Techweek 2023 | LaSalle College Montréal
November 20 to 24, 2023

Techweek 2023

The Techweek is a must-attend event for our tech-savvy and for our Computer Science students.

This edition will boast conferences from experts on AI, AR, Generative AI, conversational chabots, cyberdefense and much more!

TechWeek 2023
November 20 to 24, 2023
LaSalle College, Salle Jean-Paul-Morin | 2000, Sainte-Catherine West, Montréal

The Techweek, organized by our Computer Science student association, Innovators In Technology (INT), is a major event for our Computer Science and video game students* that aims to bring together students, teachers and industry professionals around conferences, activities, workshops and mini-courses in the IT field.

Once again this year, the TechWeek will offer a program that will cover many "hot" topics in computer sciences and in technology:

*The Techweek is open to all.


Techweek 2023 : Schedule

Monday, November 20

Salle Jean-Paul-Morin

9:30 - 10:00
Launch : Abdelhak Fennouh, Mohamed Zeroug, Andrew Golden

10:00 - 11:00
Conference: Protection of personal information
Speaker: Dr Jaafar Fehmi (UQAR)

11:00- 12:00
Conference: Microsoft and its Cyber Defense Center - how to start your SOC
Speaker: Joël Qumper (Microsoft)

12:00 – 13:30
Panel - Cyber guardians : Explore the Superpower of Cybersecurity and Data
Panelists: Joël Qumper (Microsoft), Dr Jaafar Fehmi (UQAR),Bertrand Milot (Bradley & Rollins)
Moderator: Patrick Carbonneau

14:00 - 15:00
Conference: Under the hood of cybercrime - The different stages in the monetization of organizations by cybercriminals.
Speaker: Bertrand Milot (Bradley & Rollins)

Tuesday November 21

Salle Jean-Paul-Morin

10:00- 11:00,
Conference: How to integrate ChatGPT into your daily professional life
Speaker: Sébastien Bernard (Gologic)

14:00 - 15:00
Conference: Artificial intelligence: be part of the innovators, not the naysayers! 
Speaker: Alexandre Gervais (Vooban)


Wednesday, November 22

Salle Jean-Paul-Morin

10:00- 11:00
Conference: Ali, a concrete application of modern AI 
Speaker: Étienne Bolduc and Charles Cousyn (OPTANIA) 

11:00- 12:00
Conference: Generative AI, friend or foe? 
Speaker: Guillaume Peticlerc (MOOV AI) 

12:00 – 13:30
Panel -  Artificial Intelligence: Opportunities and Challenges
Panellists: Étienne Bolduc and Charles Cousyn (OPTANIA), Guillaume Petitclerc (MOOV AI), Sebastien Bernard (GOLOGIC) 
Panel moderator: Patrick Carbonneau


Plaza, 6th Floor 

14:00 - 16:30, Career Meetup


Thursday, November 23

Salle Jean-Paul-Morin

9:00- 10:00
Conference: Microsoft and their Cyber defense center - How to start SOC
Speaker: Joël Qumper (Microsoft)

10:00- 11:00
Conference: Implementation of the new LCI Éducation website
Speaker: Eric Briand (LCI Éducation)

11:00- 12:00
Conference: Chatbot conversationnel pour le commerce de détail 
Panélistes : Steve Desjarlais (Heyday AI) and Jon Yu (
Panel moderator: JF Ouellette

12:00- 12:30
Panel - Technological Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Panelists: Steve Desjarlais (Heyday AI), Jon Yu (, Eric Briand (LCI Education)
Panel facilitator: JF Ouellette

13:30- 14:30
Conference: Thought Leadership
Guest speaker: Jean-Luc SansCartier (Google Executive)

Friday, November 24

Salle Jean-Paul-Morin

10:00- 12:30
Conference: "Augmented reality" (AR) workshop 
Speaker: Jon Yu (

Business & Technologies
VFX & Game Design
Student activities
Workshops, conferences and webinars