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The theme of HLF2017 edition was « Innovation and Smart Living », which is an exciting and strategic subject considering the digital revolution taking place in the ecosystems’ environment.
There were three sessions : « Innovation and Smart Transport », « Innovation and Smart Energy », « Innovation and Smart Society » , each session being organized in speaker presentations and moderated panel discussions.
International Speakers were selected in relevance with the theme of the Forum : « Innovation & Smart Living » ; they were be from the attending Ecosystem Delegations, from Canada/Quebec and the Longueuil-Montréal Ecosystem as well ; their high level presentations were addressing innovative strategies, projects and solutions during the three sessions of the Forum : « Innovation and Smart Transport », « Innovation and Smart Energy », » Innovation and Smart Society » .
They were joining other Panelists during four panel discussions, involving High Level Representatives from more than 20 Ecosystem Delegations.
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A post-event report, screening the various moments of the HLF2017 program and highlighting its conclusions and added value, is available here
The 2017 Edition of the High Level Forum was hosted by the Innovation Ecosystem of Longueuil-Montréal (Canada, Québec)
September 24-26, 2017
With its strategic geographical position, numerous research centres, skilled labour force and its world-renowned companies, Longueuil-Montréal is a complete innovation ecosystem where smart living, joie de vivre and creativity are an integral part of the lifestyle. This ecosystem fosters collaborative innovation in strategic sectors such as aerospace, big data, gaming, artificial intelligence, pharmaceutical, smart transportation, sustainable environment and social economy.
The Greater Montréal area is, of course, well equipped with state-of-the art research infrastructure, world-class universities and also, facilities and mentorship organizations for start-up and growing companies in a variety of sectors. It is a living and attractive environment for people wishing to evolve in an animated and energizing milieu de vie. Longueuil-Montréal creativity, made of the outstanding diversity of talent and people from all over the word, offers a vibrant cultural scene, global leading quality of life and inspiring smart living.
Welcome to Longueuil-Montréal Ecosystem!
From Montréal International Airport to Fairmont Queen Élizabeth Hotel.