The inevitable shift to digital

Friday, October 30, 2015 from 7 A.M. to 1 P.M.


 TOPICS ADDRESSED


NEW BUSINESS CHALLENGES IN THE DIGITAL ERA

SÉVRINE LABELLE

SÉVRINE LABELLE
Vice-President, Strategy and Public Affairs
Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal


PRESENTATION

Jaqueline Dubé

JACQUELINE DUBÉ
President and CEO
CEFRIO


PRESENTATION

PART I – COMPETITIVE LEVERAGE FOR SMEs
An initiative that is bearing fruit: Results of the SME 2.0 Program

GENEVIÈVE LEFEBVRE

GENEVIÈVE LEFEBVRE
Project Director, Innovation and Transfer
CEFRIO


PRESENTATION

The recipe for success: A few case examples

Yves_Proteau

Intelligent production lines
YVES PROTEAU
Co-President
APN


VIDEO

ERIC WAZANA

Just-in-time production
ERIC WAZANA
Designer & Founder
Yoga Jeans


VIDEO

From concept to start-up

MARTIN LAFONTAINE

MARTIN LAFONTAINE
Manager, Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement
Machinex




PART II – THE FUTURE THAT GOING DIGITAL HOLDS IN STORE FOR YOU
How digital technology is already changing the customer experience

Grégoire Baret

GRÉGOIRE BARET
General manager, Omnichannel experience
Aldo Group




The factory of the future, or enterprise 4.0

Marie-Christine Caron

MARIE-CHRISTINE CARON, ENG.
Manager, Global Robotics R&D Center
GE Aviation




PART III – HARNESSING CUSTOMER DATA TO PERSONALIZE SERVICES
The multichannel customer experience: Beyond technology

CATHERINE DAGENAIS

CATHERINE DAGENAIS
Vice President, Retail Strategy and Customer Experience
SAQ


 

Title to be announced

Martin Morgantaler

GINO PLEVANO
Vice-President, Loyalty & Digital Strategy
Metro inc.




PART IV – TECHNOLOGY AND FINANCIAL SOLUTIONS FOR MAKING THE MOVE TO DIGITAL
E-commerce: Adopt an effective strategy

SIMON LAMARCHE

SIMON LAMARCHE
Partner and co-founder
Adviso


PRESENTATION

Lumen: A distributor for digital SMEs

LUC POIRIER

LUC POIRIER
Director, Major Industrial Accounts Development
Lumen


PRESENTATION

The internet of things: For a more competitive business

Martin Morgantaler

MARTIN MORGENTALER
Sales Territory Manager, IBM Cloud
IBM


LUC DESROSIERS

LUC DESROSIERS
Certified Cloud Architect
Sales & Distribution, Cloud Software
IBM


The financial tools you need for a successful shift in technology

ANDRÉ PETITCLERC

ANDRÉ PETITCLERC
Senior Director, Small-Cap Investment
Investissement Québec


Michael Farley

MICHEL FARLEY
President and Founder
Varitron


In a context of increasing global economic integration in which technology is evolving at an unimaginable speed, businesses have no choice but to go digital in order to improve their productivity and competitiveness.

On October 30, the Business Outlook Series will present the advantages associated with incorporating digital technology through the inspiring first-hand accounts of SMEs that have successfully made the shift to digital. This will be an opportunity to explore the many benefits of the strategic and profitable use of new technology, and to get advice on the best practices to adopt.

Experts and businesses will also be on hand to present innovative initiatives that will revolutionize the companies of the future. Their presentations will also touch on the important financial investments and adequate human resources training required when companies go digital.

Participants will leave better equipped with the tools and means to immediately begin rethinking their companies’ business strategies and successfully make the shift to digital.

The speech will be presented mainly in French.

Prices

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* Taxes not included. Become a Member

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

Le Centre Sheraton
1201 René-Lévesque Blvd. W.
Montréal

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By taking part in this Business Outlook Series event, you will:

  • Get advice from inspiring Quebec SMEs that have successfully made the move to digital
  • Get equipped with the best means to successfully make the shift yourself
  • Learn more about the digital age and the benefits of incorporating new technology in your company
  • Seize a unique opportunity to explore the business of the future

 
This Business Outlook Series event will immerse you in the digital era, and will provide an excellent opportunity to explore existing tools to support SMEs going digital.

SCHEDULE

7 am – Registration and networking breakfast
7:30 am to noon – Presentations
Noon to 1 pm – Networking buffet

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WHO SHOULD TAKE PART?

  • SME business leaders and entrepreneurs seeking to make the move to digital
  • Representatives from all sectors concerned with the new digital age


In association with:


CEFRIO