Digital Week

October 13 to 18, 2020

BRINGING TOGETHER DIGITAL MINDS, DIGITALLY

6 DAYS OF PROGRAMMING • +400 SPEAKERS • 50 COUNTRIES REPRESENTED • +10,000 ATTENDEES • THOUSANDS OF OPPORTUNITIES FOR INTERACTION

The Thematic Pavilions

MTL connect aims to look across the board at the main questions related to digital development, focusing on its economic, social, cultural and environmental impacts in various sectors of activity.

<MTL> Cybersecurity & Digital Identity

The Cybersecurity and Digital Identity sector has been making headlines regularly in recent times. The sector is evolving at breakneck speed to continually adapt to new threats.

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<MTL> AI, IoT & 4.0

Rapid advances in artificial intelligence are impacting our daily lives and all sectors of activity. Its ability to manage and process a huge amount of data drives companies to invest heavily in AI and IoT to gain or maintain a competitive edge in the new industry 4.0.

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<MTL> FinTech

The financial sector is experiencing unprecedented disruption. At the same time, the global financial technology industry is growing rapidly, supported by both innovative start-ups and major technology players.

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<MTL> City of the Future

The city of the future is upon us. Two out of three people will probably live in cities or other urban centers by 2050, according to United Nations data. This trend creates new challenges regarding population displacement, conflict, environmental impact, aging population, mobility, housing, new forms of governance, and so on.

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<MTL> Creativity | ISEA2020

Founded in the Netherlands in 1990, ISEA is an international non-profit organization fostering interdisciplinary academic discourse and exchange among culturally diverse organizations and individuals working with art, science and technology.

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<MTL> HEALTH | MedTech

The recent digital revolution, accompanied by the current pandemic, is accelerating the digital transformation of the health sector. MedTech (Medical Technology) is reinventing the medicine of tomorrow. What is the state of the situation? What are the next issues and challenges we are going to need to face in the future?

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<MTL> Education | EdTech

Education in the future will go far beyond traditional classrooms. The influx of EdTech (Education Technology) tools is changing the way we learn. What are the main issues? What are the next innovations to improve engagement and learning, while remaining inclusive and enjoyable?

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<MTL> Future of Work

The current pandemic is forcing us to revisit the ways we work. Containment but also rapid technological innovation, globalization, demographic change, climate change and geopolitical transformations have an unprecedented impact on the work and skills landscape. What changes could be expected for the workplace, the workforce and the nature of the work itself? How can digital technology help us in this transition to the Future of Work?

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<MTL> Sustainable Development

The impact of the current crisis on existing business models, on the supply chain, and on our way of life is leading us to think deeply about our relationship with our environment and nature. From a sustainable development perspective, how can technological and digital innovations help us to create economic prosperity with an ecological and social approach?

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Some of our speakers

Jeanne Holm

Jeanne Holm

Chief Data Officer - City of Los Angeles / USA
Paul-Olivier Dehaye

Paul-Olivier Dehaye

Founder - PersonalData.IO / Switzerland & Cambridge Analytica case
Sir Rob Wainwright

Sir Rob Wainwright

Senior Partner - Deloitte / Former Executive Director - Europol / Netherlands
Audrey Tang

Audrey Tang

Digital Minister / Taiwan
Éric Caire

Éric Caire

Minister for Government Digital Transformation / Québec

Theodora Lau

Theodora Lau

Writer, Podcaster & Founder - Unconventional Ventures / USA
Jean-Gabriel Ganascia

Jean-Gabriel Ganascia

Professor & Computer Scientist - Ethical committee of the CNRS (COMETS) / France
Alissa Knight

Alissa Knight

Cybersecurity Influencer, Hacker, Author & Partner - Knight Ink / USA
Victor Riparbelli

Victor Riparbelli

Co-Founder and CEO - Synthesia / London (UK)
Denise Johansson

Denise Johansson

Co-Founder & CEO - Enfuce / Finland

City of Montreal
Tourisme Montréal
Nantes Digital Week
Conseil des arts de Montréal
Conseil des arts du Canada
Gouvernement du Québec

Join us to MTL connect 2020

Come to meet these entrepreneurs, creative, developers, specialists in digital and technological tools, involved in digital research and in the development of new ideas on the uses and impacts of the digital in various sectors!