Media invitation - The first Robotics Festival in Quebec

Schools, businesses and universities rally behind robotics to promote student success and engage youth in learning

MONTREAL, Dec. 12, 2011 /CNW Telbec/ - Bombardier, BMO Financial Group, Youth Fusion and FIRST Robotics Quebec invite you to a media briefing and event announcing the first Robotics Festival in Quebec.

This festival is part of our wide range of initiatives to counter dropout rates and promote student success in elementary and high schools across Quebec. Substantial financial contributions as well as innovative educational partnerships will be revealed.

The following people will speak:

Laurent Beaudoin, Chairman of the Board, Bombardier Inc.
L. Jacques Ménard, President, BMO Financial Group, Quebec
Diane De Courcy, Chairperson, Commission scolaire de Montréal (CSDM)
Gilles Normand, Chairperson, Commission scolaire de la région de Sherbrooke (CSRS)
Richard Guillemette, DDG, Commission scolaire Marguerite-Bourgeoys (CSMB)

Wednesday, December 14th 2011
9:30 a.m.
At Vigilant Futures: 800, Boul. René-Lévesque West, 
Suite 1400, in Montreal

For further information:

Gabriel Bran Lopez,
Founder and Executive Director, Youth Fusion
Cell: (514) 662-2183
gbl@fusionjeunessequebec.org