MONTREAL, Dec. 14 /CNW Telbec/ - Youth Fusion and FIRST Robotics Quebec invite you to a media briefing and event that will highlight innovative programs through which universities, businesses, school boards, and civil society have joined forces to counter dropout rates and promote student success. Innovative approaches and substantial financial contributions will be revealed in the presence of the Mayor of Montreal, 100 students and all the partners, underlining their commitment to supporting "creative youth empowerment."
The following people will speak:
Gérald Tremblay, Mayor of Montreal
L. Jacques Ménard, President, BMO Financial Group, Quebec
Laurent Beaudoin, Chairman of the Board, Bombardier Inc.
Diane De Courcy, Chairperson, Commission scolaire de Montréal (CSDM)
Pierre Dufour, General Director, Opéra de Montréal
Gabriel Bran Lopez, Founding Executive Director, Youth Fusion
High school students participating in these programs
Thursday, December 16th 2010
Hall of honour, Montreal City Hall
275 Notre-Dame Street East
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