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2196 LeRoi Avenue., Rossland, B.C. V0G 1Y0
Phone: (250) 483-5052
Fax: 483-6872
contact: Kelvin Saldern

Kast Website

[email protected]

The Kootenay Association for Science & Technology (KAST) is a registered non-profit society whose members live and work throughout the West Kootenay-Boundary region and represent a broad range of interests in local industry, business, education and government. KAST works to foster a culture that values science, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship as activities vital to maintaining and enhancing the competitivesness of the region. KAST organizes and supports events and initiatives that help to stimulate the growth of science and technology in the region.

KAST's mission of promoting and advancing science and technology in the region is partially achieved through one of KAST's primary goals, namely acting as a catalyst for advancing technological development to reviatalize and diversify the West Kootenay-Boundary regional economy. With over 250 members, KAST has become an important resource for promoting science and technology in the region.

KAST receives it core funding from the BC Innovation Cou cil. In addition, every effort is made to leverage funding through partnerships, sponsorships and contracts with government and other organizations. A Board of Directors that includes both private and public sector repsensation govern KAST. The Esxecutive Director is responsible for ensuring the effective operation of the society. For more info go to www.kast.com.



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