7me edition


Palais des Congrès Montréal


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7me edition


Palais des Congrès Montréal


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Global supply chain summit

Artificial Intelligence : Reinventing the Supply Chain

Tuesday, April 16, 2019  Palais des congrès of Montréal

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
ain Stewart, President, NRC

8:10 am - 8:15 am

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

8:15 am - 8:30 am

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

8:30 am - 9:00 am

Ministerial Discussion
The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development
Fassi Kafyeke, President, Innovation Workgroup, Aero Montréal & Senior Director Innovation, Bombardier Inc
Louis Roy, Co-Chair, SCALE.AI & Founder and President, Optel Group

9:00 am - 9:30 am

Challenge and Opportunities in the globalized supply chain
Kevin Michaels, Managing Director, AeroDynamic

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

10:05 am - 10:30 am

The Bionic Supply Chain
Ramy Sedra, Leader, Data & Analytics Leader, PwC Canada

10:30 am - 10:45 am


10:30 am - 10:45 am

Presentation of Aéro Montréal's study on artificial intelligence and its applications in aerospace
Ronny Fehling, Associate Director, Boston Consulting Group - BCG Gamma

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
Charles Verdon, Data Innovation Strategist, Microsoft
Frédéric Laurin, Director, Partnerships, MILA
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

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

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
Marco Protti, Head of Advanced Research of Leonardo Aircraft Division
Louis Roy, Founder and President, Optel Group
Joseph V. Contala, IT Business Relationship Manager - Operations, Pratt & Whitney Canada
Joseph V. Contala, IT Business Relationship Manager - Operations, Pratt & Whitney Canada

2:40 pm - 3:15 pm

What tools are available to increase your ROI using artificial intelligence?
Serge Massicotte, CEO, IVADO Labs
Arnold Liwanag, CTO, IVADO Labs

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
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

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
Vivianne Gravel, LL.M, President and Founder, bciti
Nivine Kallab, Senior Director Business Development & Strategic Planning, Pratt & Whitney Canada
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
Nicolas Feller, Cloud Solution Engineer, Google
Antoine Proteau, Data Science Director, APN
Carole Diop, Patent Agent, Norton Rose Fulbright
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 

5:30 pm