The Future is Mobile! Innovation Gala
- Celebrate the best of Canadian innovation and see the world's most adopted technologies
For over two decades, the CATAAlliance Innovation 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 evening, the Winners are recognized for their innovation, expertise, and leadership in Canada's advanced technology community.
This year’s theme is “The Future is Mobile!”
Mobile devices are the most widely adopted communications technology in history. There are now more mobile devices in use than PCs, landline phones, internet users, and daily newspaper readers -- put together!
The Future is Mobile! hears from Canadian leaders about “mobile on mobile” and includes a special feature on how mobile communications is entering our vehicles!
At the Gala you will see the leading 'connected car' or the 'LTE' Car, built in Ottawa by leading software firm, QNX Software and telecommuications provider, Alcatel-Lucent.
Here from our Connected Panel of global experts on the future of mobility:
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
Panel Moderator is Paul Brent, CTV Host, TechNow.
You will also hear from a “Power Podium” of leaders from companies like Google, who will explain how they are putting their strength behind Canada’s mobile industry.
The 25th Annual Gala celebrates the best-of-the-best award-winners across the spectrum of advanced technology 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
- Sara Kirke Award for Woman Entrepreneurship
||May 19, 2010
Dinner and Reception will take place in the Conference Room (fourth floor) at the Telfer School of Management at the University of Ottawa, Demarais Building, 55 Laurier St. E, Ottawa.
Dress is business attire.
||5:15pm - 6:00pm Gala Reception
|6:00pm - 9:00pm Gala Dinner and Award Ceremony
Guest MC Paul Brent, host of CTV's TECH NOW will lead a CEO Power Podium Panel focusing on Stellar Canadian leadership in global sectors".
The Panel will comprise our special keynote speaker and the CEO's of the CATA Award Winning Companies, best in their Awards category.
||Individual tickets - $200
Corporate Tables - $1,800 (seats 8) with logo
For more information contact:
Emily Boucher, CATAAlliance email@example.com
The Future is Mobile Backgrounder
Mobile devices are: Becoming the always-on computers that people take everywhere; Entering all corners of our lives; Becoming software platforms; Democratizing the world, with 67% global penetration; Merging the media industry with global communications; Shredding the industry value chain; and, Bringing non-traditional companies into the communications space.
“Mobile” has changed from being a migratory path to the future, to being the future. Join your colleagues and friends at The Future is Mobile -- an opportunity for those who are ahead-of-the-curve.