Come and hear keynote speakers Jeff Rubin, Mike Roach and Léo Apotheker!
MONTREAL, Feb. 12, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Finance Montréal, Québec's
financial cluster, has announced today that tickets for the event are
now on sale and revealed the identity of the world renowned panelists
who will take part in the FinTech Conference panel discussion. This
event will be held on Thursday, May 16, 2013, at the Mont-Royal Centre,
in Montreal, under the honorary presidency of Henri-Paul Rousseau,
Vice-Chairman, Power Financial Corporation.
"Finance Montréal is pleased with the enthusiasm the 2013
FinTech Conference has created among finance and technology actors,"
said Eric Lemieux, Chief Executive Officer of Finance Montréal. "Our
panel discussion promises to be spirited, and the agenda will help
highlight Montreal's know-how as regards financial technology."
Registrations are open
Tickets are offered until March 15, 2013 at the pre-sale price of $395.
After that date, the regular price will be $495. It is possible to make
a reservation for a full table (8 tickets) by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Developers who submit a project in one of the 2013 FinTech Conference
contests get a preferred rate of $95. To register: http://www.fintechmontreal.com/en/inscription.php .
Finance Montréal is pleased to announce that Léo Apotheker, former
President of Hewlett-Packard and SAP, will be one of the keynote
speakers. He will also take part in the panel discussion moderated by
David Furlonger, Vice-President of Gartner, along with Pierre Miron,
Executive Vice-President, Operations and Information Technology, Caisse
de dépôt et placement du Québec, and Robert Ouellette, Senior
Vice-President, Technology and Shared Services, Desjardins Group.
Michael Roach, President and Chief Executive Officer of CGI, and Jeff
Rubin, former Chief Economist with CIBC World Markets, are among the
keynote speakers. The complete program is available at http://www.fintechmontreal.ca/en/programme.php.
FinTech Montréal Contests
Financial application developers are invited to submit a description of
their project by the end of the entry period on February 28. The
contests' official rules and themes as well as the registration form
are available at http://www.fintechmontreal.com/en/concours.php. The winners in the 5 contest categories will each receive $10,000 in
prize at a ceremony to be held during the closing cocktail of the 2013
For more information on the 2013 Montreal FinTech Conference, visit our
website at www.fintechmontreal.ca/, follow us on Twitter @FinTechMTL or visit our FinTech Montreal
Conference Facebook page and LinkedIn group.
About Finance Montréal, Québec's financial cluster
Finance Montréal was created in November 2010 by the financial services
industry, at the Quebec Government's invitation, and its members
include banks and financial corporations, government bodies (the Quebec
Government, the City of Montreal, the Communauté métropolitaine de
Montréal, and the AMF-Québec's financial market regulator and
supervisor), and universities. Finance Montréal works in the field of
human resources and derivatives in order to strengthen the financial
sector and achieve greater international competitiveness.
Image with caption: "Léo Apotheker, former President of Hewlett-Packard and SAP (CNW Group/Finance Montréal)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130212_C4791_PHOTO_EN_23597.jpg
SOURCE: Finance Montréal
For further information:
To learn more about Finance Montréal - Quebec's financial cluster, visit their website at www.grappefinancemontreal.com/en, write to email@example.com, or call Manuela Steis, Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer, at 514-287-1477, ext. 323.
For any questions about the 2013 Montreal FinTech Conference, write to firstname.lastname@example.org, or call one of the following members of our Organizing Committee: Laurent Terrasse, at 514-871-3534, or Stéphanie Alison Berthiaume, at 514-787-6515.