Technology Alberta Industry Association

Technology Alberta Industry Association

February 15, 2013 12:00 ET

Technology Alberta Industry Association Invites Alberta's High Tech Business Leaders to Enhance Their Business Success

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Feb. 15, 2013) - Technology Alberta Industry Association

What: Technology Alberta Industry Association has joined with Cool Companies, BESTT (Bridge for Engineering, Science, and Technology Talent) and leading Alberta companies and agencies to deliver "Technology Alberta LAUNCH!". This event addresses the core needs of Alberta's technology companies and also provides insight into solving our province's problems of falling oil royalties and tightening provincial budgets: diversifying into technology.

Event Highlights:

  • Program: Numerous informative speakers and panels on how to ignite funding and commercialization efforts.
  • Policy: Discussion break-outs on the top issues effecting technology companies in Alberta.
  • Commercialization Marketplace: Exhibits from organizations providing commercialization services including PR, marketing, and IP protection.
  • BESTT Cool Companies Career Event: Designed to help Alberta's high tech companies find new employees with science & technology backgrounds.
  • Oilers Game: Door prize draws include tickets to watch the Oilers vs. Wild live in box seats.
Where: AITF Auditorium
250 Karl Clark Road
Edmonton, Alberta T6N 1E4
When: February 21, 2013
12pm-1pm (Interview opportunities prior to event)
1pm - 5pm (Technology Launch Program)
5pm -8pm (BESTT Cool Companies Career Event)
Media are invited to attend throughout the event with additional interview opportunities during scheduled breaks between 3pm-3:30pm & 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Who: Drew McNaughton, President of Technology Alberta Industry Association
Randy Marsden, Chairman of the Technology Alberta Industry Association Board
Claudia Sammer, President and Founder of Cool Companies
Gail Powley, Vice President of Willowglen
Confirmed panel guests:
- Greg Zeschuk, founder of Bioware
- Bruce Johnson, former CEO of Intuit
- James Freeman, Chief Technology Officer at Zedi
- Art Price, Chairman and CEO of Axia

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