The Definitive SRED Tax Credit Primer

You may have heard talk about SRED (Scientific Research and Experimental Development). Some people pronounce it SHRED.

Listen as our experts explains the potential opportunities:

  • As an insider, the IT contractor is in a position to understand the gaps and therefore the potential product development opportunities in the client environment that could be financed through SRED
  • As an experienced IT professional, the IT contractor is in a position to assist in developing the supporting technical background for a SRED application

    * Date: Thursday September 24

    * Time: 6-7:30 pm

    * Location: Wall and Associates (Sherbourne and Bloor).

Nearest subway: Sherbourne
Parking: Street and onsite available. If you wish to use onsite parking, please proceed 25 yards south to the laneway. Turn right and right again to the end of the laneway.

Pizza, refreshments and facilities generously sponsored by Wall and Associates.

Wall and Associates will also give away a door prize for free accounting services.

A number of free admissions are available, please email for more info.



Jason Schwandt, P. Eng, MBA

Jason Schwandt is the Vice President of Business Development for Techcentive Services Inc (TSI).  A member of Professional Engineers Ontario and the Ontario Society of Professional Engineers, he holds an Electrical Engineering & Management degree and MBA (Management of Innovation) from McMaster University.   Mr. Schwandt has addressed numerous industry and professional associations over the last several years to provide insight into the SR&ED tax credit program and other government incentive programs.  His consulting work at TSI includes assisting clients in various industries including those in the software, I/T, and telecommunications segments.  Prior to joining TSI, Mr. Schwandt was employed for over 10 years in various leadership roles in engineering, program management, operations, and corporate strategy at Celestica, a global contract electronics manufacturer. 

Katrina Carpenter, P. Eng, PMP

As a SR&ED technical consultant with Techcentive Services Inc (TSI), Katrina Carpenter is also a member of both the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO) and the Project Management Institute (PMI).  She holds a Bachelors of Science (Engineering) degree in Computer Systems. With over 12 years experience in various leadership roles in I/T product development, Katrina has actively managed and participated in  hardware and software engineering teams ensuring business requirements and scope are achieved with quality compliance for EMI/EMC and ISO 9001 standards.  Her extensive background in product development lifecycle management allows her to effectively assist SR&ED clients in a wide range of I/T sectors including web development environments, network communication, software application development, PCB electrical design and chassis mechanical product design.  As a Technical Consultant, Katrina not only provides client support and guidance with regard to SR&ED claims but also the direction and leadership to assist clients with their product development processes to generate the necessary substantiating evidence and documentation to support a SR&ED claim to the CRA.  

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