Gosecure.net, Toronto, ON M5H 1P9.
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