CATAAlliance News, Events & Opportunities August 18 2010
August 18, 2010

August 18, 2010

CATA Connections

Your look at CATAAlliance News, Events & Opportunities

FEATURED ARTICLES: Your i- Canada Update
Mike Pascoe, President & CEO, Magor Communications connects with i-Canada, Chair, William Hutchison, Chair of Waterfront Toronto's i-Waterfront Advisory Council and Executive Director, Intelligent Communities.

Open Letter from i-Canada Chair, Bill Hutchison
We appreciate the massive support we have been getting for the i-Canada vision of  making Canada the world’s leading Intelligent Nation. Please add your support today.

The i-Canada Social Network on Linked in
Join the conversation today on the i-Canada Forum, a social media network set up to facilitate information exchange among like minded individuals, concerned with the future of Canada.

Networking Communities To Create the World's Most Intelligent Nation
One of our supporters described i-Canada as being "like the original national dream of the railway uniting Canada, but this time with virtual engines on rails of light!" This poetic vision is very compelling. See the two page brochure for details.

Welcome to New Members/Sponsors:

Deloitte: - CATA's newest sponsor: Women in Technology (WIT)

Become a Member today!

CATA News and Events:

3rd Annual First Responder Vendor Outreach Forum
September 28 & 29, 2010 at the Four Points by Sheraton, Halifax, NS.
Visit the: First Responder Vendor Outreach Forum Website .

ICT Consortium: Regulatory Changes to Enhance the Digital Economy in Canada
In response to Industry Canada’s request for suggestions of regulatory changes that could enhance the Digital Economy in Canada, The ICT Consortium recommended certain changes. Full details .

CATA SR&ED Group's Current Questions
Is the SR&ED program, in its current form, counterproductive to achieving Canada's innovation needs? How do we achieve improved commercialization performance in Canada? We make use of your input and guidance for our SR&ED Advocacy. Please join the conversation at

New ISP Social Network, Please Join the Conversation
The ISP Canada Sub Group, established under the CATA umbrella is where the Internet Service Provider (ISP) community can flag concerns, bring forward experiences and seek advice from others on issues that affect both their individual operations and generally the growth of a healthy Internet service industry. Please join at this URL:

Microsoft Canada’s Tech·Days 2010
Microsoft Canada’s Tech·Days is back and better than ever. 8 cities this fall. Early Bird Tickets available now. Microsoft is a partner of CATAAlliance and CATA WIT Forum.

Do you have a success story of commercialization?
Send us the details for CATAnet TV coverage. We are looking for success stories of commercialization: how you got your product from the university to the marketplace.

CATAnet TV Channel: Subscribe today, and then access 45 business insight videos
CATAnet TV Channel has been developed as a forum for executives to connect, inform and inspire others to individual and organizational success. We currently have 45 videos on the site with many more in production.

CATA WIT IT Mentor of the Year Award: Please nominate today
CATA is a partner in the IT World Leadership Awards, namely the Women in Tech (WIT) Award.

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