Gateway to New Horizons - Quebec

  • 14 Oct 2021
  • 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

October 14th, 2021 7:00-8:30PM (EDT)
October 15th, 2021 8:00-9:30AM (JST)

"Gateway to New Horizons - Investment Opportunities in Canada", co-hosted by the Japan Society, Invest in Canada, JETRO Toronto and sponsored by Torys LLP, is designed to showcase Canadian investment opportunities to Japanese investors. The program consists of six virtual events to be held throughout 2021. Each event will focus on a region in Canada and the corresponding Supercluster from Canada's Innovation Superclusters Initiative.

Based in Quebec, spanning the Montreal-Waterloo corridor, the Scale AI Supercluster is bringing the retail, manufacturing, transportation, infrastructure and information and communications technology (ICT) sectors together to build intelligent supply chains by accelerating the integration of AI across business sectors. We are excited to present to you Quebec and its offerings. Please join us to learn about the business trends and case studies in the region.

Speakers include :

  • SCALE AI Julien Billot, CEO
  • Eidos-Sherbrooke x SQARE ENIX Julien Bouvrais, Head of Studio and R&D
  • Finance Montreal Vito Italia, Director International Business Development
  • Investissement Québec International Daniel Silverman, Vice President, Foreign Direct Investment
  • Invest in Canada Tamaika Jumelle, Regional Director
  • Torys Don Bell, Partner, Guillaume Lavoieand, Partner, and Marko Trivun, Senior Associate

Program: English
Pre-registration is required. This event is free of charge.


第4回目となる今回のセミナーでは、ケベック州を拠点に各業界のサプライチェーンに人工知能(AI)が取り入れられることを目的に活動するSCALE AI スーパークラスターをはじめ、地元企業、団体から投資機会についてお話いただきます。また、近年スクウェア・エニックスとアイドス・モントリオールは、ケベック州にビデオゲームの技術革新を推進するための新たな専門スタジオを設立されましたが、その取り組みなどについて解説いただきますので、ぜひご参加ください。


Co-hosted by

Invest in Canada is a not-for-profit investment attraction agency that helps global businesses expand in Canada. Through strong collaboration with public and private partners, we provide guidance, information and connections to accelerate expansion projects.

Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) is a Japanese government-related organization that works to promote mutual trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world. JETRO's main focus is to promote foreign direct investment into Japan and to help small to medium size Japanese firms maximize their global export potential.

Sponsored by

Torys LLP is a respected international business law firm with a reputation for quality, innovation and teamwork. Our experience, our collaborative practice style, and the insight and imagination we bring to our work have made us our clients’ choice for their largest and most complex transactions as well as for general matters in which strategic advice is key.

Supporting Organizations

Canada-Japan Society of British Columbia
Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Japan
Quebec-Japan Business Forum
Toronto Shokokai (Toronto Japanese Association of Commerce & Industry)

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