Founded in 1983, CCAT’s purpose is to encourage technological innovation and discussion in Calgary by bringing business and technology professionals together at networking events featuring informative talks about leading edge technologies from a cross section of industries that span CCAT’s four main pillars; ICT, Life Sciences, Energy and Environment.


Vision

Calgary’s economy is strengthened and diversified through the development and deployment of advanced technology.


Mission

Raise awareness of Calgary’s advanced technology sector in order to encourage business and career opportunities within the sector.


Guiding Principles

  • To increase awareness of the importance and potential of Calgary’s advanced technology sector
  • To ensure programs and services demonstrate a coordinated action that encourages participation from all areas of Calgary’s advanced technology sector
  • To demonstrate collaboration amongst Calgary’s advanced technology stakeholders for the mutual benefit of all stakeholders
  • To optimize resource utilization by building on existing expertise and resources within Calgary’s advanced technology sector
  • To ensure programs and services are accessible to all those with an interest in the future of Calgary’s advanced technology sector

Strategic Priorities

  • Develop and maintain a roadmap of the key stakeholders in Calgary’s advanced technology ecosystem, including government, business, academia and non-governmental organizations
  • Develop and implement a program highlighting trends, ideas and opportunities in the advanced technology sector, with a particular focus on energy, environment, life sciences and ICT
  • Develop and implement a program highlighting Calgary’s advanced technology success stories
  • Develop and maintain a network that fosters the exchange of information among stakeholders with an interest in Calgary’s advanced technology sector
  • Develop and implement a program supporting awareness and growth of career opportunities in Calgary’s advanced technology sector
  • Develop and implement a program supporting technology commercialization efforts within Calgary’s advanced technology sector

Tagline

  • Inspiring Action Through Awareness

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