In another clear sign of Montréal’s leadership in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Inspired Minds, the global tech and science strategy group based in the UK, has announced that the World Summit AI Americas will be held in Montréal for at least three years (2019-2021), with a first edition on April 10-11. The event is expected to attract 6,000 participants over three years.
The Québec Government Office in London (DGQL) is looking for a trainee who will act as cultural attaché in connection with the Edinburgh Festival at the Québec Government Office in London, from June 10 to August 30 2019.
Fall, leaves, fall; die, flowers, away;
Lengthen night and shorten day;
Every leaf speaks bliss to me
Fluttering from the autumn tree.
I shall smile when wreaths of snow
Blossom where the rose should grow;
I shall sing when night’s decay
Ushers in a drearier day.
(Fall, leaves, fall by Emily Brontë)
Following the death of Mr. Bernard Landry, premier of Québec (2001-2003), the Government of Québec is publishing a book of condolences so that all Quebecers and friends of Quebec who wish may express their support to Mr. Landry’s family and loved ones may do so. https://bit.ly/2PkxXOq
As part of the Canada focus of this year’s Festival America due to take place in London this September, Québec writer Andrée Michaud will be in conversation with Leslie Hurtig, along with Cherie Dimaline and Nancy Lee, on a panel entitled ‘Canadian Women from West to East’.
The next provincial election will be held in Québec on the 1st of October 2018. If you will be outside of Québec when voting takes place, you may be able to vote by mail. You must check whether you are eligible for a postal vote, and register for one, before the 12th of September 2018. You can find information below on how to register for a postal vote.
Since my last message in mid-April, the Québec Government Office in London has organised and participated in many exciting commercial and cultural events promoting Québec in the UK, Ireland and across the Nordic countries.