Media invitation - Launch of les Journéees Carrières Techno

Enterprises, universities and colleges from Greater Montréal will present

career opportunities offered to young Quebecers in Information and

Communications Technology (ICT) in an unprecedented mobilization of

Greater Montréal's ICT leaders

MONTREAL, Oct. 19 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are invited to the launch of Les Journées Carrières Techno, on Monday, October 19 at 10:30 AM. Initiated by TechnoMontréal and its partners, this event is the end result of an unprecedented mobilization by key actors and leaders from the ICT industry. Their main objective is to mobilize and sensitize the private and public sectors in order to develop the future workforce of this growing and prosperous field by creating more than 60,000 new jobs over the next five years.

This event will feature a very "Techno" presentation of real and virtual persons to show the quantity, quality and diversity of jobs offered in the ICT sector. Activities and resources for actual and future students and for enterprises willing to support them will be presented. Details are available on the site www.journeescarrierestechno.com

    
    WHAT :    Press conference for the launch of  Les Journées Carrières
              Techno

    WHO :     Mr. Sam Hamad, Minister of Employment and Social Solidarity,
              and Minister of Labour
              Mr. Claude Carignan, Senator
              Mr. Yves Beauchamp, General Director of the École de
              technologie supérieure (ÉTS)
              Mr. André Gamache, President and Chief Executive Officer of
              Montréal International
              Mr. Michel Guay, Chairman of TechnoMontréal's Board of
              Directors and CEO of Radio IP Software.
              Mr. Martin Duchaîne, General Manager of TechnoMontréal

    WHEN :    Monday, October 19, 2009  10:30 to 11:30 AM

    WHERE :   eXcentris  3536, St-Laurent Blvd, Montréal, Québec
    

About TechnoMontréal - www.technomontreal.com

TechnoMontréal brings together the key players of Greater Montréal's Information and Communications Technology cluster around concerted actions to accelerate and optimize their competitiveness, growth and visibility. TechnoMontréal's strategic actions cover industry needs related to workforce, commercialization, financing, investment and innovation, together with public and parapublic players, with the support of leading companies and institutions such as DMR, the École de technologie supérieure, the École Polytechnique de Montréal, the Université de Montréal, Bell, CGI, Ericsson, Radio IP Software, Irosoft, 8D Technologies, Sologlobe, Ubisoft, Collège Bois-de-Boulogne and the CRIM.

SOURCE TechnoMontréal

For further information: For further information: Benoît Lefèvre, Communications Advisor, Montréal International, (514) 677-2498, benoit.lefevre@montrealinternational.com

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