Media invitation - The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal welcomes Yves
Beauchamp, Chief Executive Officer, École de technologie supérieure, and
Christophe Guy, Chief Executive Officer, École Polytechnique de Montréal

Engineering schools: The lynchpin of our economic revival

MONTREAL, March 8 /CNW Telbec/ - Media representatives are invited to attend the Desjardins business luncheon of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal on Tuesday, March 9, 2010, at noon. Yves Beauchamp, Chief Executive Officer of the École de technologie supérieure (ÉTS), and Christophe Guy, Chief Executive Officer of the École Polytechnique de Montréal, will be our guest speakers.

Be a part of the conference of the general directors of the ÉTS and the École Polytechnique who will speak about these two institutions that, together, are responsible for training over 50% of engineering students in Quebec. Discover their vision and the importance they place on engineers' contribution to the development of a prosperous and innovative economy. They will also discuss the upcoming challenges for Quebec and our ability to successfully meet them.

    The speech will be delivered in French only.

    Date:  Tuesday, March 9, 2010

    Time:  From noon to 2 p.m.
           Speech - 12:15 p.m.

    Where: Hilton Montreal Bonaventure
           900 de La Gauchetière Street West

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: For further information: RSVP with Sylvie Paquette, Coordinator, Media relations, (514) 871-4000, ext. 4015,

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