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Welcoming Address

Denis Chagnon
Master of Ceremonies

Rose Goldstein
Vice-Principal, Research and International Relations, McGill University

Sabin Boily
Director, Innovation and Industrial Relations, École de technologie supérieure

Martine Ouellet
Minister of Natural Resources, Quebec



International Perspectives on Smart and Sustainable Grids

Backdrop:
Alex Bettencourt
Managing Director, Smart Grid Canada

Case Study:
Daekyeong Kim
Smart Grid Program Director, KETEP

Global Outlook for Smart Grids:
Russell Conklin
Vice Chair of the Executive Committee, International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN)
Representative of the US Department of Energy



International Perspectives on Smart and Sustainable Grids

Backdrop:
Charles Despins
President, Prompt

Presentation:
Denis Fluet
Senior Director, Enterprise and Cloud Strategy, Ciena

Case Study:
Pierre Boucher
Director, Research, Ericsson Canada

Prospective :
Charles Despins
President, Prompt



Luncheon
Smart and Sustainable Grids:
Economic and Social Impacts

Session Chair:
Thierry Vandal
President and Director General, Hydro-Québec

With:
Robert Catell
Chairman, New York State Smart Grid Consortium

Thierry Godart
President, Smart Grid Division - North America, Siemens

Michael Atkinson
President, Alstom Grid North America



Smart Grids: Catalyst of the Smart City

Systemic Challenges in Smart Cities and Territories:
Ronan Stephan
Director of Innovation, Alstom

How Technology and Smart Grids Can Transform our Cities:
Dario Gil
Director, Cognitive Enterprise Laboratory, Smarter Energy Research Institute (SERI), Energy and Natural Resources, IBM Research

Intelligent Individual Transportation:
Marco Viviani
Director, Development and Public Relations, Communauto

Smart Urban Mass Transportation:
René Allen
Vice-president, Product Management and Strategy, Business Development, Nova Bus, Division of Volvo Group Canada



The role of governments in Developing Smart Grids and Smart Cities

Session Chair:
Jean-François Samray
President & CEO, Quebec Association for the Production of Renewable Energy (AQPER)

With:
Rémi Quirion
Chief Scientist, Quebec

Patrice Dallaire
Assistant Deputy Minister, Sous-secrétariat à l’émergence et à la coordination de projets porteurs, Secrétariat aux priorités et aux projets stratégiques, Ministère du Conseil exécutif, Québec

Ronan Stephan
Director of Innovation, Alstom

Russell Conklin
Vice Chair of the Executive Committee, International Smart Grid Action Network (ISGAN) and Representative of the US Department of Energy

Closing Statements:
Rose Goldstein
Vice-Principal, Research and International Relations, McGill University

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