Registration - In-house Organization

Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) / Suzanne Grant, CEO

Registration Information
In-house Organization name: Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA)
Previous in-house organization names
Responsible Officer Name: Suzanne Grant, CEO 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 1996-04-10
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 944511-6115
Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 55

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 0

Version 2 of 25 (1996-10-22 to 1997-07-09)

Version 2 of 25 (1996-10-22 to 1997-07-09) was submitted prior to the Lobbying Act coming into force on July 2, 2008. Due to different information requirements at that time, the registration is presented in the following format.

A. Organization Information

Organization: CANADIAN ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY ALLIANCE (CATA)
2ND FLOOR - 388 ALBERT STREET
OTTAWA, ON  K1R 5B2
Canada
Telephone number: 613-236-6550
Fax number: 613-236-8189  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: JOHN S REID, PRESIDENT  
 
Description of the organization's activities: WITH AN EMPHASIS ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP, INNOVATION, STRATEGIC PARTNERING AND WORLD MARKETS, THE CATA MISSION IS TO - INCREASE THE EFICIENCY AND COMPETITIVE POSITION OF ITS MEMBERS - ENCOURAGE LEDERSHIP AND VALUE-ADDED PARTNERING AT HOME AND ABROAD - FOSTER AN ENVIRONMENT CONDUCIVE TO ALLIANCES, COMPETITIVENESS AND EXPORTS - THE LIFEBLOOD OF CANADA'S ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY - WORK WITH INDUSTRY AND GOVERNMENT TO ENSURE THE BUSINESS CLIMATE NECESSARY TO GROW TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES IN CANADA
Organization's membership or classes of membership: A) CORPORATE MEMBERS, SUBJECT TO THE CORPORATIONS ACT, SHALL CONSIST OF CORPORATIONS COMMITTED TO THE CATA MISSION AND SIGNIFICANTLY ENGAGED IN, AND COMMITTED TO, RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION OF MANUFACTURE OF ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES IN CANADA. ASSOCIATE MEMBERS SHALL CONSIST OF CORPORATIONS, PARTNERSHIPS, SOLE PROPRIETORSHIPS, AND NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS AND SHALL INCLUDE PROFESSIONALS WHO HAVE AN INTEREST IN, OR SUPPORT THE GOALS AND OBJECTIVES OF, THE ASSOCIATION.
 
Was the organization funded in whole or in part by any domestic or foreign government institution in the last calendar year? Yes
 
List of Government Funding
Government Institution Funding Received in Last Financial Year
none $0.00

B. Lobbyists Employed by the Organization

Name: SHIRLEY-ANN GEORGE
Position title: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 
Name: JOHN REID
Position title: President
Public offices held: N/A. Disclosure of this information was not a requirement prior to June 20, 2005.
 

C. Lobbying Activity Information

Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be communicated with during the course of the undertaking: Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA), Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), Federal Office of Regional Development – Quebec (FORD[Q]), Finance Canada (FIN), Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Industry Canada, National Research Council (NRC), Privy Council Office (PCO), Procurement Review Board of Canada (PRB), Public Works and Government Services Canada, Revenue Canada (RC), Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be used in the course of the undertaking:
Informal communications, Meetings, Presentations, Telephone calls, Written communications, whether in hard copy or electronic format
 
Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Employment and Training, Financial Institutions, Government Procurement, Industry, Intellectual Property, Internal Trade, International Trade, Science and Technology, Small Business, Taxation and Finance, Telecommunications
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: SR&ED TAX INCENTIVE S&T REVIEW/STRATEGY CRTC COMPETITION POLICY PCS LICENSING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IRAP PWGSC TERMS AND CONDITIONS T.B. PROCUREMENT LIABILITY POLICIES IT PROCUREMENT REVIEW
Subject Matter: Prospective: SR&ED TAX INCENTIVESRTC COMPETITION POLICIES S&T STRATEGYL PROPERTY IRAP PWGSC TERMS AND CRTC COMPETITIVE POLICIESENT LIABILITY POLICIES GOVT POLICIES ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IRAP ACCESS TO HIGHLY SKILLED TECHNICAL HUMAN RESOURCES STRATEGIES PWGSC TERMS AND CONDITIONS IT PROCUREMENT REVIEW FEDERAL GOVERNMENT PRE-BUDGET CONSULTATIONN




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