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Strategic Forum on Transportation

Transporting people and merchandise in the age of artificial intelligence Events The speech will be presented mainly in French.

Registration deadline: May 03, 2019

Presented by:

Artificial intelligence and the future of transportation

This edition of the forum will unveil the key facts and recommendations from the study Positioning Quebec and Montréal as leaders in electric and smart transportation, conducted by the Chamber and Propulsion Québec, cluster for electric and smart transportation.

The three main themes discussed:

  • Artificial intelligence and innovation in transportation: vision for the industry’s future
  • Ensuring competitive infrastructure, freight transport and logistics hubs
  • Public transportation and electrification: structuring projects for the city

Program

7:15 a.m. - Registration and networking breakfast

Welcome message and introduction

7:45 a.m.

  • Michel LeblancPresident and CEO
    Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal

7:55 a.m.

  • François BonnardelMinister of Transport
    Gouvernement du Québec

8:05 a.m.

  • The Honourable Marc GarneauMinister of Transport
    Government of Canada

Part 1 – Ensuring competitive infrastructure, freight transport and logistics hubs

8:15 a.m. - Contrecœur terminal: a new logistics hub with strong potential for companies

  • Sylvie VachonPresident and CEO
    Montreal Port Authority

    Presentation

8:30 a.m - A look at a major metropolitan construction project: the Louis-Hippolyte-La Fontaine tunnel

  • Alexandre DebsDirector for the Major Rehabilitation of the Louis-Hippolyte-La Fontaine tunnel
    Ministère des Transports du Québec

    Presentation

8:40 a.m - Eastern Canada's competitiveness in freight transportation

  • Jon ChiniborchDirector of Supply Chain Sales
    CN
  • Guillaum DubreuilSenior Manager, Government Affairs
    Groupe CSL
  • Jean-Robert LessardVice-President, Corporate Affairs
    Groupe Robert

8:55 a.m - The challenges of modernizing airport infrastructure while maintaining excellent customer service

  • Pierre LoyerVice President, Airport Infrastructure
    Aéroports de Montréal

    Presentation

Part 2 – Public transportation and electrification: structuring projects for the city

9:05 a.m - Meeting the growing demand for public transit: ARTM's vision

  • Paul CôtéDirector General
    Autorité régionale de transport métropolitain

    Presentation

9:20 a.m. - The electrification of heavy transport powered by Quebec engineering

  • Yves Provencher Senior Manager – Business Development
    The Lion Electric Co.

    Presentation

9:35 a.m. - Perspectives on the progress of the Réseau express métropolitain

  • Jean-Marc ArbaudManaging Director
    CDPQ Infra

9:45 a.m. - Planning and designing today for the hypermobility of tomorrow

  • Marc BlanchetVice-President, South-West Québec
    Engineering, Design and Project Management Sector
    SNC-Lavalin

    Presentation

9:55 a.m. - Break and networking

Part 3 – Artificial intelligence and innovation in transportation: a look at the industry's future

10:25 a.m. - Getting the most out of infrastructure funding

  • Pierre LavalléePresident and CEO
    Canada Infrastructure Bank

10:45 a.m. - Positioning Quebec and Montréal as leaders in electric and smart transportation

  • Sarah HoudeCEO
    Propulsion Québec, cluster for electric and smart transportation
  • Michel LeblancPresident and CEO
    Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal

11 a.m. - Autonomous vehicles: leaders who are positioning Quebec in the innovation race

  • Marie Hélène CloutierVice President, Customer Experience, Sales and Marketing
    Keolis Canada
  • Patrick LauzièreVice-President, Technology & Development
    Orange Traffic
  • Frantz SaintellemyPresident and Chief Operating Officer
    LeddarTech

11:15 a.m. - AI to optimize supply chains

  • Julien BillotCEO
    SCALE AI

11:30 a.m. - Taxi drone: a futuristic project or a breakthrough on the cusp of transforming mobility?

  • Mikaël CardinalVice-President, E-Aviation & Business Development
    United Therapeutics Corporation

11:45 a.m. - Montréal–Toronto in 40 minutes: the Hyperloop's goal

  • Sébastien GendronCo-Founder and CEO
    TransPod

    Presentation

12 p.m. - Conclusion

12:05 p.m. - End of the Forum

Participate in this activity to keep up with:

  • AI’s contribution to the sector and how your company can make this transformation
  • Major transportation infrastructure projects and funding opportunities
  • Issues related to growing demand for public transport
  • The latest industry trends

Prices

Members Non members
Ticket(s) Ticket(s) $300 * $400 *

Contact et informations

By phone:

514 871-4001

For more information on the program: 

Véronique Lauzon
Special Projects Manager
514 871-4000, ext. 4006
vlauzon@ccmm.ca

No reservations, cancellations or refunds after the registration deadline. Participant substitutions are accepted at no extra charge until the event is held. Please note that only cancellation notices sent by email at reservations@ccmm.ca will be accepted.

Location

Palais des congrès de Montréal

1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle
Montréal, QC
H2Z 1H5

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