Media invitation - Claude Corbo, Rector, Université du Québec à Montréal, speaking at the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
UQAM, a tremendous asset for the future of Montréal
MONTREAL, Oct. 30, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are invited to attend the Desjardins Business Luncheon ‒ Business Voices of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal on Wednesday, October 31, 2012, at noon. On this occasion, the Université du Québec à Montréal's rector, Mr. Claude Corbo, will be the guest speaker. This business luncheon will take the form of an interview conducted by Mr. Bernard Derome, leading figure in Quebec television news.
The UQAM rector's conference will focus on the importance of university research in increasing the city's competitiveness and vitality, and the positive impacts of partnerships between universities and organizations. Mr. Corbo will share his vision on the global challenges and future prospects for university education and research, and will explain how UQAM creates and mobilizes knowledge in collaboration with governments, socio-economic organizations, and companies.
The speech will be delivered in French.
|Date:||Wednesday, October 31, 2012|
From noon to 2 p.m.
Speech - 12:15 p.m.
Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth
900 René-Lévesque Blvd. W.
The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal has some 7,000 members. Its primary mission is to represent the interests of the business community of Greater Montréal and to provide individuals, merchants, and businesses of all sizes with a variety of specialized services to help them achieve their full potential in terms of innovation, productivity and competitiveness. The Board of Trade is Quebec's leading private economic development organization.
SOURCE: BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREALFor further information:
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