CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards 2010:
Call for Nominations
January 20, 2010

January 20, 2010

For twenty-five years the CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards Gala Dinner has been celebrating the best in Canadian innovation and outstanding achievement. This prestigious gala has become one of the most eagerly awaited events of Canada's advanced technology community.

The Awards evening is meant to be a celebration of the award winners and of Canadian innovation. CATAAlliance and its partners will recognize industry innovation, expertise, and leadership in the Canadian high-technology sector.

Special guests from industry and government will be invited to attend and the evening will feature the awards ceremony, networking and a business dinner. Co-hosts include Deloitte and Gowlings Lafleur Henderson LLP, in addition to Award sponsors for each category.

The 2010 Innovation and Leadership Awards Gala Dinner will take place May 19, 2010 at the Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa. Paul Brent, host of CJOH TV's Tech Now will be our guest MC. Attendees will also enjoy an informative and interactive discussion with this year's featured panel, including:
Dan Dodge, CEO, QNX Software Systems
Derek Kuhn, Head, Alcatel-Lucent Canada
Ben Riley, Head, U.S. Defence Rapid Technology Office
Caroline Lewko, President, Wireless Industry Partnership
Awards will be presented in the following areas:
  • Outstanding Product Achievement (ICT)
  • Outstanding Product Achievement (Clean Tech)
  • Outstanding Product Achievement (Health Care)
  • Emerging Technology
  • 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

    Nominate Now!
The CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards are the most prestigious annual awards conferred on individuals and corporations by Canada's advanced technology community. Criteria for each award is explained as part of the category description in the Nomination Guide.

For information on sponsorship opportunities please contact John Reid at

Nominations for 2010 are now open.
Nominate your candidate for the CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards. Deadline for submission is Feb. 25, 2010.