Invitation to the University of Ottawa Alumni Breakfast Speaker Series
January 09, 2006

The School of Management of the University of Ottawa, Dean Micheál Kelly and CATAAlliance President John Reid, are pleased to welcome our guest speakers: Pauline Rochefort, President, Canadian Wood Council and Carl Grenier, Executive Vice-President and General Manager, Free Trade Lumber Council Discussing: Canada’s Softwood Dispute: How Canada’s Wood Industry is Competing and Winning.

Date: Thursday, February 9, 2006
Time: 7:00 a.m. Coffee and networking
7:30 a.m. Sit-down breakfast
8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Presentation
Location: Capone's Eastside Ristorante
831 Industrial Avenue
Ottawa ON
Cost: $15 for U of O students, Alumni and CATAAlliance Members
$20 non members/guests

Payable in advance by credit card (MC or Visa) cash or cheque
Onsite registrants will be charged an additional $10.00
Registration: Online:
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Alumni Breakfast Speaker Series
136 Jean-Jacques Lussier
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N5
Tel.: (613) 562-5800 x2396
Fax: (613) 562-5332
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Register early. Seats are limited. 24-hour cancellation notice is required.
No-shows will be billed. Substitutions are allowed at any time.

Canada’s Softwood Dispute: How Canada’s Wood Industry is Competing and Winning


In business there are oftentimes competitive conflicts and problems to overcome. However, few companies or industries have had to contend with resolute and unrelenting competitors as the US Coalition representing factions of the U.S. lumber industry. Come and listen to Carl Grenier and Pauline Rochefort explain how Canada’s wood industry is responding…and succeeding! They will outline lessons learned as well as best practices applicable to many business situations.

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The Alumni Breakfast Speaker Series
The University of Ottawa School of Management Alumni Breakfast Speaker Series is specifically targeted for the School of Management's alumni, the University of Ottawa alumni and the growing Ottawa business sector. The objective of this series is to provide a networking forum as well as a discussion from a variety of leaders on current and emerging issues in the business world. The Alumni Breakfast Speaker Series is held four times annually. For more information on the Alumni Breakfast Speaker Series or the School of Management, contact Christian Coulombe at or visit our Web site at


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The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATAAlliance) is the biggest business development association for producers and users of advanced technology. The only organization representing all sectors of the economy, CATA's umbrella of special-interest, municipal, provincial and allied organizations directly reaches 20,000 technology executives and an additional 22,000 technology users. Dedicated to making Canadian organizations world-class makers and adopters of technology, CATA creates strategic partnerships, strengthens communities and networks, and promotes supportive public policy. For more than a quarter of a century CATA has been stimulating growth, driving commercialization and growing the advanced technology export industry for the Canadian economy. More information about CATA can be found on the CATA Web site: Support Industry Advocacy, Join CATAAlliance today