August 31 - September 2, 2021

Palais des Congrès Montréal

Suppliers Forum for the Aeronautic and Space Industry

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Global Supply Chain Summit


 Artificial Intelligence : Reinventing the Supply Chain  

Tuesday, April 16, 2019  Palais des congrès of Montréal


Review the preliminary program 

7:00 am - 8:00 am

Registration and welcome

8:00 am - 8:10 am

Summit Opening

Suzanne Benoît, President, Aéro Montréal

Hélène Desmarais. Co-chair of the Board of SCALE AI and Founder & Executive Chairman of IVADO Labs

Helene Desmarais 

Iain Stewart, President, NRC

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8:10 am - 8:15 am

Morocco Ministerial Speech

Moulay Hafid Elalamy, Minister of Industry, Trade, & New Technologies of Morocco

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8:15 am - 8:30 am

Opening Presentation

Joseph C. Anselmo, Editor-in-Chief, Aviation Week & Space Technology

Joe C Anselmo


8:30 am - 9:00 am

Ministerial Discussion

The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development

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Fassi Kafyeke, President, Innovation Workgroup, Aero Montréal & Senior Director Innovation, Bombardier Inc


Louis Roy, Co-Chair, SCALE.AI & Founder and President, Optel Group

Louis Roy

9:00 am - 9:30 am


Challenge and Opportunities in the globalized supply chain

Kevin Michaels, Managing Director, AeroDynamic

Kevin Michaels


9:30 am - 10:00 am

Assessment on Airbus's arrival in Québec and relations of aircraft manufacturers with their supply chain

Moderator: Joseph C Anselmo, Editor-in-Chief, Aviation Week Space & Technology

Alain Bellemare, President and CEO, Bombardier

Alain Bellemare

Philippe Balducchi, Chief Executive Officer, C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership

Philippe Balducchi


10:05 am - 10:30 am

The Bionic Supply Chain

Ramy Sedra, Leader, Data & Analytics Leader, PwC Canada

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10:30 am - 10:45 am Break

10:45 am - 11:15 am

Presentation of Aéro Montréal's study on artificial intelligence and its applications in aerospace

Ronny Fehling, Associate Director, Boston Consulting Group - BCG Gamma

Ronny Fehling

11:20 am - 12:00 am

Between the theory and pratice of artifical intelligence in aerospace : How to collaborate to promote Montréal and Canada?

Moderator: Christine Wurzbacher, Partner & Managing Director, Montreal, Boston Consulting Group

Fassi Kafyeke, Senior Director Innovation, Bombardier


Gilles Savard, CEO, IVADO

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Charles Verdon, Data Innovation Strategist, Microsoft

Charles Verdon 

Frédéric Laurin, Director, Partnerships, MILA

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John Shannon, Acting Director General, NRC Digital Technologies Research Centre

12:05 pm - 12:25 pm

How the SCALE AI supercluster will be a model of innovation in Canada

Julien Billot, Chief Executive Offecer, SCALE AI

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12:30 am - 1:30 pm  Lunch in the Convention Centre foyer

1:30 pm - 1:55 pm

Transformation of logistics chain management through digital technologies

Erik Goedhart, Senior Vice President, Kuehne+Nagel

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1:55 pm - 2:40 pm

The digital transformation of major manufacturers in the era of artifical intelligence

Moderator: Graham Warwick, Managing Editor, Aviation Week&Space Technology

Graham Warwick

Marco Protti, Head of Advanced Research of Leonardo Aircraft Division

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Louis Roy, Founder and President, Optel Group

Louis Roy

Joseph V. Contala, IT Business Relationship Manager - Operations, Pratt & Whitney Canada

Vincent Bérubé, Partner, Mckinsey and company

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2:40 pm - 3:15 pm 

What tools are available to increase your ROI using artificial intelligence?

Serge Massicotte, CEO, IVADO Labs

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Arnold Liwanag, CTO, IVADO Labs

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3:15 pm - 3:30 pm



 3:30 pm - 3:50 pm

How to ensure a successful collaboration with the startups

Moderator: Richard Chénier, General Manage, Centech

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Patrick St-Louis, Cofounder & Vice-President Market Strategy, WARP Solutions

Frédéric Poulin, Founder and CEO, FZ Engineering

Nicolas Morency, CEO / Co-Founder, PreVu3D

Martin Landry, CEO / Co-Founder, Intelligence Industrielle

3:50 pm - 4:00 pm 

Presentation: Winners of the startups contest

Richard Chénier, General Manager, Centech

Richard Chnier

4:00 pm - 4:40 pm 

Changing the game with artifical intelligence: How can companies better prepare their workforce? Presented by Emploi-Québec

Moderator: Krista Robinson, Partner, Tax and Business Incentives and Quebec Aerospace Sector Leader, Ernst & Young 

Mario Coculuzzi, Regional Partner Manager, Amazon Web Services

Mario Coculuzzi

Vivianne Gravel, LL.M, President and Founder, bciti

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Nivine Kallab, Senior Director Business Development & Strategic Planning, Pratt & Whitney Canada

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Carolyn Watters, Vice-President, Chief Digital Research Officer, NRC

4:40 pm  - 5:20 pm

Overview of best practices to digitize your company and obtain quality data

Moderator: Robin Lineberger, Principal - US and Global Aerospace & Defense Leader, Deloitte

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Nicolas Feller, Cloud Solution Engineer, Google

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Antoine Proteau, Data Science Director, APN

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Carole Diop, Patent Agent, Norton Rose Fulbright

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Aditya Pendyala, Co-founder and VP Growth, MNUBO



5:20 pm - 5:30 pm

Closing remarks

Joseph C. Anselmo, Editor-in-Chief, Aviation Week&Space Technology 

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5:30 pm 

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