Franco-Tech 2003 an outstanding success
Salon Franco-Tech 2003, the
first of its kind to take place at the Universit� de Moncton, Shippagan
campus, was held with great success, on October 23 and 24, 2003. Seventeen
guest speakers, 10 exhibitors and over 225 visitors attended the event. Many
business people were present, as well as students from NBCC � P�ninsule
acadienne, the Centre universitaire de Shippagan, the region�s various
high schools and the Youth Entrepreneurship Program.
The project�s aim was to provide the region�s entrepreneurs with an
overview of ICTs and their everyday applications, through the testimonials
of various entrepreneurs, consultants, teachers and researchers.
Representatives from the local and regional media were also present.
Radio-Canada�s coverage of the event can be viewed online at
http://www.radio-canada.ca/regions/atlantique/ by clicking �Regardez en
diff�r� in the left menu, and then following the link to �vendredi 24
CIPA, in cooperation with numerous partners, among which RD�E-NB and the
Conseil �conomique du Nouveau-Brunswick, is proud to have sponsored an
event of such importance for the business community.
On photo, during the opening ceremony: Mr. Jacques L�ger, General
Director,CIPA; Mrs. Nancy Lainey Th�riault, president, CIPA ; and Mr.
Armand Caron, vice rector of the Universit� de Moncton, Shippagan campus,
where the event took place.