Doors open at 7am

Doors open at 7:00 AM
08:30
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09:00

Conference Blocks

Stage Agora
Opening of C2 Montréal
Stage Agora

Jean-François Bouchard,
Speaker

Génifère Legrand,
Speaker

Musical performance QUASAR Artistic performance Alegria by Cirque du Soleil

  • Opening words by Jean-François Bouchard (C2)
  • Opening words by Génifère Legrand (C2)
09:30
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10:30

Conference Blocks

Forum - Solotech
Futurist foresights
Forum - Solotech

Martine Rothblatt,
Speaker

Tom Standage,
Interviewer

Daan Roosegaarde,
Speaker

Tentacle Tribe,
Artist

N/B/K Live,
DJ

Be inspired by a prolific scientist-entrepreneur conquering the impossible in the fields of tech and health. Discover how a social designer is fusing nature and technology to find sustainable solutions to urban life’s issues.

  • Fireside chat with Dr. Martine Rothblatt (United Therapeutics Corporation) – presented by the Claudine and Stephen Bronfman Family Foundation and Tom Standage (interviewer)
  • Talk by Daan Roosegaarde (Studio Roosegaarde) – presented by the Mikelberg Family Foundation

Artistic performances by Tentacle Tribe Musical performance by N/B/K Live

11:00
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12:15

Conference Blocks

Cabaret - Québec
Are climate solutions creative solutions?
Cabaret - Québec

Daniela Bohlinger,
Speaker

Rena Effendi,
Speaker

Katherine Graham,
Interviewer

Jacy Reese,
Speaker

Isabella Grandic,
Speaker

What are the next steps for sustainability practices? Hear from an ecodesign pioneer setting industry standards. Be inspired by a photographer that uses storytelling to bring to life sustainability commitments in the coffee industry. Imagine the possibility of a future without animal farming courtesy of leaders of the movement.

  • Talk by Daniela Bohlinger (BMW Group)
  • Fireside chat with Rena Effendi (photographer) - presented by Nespresso and Katherine Graham (Nespresso)
  • Talk by Jacy Reese (Sentience Institute)
  • Fireside chat with Isabella Grandic (7 Under 17) and Jacy Reese (interviewer)
  • Flash talk by Rafik Belmesk & Young Glory

Musical performance by Croche Blanche

11:15
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12:30

Conference Blocks

Forum - Solotech
Attitudes of adaptation
Forum - Solotech

Pedro Domingos,
Speaker

Tom Standage,
Moderator

Nicole Jacek,
Speaker

Sean Stanleigh,
Moderator

Bertrand Cesvet,
Speaker

Bekah Sirrine,
Speaker

Ian Daly,
Speaker

Kate Heartfield,
Speaker

Get a glimpse of the world ahead by exploring an assortment of speculative scenarios with a diverse panel of experts. Hear from both sides of the creative agency/client dynamic about making space for new types of collaborations.

  • Conversation with Pedro Domingos (University of Washington), Kate Heartfield (Author), and Tom Standage (moderator)
  • Panel with Bertrand Cesvet (Sid Lee), Nicole Jacek (Wieden + Kennedy), Bekah Sirrine (Instagram), Ian Daly (Live Nation) and Sean Stanleigh (moderator)
13:30
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14:45

Conference Blocks

Cabaret - Québec
Speaking to Gen Z’s mode de vie
Cabaret - Québec

Valentine Thomas,
Speaker

Piera Luisa Gelardi,
Speaker

Manish Vora,
Speaker

Steve Ellis,
Speaker

Sean Stanleigh,
Moderator

Jon C. Flint,
Speaker

Hear from a woman who left a stable career to pursue her passion, and a panel of content trendsetters who are connecting with Gen Z.

  • Flash talk by Jon C. Flint (Cached Collective)
  • Talk by Valentine Thomas (Spearfisher woman) This activity will be held in French.
  • Panel with Piera Luisa Gelardi (Refinery29), Manish Vora (Museum of Ice Cream), Steve Ellis (Viacom) and Sean Stanleigh (moderator)
13:45
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15:00

Conference Blocks

Forum - Solotech
Creative visions of tomorrow
Forum - Solotech

Daniel Arsham,
Speaker

Jean-François Bouchard,
Interviewer

Hope Cowan,
Speaker

Future focused narratives: Learn the new rules of community building from an executive championing content co-creation. Meet an artist creating relics of the present.

  • Talk by Hope Cowan (Facebook) - presented by Facebook
  • Talk by Daniel Arsham (artist)
  • Fireside chat with Daniel Arsham (artist) and Jean-François Bouchard (interviewer)
15:45
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17:00

Conference Blocks

Forum - Solotech
The new frontier for everyone
Forum - Solotech

Samarth Athreya,
Speaker

Ayaan Esmail,
Speaker

Luke McKay,
Speaker

Anousheh Ansari,
Speaker

Jane Poynter,
Speaker

Loren Grush,
Moderator

Meet two young scientists leveraging nanotechnology to extend human longevity. Hear from an astrobiologist hoping to find life beyond Earth. Be inspired by leaders in space travel development aiming to make it more accessible.

  • Flash talk by Samarth Athreya and Ayaan Esmail (7 Under 17)
  • Talk by Dr. Luke McKay (Montana State University)
  • Flash talk by Anousheh Ansari (XPRIZE)
  • Conversation with Jane Poynter (World View Enterprises), Anousheh Ansari (XPRIZE) and Loren Grush (moderator)
17:30
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18:45

Conference Blocks

Stage Agora
Agora Talks
Stage Agora

Bozoma Saint John,
Speaker

Jenny Rooney,
Interviewer

Guy Laliberté,
Speaker

Elizabeth Plank,
Interviewer

Hear from marketing powerhouse Bozoma Saint John and trailblazing creative Guy Laliberté.

  • Fireside chat with Bozoma Saint John (Endeavor) and Jenny Rooney (interviewer)
  • Fireside chat with Guy Laliberté (Lune Rouge) and Elizabeth Plank (interviewer)

Musical performance by Téhu

Activity recommended as part of the Digital Creativity Summit.

09:15
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10:30

Conference Blocks

Forum - Solotech
Beyond traditional entertainment
Forum - Solotech

Diane Quinn,
Speaker

Afo Verde,
Speaker

Jessica Brillhart,
Speaker

Charles Melcher,
Interviewer

Michael Jung,
Speaker

Gordon Cox,
Moderator

Learn from an immersive storyteller about the next wave of audience experiences. Hear from industry leaders on their visions for the diversification of entertainment.

  • Fireside chat with Jessica Brillhart (Vrai Pictures) and Charles Melcher (interviewer) - Presented by The New Storytellers, a collaboration between Phi and FoST
  • Panel with Diane Quinn (Cirque du Soleil), Afo Verde (Sony Music Latin-Iberia), Michael Jung (Walt Disney Imagineering) and Gordon Cox (moderator)

Activity recommended as part of the Digital Creativity Summit.

11:00
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12:15

Conference Blocks

Cabaret - Québec
Not the same old story
Cabaret - Québec

Paul Propster,
Speaker

Alexandre Amancio,
Speaker

Laura Bourbeau,
Speaker

Lisa Jackson,
Speaker

Rob McLaughlin,
Interviewer

Explore how alternative narrative strategies can be used in space exploration, for multiplatform storyworld creation and as an approach to debunk stereotypes.

  • Talk by Paul Propster (NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory) – presented by La Presse
  • Talk by Alexandre Amancio (Reflector)
  • Flash talk by Laura Bourbeau (7 Under 17) This activity will be held in French. Cette activité se déroulera en français.
  • Fireside chat with Lisa Jackson (Filmmaker) and Rob McLaughlin (interviewer)

Activity recommended as part of the Digital Creativity Summit.

11:15
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12:30

Conference Blocks

Forum - Solotech
Peak performance
Forum - Solotech

Jacomo Corbo,
Speaker

Humza Teherany,
Interviewer

Justin Sanchez,
Speaker

BINA48,
Speaker

Discover the technological developments revolutionizing the world of sports. Learn from a neurotechnology pioneer about the breakthroughs made possible by the development of brain-machine interfaces. Join a conversation with a social robot studying philosophy.

  • Talk by The Honourable Navdeep Singh Bains (Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development of Canada)
  • Fireside chat with Jacomo Corbo (QuantumBlack), and Humza Teherany (interviewer)
  • Talk by Justin Sanchez (DARPA)
  • Talk by BINA48 (Humanoid robot)

Activity recommended as part of the AI Forum.

13:30
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14:45

Conference Blocks

Cabaret - Québec
The changing face of leadership
Cabaret - Québec

Cam Battley,
Speaker

Jason Chen,
Speaker

Lisa Lindström,
Speaker

Sarah Cooper,
Speaker

Piera Luisa Gelardi,
Speaker

Estelle Métayer,
Moderator

Michael Birkin,
Interviewer

Learn how a company keeps a winning culture throughout exponential growth. Hear about the triumphs and challenges that come with leading a global electronics company into unimagined territories. Meet three leading figures with a pioneering vision for management.

  • Talk by Cam Battley (Aurora Cannabis Inc.)
  • Fireside chat with Jason Chen (ACER) and Michael Birkin (interviewer)
  • Panel with Lisa Lindström (Doberman), Sarah Cooper (author and comedian), Piera Luisa Gelardi (Refinery29), and Estelle Métayer (moderator)
13:45
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15:00

Conference Blocks

Forum - Solotech
R(AI)sing the bar
Forum - Solotech

Foteini Agrafioti,
Moderator

Elissa Strome,
Speaker

David Cox,
Speaker

Angelique Mohring,
Speaker

Layla El Asri,
Speaker

Get key insights from leaders in artificial intelligence who are calling for increased transparency in research and development. Learn how pioneers in the industry are empowering human creativity with AI. Explore the new dynamics of decision-making with the implementation of AI solutions.

  • Conversation with Elissa Strome (CIFAR), Layla El Asri (Microsoft Research Lab – Montréal) and Foteini Agrafioti (moderator)
  • Talk by David Cox (IBM)
  • Talk by Angelique Mohring (GainX)

Activity recommended as part of the AI Forum.

15:45
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17:00

Conference Blocks

Forum - Solotech
Can we counteract climate change?
Forum - Solotech

Mark Tercek,
Speaker

David Keith,
Speaker

Jamie Margolin,
Speaker

Olivier Royant,
Moderator

Daan Roosegaarde,
Speaker

Hear how leaders in nature conservation, geoengineering, environmental activism and sustainable design are taking climate change matters into their own hands.

  • Talk by Mark Tercek (The Nature Conservancy)
  • Panel with Prof. David Keith (Harvard University), Jamie Margolin (7 Under 17), Daan Roosegaarde (Studio Roosegaarde) - presented by the Mikelberg Family Foundation and Olivier Royant (moderator)
17:30
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18:45

Conference Blocks

Stage Agora
Agora Talks
Stage Agora

will.i.am,
Speaker

Ruth Reader,
Interviewer

Richard St-Pierre,
Speaker

Hear from the creative innovator, will.i.am., presented by Stradigi AI

  • A tomorrow-focused dialogue with Richard St-Pierre (C2)
  • Fireside chat with will.i.am (I.AM+) and Ruth Reader (interviewer)

Activity recommended as part of the AI Forum.

09:15
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10:30

Conference Blocks

Forum - Solotech
From storytelling to storydoing
Forum - Solotech

David McMillan,
Speaker

Emily Eisen,
Interviewer

Alicia Tillman,
Speaker

Tom Brunet,
Speaker

Yoan Prat,
Speaker

Hear from a Montreal restaurant industry icon, a brand champion, and creative agency founders who are all crafting authentic experiences.

  • Fireside chat with David McMillan (Joe Beef) and Emily Eisen (interviewer)
  • Talk by Alicia Tillman (SAP)
  • Talk by Tom Brunet & Yoan Prat (YARD) - presented by Sid Lee. This activity will be held in French.
11:00
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12:15

Conference Blocks

Cabaret - Québec
Generational takeover
Cabaret - Québec

Jean-François Lépine,
Speaker

Pierre Laramée,
Speaker

Ian Ernzer,
Speaker

Gain valuable insights into how the next generation is changing global economic dynamics and shaping tomorrow's world. Learn how "perrenials" are changing the workplace dynamic for the better. Hear from an agency executive on how to shape the next generation of creatives.

  • Emerging Entrepreneurs Pitches – presented by the Claudine and Stephen Bronfman Family Foundation
  • Talk by Jean-François Lépine (Directeur des Représentations du Gouvernement du Québec en Chine)
  • Talk by Pierre Laramée (Lafond & Associates) This activity will be held in French. Cette activité se déroulera en français.
  • Talk by Ian Ernzer (Butchershop)
11:05
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12:20

Conference Blocks

Forum - Solotech
Advances in tech: The promise, potentials and pitfalls
Forum - Solotech

Carolina Bessega,
Speaker

Brent Hecht,
Speaker

Jameson Wetmore,
Speaker

Stephanie Dinkins,
Speaker

Ruth Reader,
Moderator

David Saint-Jacques,
Speaker

Dave Williams,
Speaker

Shagun Maheshwari,
Speaker

Get two experts' takes on responsible AI research. Connect with an astronaut in space to learn how advances in the exploration of the cosmos are making way for health-tech breakthroughs on Earth. Hear from an artist creating dialogue around digital discrimination and a professor analyzing technology's influence on our collective values.

  • Conversation with Carolina Bessega (Stradigi AI) and Dr. Brent Hecht (Northwestern University)
  • Live from Space: Conversation with David Saint-Jacques (Canadian Space Agency), Dave Williams (Exploration Incorporated) and Shagun Maheshwari (7 Under 17)
  • Conversation with Jameson Wetmore (Arizona State University), Stephanie Dinkins (Artist), and Ruth Reader (moderator)

Activity recommended as part of the AI Forum.

13:30
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14:45

Conference Blocks

Forum - Solotech
Impactful leadership
Forum - Solotech

Dax Dasilva,
Speaker

Shira Lazar,
Interviewer

Daniel Lamarre,
Speaker

Mitch Garber,
Speaker

Samaira Mehta,
Speaker

Selena Lu,
Moderator

Hear from a young entrepreneur introducing coding to one billion kids. Meet the decision-makers laying the foundation for a creative economy where diversity and collaboration thrive.

  • Talk by Her Worship Valérie Plante (Mayor of Montreal)
  • Flash talk by Samaira Mehta (7 Under 17)
  • Fireside chat with Dax Dasilva (Lightspeed) - presented by Ville de Montréal and Shira Lazar (interviewer)
  • Conversation with Daniel Lamarre & Mitch Garber (Cirque du Soleil), and Selena Lu (moderator)

Activity recommended as part of the Digital Creativity Summit.

13:30
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14:45

Conference Blocks

Cabaret - Québec
Knowledge economy 101
Cabaret - Québec

David Keith,
Speaker

Pauline Gagnon,
Speaker

Jui Ramaprasad,
Moderator

Sabrina Geremia,
Speaker

Isabelle Depatie,
Speaker

Sarah Jenna,
Speaker

Meet leaders in the fields of science and innovation who are confronting the challenge of transferring research to business, and a tech exec forecasting the skills for a future workforce.

  • Talk by The Honourable Mélanie Joly (Minister of Tourism, Official Languages and La Francophonie)
  • Panel with Prof. David Keith (Harvard University), Dr. Pauline Gagnon (Indiana University), Isabelle Depatie (Element AI), Sarah Jenna (MIMs) and Jui Ramaprasad (moderator) – recommended as part of the AI Forum.
  • Fireside chat with Sabrina Geremia (Google Canada) and Jui Ramaprasad (interviewer)

Activity presented as part of the Montreal Summit on Innovation

15:25
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16:30

Conference Blocks

Forum - Solotech
Inclusivity is everyone's business
Forum - Solotech

Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild,
Speaker

Michael Sabia,
Speaker

Sarah Cooper,
Speaker

Sandrine Rastello,
Speaker

Sophie Grégoire Trudeau,
Speaker

Meet two investors prioritizing inclusivity and climate change, a comedian getting the last laugh on the corporate world, and an impactful gender equality activist.

  • Talk by Sophie Grégoire Trudeau (Gender equality activist)
  • Conversation with Lady Lynn Forester de Rothschild (Coalition for Inclusive Capitalism), Michael Sabia (Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec) and Sandrine Rastello (moderator)
  • Talk by Sarah Cooper (Author and comedian)
17:00
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18:15

Conference Blocks

Stage Agora
Agora Talks
Stage Agora

Spike Lee,
Speaker

Amanda Parris,
Interviewer

Angela Ahrendts,
Speaker

John Stackhouse,
Interviewer

Hear from Angela Ahrendts, the brand transformer and Spike Lee, the revolutionary filmmaker.

  • Fireside chat with Angela Ahrendts (Former Apple Retail Executive) and John Stackhouse (interviewer) - presented by RBC Royal Bank
  • Fireside chat with Spike Lee (Film director, producer, actor and author) and Amanda Parris (interviewer)

Activity recommended as part of the Digital Creativity Summit.

09:30
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10:30

Collaborative Sessions

Cabaret - Québec
Masterclass - Designing digital with meaning
Cabaret - Québec

Marc Blanchard,
Speaker

Consumers no longer want to be sold stuff. Instead, they’re looking to brands for valuable experiences. Join UX guru Marc Blanchard and learn how to inject meaning into your brand’s digital experiences. Through collaborative design methods and tapping into the power of AI (think rocket fuel for building personalized experiences), see how you can start engaging with your customers on a much deeper level.

Presented as part of the Digital Creativity Summit

10:00
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11:30

Collaborative Sessions

Salon 2
Workshop - Decrypting blockchain: Leveraging the ledger in digital creative industries
Salon 2

Guillaume Déziel,
Expert

In what ways will blockchain-based business models impact the creative sector?

  1. Expand your understanding of blockchain technology and where it’s headed.
  2. Envision the disruptive possibilities of blockchain and its applications within creative industries.
  3. Apprehend the positive implications of “smart contracts” for copyrights and revenue streams for creatives.

Presented as part of the Digital Creativity Summit.

Facilitated by Julie Nadon

This workshop will be held in French.

11:00
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12:30

Collaborative Sessions

Studio C
Workshop - Get schooled in the entrepreneurial anti-school
Studio C

Nathaly Riverin,
Expert

How do you achieve self-accountability within a community of entrepreneurs you built in order to reach your goals?

  1. Discover how a school of entrepreneurship built in an unlikely location has achieved world-class status by creating new models for knowledge transfer.
  2. Learn how to mobilize a network, get community buy-in, and provide everyone with a sense of project ownership.
  3. Reflect on why diverse networks, and wide-ranging viewpoints, are critical assets for your organization’s success (and your own).

With École d'Entrepreneurship de Beauce

Facilitated by Christian Bélair

This workshop will be held in French.

11:00
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12:30

Collaborative Sessions

Studio D
Workshop - (Title to Come)
Studio D

Andy Nulman,
Expert

How can we leverage uncertainty to sustain a creative edge?

  1. Recognize the link between creativity, uncertainty, and risk.
  2. Understand why brainstorms fail and what to do about it.
  3. Learn why your brain is not the most important organ in the creative process.
11:00
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12:30

Collaborative Sessions

Studio B
Workshop - Get schooled in AR and VR (by a teenage whiz kid)
Studio B

Sabarish Gnanamoorthy,
Expert

How can I integrate these technologies into my sector and wield their power in meaningful ways?

  1. Gain insight into how AR and VR technology is being used in real world business applications.
  2. Develop an understanding of how creating alternate virtual worlds can help solve some of our most pressing societal issues.
  3. Get a glimpse into how these technologies will impact the future of work and shape our workplace interactions.

Facilitated by Pierre Ouellette

11:00
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12:30

Collaborative Sessions

Studio A Edgenda
Workshop - Shaping the cities of tomorrow together
Studio A Edgenda

Martin Van Den Borre,
Expert

How can the social economy help create the smart cities of tomorrow and develop innovative business models that benefit all citizens?

  1. Understand how the social economy and the concept of cities place citizens at the centre of co-creating urban life.
  2. Learn how big data and tech fuse together to make cities more sustainable and enhance quality of life.
  3. Reflect on the vital role creativity and culture play in cities and how tech can maximize their impact.

With the collaboration of the Gouvernement du Québec and CITIES

Facilitated by Andréane Gariepy

13:30
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15:00

Collaborative Sessions

Studio D
Workshop - Who’s your data? Harnessing tech to better understand ourselves
Studio D

Beth Altringer,
Expert

Laurie Delaney,
Expert

How can experimenting with your own data yield new and unexpected insights?

  1. Learn how to pick up valuable nuggets about yourself from your personal data trail.
  2. Discover how maximizing self-knowledge through data leads to better life and business decisions.
  3. Explore how using a gaming approach to reveal customer preferences results in products, services, and experiences that people feel grateful for.
13:30
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15:00

Collaborative Sessions

Studio C
Workshop - Business as an adventure: The Expedition ElectrON case study
Studio C

Caroline Côté,
Expert

Samuel Ostiguy,
Expert

How can organizations harness their own collective adventurous spirit to reach new heights?

  1. Gain insight into how a professional adventurer’s outlook can be applied towards your own business challenges and opportunities.
  2. Understand how viewing business through an expedition lens stokes company courage, aligns values, and lights up imaginations.
  3. Acquire a template for telling your organization’s story in audacious new ways by collaborating with unlikely partners and taking calculated risks.

With Hydro-Québec

Facilitated by Michele Musci

This workshop will be held in French.

13:30
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15:00

Collaborative Sessions

Studio A Edgenda
Workshop - Beyond the boring: Augmenting the human experience with AI
Studio A Edgenda

Dario Morrone,
Expert

Kristen King,
Expert

In what ways will AI positively impact the way we live and how we work?

  1. Expand your awareness of how AI technologies can be applied to non-traditional industries in unexpected ways.
  2. Understand how adopting AI can enhance your business performance in creative ways, and provide a competitive edge.
  3. Equip yourself with an action plan for integrating AI into surprising new scenarios.

With Stradigi AI, presented as part of the AI Forum.

13:30
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15:00

Collaborative Sessions

Salon 1
Workshop - Radiant thinking and the art of capturing creativity
Salon 1

David Shing,
Expert

How can we apply new thought tools to open up more creative space in our businesses and lives?

  1. Learn how radiant thinking (a.k.a. mind mapping) leads to innovation by placing imagination over knowledge.
  2. Gain insight into what it takes to break through the clutter with content that captures distracted eyes and ears.
  3. Experience the power of the visual cortex and flexing the right side of your brain to unlock creativity.

With Verizon

Facilitated by Natacha Viens

13:30
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15:00

Collaborative Sessions

Studio B
Workshop - Capitalism 2.0: Move over, shareholder!
Studio B

Craig Ryan,
Expert

How can a new wave of business leaders create greater value for employees, the community and Earth?

  1. Reflect on ways for business to go beyond narrow, shareholder profit thinking, and become a force for creating greater societal good.
  2. Understand how entrepreneurs who integrate the needs of a wider, diverse group of stakeholders create more robust companies.
  3. Learn how some entrepreneurs, like those in the global B Corp movement, are rewiring company purpose to create strong, impactful and profitable businesses.

With the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)

Facilitated by Chantal Gosselin

15:30
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16:45

Collaborative Sessions

Cabaret - Québec
Masterclass - Adopting a circular mindset
Cabaret - Québec

Dominique Fularski,
Speaker

Imagine creating a zero-waste world in your own business or industry without compromising on quality, form or price. Dominique Fularski will unpack how Ikea’s circular economy philosophy is transforming the world's largest furniture retailer’s approach to product design, material sourcing, and the customer experience. Learn why embracing – and adopting – circularity is critical to the survival of the planet, and of any business.

15:30
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17:00

Collaborative Sessions

Studio D
Workshop - Join the conversation: Build your brand's messaging strategy
Studio D

Gabe Reilly,
Expert

As a brand, how can you participate in the consumer shift to messaging?

  1. Understand the key role messaging plays in business today.
  2. Learn the foundation to building an effective messaging strategy.
  3. Connect with developers who can help you create messaging experiences suited to your brand.

With Facebook

Assurez-vous de télécharger ou de mettre à jour l'application Messenger pour maximiser votre expérience.

15:30
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17:00

Collaborative Sessions

Studio B
Workshop - The value of remembering and cultivating ritual
Studio B

Christian Howard,
Expert

Ida Benedetto,
Expert

As technology and culture shift at breakneck speed, how might what we remember (and how we embody remembering) define who we can become in the future?

  1. Learn to connect with moments from your past that unlock the best parts of your creative self.
  2. Experience how embracing vulnerability can help you communicate, and lead, with more impact.
  3. Practice the ability to stay present, and build your emotional intelligence to connect more deeply with yourself and others.

With SYPartners, member of the kyu Collective

15:30
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17:00

Collaborative Sessions

Studio A Edgenda
Workshop - Blockchain for good: Harnessing new tech for environmental impact
Studio A Edgenda

Katherine Foster,
Expert

How can organizations link with the charitable sector and harness the power of blockchain to tackle the world’s most pressing environmental issues?

  1. Gain insight into how blockchain technology is changing how business is executed and its application to real-world situations.
  2. Understand how blockchain can play a major role in tackling environmental issues across a wide range of sectors.
  3. Examine how charitable initiatives are using blockchain as a force for positive change and reflect on new partnership opportunities to make your own impact.

With the RBC Foundation

Facilitated by Marie-Joëlle Charlebois

15:30
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17:00

Collaborative Sessions

Studio C
Workshop - Designing the landscapes of our future
Studio C

Daan Roosegaarde,
Expert

How can we fuse aesthetics with circular design to create places where people feel connected again?

  1. Learn how to draw inspiration from nature and work with it in the design process.
  2. Reflect on ways to improve the quality of life in cities through rethinking urban systems and structures.
  3. Gain insight into the Dutch term ‘Schoonheid’ (think cleanliness and beauty) and how to apply it to design that tackles environmental issues.

With Studio Roosegaarde

Presented by The Mikelberg Family Foundation

Facilitated by Justine Gagnon

08:45
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10:15

Collaborative Sessions

Studio C
Workshop - From idea to delightful experience in 100 days
Studio C

Diana Cheptene,
Expert

How can large enterprises create innovative digital experiences at startup speed and agility that scale enterprise-wide?

  1. Learn how to envision digital experiences in a matter of hours, build solutions in days, and scale worldwide in weeks.
  2. Build a framework for incorporating user research and feedback in real time.
  3. Gain deeper understanding of how to leverage AI capabilities in your digital products.

With IBM, presented as part of the AI Forum.

08:45
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10:15

Collaborative Sessions

Studio B
Workshop - The many faces of hemp: The zero-waste crop
Studio B

Skirmantas Nikstele,
Expert

In what ways can hemp be sustainably applied to a multitude of industries?

  1. Gain an understanding of the hemp plant, its unique properties and how it differs from cannabis.
  2. Learn how hemp is gaining traction as a sustainable material for a variety of products in unexpected industries.
  3. Reflect on ways to incorporate hemp into your own business sector and life.

With Aurora

Facilitated by Aimée Subashi

08:45
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10:15

Collaborative Sessions

Studio A Edgenda
Workshop - Take a stand and hypercharge your brand
Studio A Edgenda

Andreas Ruggie,
Expert

Susan Cantor,
Expert

Mary Sculley,
Expert

How can brands use their voice, state their convictions, and support a cause to connect more powerfully with consumers?

  1. Learn how brands have evolved into living, breathing organisms that need to continuously evolve.
  2. Experience how to spark movements, and build communities, to impact positive change in the world.
  3. Create a framework for finding a cause that fits your brand, and is authentic and relevant to your consumers.

With Red Peak, member of the kyu Collective

Facilitated by Nogol Madani

08:45
-
10:15

Collaborative Sessions

Studio D
Workshop - How to build a movement like your life depends on it
Studio D

Jamie Margolin,
Expert

What will it take for us to stop failing upcoming generations on the climate crisis?

  1. Reflect on ways to work with youth, and finally take their voices seriously.
  2. Confront your own consumerism, and consider new forms of capitalism that might take us out of our self-made mess.
  3. Understand why climate delayers (hint: you probably are one) are the new climate deniers.

With Zero Hour

Presented by The Mikelberg Family Foundation

Facilitated by Justine Gagnon

09:15
-
10:30

Collaborative Sessions

Cabaret - Québec
Masterclass - Shifting food's value proposition
Cabaret - Québec

Marcus Samuelsson,
Speaker

Emily Eisen,
Moderator

Food might be the most powerful catalyst for understanding each other better and becoming more open to a diversity of ideas, which as a leader today, is more important than ever. Marcus believes that in order to know a place and its people, you must first understand its food. Learn how we can get value out of food’s sense of place, and how to bridge the gap one plate at a time.

Presented by Four Seasons Hotel Montréal

11:00
-
12:30

Collaborative Sessions

Studio A Edgenda
Workshop - Making relational intelligence work at work
Studio A Edgenda

Julie Jeannotte,
Expert

Valérie Gobeil,
Expert

What if we started focusing on the quality of our relationships at work and it paid off?

  1. Experience how deep listening can be a key tool in building genuine relationships.
  2. Discover why curiosity in the workplace leads to higher performing teams, and how to foster it.
  3. Leave with playful and concrete tools you can try with your team

With Officevibe

Facilitated by Marie-Joëlle Charlebois

11:00
-
12:30

Collaborative Sessions

Studio B
Workshop - Acting on today's poverty challenges with tomorrow's tools
Studio B

Lili-Anna Pereša,
Expert

Claude Pinard,
Expert

Agnès Barthélémy,
Expert

How to foster collaboration, promote, and implement innovative solutions to complex social issues facing Montreal communities?

  1. Explore collaboration with the philanthropic ecosystem to promote innovative and transformative solutions emerging from citizens.
  2. Rethink ways to develop solutions to complex social issues.
  3. Contribute to creating collective impact.

With Centraide du Grand Montréal

Facilitated by Christian Bélair

This workshop will be held in French.

11:00
-
12:30

Collaborative Sessions

Studio C
Workshop - The Assembly: Setting the stage for open dialogue
Studio C

Annabel Soutar,
Expert

Alex Ivanovici,
Expert

Brett Watson,
Expert

How can adopting a more open and playful relationship with differing opinions open up new ways of thinking?

  1. Discover how to curate and manage encounters between people with opposing outlooks.
  2. Reflect on issues of bias and stereotyping at work and how to address them.
  3. Learn why conflict is a key ingredient for telling stories that resonate with audiences of all kinds.

With Porte Parole

Facilitated by Nathalie Doré

11:00
-
12:30

Collaborative Sessions

Studio D
Workshop - Breaking the code: How to empower women in tech
Studio D

Adil Mansouri,
Expert

What changes are required to level the playing field in the tech industry?

  1. Reflect on initiatives and solutions to get more women into tech spaces.
  2. Put design thinking into practice to address the issue.
  3. Consider your own organization's or industry’s glass ceiling and how to smash it.

With Talsom

13:30
-
15:00

Collaborative Sessions

Studio B
Workshop - Vertical Film School
Studio B

Mykim Dang,
Expert

Nico Martinez Phipps,
Expert

What can reimagining iconic film scenes for mobile teach us about new forms of storytelling?

  1. Learn to apply the techniques of film masters to the mobile space.
  2. Experiment and explore the vertical video landscape to craft brand stories for tomorrow.
  3. Get insight into today’s content consumption trends and why vertical video is necessary for marketers.

With Facebook

13:30
-
15:00

Collaborative Sessions

Studio A Edgenda
Workshop - Expectation and the predetermined outcome: A view through the blue
Studio A Edgenda

Randall Jaynes,
Expert

How can seeing the world through the Blue Man Group Creative Lenses help us understand, and ultimately overcome, our own perceived limitations?

  1. Understand the ways in which letting go of ego opens up new ways of thinking for leaders, allowing them to connect with others more authentically.
  2. Explore the creative and collaborative possibilities that arise when we move away from comfortable isolation into uncomfortable connectedness.
  3. Identify methods for increasing physical and spatial awareness to peel back the layers of the present moment.

With the Blue Man Group

Facilitated by Vienna Blum

13:30
-
15:00

Collaborative Sessions

Studio D
Workshop - Listen up: Why podcasting is for brands, too
Studio D

Kiran Rana,
Expert

Stephanie Chan,
Expert

How can companies tap into the power of audio storytelling to win hearts, minds and ears?

  1. Understand the art of the interview through journalistic tips and tricks.
  2. Gain a framework for telling engaging stories in sound.
  3. Explore how branded podcasting connects emotionally with customers, new audiences, and even employees.

With Globe Content Studio from The Globe and Mail

13:30
-
15:00

Collaborative Sessions

Studio C
Workshop - Irrational loyalty
Studio C

Conn Bertish,
Expert

How can understanding fanatic behaviour help you turn casual customers into die-hard fans?

  1. Explore how sports fans’ unconditional devotion to a team can be analyzed and applied to brands or causes.
  2. Understand how to align your branded content with real world customer experiences to further fuel allegiance.
  3. Gain a framework for creating and propelling a social movement by using brands for good.

With MLSE

Facilitated by Aimée Subashi

15:30
-
16:45

Collaborative Sessions

Cabaret - Québec
Masterclass - Becoming harder to kill
Cabaret - Québec

Conn Bertish,
Speaker

The science behind how your body reacts to what’s going on in your mind is clear. Just ask Conn, a creative director and cancer survivor who gamified his disease to beat it. Learn how his Dojo Thinking Methodology empowers shifts in behaviour and mindset for the better; a skill and strategy that can be applied to both humans and brands.

Presented by MLSE

15:30
-
17:00

Collaborative Sessions

Studio B
Workshop - Hacking the modern workplace
Studio B

Jeff Gwinnett,
Expert

What does tomorrow’s workspace need to look like to elevate human creativity, productivity and innovation?

  1. Gain insight into the technological and societal trends shaping the future of work.
  2. Understand real estate as a driver to attract and retain talent, boost employee wellness, and embody a company’s brand and purpose.
  3. Reflect on ways to enhance meaningful human connections at work, and why that matters more than ever.

With Colliers International

Facilitated by Michele Musci

15:30
-
17:00

Collaborative Sessions

Studio A Edgenda
Workshop - Expectation and the predetermined outcome: A view through the blue
Studio A Edgenda

Randall Jaynes,
Expert

How can seeing the world through the Blue Man Group Creative Lenses help us understand, and ultimately overcome, our own perceived limitations?

  1. Understand the ways in which letting go of ego opens up new ways of thinking for leaders, allowing them to connect with others more authentically.
  2. Explore the creative and collaborative possibilities that arise when we move away from comfortable isolation into uncomfortable connectedness.
  3. Identify methods for increasing physical and spatial awareness to peel back the layers of the present moment.

With the Blue Man Group

Facilitated by Vienna Blum

15:30
-
17:00

Collaborative Sessions

Studio C
Workshop - Developing a world-class startup ecosystem
Studio C

Patrick Gagné,
Expert

What fuel is required to propel Montréal to world-leading international tech startup hub status?

  1. Learn best practices on facilitating collaboration between a diverse – and often siloed – group of stakeholders.
  2. Reflect on Montréal’s value proposition and how to maximize its appeal for young entrepreneurs.
  3. Understand what it means for startups to be “born global” and what it takes to facilitate rapid scaling.

With the collaboration of the Gouvernement du Québec and Bonjour Startup Montréal

Facilitated by Andréane Gariepy

15:30
-
17:00

Collaborative Sessions

Studio D
Workshop - Breaking down the divide: Getting people, processes and technology working in harmony
Studio D

Fazil Chouakri,
Expert

How can adopting a DevOps mindset for digital transformation provide organizations with a competitive – and lasting – edge?

  1. Learn why managing digital strategies with a human-centred approach leads to buy-in across teams and provides everyone with a sense of ownership.
  2. Understand the concept of DevOps and the tools available to build, test, and release software quicker, more efficiently and more reliably.
  3. Grasp how to foster a culture of collaboration and agility by erasing the silos between development (Dev) and operations (Ops) teams.

With Edgenda

Facilitated by Natacha Viens

08:45
-
10:15

Collaborative Sessions

Studio B
Workshop - Changing the narrative to change the climate
Studio B

Hugues Sweeney,
Expert

How can the power of storytelling amplify behaviour change and action on global warming?

  1. Devise your own story, tools, and techniques for crafting a narrative to connect with your audience.
  2. Gain a deeper understanding of the underlying motives and influences that impact the entrepreunerial decision-making processes.
  3. Learn about emerging strategies and solutions that small and medium size businesses can use to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

With the National Film Board and McGill University, presented as part of the Digital Creativity Summit.

Facilitated by Julie Nadon

08:45
-
10:15

Collaborative Sessions

Studio C
Workshop - Trending away from throwaway culture
Studio C

Byron Peart,
Expert

Dexter Peart,
Expert

In what ways can we integrate responsible consumption and production into our lives and businesses?

  1. Grasp the true cost of mass production and see the impact of your purchasing decisions in a new light.
  2. Gain a framework for taking a stand and becoming an advocate for what you care most about.
  3. Explore, through storytelling, new ways of shifting the value proposition for responsible consumer goods.

With GOODEE by Byron & Dexter Peart

Facilitated by Nogol Madani

08:45
-
10:15

Collaborative Sessions

Studio D
Workshop - The art of creating change
Studio D

Tania Vachon,
Expert

Luc Gaudet,
Expert

How can social art be a leading enabler for sustainable behaviour change?

  1. Learn how social art can be a catalyst for behaviour change.
  2. Experience how the participative process of social art can be easily replicated and made accessible to all.
  3. Discover how social art can be applied to your sector.

With One Drop

Facilitated by Marie-Joëlle Charlebois

09:15
-
10:30

Collaborative Sessions

Cabaret - Québec
Masterclass - Leadership for the innovation culture
Cabaret - Québec

Aithan Shapira,
Speaker

Roll up your sleeves and dive hands-first into collaborative decision-making, sense-making, and creativity through the artist’s lens. Take home frameworks you won’t find in any business book on developing a culture of innovation – your competitive advantage at the speed of change.

11:00
-
12:30

Collaborative Sessions

Studio D
Workshop - Meaningful communication that strikes a chord
Studio D

Harold M. O'Neal,
Expert

What is your true story and how do you tell it?

  1. Discover how music opens up an enhanced ability to reframe our own stories.
  2. Adopt a new framework for approaching team building and collaboration.
  3. Understand how connecting to our authentic improvisational self opens up new ways of seeing the world and leading others.

With Once Upon A Time

11:00
-
12:30

Collaborative Sessions

Studio C
Workshop - How to become a behaviour-change expert
Studio C

David Thomson,
Expert

Jennifer Weeks,
Expert

How can behavioural economics let you see your customers as they really are?

  1. Understand your client’s hidden biases, the ways they are impulsive creatures, and why they don’t always act in their own best interest.
  2. Learn how to see, and adapt, your brand’s strategy through a behavioural lens.
  3. Gain the foundations of a new psychological toolbox to help you go beyond information and incentives to drive customer behaviour.

With BEworks, member of the kyu Collective

11:00
-
12:30

Collaborative Sessions

Studio B
Workshop - Connected leadership: Tuning in to the intelligence of your heart
Studio B

Mareike Lenhart,
Expert

How can embracing dignity empower a team to create magic?

  1. Learn why a more fluid, intuitive leadership style is an essential trait well beyond the creative fields.
  2. Understand how entering a state of play opens up new neural pathways and creative possibilities.
  3. Develop the basis for creating a safe and open work atmosphere that elevates everyone’s unique qualities and allows them to flourish.

With Moment Factory

Facilitated by Natacha Viens

13:15
-
14:45

Collaborative Sessions

Studio B
Workshop - Game of drones: Unmanned aircraft and the future of cities
Studio B

Michel Dion,
Expert

In what ways will drones reshape our cities and urban living as we know it?

  1. Explore the impacts drones will have on everything from deliveries and mobility to emergency and rescue operations.
  2. Gain an awareness of the regulatory issues, and societal acceptance hurdles, associated with the wide-spread adoption of drones.
  3. Reflect on the possibilities for drone usage in your own industry and life.

With the collaboration of the Gouvernement du Québec and Bell Helicopter

Facilitated by Nathalie Doré

13:15
-
14:45

Collaborative Sessions

Studio C
Workshop - Harnessing the power of digital to serve the physical store
Studio C

Julien Galtier,
Expert

How can new technologies and devices be used to drive brick and mortar traffic?

  1. Learn about the concept of gamification to foster greater consumer engagement.
  2. Gain insight into the cognitive biases that most people have and what that means for your business strategy.
  3. Understand how to fuse your customer's online and offline engagement more seamlessly.

With The Bubbles

Facilitated by Chantal Gosselin

13:15
-
14:45

Collaborative Sessions

Studio A Edgenda
Workshop - Storydoing vs storytelling: How actions speak louder than words
Studio A Edgenda

Tom Brunet,
Expert

Yoan Prat,
Expert

How can brands drive engagement through living their story instead of simply talking about it?

  1. Understand how powerful experiences connect with the hearts of customers more than any ad ever could.
  2. Gain a framework for placing the brand story at the center of a business and building it into products and services.
  3. Start viewing all marketing channels through a lens that is participatory, reciprocal, and fan-inspired.

With Yard

Facilitated by Justine Gagnon

13:15
-
14:45

Collaborative Sessions

Studio D
Workshop - When physical meets digital: Interacting with robots in a human way
Studio D

Paul Kruszewski,
Expert

If machines can understand us, how may they better help us?

  1. Learn how AI and cameras are capturing human motion and reactions, and where the technology is headed.
  2. Explore the implications of technology that knows what you’re feeling and the possibilities it opens up.
  3. Reflect on the positive business and societal outcomes of all machines eventually becoming intelligent.

With wrnch, presented as part of the AI Forum.

Facilitated by Pierre Ouellette

15:15
-
16:30

Collaborative Sessions

Cabaret - Québec
Masterclass - Why we brand, why we buy
Cabaret - Québec

Debbie Millman,
Speaker

Take a deep dive with Debbie Millman into the influence branding has on our everyday lives, from branding ourselves and the world around us, to the role branding plays in the products we buy and the way we live. Observed through a sociological, scientific and anthropological lens, gain a new perspective on why we like some brands and dislike others, the real reason we are so addicted to our technological devices, and what causes us to ogle that certain pair of sneakers.

15:30
-
17:00

Collaborative Sessions

Salon 1
Workshop - Smartly dressed: The future of fashion-tech
Salon 1

Joanna Berzowska,

In what ways will tech enhanced textiles and clothing shape fashion and the way we interact with the world?

  1. Learn about current advances in connected garments, innovative materials, and what this means for the future of wearables.
  2. Reflect on the environmental, health and wellness, athletic, and privacy implications of smart clothing.
  3. From running shoes to jean jackets, gain insight into how major fashion and technology brands are adopting tech into wearable products in unexpected ways.

With Grappe de la Mode
Facilitated by Julie Nadon

09:30
-
10:00

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - Data vs Privacy
Lab : Barometer

In our data-driven world, how do we balance privacy, security and trust?

09:30
-
16:45

Labs

Lab : Slow-lab
Slow-lab
Lab : Slow-lab

When did you last take the time to really look at something with your full, undivided attention? In Slow Lab, bask in beautiful art and witness the potential of slow-looking.

How does the practice of acute observation unlock new ways of learning, meaning-making and critical thinking?

09:30
-
16:45

Labs

Lab : Pivot
Pivot
Lab : Pivot

We tend to think and solve problems with our mind. But what about the information that comes from our body? By working with professional dancers, Pivot challenges your assumptions on strength, trust and collaboration.

How does an understanding of the mechanics of the body help deepen trust in teams?

In collaboration with Sylvain Lafortune.

This activity is not accessible for those with reduced mobility.

09:30
-
17:00

Labs

Lab : Alter ego
Alter ego
Lab : Alter ego

What do David Bowie, Beyoncé and Andy Kaufman have in common? They all have alter egos. This Lab enables you to hack your own identity through a mirrored experience.

How can we break free from the perception we have of ourselves in order to make bolder moves?

09:30
-
17:00

Labs

Lab : In the dark
In the dark
Lab : In the dark

What happens when you lose the use of one of your senses? In the dark explores how you manage leadership and communication… without sight.

How can listening and speaking with intention allow us to collaborate more effectively?

09:30
-
17:00

Labs

Lab : Sync
Sync
Lab : Sync

Do online platforms bring us closer together or further apart? Take part in an unusual group experiment that will have you question our shared responsibility towards technology’s growing influence.

How can we stay both critical and optimistic with respect to mass network-based applications?

In collaboration with artist Jonathan Chomko.

10:15
-
10:45

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - AI + Creativity
Lab : Barometer

What are the impacts and possibilities of AI on human creativity?

With Stradigi AI

11:00
-
11:30

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - Ending plastic
Lab : Barometer

It's killing our oceans and filling our landfills: how can we kick our addiction to plastic?

11:45
-
12:15

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - People first organizations
Lab : Barometer

How can a human-centric approach to leadership and development allow organizations to thrive?

With lululemon

12:30
-
13:00

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - When sci-fi becomes reality
Lab : Barometer

Imagine what's possible when physical avatars allow us to be anywhere, at any time.

With XPRIZE

13:15
-
13:45

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - Mobilizing creation and culture for community change
Lab : Barometer

In what ways can local cultural and creative activities lead to the sustainable transformation of devitalized industrial neighborhoods?

With the collaboration of the gouvernement du Québec and UQAM

14:00
-
14:30

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - Closing the loop: Going from a linear to a circular economy
Lab : Barometer

What are the positive impacts on business and the planet when we adopt a cradle-to-cradle mindset?

With Nespresso

14:45
-
15:15

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - Old School feeds New School
Lab : Barometer

How can we envision a different kind of school for a changing world of work?

With La Factry

15:30
-
16:00

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - Bringing workplace mental health from the shadows to the light
Lab : Barometer

It's 2019! How can we make workplace health an executive priority?

08:00
-
08:30

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - The future of storytelling
Lab : Barometer

In our time of fake news and shrinking attention spans, what’s next for journalists, content creators, and marketers?

08:00
-
16:45

Labs

Lab : Pivot
Pivot
Lab : Pivot

We tend to think and solve problems with our mind. But what about the information that comes from our body? By working with professional dancers, Pivot challenges your assumptions on strength, trust and collaboration.

How does an understanding of the mechanics of the body help deepen trust in teams?

In collaboration with Sylvain Lafortune.

This activity is not accessible for those with reduced mobility.

08:00
-
16:45

Labs

Lab : Slow-lab
Slow-lab
Lab : Slow-lab

When did you last take the time to really look at something with your full, undivided attention? In Slow Lab, bask in beautiful art and witness the potential of slow-looking.

How does the practice of acute observation unlock new ways of learning, meaning-making and critical thinking?

08:00
-
17:00

Labs

Lab : In the dark
In the dark
Lab : In the dark

What happens when you lose the use of one of your senses? In the dark explores how you manage leadership and communication… without sight.

How can listening and speaking with intention allow us to collaborate more effectively?

08:00
-
17:00

Labs

Lab : Alter ego
Alter ego
Lab : Alter ego

What do David Bowie, Beyoncé and Andy Kaufman have in common? They all have alter egos. This Lab enables you to hack your own identity through a mirrored experience.

How can we break free from the perception we have of ourselves in order to make bolder moves?

08:45
-
09:15

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - Chief Executive Changemaker: The CEO the world needs now
Lab : Barometer

How can business leaders step up as frontline changemakers who advance the UN sustainable development goals in their own companies?

With Ashoka Canada

09:00
-
17:00

Labs

Lab : Sync
Sync
Lab : Sync

Do online platforms bring us closer together or further apart? Take part in an unusual group experiment that will have you question our shared responsibility towards technology’s growing influence.

How can we stay both critical and optimistic with respect to mass network-based applications?

In collaboration with artist Jonathan Chomko.

09:30
-
10:00

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - People first organizations
Lab : Barometer

How can a human-centric approach to leadership and development allow organizations to thrive?

With lululemon

10:15
-
10:45

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - Closing the loop: Going from a linear to a circular economy
Lab : Barometer

What are the positive impacts on business and the planet when we adopt a cradle-to-cradle mindset?

With Nespresso

11:00
-
11:30

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - Servant leadership and digital work culture: Putting your people before yourself
Lab : Barometer

In an era of constant digital transformation, how can managers join employees, processes and products to foster a culture of empowerment, agility and collaboration?

With Edgenda

11:45
-
12:15

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - Impacts of AI
Lab : Barometer

What will be the implications of AI on the future of work and society?

With the collaboration of the gouvernement du Québec and the International Observatory on the Societal Impacts of AI and digital technology

12:30
-
13:00

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - The future of storytelling
Lab : Barometer

In our time of fake news and shrinking attention spans, what’s next for journalists, content creators, and marketers?

13:15
-
13:45

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - Bringing workplace mental health from the shadows to the light
Lab : Barometer

It's 2019! How can we make workplace health an executive priority?

14:00
-
14:30

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - Ending plastic
Lab : Barometer

It's killing our oceans and filling our landfills: how can we kick our addiction to plastic?

14:45
-
15:15

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - Old School feeds New School
Lab : Barometer

How can we envision a different kind of school for a changing world of work?

With La Factry

15:30
-
16:00

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - AI + Creativity
Lab : Barometer

What are the impacts and possibilities of AI on human creativity?

With Stradigi AI

08:00
-
08:30

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - Workspace of the future
Lab : Barometer

How will the changing world of work shape where and how we do our jobs?

With Colliers International

08:00
-
16:00

Labs

Lab : Slow-lab
Slow-lab
Lab : Slow-lab

When did you last take the time to really look at something with your full, undivided attention? In Slow Lab, bask in beautiful art and witness the potential of slow-looking.

How does the practice of acute observation unlock new ways of learning, meaning-making and critical thinking?

08:00
-
16:00

Labs

Lab : Pivot
Pivot
Lab : Pivot

We tend to think and solve problems with our mind. But what about the information that comes from our body? By working with professional dancers, Pivot challenges your assumptions on strength, trust and collaboration.

How does an understanding of the mechanics of the body help deepen trust in teams?

In collaboration with Sylvain Lafortune.

This activity is not accessible for those with reduced mobility.

08:00
-
16:30

Labs

Lab : In the dark
In the dark
Lab : In the dark

What happens when you lose the use of one of your senses? In the dark explores how you manage leadership and communication… without sight.

How can listening and speaking with intention allow us to collaborate more effectively?

08:00
-
16:30

Labs

Lab : Alter ego
Alter ego
Lab : Alter ego

What do David Bowie, Beyoncé and Andy Kaufman have in common? They all have alter egos. This Lab enables you to hack your own identity through a mirrored experience.

How can we break free from the perception we have of ourselves in order to make bolder moves?

08:45
-
09:15

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - Ending plastic
Lab : Barometer

It's killing our oceans and filling our landfills: how can we kick our addiction to plastic?

09:00
-
14:45

Labs

Lab : Sync
Sync
Lab : Sync

Do online platforms bring us closer together or further apart? Take part in an unusual group experiment that will have you question our shared responsibility towards technology’s growing influence.

How can we stay both critical and optimistic with respect to mass network-based applications?

In collaboration with artist Jonathan Chomko.

09:30
-
10:00

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - Old School feeds New School
Lab : Barometer

How can we envision a different kind of school for a changing world of work?

With La Factry

10:15
-
10:45

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - The appetite for new forms of food delivery
Lab : Barometer

In what ways will the rise in on-line food delivery services rewire our lives?

With the collaboration of the gouvernement du Québec and ESG UQAM

11:00
-
11:30

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - People first organizations
Lab : Barometer

How can a human-centric approach to leadership and development allow organizations to thrive?

With lululemon

11:45
-
12:15

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - Bringing workplace mental health from the shadows to the light
Lab : Barometer

It's 2019! How can we make workplace health an executive priority?

12:30
-
13:00

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - The future of storytelling
Lab : Barometer

In our time of fake news and shrinking attention spans, what’s next for journalists, content creators, and marketers?

13:15
-
13:45

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - Leading the fight against climate change
Lab : Barometer

How can leaders spark movements and turn team members into change agents?

With Credo

14:00
-
14:30

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - AI + Creativity
Lab : Barometer

What are the impacts and possibilities of AI on human creativity?

With Stradigi AI

14:45
-
15:15

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - Chief Executive Changemaker: The CEO the world needs now
Lab : Barometer

How can business leaders step up as frontline changemakers who advance the UN sustainable development goals in their own companies?

With Ashoka Canada

15:30
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16:00

Labs

Lab : Barometer
Barometer - Data vs Privacy
Lab : Barometer

In our data-driven world, how do we balance privacy, security and trust?

07:00
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20:00

Arts & Celebration

Hangar - RBC
Connective installation by RBC
Hangar - RBC

As you walk the corridors of the Agora, you will be invited to articulate your understanding of tomorrow by linking evocative words with coloured threads.

This connective work of art, sponsored by RBC, will evolve throughout the three days of the event.

07:30
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08:30

Arts & Celebration

Welcome area
Morning music session
Welcome area

Performance by McGill Schulich School of Music

08:00
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21:00

Arts & Celebration

Plaza Canada
Notebook Factory by Baltic Club
Plaza Canada

Come by the NOTEBOOK FACTORY by Baltic Club on the Plaza!

5 minutes is all it takes to produce your unique C2 notebook. Choose your cover and your favorite type of paper. Complete your kit with one of our many different pens. Now use your new, personalized notebook to capture all the ideas and inspirations C2 Montréal has to offer.

08:00
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21:00

Arts & Celebration

Plaza Canada
Boutik MTL
Plaza Canada

BoutiK MTL will showcase the magnificent creations of Agile jewellery by Catherine Nadeau.

Greatly inspired by nature, she is interested in objects that slowly deteriorate over time. On site, you will be able to purchase a piece of jewellery from the 2019 collection, one entirely made in Montreal.

C2 caps will also be available in the store!

09:45
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10:15

Arts & Celebration

Coat check
C2’s Guided Tour (in English) - May 22
Coat check

Feeling overwhelmed by C2's universe?
Sign up for one of our morning guided tours. Our team will walk you through the site, telling you everything you need to know as well as giving you insights to make the most out of your C2 experience.

09:45
-
10:15

Arts & Celebration

Coat check
C2’s Guided Tour (in French) - May 22
Coat check

This activity is also offered in English: C2's guided tour (in English)

Feeling overwhelmed by C2's universe? Sign up for one of our morning guided tours. Our team will walk you through the site, telling you everything you need to know as well as giving you insights to make the most out of your C2 experience.

18:45
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22:00

Arts & Celebration

Cabana Peroni
Musical evening
Cabana Peroni

Performances by Agata Jasper

07:00
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20:00

Arts & Celebration

Hangar - RBC
Connective installation by RBC
Hangar - RBC

As you walk the corridors of the Agora, you will be invited to articulate your understanding of tomorrow by linking evocative words with coloured threads.

This connective work of art, sponsored by RBC, will evolve throughout the three days of the event.

07:30
-
08:30

Arts & Celebration

Welcome area
Morning music session
Welcome area

Performance by Christine Tassan Trio

08:00
-
21:00

Arts & Celebration

Plaza Canada
Boutik MTL
Plaza Canada

BoutiK MTL will showcase the magnificent creations of Agile jewellery by Catherine Nadeau.

Greatly inspired by nature, she is interested in objects that slowly deteriorate over time. On site, you will be able to purchase a piece of jewellery from the 2019 collection, one entirely made in Montreal.

C2 caps will also be available in the store!

08:00
-
21:00

Arts & Celebration

Plaza Canada
Notebook Factory by Baltic Club
Plaza Canada

Come by the NOTEBOOK FACTORY by Baltic Club on the Plaza!

5 minutes is all it takes to produce your unique C2 notebook. Choose your cover and your favorite type of paper. Complete your kit with one of our many different pens. Now use your new, personalized notebook to capture all the ideas and inspirations C2 Montréal has to offer.

09:45
-
10:15

Arts & Celebration

Coat check
C2’s Guided Tour (in English) - May 23
Coat check

Feeling overwhelmed by C2's universe?
Sign up for one of our morning guided tours. Our team will walk you through the site, telling you everything you need to know as well as giving you insights to make the most out of your C2 experience.

09:45
-
10:15

Arts & Celebration

Coat check
C2’s Guided Tour (in French) - May 23
Coat check

This activity is also offered in English: C2's guided tour (in English)

Feeling overwhelmed by C2's universe? Sign up for one of our morning guided tours. Our team will walk you through the site, telling you everything you need to know as well as giving you insights to make the most out of your C2 experience.

18:30
-
22:00

Arts & Celebration

Cabana Peroni
Musical evening
Cabana Peroni

Performances by Kris Guilty

07:00
-
20:00

Arts & Celebration

Hangar - RBC
Connective installation by RBC
Hangar - RBC

As you walk the corridors of the Agora, you will be invited to articulate your understanding of tomorrow by linking evocative words with coloured threads.

This connective work of art, sponsored by RBC, will evolve throughout the three days of the event.

07:30
-
08:30

Arts & Celebration

Welcome area
Morning music session
Welcome area

Performance by McGill Schulich School of Music

08:00
-
21:00

Arts & Celebration

Plaza Canada
Boutik MTL
Plaza Canada

BoutiK MTL will showcase the magnificent creations of Agile jewellery by Catherine Nadeau.

Greatly inspired by nature, she is interested in objects that slowly deteriorate over time. On site, you will be able to purchase a piece of jewellery from the 2019 collection, one entirely made in Montreal.

C2 caps will also be available in the store!

08:00
-
21:00

Arts & Celebration

Plaza Canada
Notebook Factory by Baltic Club
Plaza Canada

Come by the NOTEBOOK FACTORY by Baltic Club on the Plaza!

5 minutes is all it takes to produce your unique C2 notebook. Choose your cover and your favorite type of paper. Complete your kit with one of our many different pens. Now use your new, personalized notebook to capture all the ideas and inspirations C2 Montréal has to offer.

09:45
-
10:15

Arts & Celebration

Coat check
C2’s Guided Tour (in French) - May 24
Coat check

This activity is also offered in English: C2's guided tour (in English)

Feeling overwhelmed by C2's universe? Sign up for one of our morning guided tours. Our team will walk you through the site, telling you everything you need to know as well as giving you insights to make the most out of your C2 experience.

09:45
-
10:15

Arts & Celebration

Coat check
C2’s Guided Tour (in English) - May 24
Coat check

Feeling overwhelmed by C2's universe?
Sign up for one of our morning guided tours. Our team will walk you through the site, telling you everything you need to know as well as giving you insights to make the most out of your C2 experience.

20:00
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00:00

Arts & Celebration

Stage Agora
Illumination Night Plaza
Stage Agora

Dre Ngozi ,
DJ

Jacobus ,
Artist

Beat Market ,
Artist

Forrest ,
DJ

You've been working hard all week. It's time to celebrate even harder!

Once again this year, C2 has gathered a horde of local legends to set the stage for its closing-night celebration, the Illumination Party presented by Stradigi AI.

Rain or shine, come and join us on Friday, May 24th at 8pm for an unforgettable night.

Performances by Dre Ngozi, Jacobus, Beat Market and Forrest Visuals by Dalkhafine and Bewoy

20:00
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00:00

Arts & Celebration

Cabana Peroni
Illumination Night Plaza
Cabana Peroni

Nana Zen ,
DJ

The Fitness & Pony ,
DJ

Pascale Project ,
DJ

You've been working hard all week. It's time to celebrate even harder!

Once again this year, C2 has gathered a horde of local legends to set the stage for its closing-night celebration, the Illumination Party presented by Stradigi AI.

Rain or shine, come and join us on Friday, May 24th at 8pm for an unforgettable night.

Performances by Pascale Project, Pony & The Fitness, DJ Kelly* and Nana Zen