Simon Labrecque, Director General, Regional Operations, Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED), will speak on “National Strategy and Federal Initiatives” at IQT Canad 2023.
Simon Labrecque is Director General, Regional Operations at Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED) since 2021. In his role, he is responsible for 9 of CED’s regional business offices and works to promote long-term economic development of Quebec regions by supporting the investments necessary for the competitiveness, growth and vitality of small and medium-sized businesses and communities. He previously held the position of Chief of Staff to the Deputy Minister / President of CED for 5 years. Simon was responsible for monitoring the organization’s priorities, managing relations with CED’s internal and external stakeholders, as well as advising the Deputy Minister / President on various files. Simon has worked at CED since 2009 and has held various positions within the organization.
Simon holds an executive MBA from the École des sciences de la gestion (UQAM) and from the University of Paris Dauphine.
IQT Canada 2023 is the tenth global conference and exhibition in the highly successful Inside Quantum Technology series.
This event is Canada’s Quantum Computing Event, focusing on Ecosystems for Quantum Readiness. A number of vertical topics encompassing more than 30 panels and talks from over 80 speakers will provide attendees with a deep understanding on state-of-the-art developments of the future quantum ecosystems as well as the current impact of quantum computing technologies.
The conference brings together corporate management, entrepreneurs, end users, technology providers, infrastructure partners, researchers and investors who are working on the current future developments of the quantum ecosystem. IQT Canada is organized by 3DR Holdings, IQT Research, INTRIQ, and the Governments of both Canada and Quebec. The June conference will be an “in-person” event to ensure maximum networking and discussion and will take place at Centre Mont-Royal in Montréal (Québec), Canada.
Sandra K. Helsel, Ph.D. has been researching and reporting on frontier technologies since 1990. She has her Ph.D. from the University of Arizona.