CATAAlliance News, Events & Opportunities June 1, 2010
June 1, 2010

June 1, 2010

CATA Connections

Your weekly look at CATAAlliance News, Events & Opportunities

Minister Tony Clement comments on Canada's middle of the pack performance on digital technology adoption and the speed and price of on-line supporting infrastructure
The Minister of Industry Canada challenges us to foster a culture of innovation, in sync with i-Canada: global leadership through ultrafast communications. More >>

SR&ED Update and Observations (May 2010)
Where have we come from and where are we at? More >>

International Business Leader, William G. (Bill) Hutchison P.Eng. F.C.I.P.S. on the impact Canada's lagging broadband performance on the nation's future prosperity
The Chair of the new i-Canada Alliance calls for your Declaration of Support for global leadership through ultrafast communications. Please join i-Canada today at: http://www.linkedin.com/groupRegistration?gid=3066705 More >>

Carleton University announces Bursaries for the Management Development Program for Women (MDPW)
CATA WIT Forum would like to make you aware of this special management development opportunity which is open to women working in high tech companies. More >>

CATAAlliance's 25th Annual Innovation Awards Gala: Winners Celebrated
Canadian Innovation Recognized at CATAAlliance's 25th Annual Innovation Awards Gala: extending a 25 year CATA tradition of celebrating technology excellence in Canada. More >>

CATA Award Winners -- View the one minute videos on their thoughts on key factors for success in innovation.

Dr. Tony Rahilly Director General, (NRC-IRAP) - one of IRAP's keys to success, an SME focus.

Tyler Hamilton, Clean Technology Columnist, Toronto Star - clean tech in the mainstream.

Pascale Legros, Diversity Executive, HP - key factors for success in diversity.

Larry D’Andrea, CEO, Spartan Bioscience - the convergence of ideas and talent.

Alain McKenna, Media Contributor & Columnist - growing number of new success stories created by sources of finance and innovation.

Silvio Fernandez, Senior Director Emerging Technology & Media at Alcatel-Lucent - the example of the connected car.

Albert Behr, President & CEO, and the Founder, Cavet Technologies - capitalizing on early stage IP and focus on commercialization.

Rainer Paduch, Vice President, HRSG - hiring the right people and getting them to do the right job and helping them in their career growth

James Pang, Vice President, Platform Computing - on vision, pragmatism and closeness to customers.

Arthur Lo, CTO & VP Engineering, Clevest Solutions - on vision, perseverance and hard work.

Dave Templeton, President and Chief Executive Officer, Quiettouch Inc., - on sustainable business models.

Dave Ross, CEO, Ross Video - the integration of all basic business factors.

Jason Flick, Co-founder and President, YOU iLabs - persistence and execution.

Jason Kotler, Entrepreneur, NIMTech - working with leaders to take products to market.

Carol Leaman, CEO, Postrank - agility and quick response, trial and error mantra, hiring great talent and dealing with issues quickly.

Upcoming events

Causing 1 Million Acts of Innovation
Wednesday, June 9th 2010
Don't miss this rare opportunity to participate in the creation of a new innovation and professional development program. More >>

'Go for the Green' Golf Tournament
Wednesday July 7th
Tee up business with CATA and OBJ in Support of the Ottawa Food Bank and the Royal Ottawa Foundation For Mental Health for a joint tournament that will assemble many of the region's top technology and business leaders. More >>

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