The fifth edition of MTL connect : Montreal Digital Week will take place in a hybrid format from October 10 to 13, 2023.

View the 2022 edition in video.

MTL connect

This international event 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.

Montreal Digital Spring (Printemps numérique) launched the first edition of the event in 2019. The second edition was held from October 13 to 18, 2020 in a 100% online format, at the same time as hosting ISEA2020 (26th International Symposium on Electronic Art) as the Creativity Pavilion.

Location: Montreal & Online



The members who constitute the Programming Advisory Committee are recognized experts in their field, here and elsewhere in the world:

Christl Baur – [Linz, Austria]
Head – Ars Electronica Linz

Pascal Keiser – [Avignon, France]
President – La Manufacture

Karim Aktouf – [Montreal, QC]
Content Collaborator, Coach Facilitator – Factry

Christopher Córdova –[Mexico City, Mexico]
Cofounder & CEO – Victoria Artificial Intelligence

Rijul Gupta – [USA]
CEO – DeepMedia

Sébastien Paquet – [Montreal, QC]
Scientific Affairs Manager – ServiceNow (formerly Element AI)

Pascal Leblanc – [Montreal, QC]
President and Founder – Mantle Technologie

Amir Belkhelladi – [Montreal, QC]
National Cyber Leader – Deloitte

Theodora Lau – [USA]
Founder – Unconventional Ventures; Influencer in Fintech.

Vaclav Vincalek  – [USA]
Founder – 555vCTO

Iliya Rybchin – [USA]
Partner – Elixirr

Craig Zelizer –  [Colombia] 
Founder and CEO  – PCDN.Global

Hanae Bezad – [Morocco]
Founder – Douar Tech

Jean-François Bertholet – [Montreal, QC]
University professor – HEC Montreal; Researcher and author

Dr. Julia Stamm – [Germany]
Founder and Director – The Futures Projects

Walter Bouvais  – [France]
Cofounder – Open Lande