starting and managing a company in a post-recession
tips and tricks to survive and thrive in the current environment
Thursday, June 24, 2010 - Gowlings Ottawa Office
160 Elgin Street, Suite 2600, Ottawa, Ontario
1:00 - 1:10
1:10 - 1:50
Financing and Structure for Small to Mid sized companies Presentation considering efficient corporate/business structures and finding financing.
1:50 - 2:30
Cost - Effective Protection of Intellectual Property Presentation on the different types of intellectual property available as well as cost-effective strategies for obtaining and maintaining protection of intellectual property.
2:30 - 2:45
2:45 - 3:30
Licensing Basics for Small to Medium Companies The presentation will focus on business and legal concerns as they pertain to licensing opportunities.
3:30 - 4:10
Employment Contract Essentials Presentation on the essentials of effective employment contracts that will give your company flexibility and protection and be acceptable to investors, as well as tips for preserving the enforceability of those contracts.
4:10 - 4:25
4:30 - 5:10
Andrew Waitman, CEO, The Pythian Group Inc. Experienced advice on how to build great companies/tips and traps/advice for young companies.