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Media Invitation - Announcement of an important artificial intelligence investment in Montréal



MONTRÉAL, Oct. 6, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Mr. Philippe Keryer, Executive Vice-President, Strategy, Research and Technology at Thales, representing Patrice Caine, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Thales, invite the media to a press conference in which the company will announce an important artificial intelligence investment in Montréal.

Dr. Yoshua Bengio, Professor of the Department of Computer Science and Operations Research and head of the Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms (MILA); Dr. Gilles Savard, professor at Polytechnique Montréal and Director of the Institute for data valorization (IVADO); Dr. Benoit Boulet, Associate Dean (Research & Innovation) of the Faculty of Engineering at McGill University and Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering; and Mr. David Lametti, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Member of Parliament for LaSalle-Émard-Verdun; will be on hand for the announcement.

 

What:

Announcement of an important artificial intelligence investment in Montréal



Who:

Thales, a leading international technological solutions company servicing the aerospace, transportation, defence and security markets



Attending:

  • Philippe Keryer, Executive Vice-President, Strategy, Research and Technology, Thales
  • Marko Erman, Technical Director, Thales
  • Siegfried Usal, Vice President, Strategy, Marketing and Technology, Thales Canada
  • David Lametti, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development and Member of Parliament for LaSalle-Émard-Verdun
  • Yoshua Bengio, Professor of the Department of Computer Science and Operations Research and head of the Montreal Institute for Learning Algorithms (MILA)
  • Gilles Savard, professor at Polytechnique Montréal and Director of the Institute for data valorization (IVADO)
  • Benoit Boulet, Associate Dean (Research & Innovation) of the Faculty of Engineering at McGill University and Associate Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Hubert Bolduc, President and CEO, Montréal International


When:

Tuesday, October 10, 2017, at 11:00 a.m.



Where:

Hyatt Regency Montreal


1255 Jeanne-Mance Street


Montréal, Québec H5B 1E5

 

SOURCE Montréal International


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