The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal Held its 5th Strategic Forum on Major Projects in Montréal

Mr. Michel Leblanc, President and CEO of the Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal, presented The Strategic Forum of the Board of Trade, which focused on major projects in Montréal, on Wednesday, March 30, 2011.

With the Mayor of Montréal, Gérald Tremblay, on hand, along with a number of experts and nearly 500 participants, this unique event enabled participants to learn more about how various key and shaping Montréal projects are advancing.

The following major development projects were on-hand:

The Montréal of tomorrow, an overview of the city's major projects
Emilio Imbriglio, Partner, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton

TOWARDS MAJOR PRIVATE PROJECTS

The impact of condo development on the Montréal landscape
Jacques Vincent, Co-President, Prével

Urban renewal, from Angus to Quadrilatere Saint-Laurent: The need for a territorial approach
Christian Yaccarini, President and CEO, Angus Development Corporation

The Windsor sector: Major developments for the Bell Centre and its surrounding area
Salvatore Iacono, Senior Vice President, Development, Eastern Canada, Cadillac Fairview Corporation Ltd.

LARGE-SCALE HEALTH INFRASTRUCTURES

Sainte-Justine UHC - Grandir en santé: Innovation in personalized medicine for mothers and children
Dr. Fabrice Brunet, Executive Director, Sainte-Justine University Hospital Center

MUHC
Normand Rinfret, Associate Executive Director and COO McGill University Health Centre

The Jewish General Hospital
Dr. Hartley Stern, Executive Director, Jewish General Hospital and Philippe Castiel, Director of Planning and Real Estate Development, Jewish General Hospital

CHUM
Christian Paire, Executive Director, Centre hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal

MAJOR INSTITUTIONAL PROJECTS

A space for life
Charles-Mathieu Brunelle, Executive Director, Montréal's Nature Museums

The UdeM's Outremont Campus
Guy Breton, Rector, Université de Montréal

The Innovation District: Progress report and guidelines for its implementation
Yves Beauchamp, Director General, École de technologie supérieure and Heather Munroe-Blum, Principal and Vice-Chancellor, McGill University

The redevelopment of the CBC/Radio-Canada site
Maryse Bertrand, Vice-President, Real Estate, Legal Services, and General Counsel CBC/Société Radio-Canada

The Quartier des spectacles
Jean-Robert Choquet, Director, Department of Culture and Heritage, Ville de Montréal and Stéphane Ricci, Coordinator, Quartier des spectacles project, Ville de Montréal

The Silo No. 5 and the Bassins du Nouveau Havre: Major revitalization projects for Montréal
Cameron Charlebois, Vice-President, Real Estate, Quebec, Canada Lands Company

on April 1, 2011