The theme of HIGH LEVEL FORUM 2017 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.
NGIN, Network for Global Innovation, President and CEO
Los Angeles, USA
C2 CEO Montréal-Québec-Canada
Chairman of Energy and Environment Cluster, NSTDA, Bankgkok, Thailand
Professor of physics at Université de Montréal and Academic Director of the Trottier Energy Institute at Polytechnique Montréal – Canada
Executive Vice President, International Business Development, FarEasTone Group – Taipei – Taiwan
CEO of Kraftringen Energi AB – Lund – Sweden
Former Mayor of Palo Alto – CA – USA
President of the French scientific council of Think Smartgrids, INP – Grenoble – France
CEO and co-founder of Mobi – Haifa – Israel
Director of Strategy and Innovation, Argonne National Laboratory
Ambassador, Astaré International Chairman
Executive Director of IVADO – Montréal – Québec – Canada
Assistant Director-General: Department of Energy and Environment, AIST – Tsukuba – Japan
Head Micro Nano Systems Centre, Tyndall National Institute – Cork – Ireland
CEO of the Sfax Business Center and General Director of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Region – Sfax- Tunisia
Vice President Strategic Anticipation & Innovation Corporate Development MICHELIN Group, France
CEO of NAPEC Inc – Montréal – Québec – Canada
Director of Office of Economic Development – Dresden – Germany
Associate Professor of Nanoeconomics.Director of the NYS and Nanoelectronics (CATN2) at SUNY Polytechnic Institute – Albany – NY – USA
Former CEO of IMEC, Chairman Leuven MindGate – Leuven – Belgium
Advisor to the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of the Economy, Grand-Duché de Luxembourg
Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2) International – GIT- Atlanta – GA – USA
A post-event report, screening the various moments of the HLF2017 program and
highlighting its conclusions and added value, is available here.
During the 2017 High Level Forum , the Longueuil-Montréal ecosystem has published the following Press Release