Montréal, city of knowledge and innovation
MONTREAL, May 9, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal invites members of the press to its business luncheon on Friday, May 10, 2013, at noon. On this occasion, Mr. Pierre Duchesne, Minister of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology, will be the guest speaker.
The minister Duchesne will talk about Assises nationales de la recherche et de l'innovation, an event whose goal is to set the foundations of the upcoming national research and innovation policy (Politique nationale de la recherche et de l'innovation), and major intervention axes of the future national research and innovation policy. He will give an update about the commitments unveiled as part of the summit on higher education (Sommet sur l'enseignement supérieur).
He will also address the importance of Montréal in Quebec's economic development, particularly when it comes to research and innovation.
|Date:||Friday, May 10, 2013|
|Time:||From noon to 2 p.m.|
|Speech - 12:15 p.m.|
|Where:||Hyatt Regency Montréal|
|1255 Jeanne-Mance Street|
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
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