28th Annual CATA Innovation Gala: Leadership for the 21st Century: Register today
May 29, 2013

Leadership for the 21st Century! Innovation Gala

28th Annual CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards Gala Dinner
May 29, 2013, Hosted by the Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa

Join us to celebrate the best of Canadian innovation and see the world's most adopted technologies.

Gala Host
Telfer School of Management
For nearly three decades, the CATAAlliance Innovation and Leadership Awards Gala Dinner has been celebrating the best in Canadian advanced technology. It has become one of the most eagerly awaited events in Canada's business calendar.

At the Awards Gala, the winners are recognized for their innovation, expertise, and leadership in Canada's advanced technology community.

This year's theme is Leadership for the 21st Century.
May 29, 2013

Conference Room (Room 4101, 4th Floor), Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa, Desmarais Building, 55 Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa.
Dress is business attire.

5:15pm - 6:00pm: Gala Reception
6:00pm - 9:00pm: Gala Dinner and Award Ceremony

Paul Brent

Paul Brent

former host of CTV's Tech Now

Guest MC Paul Brent, former host of CTV's Tech Now, will lead an Al Star CEO Panel focusing on Leadership for the 21st Century. 

Individual tickets - $200
Corporate Tables - $1,800
(seats 8) with logo

For more information please contact: Cathi Malette, CATAAlliance

Hear from our keynote, Peter Aceto, President & CEO, ING DIRECT Canada, known for his effective and innovative use of social media. He has been identified by the Hay Group as a social media "Shining Star" among such icons as Bill Gates, Jack Welch, and Martha Stewart. Under his leadership ING DIRECT was recognized as one of Canada's 50 Best Employers for two consecutive years, 2010 and 2011; as well as one of Canada's Top Most Admired Corporate Cultures.

Mr. Aceto will also join an Executive Panel of public and private sector executives who will share leadership insights into what it will take to create world class organizations.

Some of the key topics that we will explore include:
  • new Social media CEOs
  • the CEO is not the only leader any more
  • using the power of the position
  • preparing organizations for the future
  • best practices for success
Our experts will provide a vision of Leadership for the 21st Century, including: a Mayor from an Innovative City; CEOs from start ups to large flagships; and, public sector leaders.

All Star CEO Panel:

Peter Donnelly is President of CSC Canada. Peter brings significant global perspective to Canadian innovation and leadership, having worked extensively in Australia, Asia, South American and the US.

Brenda Halloran is Mayor, City of Waterloo. Brenda has been widely recognized for her community leadership and is a role model for leaders of the future.

Victoria Lennox is CEO of Startup Canada, a national movement celebrating entrepreneurial values.  Victoria works relentlessly to unleash entrepreneurial potential in Canada.

Alumni CTV, Tech Now Moderator, Paul Brent, will engage the Panel in lively discussions. Gala guests are also able to pose questions prior to the event via email to: info@cata.ca.

++Action Item: Interested in Participating? Contact CATA CEO John Reid at jreid@cata.ca  

The 28th Annual Gala celebrates the best-of-the-best award-winners across the spectrum of advanced technology areas. Check out the award categories !