CATA's mission is to move Canada to 1st place or an A grade in Innovation and Competitiveness. We do so under the rubric of the Competitive Innovation Nation Campaign with Core Planks and a Working Agenda for Advocacy Initiatives.

Katja Fennel: Oceanographer: Mentorship Matters Career Guidance

April 24, 2017

Katja Fennel: Oceanographer: Mentorship Matters Career Guidance from CATAAlliance on Vimeo. Watch Katja Fennel: Oceanographer as she discusses her passion for developing computer simulation models to better understand the dynamics of the ocean. For Katja, mathematics opens doors. Through sharing executive interviews, CATA fosters new ways of thinking, new perspectives, and new models to help […]

Towards Intelligent Smart City Law, an Insightful Executive Report: Join the Mission!

Towards Intelligent Smart City Law CATAAlliance would like to share with members and supporters an insightful report, authored by Victor A. de Pous, Corporate IT Lawyer and Legal Analyst, University of Amsterdam, entitled:Towards Intelligent Smart City Law. The 15 page report focuses on Smart cities, a topic that has become very trendy and almost evolved […]

Mitel CEO Starts the Conversation for CATA’s Innovation Gala on May 17th in Ottawa: Register Now!

April 23, 2017

The 32nd Annual Gala (May 17th in Ottawa) celebrates the best-of-the-best award-winners across the spectrum of advanced technology areas. Join us to celebrate the best of Canadian innovation and see the world’s most adopted technologies. For more than three decades, the CATAAlliance Innovation Gala has recognized the best in Canadian advanced technology. Richard D. McBee, President […]

CATA Co-Authors Popular Book on Smart Cities; Ottawa Leads Global Examples

April 22, 2017

“Smart Economy in Smart Cities” –  a reference book on how 13 global cities are being re-imagined using digital applications – is now being read world-wide, according to publisher Springer Press.  Springer is a leading publisher of scientific journals; the book was co-written by CATA EVP Barry Gander and a team of colleagues in Ottawa. […]

Saskatchewan Commercial Innovation Incentive (SCII), North America’s first “innovation patent box” incentive

April 21, 2017

Cullen Stewart, Government of Saskatchewan, Performance and Strategic Initiatives, Ministry of the Economy explains Saskatchewan Commercial Innovation Incentive (SCII), North America’s first “innovation patent box” incentive. Watch the interview with CATA’s CEO John Reid on CATA’s Vimeo channel.    Saskatchewan Commercial Innovation Incentive (SCII) As part of the 2017-2018 provincial budget, the Government of Saskatchewan […]

CONFERENCE & ADVOCACY ON EMPOWERING HI-TECH SMEs TO STRENGTHEN KNOWLEDGE BASED ECONOMY: Call for Community Guidance!

Please review details of the proposed CONFERENCE ON EMPOWERING HI-TECH SMEs TO STRENGTHEN KNOWLEDGE BASED ECONOMY, including the section on required public policy and advocacy to further support Canada’s innovative and competitive success. Community executives are now being asked to send comments and guidance for this initiative to CATA CEO John Reid at jreid@cata.ca and […]

16 May 2017

2017 International Urban Security and Resilience Conference, Workshop and Exhibition


A major international conference bringing together leading experts from around the world to develop strategies to fight against extremists, violent civil disorder and terrorism/counterterrorism
 
CATA Innovation and Leadership Awards
17 May 2017

32nd Annual CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards Gala


The 32nd Annual Gala celebrates the best-of-the-best award-winners across the spectrum of advanced technology areas.
 
24 May 2017

CyberSmart 2017


CyberSmart 2017 will convene leaders from industry, academia and government to identify and discuss priorities for a Canadian cybersecurity education and workforce development strategy.
 
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