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#intersections is a series of events that brings together actors of digital creativity and other industries around digital transformation issues

#intersections VOL. 5: Industry 4.0

How artificial intelligence and the digital transform our entreprises

Join the Printemps numérique [ Digital Spring ] at the CCA on Tuesday, June 6th, for the 5th volume of the #intersections series on Industry 4.0

 

Program : #intersections VOL.5 brings together experts – researchers, decision-makers, entrepreneurs – and digital enthusiasts for a unique event on Industry 4.0 featuring Bavarian leaders, pioneers in the digital transformation of the enterprise. This event will invite speakers and participants to a collective discussion on the digital transformation of the enterprise and the transition to an Industry 4.0. #intersections proposes an original format featuring networking moments, a discussion panel and an experience zone to discover innovative digital projects. Drinks and food will be served throughout the evening.

 

#intersections VOL.5 is organized in collaboration with the State of Bavaria Quebec office and the Quebec Ministry of Economy, Science, and Innovation and IVADO.

Where

Canadian Center

for Architecture

When

On June 6th,

5pm to 9pm

Panelists

We gather 4 experts from various sectors to discuss strategies and solutions to manage the transition to an Industry 4.0.

MANFRED BROY
Founding President, Zentrum Digitalisierung.Bayernb

Manfred Broy was appointed founding president of the newly established Zentrum Digitalisierung.Bayern (ZD.B) in 2015. ZD.B was created in Garching, near Munich, as a coordinating platform between science and industry to further support the digital transition in Bavaria. Prior to this appointment, Manfred Broy was a full professor of informatics at Technische Universität München (TUM) for 25 years where he conducted research on the scientific modeling and development of complex, software-intensive systems. Professor’s Broy research focus also includes the use of targeted processes, precise specification of requirements, durable and flexible software architectures, and modern tools based on mathematical and logical methods. Professor Broy is the founding dean of the TUM Department of Computer Science (1992) and a member of the European Academy of Science, Leopoldina, Acatech, and the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities. He has over 350 scientific publications to his name, and has received a number of awards, most recently the Konrad Zuse-Medaille (2007).

FRÉDÉRIC BASTIEN
CEO and Co-founder, Mnumbo

Frédéric is a seasoned entrepreneur and visionary leader with more than 20 years experience in the Wireless and Internet Objects (IoT) markets. His career – in Canada, Japan, France and Texas – covers the fields of mobile telephony, internet and Big Data in startups and larger companies. In 2014, he received the Emergent Entrepreneur of the Year in Quebec award by Ernst & Young. Before Mnubo, he has managed large-scale projects at the heart of the three generations of mobile networks, and led teams of product developers to the introduction of a Big Data solution that now houses over a billion devices, and is used by the largest mobile service providers globally. As co-founder and CEO of Mnubo, Frédéric plays a key role in the growth management of one of the most innovative startup in the world. His expertise and its focus on innovation guide Mnubo’s strategic plan to help product manufacturers transform their business through analytics and machine learning. Under the direction of Frédéric, mnubo is proud to serve customers on 4 continents, in both the Consumer and Industrial IoT sectors.

GILLES SAVARD
Executive Director IVADO

Gilles Savard has been a professor at École Polytechnique de Montréal since 1993. He has led the Department of Mathematics and Industrial Engineering from 2001 to 2007 and then directed the Research, Innovation and International Affairs department until 2017. He was recently appointed Executive Director of the Institute for Data Valorisation (IVADO), an initiative of HEC Montréal, Polytechnique Montréal et l’Université de Montréal. IVADO, with over 70 partners from the industrial, institutional and governmental areas, is an advanced research and transfer institute in data sciences, operational research and artificial intelligence meshing more than 1,000 scientists. As of today, he has published more than 100 scientific articles in the key journals and has directed nearly 80 students and highly qualified personnel. He is a specialist in mathematical programming. He has worked on different research projects with the Ministry of Defense for 20 years, using operational tools for the planning process of peace operations. He has also worked collaboratively to develop an innovative methodological approach in the field of revenue management where ExPretio, a company derived from universities, now provides income management tools for airline and railway companies. Gilles Savard was a key player in the EUGENE project, which won the CORS award. ExPretio also received an international business award in 2010 for the quality of its Partnerships by ADRIQ. He is a member of several boards of directors.

THOMAS SCARINCI
Senior vice president, aeroderivative gas turbines Siemens Canada

Tom is Senior Vice President for Aeroderivative Gas Turbines in Siemens Canada in Montreal, Canada where he is responsible for the Design and Manufacturing Center for all Siemens Aeroderivative Gas Turbines. He joined Siemens in December 2014, following a 20 year career with Rolls-Royce where he held a number of executive management roles in Engineering and Operations. Tom earned his Master’s degree in 1992 from McGill University in the field of shock wave physics. He started his career at Pratt & Whitney Canada and joined Rolls-Royce in 1994 where he progressed through leadership roles as Director of Engineering, General Manager of Operations and worldwide Executive Vice President of Engineering and Technology. He has received the Sir Henry Royce Award for Innovation on two occasions. In 2004, the International Gas Turbine Institute (IGTI) of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers recognized his technical contributions to gas turbine technology by awarding him the ASME Gas Turbine Award and the John P. Davis Award.

MANFRED BROY
Founding President, Zentrum Digitalisierung.Bayernb

Manfred Broy was appointed founding president of the newly established Zentrum Digitalisierung.Bayern (ZD.B) in 2015. ZD.B was created in Garching, near Munich, as a coordinating platform between science and industry to further support the digital transition in Bavaria. Prior to this appointment, Manfred Broy was a full professor of informatics at Technische Universität München (TUM) for 25 years where he conducted research on the scientific modeling and development of complex, software-intensive systems. Professor’s Broy research focus also includes the use of targeted processes, precise specification of requirements, durable and flexible software architectures, and modern tools based on mathematical and logical methods. Professor Broy is the founding dean of the TUM Department of Computer Science (1992) and a member of the European Academy of Science, Leopoldina, Acatech, and the Bavarian Academy of Sciences and Humanities. He has over 350 scientific publications to his name, and has received a number of awards, most recently the Konrad Zuse-Medaille (2007).

FRÉDÉRIC BASTIEN
CEO and Co-founder, Mnumbo

Frédéric is a seasoned entrepreneur and visionary leader with more than 20 years experience in the Wireless and Internet Objects (IoT) markets. His career – in Canada, Japan, France and Texas – covers the fields of mobile telephony, internet and Big Data in startups and larger companies. In 2014, he received the Emergent Entrepreneur of the Year in Quebec award by Ernst & Young. Before Mnubo, he has managed large-scale projects at the heart of the three generations of mobile networks, and led teams of product developers to the introduction of a Big Data solution that now houses over a billion devices, and is used by the largest mobile service providers globally. As co-founder and CEO of Mnubo, Frédéric plays a key role in the growth management of one of the most innovative startup in the world. His expertise and its focus on innovation guide Mnubo’s strategic plan to help product manufacturers transform their business through analytics and machine learning. Under the direction of Frédéric, mnubo is proud to serve customers on 4 continents, in both the Consumer and Industrial IoT sectors.

GILLES SAVARD
Executive Director IVADO

Gilles Savard has been a professor at École Polytechnique de Montréal since 1993. He has led the Department of Mathematics and Industrial Engineering from 2001 to 2007 and then directed the Research, Innovation and International Affairs department until 2017. He was recently appointed Executive Director of the Institute for Data Valorisation (IVADO), an initiative of HEC Montréal, Polytechnique Montréal et l’Université de Montréal. IVADO, with over 70 partners from the industrial, institutional and governmental areas, is an advanced research and transfer institute in data sciences, operational research and artificial intelligence meshing more than 1,000 scientists. As of today, he has published more than 100 scientific articles in the key journals and has directed nearly 80 students and highly qualified personnel. He is a specialist in mathematical programming. He has worked on different research projects with the Ministry of Defense for 20 years, using operational tools for the planning process of peace operations. He has also worked collaboratively to develop an innovative methodological approach in the field of revenue management where ExPretio, a company derived from universities, now provides income management tools for airline and railway companies. Gilles Savard was a key player in the EUGENE project, which won the CORS award. ExPretio also received an international business award in 2010 for the quality of its Partnerships by ADRIQ. He is a member of several boards of directors.

THOMAS SCARINCI
Senior vice president, aeroderivative gas turbines Siemens Canada

Tom is Senior Vice President for Aeroderivative Gas Turbines in Siemens Canada in Montreal, Canada where he is responsible for the Design and Manufacturing Center for all Siemens Aeroderivative Gas Turbines. He joined Siemens in December 2014, following a 20 year career with Rolls-Royce where he held a number of executive management roles in Engineering and Operations. Tom earned his Master’s degree in 1992 from McGill University in the field of shock wave physics. He started his career at Pratt & Whitney Canada and joined Rolls-Royce in 1994 where he progressed through leadership roles as Director of Engineering, General Manager of Operations and worldwide Executive Vice President of Engineering and Technology. He has received the Sir Henry Royce Award for Innovation on two occasions. In 2004, the International Gas Turbine Institute (IGTI) of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers recognized his technical contributions to gas turbine technology by awarding him the ASME Gas Turbine Award and the John P. Davis Award.

Catherine Mathys – Host

Freelance Journalist, columnist at La Sphere and tech blogger at Triplex / Host.

Catherine Mathys has been a columnist and presenter for more than twelve years. She specializes in the coverage and analysis of digital transformations. More specifically, she is interested in looking at our relationship with technology and its impact on our everyday life. Holding a Master’s degree in Communications, her thesis addressed the complex role of technology in the work and identity building process of journalists. Every Saturday, she hosts the La Sphere radio program with Matthieu Dugual on ICI Radio-Canada. She is part of the M.Net team with Denis Talbot at Musique Plus. Catherine is also a lecturer at UQAM where she teaches « History of digital transformation, communication and media technologies ». Finally, you can read

Experience Zone VOL.5

Each #intersections proposes an experience zone where participants can have a hands-on experience of innovative and digital projects related to the theme of the event. On June 6th, the experience zone will be presented by ELEKTRA.

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