MONTREAL, Jan. 22, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are invited
to a speech presented by the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal as
part of its Bell International Leaders series on Thursday, January 23,
2014 at Théâtre Maisonneuve, Place des Arts. Colonel Chris Hadfield,
astronaut and former commander of the International Space Station, will
take the floor.
Called "the most famous astronaut since Neil Armstrong," Colonel
Hadfield shared his space adventures with millions of people via social
media. A pioneer in many ways, he was the first Canadian to command the
International Space Station.
During his speech, Colonel Hadfield will share valuable lessons from his
remarkable career with respect to leadership, teamwork, collaboration,
science and technology. He will also motivate his audience to reach for
Alexandre Taillefer, Managing Partner at XPND, will have a discussion
with Colonel Chris Hadfield following his speech.
Accredited media are authorized to film or photograph the first three
minutes of the speech. Accreditation is mandatory. A press briefing
will follow the speech.
The speech will be given in English and French.
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Conference: 8 to 9:30 p.m.
Press briefing: 9:35 to 9:50 p.m.
Place des Arts - Théâtre Maisonneuve
175 Sainte-Catherine St. West
About the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal
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 Montreal
For further information:
Please confirm your presence with Michelle LLambias Meunier, Advisor, Media Relations, by phone at 514 871-4000, ext. 4042, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.