CATA WIT Forum Ottawa Chapter Event
January 10, 2006

OTTAWA, Canada, January 10, 2006- The CATA WIT (Women in Technology) Forum is hosting a "Working from Home" professional development event, the next in the "Steps to Success for Women in Technology" series. The interactive panel discussion will address the new trend of women who are creatively trying to intertwine their professional life with family responsibilities.

"The CATA WIT Forum is dedicated to helping women who work for technology companies advance in their careers and succeed as entrepreneurs", says Terry Matthews, Mitel chairman. "This event is an excellent opportunity to learn from our community's most successful women on how to effectively manage and sustain a business or career from home."

A panel of accomplished women will share their experiences in establishing and operating a home-based office. Discussion topics will range from legalities, tax implications, and essential technology, to the daily challenges in working from home. The participants will also have an opportunity to discuss their own ideas, contribute to the discussion, and ask questions.

The following is the list of panelists for this event:

  • Moderator: Lisa Courtney Lloyd, Consultant, Jolita Communications
  • Naomi Morisawa de Koven, Business and Financing Lawyer, Morisawa de Koven Professional Corporation
  • Sheila H. James, VP Products & Operations, MODASolutions Corporation
  • Susan Tataryn, Tax Lawyer, Susan G. Tataryn Professional Corporation
  • Sandy Janes, Director of Propositions Marketing Group, Mitel

The event sponsors are TD Waterhouse, Mitel and Our Professional Advisors Group.

The event will be held at lunch on Thursday, January 19, 2006 at the Sheraton Ottawa Hotel located at 150 Albert Street. The full agenda and registration information can be found on the CATA WIT website: , registration cost is $45 for members; $65 non-members; $20 students.

For more information, please contact:
Anna Chipilova,
Keshet Technologies Inc.
Tel: +1 613 780-9000
Mobile: +1 613 889-5370

Joanne Stanley,
Vice President, Marketing
Tel: +1 613 236-6550
Mobile: 1 613 298-2493