Media advisory - Desjardins launches the Innovation Challenge; Health+Promotion

MONTREAL, Oct. 29, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Desjardins and its partners Hacking Health, IBM Canada, CHU Sainte-Justine and the Public Health Agency of Canada are bringing together healthcare and IT professionals for the Innovation Challenge, from November 6 to 8.

The goal is for teams to build on each other's expertise, innovative ideas and new digital technologies to find ground-breaking solutions in health promotion and disease prevention.

This "hackathon" is a first for Desjardins, bringing together developers, designers, healthcare professionals and anyone with an interest in health.

For an idea of what to expect, click here.

Interested? Please come out for the opening address by Monique F. Leroux, Chair of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer of Desjardins Group, along with the partners.



Friday, November 6, 2015                         


Grande-Place of Complexe Desjardins (150 Sainte-Catherine W, Montreal)


5 p.m. Cocktail reception

6:30 p.m. Speeches and event opening


SOURCE Desjardins Group

For further information: Annie Josiane Bujold, Public Relations, Desjardins Group, 514-281-7000 or 1-866-866-7000, ext 5557646,

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