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Cybera Launches New Online Presence

heck Out the New Site for Summit 09 Highlights and the 2008-09 Cybera Annual Report

(October 27, 2009 – Calgary, AB) – Coming off of its highly successful event, Summit 09: Partnerships in CI Development, which ran October 12-16 in Banff, AB, Cybera is pleased to announce a new look for its website and the release of the 2008-09 Cybera Annual Report.

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Second Round of Alberta Innovation Voucher Pilot Program Announced

Alberta companies have another opportunity to apply to the Alberta Innovation Voucher Pilot Program. These vouchers will help Alberta entrepreneurs develop their technology-based ideas into marketable products or services. The two-year pilot initiative is assisting technology and knowledge-driven small businesses with commercialization. As one of the program’s approved service providers, Cybera will work with a number of gaming, technology, cloud computing and media companies to develop voucher applications for new, leading-edge products and ideas. The innovation vouchers are available for up to $50,000 in value. Alberta Advanced Education is now reviewing applications and will notify successful companies by mid-March. Click here for more information about working with Cybera on a voucher application, or email voucher@cybera.ca.

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Cybera 2008 Annual Report Available

15 October 2009Cybera is proud to report on the past year’s success, including a number of new partnerships and pilot projects, in the Cybera 2008-09 Annual Report. The report is now available here for download, or to receive a printed copy, please email us with your name and mailing address.

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Cybera Event Explores What’s Next in Data Integration, Green IT, Cloud Computing and Other Areas of Cyberinfrastructure

Summit 09: Partnerships in CI Development

(October 14, 2009 – Banff, Alberta) – Cybera-hosted sessions at Summit 09: Partnerships in CI Development begin today and will explore leading-edge initiatives around data management, the advantages of going green in IT, business opportunities through cloud computing, and up-and-coming areas of cyberinfrastructure.

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Summit 09 Registration Opens Today

13 October 2009
The Summit 09 Registration Desk will be open in the Max Bell Building at The Banff Centre starting Sunday, October 11 from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Early arrival registrants are welcome to check-in and pick up their delegate packages during this time. Otherwise, the Registration Desk will be open starting at 8:00 Monday morning. Registration will remain open until Thursday, October 15. To register during the week, please check in at the on-site Registration Desk and pay via credit card. You may also register and pay ahead of time online before you arrive. To register online, click here.

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Welcome to Cybera’s new website!

7 October 2009
Cybera is pleased to welcome you to its new website, which is sporting a fresh look with updated software and features. The site offers improved navigation and browsing features to better serve Cybera members and stakeholders. You will continue to see many changes and enhancements to this site over the coming months as Cybera continues to strengthen its messaging and sharpen its focus. We encourage you to visit the new Services page and the new Projects page, which will showcase all of Cybera’s pilot projects, which have doubled in number since the original website. Write to us at info@cybera.ca and tell us what you think of the new look!

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Banff New Media Summit

5 August 2009 On August 10 through 15, The Banff New Media Institute will host Interactive Screen 0.9: The Makers. The week-long summit will attract producers, investors, policymakers, artists, technologists, and cultural researchers from Canada and the world to reflect on the current state of new media and the shape of things to come. : Registration and more info >

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2008 WestGrid Annual Report

30 June 2009 The 2008 WestGrid Annual Report is now available for download here. Highlights from the Annual Report include:

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