CATAAlliance and Springboard Enterprises presents the CATA WIT Forum Entrepreneurs Symposium
March 29, 2007

CATA WIT Forum Entrepreneurs Symposium

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You don't want to miss out on the exciting agenda for the CATA WIT Forum Entrepreneurs Symposium featuring keynote speaker Lally Rementilla of Lavalife talking about how to make a web-based company more successful!

Tap into a hotbed of entrepreneurial spirit and expertise. Explore how other amazing women have succeeded and discover the entrepreneur inside of you. Join our group of serial and first-time entrepreneurs to learn more about the expertise, know-how and passion that goes into building a successful company. Investigate some of the opportunities entrepreneurs have created by leveraging one of the most accessible and simple tools available to them - the Internet. Come meet the next generation of Internet entrepreneurs.

Date: May 7, 2007
Location: Holiday Inn Select, Kanata, ON

8:30am - 9:00am Registration and Continental Breakfast
9:00am - 9:30am Master of Ceremonies
Janet Eastman, Sciemetric Instruments

John Reid, President, CATAAlliance
Amy Millman, President, Springboard Enterprises
9:30am - 10:30am

Panel 1 - "Been there, done that, and can't wait to do it again!"

Caroline Somers, Co-CEO, Cassidy Bay Group

Suhayya Abu-Hakima, President & CEO, Amika Mobile
Shelia James, Vice President Products and Operations, Moda Solutions
Karen Letain, President, CMI
Lisa Wall, Spending Profile

10:30am - 10:45am Coffee Break
10:45am - 11:45am

Panel 2 - "From SaaS to Web 2.0: The Next Generation of Internet Entrepreneurs"

Katherine Fletcher, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, iStudio

Nick Desbarats, ChoiceBot
Mic Berman, Freshbooks
Krista LaRiviere, CEO, Hot Banana Software

11:45am - 12:30pm Lunch
12:30pm - 1:30pm

Keynote - "It's a Date"
Lally Rementilla, Vice President Planning, Lavalife Corp.

1:30pm - 2:30pm Venture Law Line Workshop -
"Friends, family and angels: How to prepare and close the deal (and keep them happy)"

For the complete agenda, please visit:

Registration is now open!

You can register online at
or contact Muriel Debroy at or 613-236-6550.


$120.00 for CATA WIT Forum members
$145.00 for non-members
Student rates also available, for more information please contact Muriel Debroy

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information please contact Barbara F. Lippett at

About CATA WIT Forum
The CATAAlliance WIT Forum is a new organization designed to boost women's participation and advancement in the high-growth technology sector. By facilitating mentoring, professional development, advocacy and networking opportunities, CATA WIT is able to help women in technology companies advance in their careers and succeed as entrepreneurs. By organizing a series of programs that specifically address unique challenges and obstacles climbing the corporate ladder, CATA WIT Forum encourages and empowers women of all levels to drive their dreams to reality. For more information about CATAAlliance WIT Forum please visit