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Creative Collisions - Collaborative Innovation for the Canadian Relaunch Post-COVID 19

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· Stage
Part I: Opportunities and challenges to foster innovation post-COVID-19
Welcoming word, Networking & Introduction of the Creative Collisions’ agenda
ilias Benjelloun Valentin Kravtchenko
2020-07-08T13:30:00Z 2020-07-08T13:40:00Z America/New_York Part+I%3A+Opportunities+and+challenges+to+foster+innovation+post-COVID-19 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Intro and presentation of the Creative Collisions’ agenda
Intro and presentation of the Creative Collisions’ agenda
ilias Benjelloun
2020-07-08T13:40:00Z 2020-07-08T13:45:00Z America/New_York Intro+and+presentation+of+the+Creative+Collisions%E2%80%99+agenda Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Canada’s relaunch through collaborative innovation leveraging greater diversity & inclusion
Jenn Mielguj Ali Taiyeb Sasha Luccioni Lloyed Lobo Sam Bellamy ilias Benjelloun
2020-07-08T13:45:00Z 2020-07-08T14:05:00Z America/New_York Canada%E2%80%99s+relaunch+through+collaborative+innovation+leveraging+greater+diversity+%26+inclusion Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Pre event
Warming up!
ilias Benjelloun
2020-07-08T13:55:00Z 2020-07-08T14:00:00Z America/New_York Pre+event Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
StartupME Open Innovation Program presentation (bilingual)
StartupME Open Innovation Program presentation (bilingual)
ilias Benjelloun Alejandro Martinez-Ramos
2020-07-08T14:05:00Z 2020-07-08T14:10:00Z America/New_York StartupME+Open+Innovation+Program+presentation+%28bilingual%29 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Meet the Superclusters: $950 M for collaborative innovation
Panel: CTOs & CEOs of NGEN (ON), Digital (BC) and Scale AI (QC), PS to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry & VP Ontario Market for Desjardins
Marilyn Horrick Clelia Cothier Déborah Cherenfant Julien Billot Evgueni Loukipoudis John Laughlin
2020-07-08T14:10:00Z 2020-07-08T15:10:00Z America/New_York Meet+the+Superclusters%3A+%24950+M+for+collaborative+innovation Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Open Innovation challenges & open innovation work-sessions presentations (bilingual)
Presentation of the cross-sectorial challenges, the fish-bowl format, the guest participants; as well as the Cooperathon upcoming program
Jocelyn Millette Christophe Billebaud Mirela Pirlea pascal vignon Robert Mercure Patricio Gutierrez M.
2020-07-08T15:10:00Z 2020-07-08T15:30:00Z America/New_York Open+Innovation+challenges+%26+open+innovation+work-sessions+presentations+%28bilingual%29 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Part 2, Cross-Sectorial Open Innovation Collisions and Convergences
Cross-Sectorial Open Innovation work sessions, fish-bowl format.
2020-07-08T15:30:00Z 2020-07-08T18:45:00Z America/New_York Part+2%2C+Cross-Sectorial+Open+Innovation+Collisions+and+Convergences Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Open innovation work-session #4 - Manufacturing, industry 4.0 and supply chain
Fish-bowl format with animators, industrial players, startups, and researchers to explore actionable collaborations around up to 2 specific industry challenges
Alexandre Gervais @ HAXIO Jean-Francois Belanger Afshin Doust Annie Cyr Jean-Philip Poulin Hany  Moustapha Félix Bélisle-Dockrill Martin Landry Soumaya Yacout Jenn MacLean Hakim Merah Katherine  Schmidt
2020-07-08T15:35:00Z 2020-07-08T18:45:00Z America/New_York Open+innovation+work-session+%234+-+Manufacturing%2C+industry+4.0+and+supply+chain Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Open innovation work-session #1 - Energy, CleanTech and Greentech
Fish-bowl format with animators, industrial players, startups, and researchers to explore actionable collaborations around up to 2 specific industry challenges
Alexandre Guindon Mirela Pirlea Nunzio Cotrufo Catalina Dragomir Jocelyn Millette Passy  Longuet Morgan Guitton Amelie Bergeron-Vachon Catriona  Power Deeksha Rao Sahib Jean-François Vermette Marie-Luc Lafrance pascal vignon Brock Battochio Mark Rabin Stéphanie Yared
2020-07-08T15:35:00Z 2020-07-08T18:45:00Z America/New_York Open+innovation+work-session+%231+-+Energy%2C+CleanTech+and+Greentech Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Open innovation work-session #3 - Life-sciences and healthcare
Fish-bowl format with animators, industrial players, startups, and researchers to explore actionable collaborations around up to 2 specific industry challenges
Jean-Francois Belanger Adrian Schauer Cedric Piasco Laila  Benameur Luc Sirois Pierre-Alexandre Fournier Meryeme Lahmami Farah Bendahmane John Walmsley Azadeh Dastmalchi
2020-07-08T15:35:00Z 2020-07-08T18:45:00Z America/New_York Open+innovation+work-session+%233+-+Life-sciences+and+healthcare Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Open innovation work-session #2 - Culture, creative industries and tourism
Fish-bowl format with animators, industrial players, startups, and researchers to explore actionable collaborations around up to 2 specific industry challenges
Simon Trépanier Nicolas Morency Christophe Billebaud Alfonso Hernandez Darya Akulshyna Christophe Billebaud Brigitte Bellevillle Robert Mercure
2020-07-08T15:35:00Z 2020-07-08T18:45:00Z America/New_York Open+innovation+work-session+%232+-+Culture%2C+creative+industries+and+tourism Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
B2B 1-on-1 Networking
Network with leading entrepreneurs, researchers, and industry experts.
2020-07-08T16:05:00Z 2020-07-08T19:15:00Z America/New_York B2B+1-on-1+Networking Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Expo
Tech Expo/Talent : Startups, Research Centers, Industrial Organizations, Incubators, Accelerators and Entrepreneurial Centers from across Canada in one place.
Startups, Research Centers, Industrial Organizations, VCs & Financing, Incubators, Accelerators and Entrepreneurial Centers from across Canada in one place.
Charlotte Fulchiron Lucia Aguilar Peter Winckler Hélène Fortier Luca Cuccia Noha Gerges
2020-07-08T16:30:00Z 2020-07-08T19:00:00Z America/New_York Tech+Expo%2FTalent+%3A+Startups%2C+Research+Centers%2C+Industrial+Organizations%2C+Incubators%2C+Accelerators+and+Entrepreneurial+Centers+from+across+Canada+in+one+place.++ Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)


Stéphanie Yared

International Advisor

John Laughlin


Jenn MacLean

Director, NGen

Jenn Mielguj

Program Associate, Digital Technology Supercluster

Ali Taiyeb

Manager Partnerships, DMZ

Sasha Luccioni

Chief Researcher, MILA

Lloyed Lobo

Cofounder, Boast.AI

Sam Bellamy

Founder & CEO, Bazookka

ilias Benjelloun

Senior Open Innovation Strategist @DesjardinsLAB Creative Director @MTLNewTech

Marilyn Horrick

Senior Vice President, Ontario Market, Desjardins

Clelia Cothier

Challenge-Prize Fellow at Impact and Innovation Unit, Impact Canada

Déborah Cherenfant

Présidente et Porte Parole, Jccm

Julien Billot

CEO, Scale AI

Evgueni Loukipoudis

CTO, Digital Technology Supercluster

Katherine Schmidt

Head of Engine Assembly, Siemens Energy

Félix Bélisle-Dockrill

CEO & Founder, Grad4

Hany Moustapha

Chair, Chaire Siemens 4.0

Jean-Philip Poulin

Corporate Innovation Manager, Centech

Martin Landry

CEO & Founder, Intelligence Industrielle

Soumaya Yacout

Professor of the Department of Mathematics and Industrial Engineering, Laboratoire Poly-Industries 4.0

Jocelyn Millette

Director General, CANMETENERGY

Charlotte Fulchiron

Project Manager - International Students

Lucia Aguilar

Project Manager - International Students

Genevieve Drolet

Technology Transfer Directorate

Lan Tan

Director-Entrepeneur development

Catalina Dragomir

Research and Policy analyst, CANMETENERGY

Mirela Pirlea

Panacanadian development, Coopérathon

Nunzio Cotrufo

AI Energy Efficiency Engineer, BrainBox AI

Cedric Piasco

President & Co-Founder

Laila Benameur

Head of QcSE

Luc Sirois

Chairman & Co-Founder

Meryeme Lahmami

Investment Manager

Farah Bendahmane

Director enterprise development

John Walmsley

Executive Vice President & Strategic relationship

Christophe Billebaud

Corporate services Coordinator

Amelie Bergeron-Vachon

Director of Innovation and Commercialization, Écotech Québec

Brock Battochio

Lead Engineer, Planetary Hydrogen

Catriona Power

Director of partnerships, Foresight Cleantech Accelerator

Deeksha Rao Sahib

Principal Product Manager, OXIA Initiative

Jean-François Vermette

Scientific Director, Centre de transfert technologique en écologie industrielle (CTTÉI)

Marie-Luc Lafrance

Strategy Advisor, Hydro-Québec

Mark Rabin

Founder, Portable Electric

Morgan Guitton

Director of Operations, Ecofuel

Passy Longuet

Science Outreach Officer, CANMETENERGY

pascal vignon

Sustainable Development Advisor, MEI

Brigitte Bellevillle

Digital Project Manager

Valentin Kravtchenko

CTO Montreal NewTech

Peter Winckler

Project Director - Member Relations, CCI Franàaise au Canada

Hélène Fortier

Program Officer, Research Partnerships - NSERC

Luca Cuccia

CEO, Phyla

Noha Gerges

Team Lead, MITACS

Hakim Merah

Innovation, Scale AI

Annie Cyr

Founder, TENGIVA

Christophe Billebaud

General Coordinator, La Piscine

Alexandre Guindon

Managing Director and co-founder, 2 Degrés

Patricio Gutierrez M.

Open Innovation Evangelist, Cooperathon

Afshin Doust

CEO, AI Systems

Jean-Francois Belanger

Director, Business Development, Keyrus Life Science

Simon Trépanier

Gestionnaire - Activités inter-partenaire, MTLab

Nicolas Morency

CEO / Founder, Prevu3D

Alejandro Martinez-Ramos

Director of programming and General Coordinator, Montreal NewTech

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