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REF NO.: 138

SUBJECT: Memorial University presents top technology industry trends for 2010

DATE: Feb. 16

Note to editors:
Memorial University’s Genesis Centre is partnering with Deloitte for a presentation highlighting the top trends in the technology industry for 2010.
The presentation is geared to help the Genesis Centre and Deloitte reach out and educate current and future thought leaders in the province.
During the talk, the Technology, Media and Telecommunications (TMT) practice of Deloitte will draw on internal and external input from conversations with member firm clients, contributions from Deloitte member firms’ 6,000 partners and managers specializing in TMT, and discussions with industry analysts as well as interviews with leading executives from around the world.
The presentation will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, Feb. 17, from 2-4 p.m., in the Inco Innovation Centre Lecture Theatre, room IIC-2001, on Memorial’s St. John’s campus.
Media are invited to send representatives to the presentation.
For a full copy of the report with all of the Deloitte predictions, e-mail: mcannizzaro@deloitte or visit

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For further information, please contact Keelin O’Leary, manager, Genesis Centre, Memorial University of Newfoundland, at 709-737-2683 or  or Brian Brophy, partner, Deloitte & Touche, at 709-758-5234 or
About Deloitte
In this press release, references to Deloitte are references to Deloitte LLP, which is among the country's leading professional services firms. Deloitte LLP is the United Kingdom member firm of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu ("DTT"), a Swiss Verein whose member firms are separate and independent legal entities. Neither DTT nor any of its member firms has any liability for each other's acts or omissions. Services are provided by member firms or their subsidiaries and not by DTT. Deloitte LLP is authorised and regulated by the Financial Services Authority.
About Genesis Centre
The Genesis Centre is a division of the GENESIS Group Inc., the technology commercialization arm of Memorial University. Since its inception in 1997, the Centre has graduated 27 companies, and helped its clients secure private investment in excess of $12 million. The Genesis Centre is funded in large part by the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and Memorial University.


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