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Strategic Forum on Major Projects

Meet the leaders who are transforming the city. Events The activity will be held in French.

More than 300 people expected!

Now in its 18th year, this unique annual gathering brings together designers, developers, financiers, experts from the real estate and construction sectors, civil society representatives and political decision-makers to discuss flagship projects and key development issues for the metropolis.

Attend this Forum to:

  • Learn more about the latest trends in urban development;
  • Meet experts and leaders in the real estate and construction industry;
  • Gain valuable insights for your business;
  • Take part in constructive discussions on key industry issues.

You are:

  • A construction company or real estate developer
  • A professional involved in housing, urban planning, architecture or engineering
  • A construction contractor, a company seeking to keep abreast of construction opportunities
  • A financial investor
  • A political leader or decision-maker: Municipal and regional authorities involved in urban planning and development
  • A representative of civil society
  • A sustainable development player: professionals or organizations focused on green buildings and carbon neutrality
  • An academic community: researchers and students in urban planning, sustainable development and related fields

This event is for you!

This year's topics will include:

  • Real estate projects: commercial, industrial and large-scale residential
  • The housing shortage in Greater Montréal
  • The redevelopment of high-potential areas: (Bridge-Bonaventure and others)
  • Financial models supporting real estate projects
  • The future of downtown office spaces
  • The Mouvement pour mettre fin à l'itinérance (MMFIM) in Montréal
  • The green transition in the construction sector: financial challenges and opportunities
  • The landmark projects of 2025

With the participation of:

Program

7:30 a.m. – Welcome: breakfast and networking

8 a.m. – Opening remarks

The Bridge-Bonaventure sector: The vision developed by the Groupe d’intervention

  • Michel Leblanc President and CEO
    Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal
BLOCK 1
BLOCK
1

8:10 a.m. – Development of major strategic sectors: Challenges and solutions for tomorrow’s neighbourhoods

Hindsight and foresight: Lessons from major real estate projects

  • Clément Demers Architect, urban planner and project manager

Financial models for real estate projects

  • Isabelle Melançon President and Chief Executive Officer
    Urban Development Institute of Quebec
  • Pierre Pelletier Head of Real Estate Development and Financing – Canada
    Fiera Immobilier
  • Martin Raymond President and CEO
    Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ

Redeveloping the Bridge-Bonaventure sector: The vision of major real estate players

  • Vincent Chiara CEO and Founder
    Groupe Mach
  • Stéphan Déry President and CEO
    Canada Lands Company
  • Serge Goulet President
    Groupe Devimco
  • Roger Plamondon Former President
    Broccolini Real Estate Group
  • Michel Leblanc President and CEO
    Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal

Canada Lands Company: A vision for Montréal

  • Stéphan Déry President and CEO
    Canada Lands Company

Transforming living environments with bold transportation infrastructure

  • Sandra Martel, Eng. Chief Executive Officer
    The Jacques Cartier and Champlain Bridges Incorporated

Commercial real estate: Creativity as a lever for attractiveness

  • Michaeal Emory Founder and Executive Chair of the Board
    Allied
  • Michel Leblanc President and CEO
    Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal

9:30 a.m. – Networking break

BLOCK 2
BLOCK
2

10:15 a.m. - CENTRE VILLE : DOWNTOWN: TRANSFORMATION, INNOVATION AND SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT

An uncertain future for downtown offices: Temporary crisis or profound change?

  • Jessica Bouchard Vice-President, Public and Economic Affairs and Impact Initiatives
    Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal
  • Jean Laurin Principal and President, Quebec
    Chartered Real Estate Broker, Broker of Record
    Avison Young

Coexisting and thriving: Building a city for everyone

  • Alexandrine Desourdy Director, Programming Strategy, Impact Initiatives and Community Relations
    Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal
  • Julie Grenier, M.Sc. Management Consulting in Public Affairs
    Spokesperson for the Mouvement pour mettre fin à l’itinérance à Montréal (MMFIM)
  • Éric Lefebvre Executive Director
    Quartier des Spectacles Partnership
BLOCK 3
BLOCK
3

11:15 a.m. – LANDMARK PROJECTS OF 2025: SHOWCASING MONTRÉAL’S EXPERTISE

Block 3 of the Forum celebrates Montréal’s innovation and excellence through the presentation of iconic projects planned for 2025.

DOMUS: Urban living rethought

  • Vianney Bélanger Founder and President
    COPRIM

The acceleration of decarbonization in the real estate sector

  • Loïc Angot, Eng., MBA Associate, Practice Leader – Sustainability
    Lemay

Royalmount: A bold, avant-garde living environment

  • Nicolas Désourdy President
    Carbonleo

MR-63: A new monument to our creative distinction

  • Étienne Morin-Bordeleau Art Director and Co-Founder
    MR-63
  • Frédéric Morin-Bordeleau General Manager and Co-Founder
    MR-63

12 p.m. – Lunch and networking

BLOCK 4
BLOCK
4

1 p.m. – THE HOUSING MARKET UNDER PRESSURE: DECISIONS TO BE MADE THIS YEAR

Key success factors for major projects

  • Pierre Lafond Senior Vice-President − Pre-Construction APEX
    Pomerleau

Prices

Members Non members
Forum stratégique sur les grands projets – TICKET(S)
Forum stratégique sur les grands projets – TICKET(S) $380 * $480 *

Contact et informations

By phone:

514 871-4001

For more information

​​Mariya Dyomina​
Special Projects Manager
514 669-6711
mdyomina@ccmm.ca

Registration deadline: April 18, 2024

No cancellations or refunds as of 48 business hours before the event. Participant substitutions are accepted until the event is held. Please send cancellation notices by email at reservations@ccmm.ca.

Location

HEC Montréal - Édifice Hélène-Desmarais

Amphithéâtre Rachelle et Alain-Paris
1075, côte du Beaver Hall

Montréal, QC
H2Z 1S5

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