FPInnovations hosts new innovation and technology conference

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FPInnovations is excited to bring a different kind of event to an industry in transformation. FPInnovates, a new innovation and technology conference is making its debut in Montreal, QC, November 25-26, 2015.

As a recognized innovation leader in forestry research, FPInnovations conceived this event to inform, inspire and change the way we think about innovation and collaboration in the sector. The conference offers a forum where business leaders, researchers, government representatives, academics and students can step outside the box to come together and build a common understanding of innovation and its impact on collaboration.

FPInnovates' diverse program offers insights on the process of innovation and how your company can do it better. Take away a fresh perspective on innovation in its many forms and fire up that creative spark.

The sessions feature a range of case studies, as well as poster sessions, with notable keynote speakers. Some of the program highlights are:

How to be in business 10 years from now: Jim Carroll, futurist, trends and innovation expert will set the stage with this keynote address. Through his work with organizations worldwide – from global brands to NASA – Mr. Carroll has inspired businesses to reframe the opportunity for innovation amid significant, transformative change.

Innovation as a process will be explored in a session led by Jean Hamel, VP, Pulp, Paper and Bioproducts, FPInnovations, and Peter Lister, VP Forest Operations and Wood Products.

Stepping outside the box: the partnering of the oil and forest industries will highlight how the forestry and oil and gas sectors are furthering innovative collaboration.

The next big thing: Future innovations for a thriving industry will feature a panel discussion with senior business leaders led by Pierre Lapointe, President and CEO, FPInnovations.

Trevor Stuthridge, Executive Vice President, FPInnovations will provide insights on the Impact of FPInnovations' strategic action plan.

Open to all, including members and non-members, the conference takes place at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Montreal's downtown core.

For more information, visit the www.fpinnovates.com or contact 514-630-4100 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..