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Strategic Forum on Cybersecurity

A booming ecosystem Events The speech will be presented mainly in French.

Registration deadline: October 1, 2021


Participate in the first edition of the Strategic Forum on Cybersecurity, a new must-attend event related to the accelerating digital transformation needs of businesses and, more broadly, of society.

The increase in home-based work is driving greater technology needs and opening the door to additional cybersecurity risks. Yet many businesses have yet to adopt a cybersecure environment.

With a thriving ecosystem of cybersecurity and technology companies, universities, colleges, research centers and laboratories, Montréal has the potential to help its businesses become cyber-resilient.

Summary of the program (details will be published as they become available)

Starting at 7:30 a.m., connect and enjoy a virtual networking session offered through the PairConnex platform (optional)

8:30 a.m., start of the conferences

BLOCK 1 - The city's key players in cybersecurity and their expertise
BLOCK 2 - Raising awareness among companies of all sizes and sectors about the importance of protecting themselves, and giving them the tools to do so
BLOCK 3 - Organizing the future of cybersecurity

Around 12:00 noon, end of the conferences
Virtual networking session between participants until 2:00 pm (optional)
Virtual booths throughout the event

Discover our first confirmed speakers

  • Michel LeblancPresident and CEO
    Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal
  • Marcel Labelle President and General Manager
  • Lise Lapointe President
    Terranova Security
  • Christian Bernard Vice-President, International Talent, Business Intelligence and Communications
    Montréal International
  • Mélanie Bosc General Manager,
    IT and Telecommunications Workforce Committee
  • Vanessa HenriAssociate
  • Nora Boulahia CuppensFull Professor
    Polytechnique Montréal
  • Masarah Paquet-CloustonCybersecurity Researcher
  • Moshe ToledanoCISO and Director of Cyber Security
  • Mourad Debbabi Dean, Full Professor, NSERC/Hydro-Québec Thales Senior Industrial Research Chair in Smart Grid Security
    Université Concordia University

Who should attend the Strategic Forum on Cybersecurity?

  • Key players in the cybersecurity ecosystem: Research chairs and labs, universities and colleges
  • Cluster organizations and research centres
  • Investment funds
  • Cybersecurity and information technology companies with internal cybersecurity teams and businesses from all sectors that are looking for cybersecurity tools or are beginning to explore the topic
  • Executives and managers responsible for technological advancement and innovation within their companies
  • Political decision-makers


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Strategic Forum on Cybersecurity, Monday, October 4, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. to noon
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Strategic Forum on Cybersecurity, Monday, October 4, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. to noon $80 * $95 *

Contact et informations

By phone:

514 871-4001

For more information

Véronqiue Lauzon
Special Projects Manager
514 871-4000, ext. 4006

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Registration deadline: October 01, 2021
Please note that no exchange or refund will be accepted after your purchase. This event will be held despite a potential lockdown.

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