News - Thales Canada announced today that it has been awarded a five-year, $20 million contract to lead innovative science and technology projects enhancing Canada’s public safety and national security. The work will be led by Thales Canada from the new Thales Research and Technology Canada Centre in Quebec City. Thales and a team of 18 technology partners will carry out the work for Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC), a division of National Defence.
News - Québec City’s allure as a prime meeting destination and the Québec City Convention Centre expertise have crossed the Atlantic and reached Nantes, France. Managers of La Cité Nantes Events Center are visiting Québec City on November 18, 2013. During their stay, they will visit the Québec City Convention Centre’s expansion site and will dine at the Parlementaire, the National Assembly of Québec’s restaurant, with representatives from the Convention Centre,Québec International, Québec City’s Chamber of Commerce and the Cercle des ambassadeurs.
News - July 2014 will be the month of artificial intelligence at the Québec City Convention Centre. The 30th Conference on Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence – UAI 2014, organized by the Association of Uncertainty in Artificial Intelligence (AUAI), will gather 250 researchers from around the world to discuss research on representation, inference, learning and decision making when uncertainty arises in the field of artificial intelligence.
News - H2O Innovation has been rewarded three times in the 2013 Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ program, renewing the success of its three previous years. H2O Innovation ranks 36th among the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ ranking, which recognizes the 50 fastest growing Canadian technology companies with the highest percentage of revenue growth over five years.
News - Nyx Hemera Technologies is a named winner of the prestigious Deloitte Technology Green 15TM Award for developing technology solutions and intellectual property that promotes efficient use of the earth's resources. The Deloitte Technology Green 15 Award recognizes winners that create technology solutions that reduce environmental impacts while improving operational performance and productivity.
News - Quebec City-based Atrium Innovations Inc., an international manufacturer and distributor of science-based natural health products, is doing well in North America, but European markets remain challenging because of the recession, CEO Pierre Fitzgibbon said Tuesday.
News - Opsens is named as one ofCanada's fastest growing technology companies in the Deloitte Technology Fast 50™ awards for technological innovation, entrepreneurship, rapid growth and leadership, based on the percentage of revenue growth over five years.
News - Filmmaker Anne De Lean has had migraines since she was a little girl. Her father, Jacques De Lean, MD, a neurologist in Quebec City, also suffers from the sometimes debilitating condition that affects 10 percent of all adults ages 18 to 65 worldwide.
News - The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences announced this afternoon that 19 animated features have been submitted for consideration for the Animated Feature Film Oscar this year. This field of contenders will be whittled down to between three to five nominees on January 16, 2014. In addition to the already familiar American features, the list includes films from France, South Korea, Canada, South Africa, Spain, Japan and Brazil.
News - The Québec City Convention Centre’s Sales Manager on the U.S. territory, Mr. Jean Chiricota, will storm Chicago on November 6, 2014. Jean will attend the Professional Convention Management Association (PCMA) Greater Midwest Chapter’s November Education Program as well as the 20th Bowl-o-Thon, a fundraising activity benefiting an American charity.