Speakers & special guests

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Jean-Christophe Amado JEAN-CHRISTOPHE AMADO
Sustainability Manager
Deloitte
Philippe Batani Philippe Batani
President
Quebec Brewers Association
Chris Bayliss Chris Bayliss
Deputy Secretary General
International Aluminum Institute
Nihad Ben Salah Nihad Ben Salah
R&D Group Leader
Héroux-Devtek
Mathieu Boisclair Mathieu Boisclair
Section Chief, Strategic Technology
Bombardier
Daniel Bouchard Daniel Bouchard
Director of Structures Department
Ministry of Transportation of Quebec
Martin Brière Martin Brière
President
Alcoa Global Primary Products – Canada and Africa
Mathieu Brochu Mathieu Brochu
Associate Professor
Department of Mining
and Materials Engineering
McGill University
Heidi Biggs Brock Heidi Biggs Brock
President & CEO
The Aluminum Association
Serge Carignan Serge Carignan
Technical Director
Acquisition and Management of transportation vehicles (AVT)
Martin Caron Martin Caron
Director - Machine Design and Productivity
CRIQ
James Colgate James Colgate
Director – Planning and Group Strategy
Williams Martini Racing
Darren Colwell Darren Colwell
Director, Africa and Joint Ventures Support, Bauxite & Alumina, Atlantic
Rio Tinto Alcan
Mahmood Daylami Mahmood Daylami
Secretary General
Gulf Aluminium Council
(Dubai - United Arab Emirates)
ALAIN DUBREUIL ALAIN DUBREUIL
Researcher
Pierre Ducharme Pierre Ducharme
President
Marcon
Mario Fafard Mario Fafard
Director
Regal – Aluminium Research Centre
Ayrton Filleti Ayrton Filleti
Technical Director
Emeritus President
Abal (Brazilian Aluminum Association)
DAVID K. FOOT DAVID K. FOOT
Canadian Economist and Demographer
University of Toronto
Anne Fries Anne Fries
Managing Partner
Concern
Pierre L. Gauthier Pierre L. Gauthier
President and Chief Executive Officer

Alstom U.S. & Canada
Marco Georgiou Marco Georgiou
Head, Aluminium Primary & Products
CRU
Mario D. Goncalves Mario D. Goncalves
President
Patenaude Trempe Van Dalen Inc.
Mario Greco Mario Greco
Director, Ground Transportation Market Sector Team
Alcoa
David A. Helmick ​David A. Helmick
​Manager - Materials Design
Carpenter Technology Corporation
Étienne Jacques Étienne Jacques
Chief Operating Officer
Rio Tinto Alcan primary Metal, North America
Gervais Jacques Gervais Jacques
Chief Commercial Officer
Rio Tinto Alcan
Pierre Marc Johnson Pierre Marc Johnson
Former Prime Minister of Quebec, Government of Quebec’s Chief Negotiator in the Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union; and Counsel
Lavery de Billy
Jean-François Julien Jean-François Julien
Associate Architect
Cardin Ramirez Julien
Dr. Raymond Kilmer DR. RAYMOND J. KILMER
Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Alcoa
Sylvain Labbé Sylvain Labbé
President CEO
Québec Wood Export Bureau (QWEB)
​LIZA LECLERC ​LIZA LECLERC
​Adaptation Specialist
Ouranos
Ron Loborec Ron Loborec
National Leader – Energy & Resources Canada
Deloitte Canada
André Martel André Martel
President and Chief Executive Officer
Aluminerie Alouette
David McAusland David McAusland
Partner
McCarthy Tétrault
René Meuser René Meuser
Senior Specialist 
Platform Management
Bombardier Transportation North America
Dr. Raymond Kilmer SIMON-PIERRE MONETTE
Project Leader
Boston Consulting Group
Kevin Moore Kevin Moore
President
All Raw Materials Consulting
Larry Moore Larry Moore
Assistant Vice President, Principal Engineer, Mining and Metallurgy
FM Global
Chief Engineers Group, Executive Offices
Johnston RI USA
ALAIN NAULT ALAIN NAULT
Vice-president & General Manager

Tomra Canada
André Noël André Noël
Consultant, Project manager

HATCH
Dr. Raymond Kilmer Frederick Penha
​Director - Metals Business Line Management
CME Group
Joe Quinn Joe Quinn
​Vice President of Public Affairs
Aluminum Association
Prabhat Rastogi Prabhat Rastogi
General Manager - Business Development and Innovation
Severstal
Joseph Sabatini Joseph Sabatini
President
Innovation Network, LLC
Marc Sarrazin Marc Sarrazin
​Division chief responsible for Bridges and Tunnels
​City of Montreal
Dominique Sauvé Dominique Sauvé
Director
SA2GE - Smart Affordable Green Efficient
Richard A. Schultz Richard A. Schultz
Project Consultant (Former Managing Director)
Ducker Worldwide
Jean Simard Jean Simard
President and CEO
Aluminium Association of Canada
STEPHAN SIMARD STEPHAN SIMARD
Director - Research and development
​Aluminium technology centre - Automotive and surface transportation
National Research Council Canada (NRC)
Michael Stacey Michael Stacey
Professor - Chair in Architecture, The Nottingham School of Architecture
University of Nottingham
​Paul Stafiej ​Paul Stafiej
​Vice President Strategy & Business Development
Sonaca Montreal
NIGEL STEWARD NIGEL STEWARD
​Senior Vice President, Technology & Supply Chain
Rio Tinto Alcan
Bruce Thomas Bruce Thomas
Senior Engineering Specialist, Materials & Processes
Engineering and Product Development
Bombardier Aerospace
Kim thomassin Kim Thomassin
Managing Partner Québec Region
McCarthy Tétrault
Aviv Tzidon Aviv Tzidon
​Founder & CEO
Phinergy
Oscar Wehtje Oscar Wehtje
Head of Strategic Projects
London Metal Exchange (LME)
Mark White Mark White
Chief Engineer – Auto Body – Body Engineering Product Development
Jaguar Land Rover
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