CATAAlliance News, Events & Opportunities August 5, 2010
August 5, 2010

August 5, 2010

CATA Connections

Your look at CATAAlliance News, Events & Opportunities

Featuring CATA's Social Networks on Linkedin: Join today and Benefit

CATAAlliance Group
http://www.linkedin.com/groupRegistration?gid=37239
We have more than 600 members who are now sharing their news, discussion items, research, collaboration interests and insights. The Group is moderated by CATA CEO, John Reid.

The SR&ED Best Practices Group
http://www.linkedin.com/groupRegistration?gid=3246301
Under the expert moderation of CATA's Sr. VP of Tax & Finance, Dr. Russ Roberts, this new Group is where the community can bring forward their experiences and seek suggestions and advice from others on practices that are more or less effective with the Canada Revenue Agency or CRA.

i-Canada Forum
http://www.linkedin.com/groupRegistration?gid=3066705
Comprised of companies, organizations and individuals that have signed the i-Canada Declaration. The goal is for Canada to be recognized as a top ranking Intelligent (i) Nation, i-Canada. There are currently 350 members and it is our fastest growing group, moderated by CATA's Management Team and Board members.

CATA First Responder Vendor Outreach Forum (VOF)
http://www.linkedin.com/groupRegistration?gid=3152184
Supported by CATA's VP of Research, Kevin Wennekes and his team, this new Group is where professionals connect with peers, share knowledge, promote research, collaborate and advocate at a virtual plaza for First Responders and the companies and organization that supply applications, technologies and services to the sector.

The Canadian Electronics Leadership Forum (CELF)
http://www.linkedin.com/groupRegistration?gid=2717890
Created under the leadership of Mike Andrade, CATA Director, and SVP, General Manager Americas at Celestica International Inc., the CELF is comprised of a group of like-minded business, academic and technology leaders dedicated to establishing Canada as a centre of excellence for innovation in electronics and technology.

Welcome to New Members:

Magor Communications: - Magor works with technology and channel partners and OEMs to bring the power of telecollaboration to businesses of all sizes and to workers at all levels of an organization.

Magna International Inc: - Design, development and manufacture of automotive systems, assemblies, modules and components, and engineer and assembly of complete vehicles.

Become a Member today!

CATA News and Events:

3rd Annual First Responder Vendor Outreach Forum
RCMP CTO to provide keynote. Join us on September 28 & 29, 2010 at Four Points by Sheraton, Halifax, NS.

The New Brunswick Innovation Forum 2010
The third annual New Brunswick Innovation Forum will be held at the Saint John Trade and Convention Centre, Saint John, New Brunswick October 5-6, 2010.

Software Solution for Workforce Development
The Consulate General of Canada offers information on an international business opportunity which could be of interest to your organization based on your markets and sectors of activities.

Université du Québec en Outaouais Request for Participation in a Research Study
Amitabh Srivastav, a graduate student at the Université du Québec en Outaouais in the Master of Science in Project Management program in the Department of Administrative Sciences, is conducting a research study that explores the notion of project risk when virtual teams are involved.

Research Repository:

"Ultra Broadband" for Google-speed cities: New Technology Opportunities in Telecommunications, Health Care, Energy Conservation, Education and Services
Recording & Briefing Materials Now Available

Personalized M-Health in a Connected Car
A Research and Market Intelligence Analysis

Canadian First Responder Technology Roadmap Launch Teleforum
Recording now Available at the CATA Research Repository

Application and Use of Emergency Response Technologies in China
Report on China's First Responder and public safety and security markets and their impact to Canadian business

Full details and other research offerings are provided at the Repository web site.

CATAnet TV latest videos available for viewing:

Shaun Browne, President, Digital Mentor Group, talks about innovation, organizational sustainability and training.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86-310k62RQ

Russ Roberts, CATA Sr. VP, alerts us to new, stringent protocols for SR&ED claims, interventions with the CRA and the CRA's new Technical Review Guide.
http://cata.ca/catatv/SREDupateAug2010.html

John Reid, CATA CEO and Paul Brent, CTV, TechNow Host, discuss Tech Trends, Digital Economy Disconnects, Capital Markets & Leadership.
http://cata.ca/catatv/technow_july10.html

CATA in the News:

Immigration decision shows fed 'disconnect'

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