Media Advisory - Interview opportunity: Launch of the future Éco-campus Hubert Reeves
MONTREAL, May 18, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Members of the media are cordially invited to attend the official launch of the future Éco-campus Hubert Reeves, with special guest, Mr. Hubert Reeves, this morning, May 18, from 10:30 am to 1 pm, on the future site, located at Alexander-Fleming Street and Alfred-Nobel Boulevard, within Technoparc Montréal's Saint-Laurent Campus.
This 20 acre campus, whose scale is unprecedented in Canada, will be dedicated to R&D companies active in the clean technologies sector.
Set in a natural, wooded environment, the Éco-campus Hubert Reeves will be developed following a vision consistent with sustainable development. Eight buildings covering an area of 70,000 m2 will be erected using cutting edge materials, local resources, and the latest clean technologies. These buildings will interweave through a pedestrian network and streams. The Éco-campus Hubert Reeves will become an international technology portal dedicated to showcasing innovative products, cutting edge clean technologies and knowledge transfers.
Speakers include :
- M. Hubert Reeves, Astrophysicist and President of Humanité et biodiversité
- M. Alan DeSousa, Mayor of Saint-Laurent and Vice-President of the City of Montreal's Executive Committee
- M. Mario Monette, President and CEO of Technoparc Montréal
- M. Sylvain Ouellette, Director, Cleantech, Technoparc Montréal
- Mrs. Sandra Levy, President and CEO of Liberty Sites
Committed to the scientific and technological development of Montréal, Technoparc Montréal designs and deploys large-scale private and institutional projects, and finances and constructs technical buildings housing high tech companies and scientific research centres. Technoparc Montréal plays a pivotal role in the operationalization of Montréal, City of knowledge - a stimulating vision that fosters the promotion of knowledge, creativity and innovation.For further information:
Director of Public Affairs and Communications