Program 2017

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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.

speakers, Moderators & panelists 2017

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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Presentations 2017

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Post-Event Report 2017

A post-event report, screening the various moments of the HLF2017 program and
highlighting its conclusions and added value, is available here

Press documents 2017

During the 2017 High Level Forum , the Longueuil-Montréal ecosystem has published the following Press Release

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venue 2017

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!

Arriving by plane

From Montréal International Airport to Fairmont Queen Élizabeth Hotel.

  •       – Take Highway 20 East to Highway Ville-Marie East (Highway 720 – downtown).
  •       – Take Exit #3 (Rue Guy).
  •       – At the first light, turn right onto René-Lévesque boulevard.
  •       – Continue for approximately up to 900 René-Lévesque boulevard West, corner Mansfield street.
  •       – The hotel Fairmont Queen Élizabeth is located on the right hand side.
  •       Driving time is 20 to 25 minutes.
Sponsors 2017


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