8:00 am - 12:30 am

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This year, Zú will launch a program of events dedicated to tech startups and creative industries ecosystem in Quebec. To kick things off, Zú and C2 Montréal are teaming up for the first event, a panel discussion with renowned speakers on the environmental, social and ethical impact of technology and digitalization in the creative industries.


Speakers will address the topic in three panels:

-Sustainable Finance and Investment

-Responsible Innovation and Commercialisation

-Engagement and Agents of Change


We are also privileged to welcome high-caliber speakers who will offer their nuanced perspectives on the three strands of the discussion. Here are the speakers who will be joining us:

Anne-Marie Hubert, Managing Partner, Eastern Canada, Ernst & Young Global Limited (EY)

Annie Gérin, Dean, Faculty of Fine Arts, Concordia University

Catherine Mathys, Partner, La Société des demains

Eric Salobir, President of the Executive Committee, Human Technology Foundation

Frédérick Marchand, President and Co-Founder, Digital4better x fruggr

Geneviève Bouthillier, Vice President, Private Medium-Sized Enterprises, CDPQ Placements privés Québec Inc.

Geneviève Morin, CEO, Fondaction

Lotfi El-Ghandouri, Founder, Yiqqi

Saloua Benkhouya, Vice President, Private Investments and Impact Investing Services, Fonds FTQ

Serge Beauchemin, Senior Partner, ACQ Capital

Sévrine Labelle, Managing Director, Lab Excelles, BDC Capital

Stéphanie Grammond, Editor-in-Chief, La Presse

Valérie Pisano, President and CEO, Mila


As part of this collaboration, le Sommet influence: Technologie et créativité responsables will become a satellite program of C2 Montréal. By combining the expertise of C2 Montréal, known for its annual event bringing together global leaders in innovation and creativity, with that of Zú, which offers incubation and acceleration programs for creative technology startups, these two organizations aim to facilitate access to networks of experts and resources and provide concrete support to new innovators in Quebec.


The event will take place: 

Friday, May 26th, from 8:00 am to 12:30 pm
at l’Atrium Zú de la Maison Alcan, 1188 Sherbrooke West, Montreal 


Stay tuned, more details will follow! 


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