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starting and managing a company in a post-recession image

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

Coffee Break

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.

5:10 - 7:00

Networking Reception

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