CATAAlliance News, Events & Opportunities for November 12, 2012
November 12, 2012

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Shared Service Canada, Critical Update on November 19th from the desk of John Cousens, Forum Chair

Our Shared Services Canada (SSC) Forum was created for executives to access briefing materials, share information and provide guidance on matters relating to the mission, mandate and operations of Shared Services Canada (SSC).

Please note the details of our next critical update (November 19th):

Chris Di Lullo

Tech Corner
Windows 8: The least spooky thing to come out this October!

Think the release of Windows 8 means there's toil and trouble brewing for desktop deployment specialists and IT project managers? Not so!... read more

CATA News and Events:

Procurement Opportunity Alert - Digital Evidence Management System for Gatineau Police Service
Webcast Revealing Details Now Available.

CATA's Sr. VP, Tax, Finance & Advocacy, Russ Roberts: SR&ED Federal Budget Update
View the Video as he updates the community on key post federal Budget SR&ED issues

The Transformation of Mediation - new Conflict Advisory Panel (CAP) Forum:
View the video of John Reid, CEO, CATAAlliance and Paul LaBarge, Founding Partner, LaBarge Weinstein as they discuss the need for a transformation of the mediation process and join today.

CanWIT Waterloo Region Chapter Launch Event :
Join CanWIT in celebrating women in technology at the Waterloo Region Chapter 2012 Launch event, Tuesday, November 13, 2012.

CanWIT National 'Ask the Expert' Webinar on the CIO Profile - Recording and Presentation Now Available!
CIO Profile with Susan Doniz, CIO, AIMIA: How to make a successful career as a CIO (and what every Business Leader needs to know about IT)!

CATA's Advancing Canada's Public Safety Broadband Network Campaign:
The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance has responded to a Consultation on a Policy, Technical and Licensing Framework for Use of the Public Safety Broadband Spectrum in the Bands 758-763 MHz and 788-793 MHz (D Block) and 763-768 MHz and 793-798 MHz (PSBB Block)

Session 6 of CanWIT Toronto's 2012 Professional Development Series:
Managing Workplace Stress, facilitated by Dr. Nasreen Khatri, November 15, 2012.

The Power of Women in Technology - opportunities for Angel investment:
Maple Leaf Angels (MLA) and CanWIT present investment opportunities in women-led early stage technology companies Monday, November 19, 2012 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM (EST) Toronto, ON.

What it takes for Canada to survive and thrive as a nation of intelligent communities:
View the Video of Fredericton's Mayor Brad Woodside as he talks about what it takes for Canada to survive and thrive as a nation of intelligent communities.

i-CANADA congratulates Canadian Smart21 Winners: Four Canadian Cities Make List of Top 21 Communities:
i-CANADA Co-Founder Barry Gander praised the cities of Kingston,Stratford, Toronto, and Winnipeg for each winning a coveted spot on the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF) list of the world's Smart21 Communities for 2013.

CATA in the news:

Most Canadian startups don't know equity crowdfunding is still illegal: survey: Majority also against tougher investor protection rules for equity crowdfunding
By Christine Wong at IT

Les partisans du crowdfunding pour investisseurs s'organisent: CATA:
Par Julien Brault, Les Affaires
Welcome to New Members/Sponsors

Litco Systems Inc:

is a Canadian company and a leading provider of Document Process Automation, Business Intelligence (BI) and Agile Development products

Capella Telecommunications Inc.:

a National Telecom Distribution Company, is building a full suite of Unified Communications solutions designed to simplify and integrate all forms of communications.

PH Farmer Consulting Ltd.:

an Atlantic Canadian business providing professional taxation and management accounting services. Our primary focus is geared toward supporting firms conducting R&D activities to access available financial support in order to reduce their net R&D costs.

FATPOT Technologies:

provides leading-edge software and solutions for public safety professionals in the U.S. and internationally. FATPOT solutions rapidly integrate data assets and create real-time information sharing among dissimilar systems.

Darkhorse Analytics:

Founded in 2008 as the consulting arm of the U of A's Centre for Excellence in Operations (CEO), Darkhorse solves complex problems using statistical analysis and quantitative modeling.


Cassidian, an EADS company, is a worldwide leader in global security solutions and systems, providing Lead Systems Integration and value-added products and services to civil and military customers around the globe.

Become a Member today!

CATA Talent Connect

A newly created partnership between CATAAlliance and Zylog Canada provides resources for securing top talent in today's demanding global marketplace.


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