27th Annual CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards Gala Dinner. May 30, 2012 at the Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa



Building an Intelligent Nation! Innovation Gala

27th Annual CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards Gala Dinner
May 30, 2012, Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa

Celebrate the best of Canadian innovation and see the world's most adopted technologies

For over two decades, the CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards Gala Dinner has been celebrating the best in Canadian advanced technology. It has become one of the most eagerly awaited events in Canada's business calendar.
Date:
May 30, 2012

Location:
Conference Room (fourth floor), Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa, Demarais Building, 55 Laurier St. E, Ottawa.
Dress is business attire.

Time:
5:15pm - 6:00pm: Gala Reception
6:00pm - 9:00pm: Gala Dinner and Award Ceremony

Paul Brent

Paul Brent

former host of CTV's Tech Now

Guest MC Paul Brent, former host of CTV's Tech Now will lead a  Power Podium Panel focusing on the New National Dream: Building An Intelligent Nation: i-CANADA.

Cost:
Individual tickets - $200
Corporate Tables - $1,800
(seats 8) with logo

For more information contact: Emily Boucher, CATAAlliance
eboucher@cata.ca
At the Awards evening, the Winners are recognized for their innovation, expertise, and leadership in Canada's advanced technology community.

This year's theme is "Building an Intelligent Nation! i-CANADA"

Vivek Kundra, the architect of the Obama Administration's Cloud First policy and accomplished technology leader with a track record of driving innovation, joins us as a special keynote speaker.

Then you’ll hear perspectives from an Executive Panel of opinon leaders who will share insights into the creation of intelligent communities -- places where jobs grow, the environment is sustainable, and life is stimulated by the arts, media and a vibrant society.

Some of the key topics that we will explore:

      -  Resources for building competitive communities

      -    An ecosystem for growing millionaires;

      -    Graphic tool showing community strengths;

      -     Best practices from successful global cities;

      -     Status of i-communities across Canada;

      -     The i-Waterfront billion-bit challenge; and,

      -     Collaboration among community groups

 

Our experts will provide a vision for the future i-CANADA:  Hear from the likes of:

  William (Bill) Hutchison, Chair, i-CANADA
  Patrick K. Horgan, Vice President, Manufacturing, Development and Operations, IBM Canada
  Vivak Kundra, Architect of Obama's Cloud First Policy & EVP, Salesforce.com
  Y Generation CEO, the CATA Award Winner
  Vivak Kundra, Architect of Obama's Cloud First Policy & EVP, Salesforce.com
  Sir Terence Matthews, Chair, Wesley Clover 


Moderator, Paul Brent, former CTV Host Tech Now will engage the Panel  in lively discussions. And as a Gala guest you will also be able to ask your question before the event. Send an email to info@cata.ca .

The 27th Annual Gala celebrates the best-of-the-best award-winners across the spectrum of advanced technology areas:
  • CAMSC Innovation through Diversity Award
  • The Celestica Award for Technology Commercialization
  • The Peter Brojde Award for Canada’s Next Generation Executive Leadership
  • The Motorola Award for Public Safety Technology
  • Outstanding Product Achievement (ICT)
  • Outstanding Product Achievement (Clean Tech)
  • Outstanding Product Achievement (Health Care)
  • Alcatel-Lucent Emerging Technology Award
  • Excellence in Science and Technology Reporting
  • Private Sector Innovation and/or Leadership in Advanced Technology
  • Public Sector Leadership in Advanced Technology
  • IT Strategic HR Management
  • CIO of the Year, for SME's and Large Corporations
  • Sara Kirke Award for Canada's Leading Woman High Tech Entrepreneur


Award Sponsors
 




CAMSC

Microsoft

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