Thank you and Congratulations

The board of CIPS NS would like to thank everyone who attended the first ever CIPS Tech Leader Panel and Awards last Thursday, what a great event it turned out to be, with over 60 people joining us at the beautiful Halifax Club.

A big congratulations to our board members Margaret Havey and Lem Murphy for being awarded fellowships to CIPS Canada, great achievement and thank you for all your hard work pushing our industry forward.

We’d also like to say a big thank you to Calvino Anderson and the Tech and Beer team for hosting a great tech panel and streaming it live on their channel. If you missed the panel you can go back watch it at (We will also share it directly on our website later on)

And finally a huge thank you to our sponsors who made all this possible ABM Integrated Solutions ( and Compugen Inc (, two of the leading IT firms in the region.

Can’t wait until next time…..

Scholarship 2018 - Dr Stan Heaps Memorial University Scholarship in Computer Science

The Canadian Information Processing Society of Nova Scotia is pleased to invite applications for a $1000 scholarship available to candidates meeting the general qualifications.

General qualifications:

  • Student about to enter either of the final two years of a 4-year university program leading to a degree with specialization in computer studies in a Nova Scotia University
  • Candidates must have achieved a minimum overall GPA of 2.67 (70% average)
  • Canadian citizen or landed immigrant

The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of overall academic merit with an emphasis on courses most relevant to computing science.  Extracurricular, leadership and community involvement activities may also be considered.

Applicants may submit any additional information to support their application.

May 25, 2018Applications and transcripts received

June 22, 2018Decision rendered and communicated

September 2018Scholarship awarded

*** The recipient of the scholarship will also receive a free one-year membership in CIPS Nova Scotia.  To find out more about CIPS National, visit the web site at  To find out more about CIPS Nova Scotia, visit the web site at

Download, fill out and submit the application form by Mail or E-mail