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BIT 50th Gala Dinner

November 1, 2018

Thank you to all of our sponsors and attendees for celebrating our 50th Anniversary with us. Stay tuned for details on our upcoming anniversary book and how to purchase your own anniversary mug. We are also offering orders on commemorative anniversary shirts – email acemarketing@rrc.ca for details – orders close November 14th.

View the photo gallery of the Gala Dinner event on Red River College’s Flickr:
View the Gala Dinner Gallery

Date
Saturday, November 3, 2018
5:30 – 11:30 pm

Venue
Club Regent Casino Event Centre
1425 Regent Avenue West (North Entrance)
Winnipeg, Manitoba

On November 3, 2018, we celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Business Information Technology (BIT) program, formerly Computer Analyst / Programmer (CAP) and Information Systems Technology (IST), with a Gala Dinner.

An evening of celebration, our evening at the Club Regent Event Centre, celebrated with live musical performances by <<REWiND<<, and live dances from the Aboriginal School of Dance, and Verba Ukrainian Dance Company. The evening was filled with festivities, entertainment, and good company. We were joined by many fellow IT professionals from all industry sectors at the BIT/CAP/IST 50th Anniversary Dinner. The evening started with cocktails and appetizers and a four-course dinner will be served in the state-of-the-art Club Regent Event Centre.

Thank you to all of our sponsors for supporting the Gala Dinner and to everybody who attended and celebrated with us.

Congratulations CAP, IST, BIT on 50th Anniversary!

January 17, 2018

This year the Business Information Technology (BIT) program is celebrating its 50th Anniversary! When the program started in 1968 it was named the Computer Analyst/Programmer program or simply the CAP program as it was widely known. CAP started with tuition fees of $100 for each 5 month term, punch cards, a physical education class and computers that filled an entire room. Years later the program introduced the personal computer, new programming concepts, and a 6 week unpaid practicum. Read More →