Finance Montréal announces the first edition of the FinTech 2013 Conference

| October 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

A finance and information technology hub: 1 day, 5 contests, $50,000 in
prizes

MONTREAL, Oct. 15, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ – Finance Montréal, Quebec’s
financial cluster, is pleased to announce that it will host the first
edition of the FinTech 2013 Conference, under the honorary presidency
of Mr. Henri-Paul Rousseau, Vice-Chairman of the Power Financial
Corporation Board of Directors. This event will be held at the
Mont-Royal Centre, in the heart of downtown Montréal, on
Thursday, May 16, 2013.

The FinTech 2013 Conference, a finance and information technology hub,
is intended to help participants in the financial and information
technology sectors become more aware of the development of financial
software systems. “Finance Montréal’s FinTech 2013 Conference will help
discover new talent and will contribute to the visibility of Montréal’s
financial technology expertise,” said Eric Lemieux, Chief Executive
Officer of Finance Montréal.

The FinTech 2013 Conference will feature keynote speeches from CGI
President and CEO, Michael Roach, as well as former Chief Economist
with CIBC World Markets, Jeff Rubin. “While contributing to heightening
Montréal’s reputation as an international financial center, the
FinTech 2013 Conference will help Montréal distinguish itself on the
world stage for its financial software system development skills”, said
Henri-Paul Rousseau.

The conference program includes an exhibit hall and presentations of the
best research projects submitted in the Relève universitaire contest, the Développeurs corporatifs contest and, the jury’s choice award, the Découverte FinTech 2013 contest. The contests registration period opens on November 15, 2012,
and contests topics will be announced at the same time. The Forum will
end with a cocktail reception, where the winners of the contests will
receive their prizes.

The FinTech 2013 Conference is delighted to count among its sponsors
some of the top players in the finance and information technology
sectors: Autorité des marchés financiers, Laurentian Bank, National
Bank, Montréal Exchange, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, CGI,
Power Financial Corporation, Fondaction, Heenan Blaikie, Hill+Knowlton
Strategies, Investissement Québec, Jitney Trade, and Desjardins Group.

For more information on the FinTech 2013 Conference, please visit www.fintechmontreal.ca, follow us on Twitter @FinTechMtl or visit our Facebook FinTech
Montreal page.

About Finance Montréal, Quebec’s financial cluster
Finance Montréal was created in November 2010 by the financial services
industry, at the invitation of the Government of Québec. Finance
Montréal’s members include banks and financial corporations, government
bodies (the Government of Québec, the City of Montréal, the Communauté
métropolitaine de Montréal, and the AMF – Québec’s financial markets
regulator and supervisor), and universities. Finance Montréal’s
research area includes human resources and derivative products to
structure the financial sector and achieve greater international
competitiveness.

SOURCE: Finance Montréal

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