Industrial clusters

Engines of the city’s economic vitality

Monday, May 6, 2013 from 7:30 A.M. to 1:30 P.M.

Speaker's presentation

INDUSTRIAL CLUSTERS represent a lever for the city’s economic development. Each cluster contributes to the city’s economic competitiveness and reach.

  • Come discuss strategies established within the clusters to stimulate innovation and the development of formative projects for the city’s economy
  • Take part in a large-scale event to increase your business and partnership opportunities in Quebec and abroad
  • Network with key players from strategic sectors the clusters represent: aerospace, aluminium, cinema and television, logistics and transportation, life sciences, financial services, information technology, and clean technologies

Don’t miss this event, which will be attended by:

JEAN-FRANÇOIS LISÉE JEAN-FRANÇOIS LISÉE
Minister of International Relations, La Francophonie and External Trade
Minister responsible for the Montréal region
   
ÉLAINE ZAKAÏB ÉLAINE ZAKAÏB
Minister for Industrial Policy and the Banque de développement économique du Québec
   
Applebaum MICHAEL APPLEBAUM
Mayor of Montréal
Chairman of the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal

Prices

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By phone
514 871-4001

Cancellation policyNo reservations, cancellations or refunds as of 2 days before the event. Participant substitutions are accepted at no extra charge until the event is held. Please note that only written cancellation notices sent by fax at 514 871-5971 or by email at achat@ccmm.qc.ca will be accepted.

Location

Palais des congrès de Montréal
1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle
Montréal

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PROGRAM:

  • 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.: Talks
  • 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.: Networking buffet 

 

INDUSTRIAL CLUSTERS
 
 
OPENING REMARKS AN ADDRESS BY THE MAYOR AND PRESIDENT OF THE CMM
Michel Leblanc
President and CEO
Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
Michael Applebaum Michael Applebaum
Mayor of Montréal
Chairman of the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal
       
MINISTER’S SPEECH
Élaine Zakaïb

Élaine Zakaïb
Minister for Industrial Policy and the Banque de développement économique du Québec

 

 


INTRODUCTION
The dynamics of industrial clusters
Presentation of the eight clusters by their respective general directors
I. A CLUSTER EFFECT
Inter-cluster synergy to stimulate innovation and the development of a sustainable economy
F Kafyeke Fassi Kafyeke
Director, Strategic Technology
Bombardier Aerospace
Martin LeBlanc	Martin LeBlanc
President and CEO
Caprion Proteome Inc.
Tom Whitton Tom Whitton, Eng.
Business Development Leader
PyroGenesis Canada Inc.
Marie-Hélène Labrie Marie-Hélène Labrie
Vice-President, Government Affairs and Communications
Enerkem
David Lamarche

David Lamarche
Launch Manager
Schneider Electric

   
II. FOCUS ON COMPETITIVENESS
The clusters' contribution to the city's performance

Sylvain Bedard Sylvain Bédard
President and General Manager
Avianor Inc.
Max Fehlmann Max Fehlmann
President and CEO
NEOMED Institute
       
Guy Drouin Guy Drouin
Chief Executive Officer
Biothermica Carbone Inc.
Gilles Létourneau Gilles Létourneau
President and Chief Executive Officer
ACCEO Solution Inc.
       
Michel Murdock Michel Murdock
Executive Vice-President
Hybride Technologies Inc.
Evelyne Bundock
Evelyne Bundock
Vice-president, Talent management
Banque Nationale
       
Yves Pelletier Yves Pelletier
Regional Vice President - Montreal
Alithis


III. NETWORK DYNAMICS
Developing key partnerships in Quebec and abroad

André Provencher

André Provencher 
Vice-President International Affairs
QMI Content

 

Jean Simon

Jean Simon
President, Primary Metal
Rio Tinto Alcan


Jean Houde

Jean Houde
Chairman of the Board
Finance Montréal

Sylvie Vachon

Sylvie Vachon 
President and Chief Executive Officer 
Montréal Port Authority


MINISTER’S SPEECH CLOSING REMARKS AND THANKS
Jean-François Lisée

Jean-François Lisée
Minister of International Relations, La Francophonie and External Trade
Minister responsible for the Montréal region

Michel Leblanc
President and CEO
Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal

This series is being held with the financial support of Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton.

This forum has been organized in collaboration with the Secrétariat à la région métropolitaine, an agency of the Ministère du Conseil exécutif, and the Ministère des Finances et de l'Économie.


In partnership with:

CMM

In collaboration with:

  • BCTQ
  • Aero Montreal
  • Cargo M
  • Ecotech Quebec
  • Finance Montréal
  • GIAQ
  • Techno Mtl