Meet C++ creator Bjarne Stroustrup right here in Montreal

MONTREAL, Aug. 28, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - This coming September 28th, Bjarne Stroustrup, an internationally renowned technologist and creator of the C++ computer language, will be featured at a free conference in Montreal. Presented jointly with Morgan Stanley, the event is part of a series of major conferences marking the tenth anniversary of TechnoMontréal, Greater Montreal's information and communication technologies cluster.

The captivating speaker will discuss upcoming functionalities designed to simplify C++ programming and improve its performance. He will discuss how to effectively use the new features in new code and in existing codebases.

Dr. Stroustrup has authored multiple texts on the topic, notably C++ Programming Language and A Tour of C++, Programming: Principles and Practice using C++, as well as countless popular articles and academic papers. At present, he is a Managing Director in Morgan Stanley's Technology Division in New York, as well as a guest lecturer at Columbia University. His research has focused on distributed systems, design, programming techniques, software development tools and programming languages.

Bjarn's Talk : Usign Modern C++
Free event – 800 seats available!
September 28, 2017, 5:00 p.m.
Centre Mont-Royal  
2200 Mansfield Street, Montreal, Quebec, H3A 3R8

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About TechnoMontréal

Founded in 2007, TechnoMontréal is the secretariat of the Greater Montreal region's information and communications technologies (ICT) cluster. The agency brings the region's ICT companies together in order to implement strategies to increase and accelerate the innovation, competitiveness, growth and reach of an industry that provides 91,000 jobs within the metropolitan area. TechnoMontréal is a team of players from the private, institutional and public ICT sectors, all working together to achieve common goals and carry out key projects led by the industry. 

About Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley (NYSE: MS) is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, wealth management and investment management services. With offices in more than 42 countries, the Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments, institutions and individuals. For further information about Morgan Stanley, please visit

Morgan Stanley's Technology Centre in Montreal was established in 2008. Our software developers, engineers and architects are creating exclusive e-trading platforms, pricing engines, risk management, security and infrastructure platforms, and end-user tools, ensuring that the firm stays competitive in the global financial markets. We embrace integrity, excellence, team work and giving back.


SOURCE TechnoMontréal

For further information: Maryline Charbonneau, TechnoMontréal, Lead - Communications and Events, 514-309-1026, extension 202, 514-402-8297,


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