Discover the program!

Guest check-in, registration & Welcome breakfast

8:00 am - 9:00 am

#networking
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Opening remarks

09:00 am - 09:30 am

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Gaël DUVALFounder & President, La French Touch Conference

Toronto, please meet Paris

09:30 am - 10:30 am

#international
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Networking Coffee Break

10:30 am - 11:00 am

#networking
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Keynote speech

11:00 am - 11:15 am

#blockchain
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Don TAPSCOTTExecutive chairman, Blockchain Research Institute

Blockchain: from theory to real-life applications

11:15 am - 12:15 pm

#blockchain
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Don TAPSCOTTExecutive chairman, Blockchain Research Institute
Glenn O'FARRELLPresident & CEO, Groupe TFO Media
Paul ALLARDPresident & CEO, Impak Finance
Njara ZAFIMEHYFounder & CEO, WhatRocks Foundation
Vanessa GRELLETExecutive Director, Consensys
Hugo FINKELSTEINCo-Founder & CEO, LGO Markets

Fireside chat

12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

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Networking lunch break

12:45 pm - 02:00 pm

#networking
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BREAKOUT SESSION 1 // Data, AI, privacy: the new challenges of marketing

02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

#data #ai #privacy #marketing
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Catherine LAUTIERChief Strategy Officer, Mediacom Canada
Magalie ZAFIMEHYCMO, Groupe TFO Media
Katia HOUBIGUIANCMO, Microsoft Canada

BREAKOUT SESSION 2 // The Future of Transportation

02:00 pm - 03:00 pm

#transportation #smartcity
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Sébastien GENDRONCo-Founder & CEO, Transpod
Dominique GAIARDOVP, General Manager Transport & Solutions, Thalès
Alain BALLUPresident, Nissan Canada Financial Services

Networking Coffee Break

03:00 pm - 03:30 pm

#networking
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News, fake news, technology and millennials

03:30 pm - 04:30 pm

#news
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Marjorie MALPASSFounder, Nerve Strategic and former Coach of Dragon’s Den
Badr EL FEKKAKVP, Managing Director at VIRTUE Worldwide - The Creative Agency by VICE

Keynote Speech

04:30 pm - 04:45 pm

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Closing remarks

04:45 pm - 05:00 pm

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Gaël DUVALFounder & CEO, La French Touch Conference
Kareen RISPALFrench ambassador in Canada

Networking cocktail party

05:00 pm - 07:30 pm

#networking
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Tech Tour

09:00 am - 05:00 pm

#techtour #networking

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Join us on a unique Tech Tour to visit the bustling tech hub of Kitchener-Waterloo including leading tech incubator and accelerator Communitech, Google, Thalmic Labs, the University of Waterloo’s driverless and electric car department WatCar and meet the local entrepreneurs, investors, and officials community!