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Salon Franco-Tech 2003 an outstanding success

Salon Franco-Tech 2003, the first of its kind to take place at the Université 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 – Péninsule 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 by clicking “Regardez en différé” in the left menu, and then following the link to “vendredi 24 octobre”.

CIPA, in cooperation with numerous partners, among which RDÉE-NB and the Conseil Économique 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 Léger, General Director,CIPA; Mrs. Nancy Lainey Thériault, president, CIPA ; and Mr. Armand Caron, vice rector of the Université de Moncton, Shippagan campus, where the event took place. 


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