Join us in person!
We will warmly welcome you with breakfast.
Each participant in attendance will be given a gourmet boxed meal.
Experience this truly live event and meet the speakers.
Take advantage of our smart networking tool to make new business contacts.
Follow the evolution of the city’s structural and future projects, projects that redefine the cityscape and make the city shine, positively transform neighborhoods and promote the development of underutilized
This is a great opportunity to discuss and learn about the latest trends in urban development, infrastructure, heritage, architecture and urban planning.
This year, after two years of pandemic, the event is definitely looking ahead. The business community is responding to the major challenges the city is facing.
By taking part in the Major Metropolitan Projects Forum, you will:
- Get an overview of current and upcoming projects in Montréal.
- Discuss innovation, design, architecture, construction and infrastructure with key players in the institutional and private sectors.
- Discover new, creative and sustainable initiatives for major projects.
- Reflect on urban planning solutions that promote Montréal's heritage while projecting the city into the future.
- Shed light on housing and climate change issues by exploring concrete solutions.
7:30 a.m. Registration, coffee and networking
8 a.m. Welcoming remarks
Master of ceremonies:
8:05 a.m. Opening remarks
Block I – INFRASTRUCTURE AND EVOLVING HOUSING: SOLUTIONS FOR MONTRÉAL’S CHALLENGES
8:10 a.m. Speech and political discussions
8:30 a.m. Panel - Infrastructure and buildings: Leverage for a smarter, greener city
Louis Coggins Senior Team Leader, Sales Specialists and Solutions Architects, Rogers for Business
Michel Méthot Executive Vice President, Eastern Canada
Geneviève Roy Senior Director, Environment and Sustainable Development
8:50 a.m. STM presentation – Bellechasse bus garage
9:00 a.m. Panel – Cutting-edge industrial projects
Normand Dubuc Vice President, Industrial Solutions and Life Sciences
Jean-Michel Vanier Vice President, Finance
9:20 a.m. Kiewit presentation: ESG criteria in construction
Block II – Innovative real estate projects and boroughs of tomorrow
9:55 a.m. Discussion – Building in Montreal: Ideas for harmonious development
10:15 a.m. OMHM presentation: Îlot Rosemont project
10:25 a.m. FTQ presentation: Solar Uniquartier project
Jean-François Mauger Leasing Director
Marianne Duguay Senior Vice-President, Asset Management, Real Estate
FTQ Real estate fund
10:35 a.m. Panel - Collaboration at the heart of land-use planning and urban development
Block III – A CITY AT THE FOREFRONT OF ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN PLANNING
11:05 a.m. Odea Montréal Presentation
Albert Rondeau Chief Operating Officer
Board of Compensation CREECO
Stéphane Côté Président, division projets majeurs
11:25 a.m. Panel - Capitalize on heritage and architectural boldness to distinguish Greater Montréal
Ron Rayside Architect, Senior Partner
Société de développement Angus
Taïka Baillargeon Assistant Policy Director
11:45 a.m. McGill presentation – New Vic project
Yves Beauchamp Vice Principal, Administration and Finance
Matthew Lella Principal
12:00 p.m. Panel - Downtown development: Reviving a sector with a high density of economic activities
Jean Laurin Principal, President and Managing Director
Étienne Brassard Partner in the Business Law group
Roger Plamondon President, Real Estate
Andrew Rankin Director of Leasing
12:25 p.m. Closing remarks
12:30 p.m. Lunch and networking
1:30 p.m. End of the event
Discover some projects in pictures:
Solar Uniquartier, developed by Devimco Immobilier, is a major project on the South Shore of Montréal where residential units for purchase or rent will coexist with local businesses, business offices and green spaces.
The New Vic is a project to transform the former century-old McGill University hospital. This heritage site will become a state-of-the-art research, teaching, and learning hub dedicated to sustainability systems.
Lufa Farms completed construction of the world’s largest urban farm in 2020. The 163,800 square feet of cultivable space, the equivalent of three soccer fields, is located in the heart of Montréal’s Saint-Laurent borough.
The Bellechasse bus garage of the Société de transport de Montréal (STM) will be transformed to accommodate 300 new buses. It will also be equipped with the facilities needed to house a fleet of fully electric buses.