Friday, March 8

11 am
12 pm

Hype or Reality? Sustainability in Fashion

Four Seasons – Salle de bal CD

With the quebecer Elizabeth Stefanka, STEFANKA

Saturday, March 9

9:30 am - 10:30 am

Dear Gov't: Regulate Us! Sincerely, AI Industry

Hilton Austin Downtown – Salon F

With the quebecer Jean-François Gagné, ELEMENT AI

5 pm
6 pm

Survival of the Fittest: Mobility in Cities

Hilton Austin Downtown – Salon B

With Robert Beaudry, City of Montreal

Sunday, March 10

10 am

Opening of the SXSW trade show

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Startup Cities

Austin Convention Center

Trade Show - Next Stage - Exhibit Hall 4

With the quebecer Ben Clayton, Corl Financial Technologies

1 pm


By Téléfilm Canada and Global Affairs Canada 

2 pm

Vancouver RA/RV

By Tourism Vancouver 

5:30 pm

Happy hour with the Canadian delegations

By Téléfilm Canada 

8 pm 

Kickoff Canada House avec The Turning the Tables Cast

By Shaftesbury 

Monday, March 11 – Journée Québec

Montreal, UNESCO City of Design and the Canadian Commission for UNESCO are organizing the first regional meeting of the 18 North American cities that make up the UNESCO Creative Cities Network. The event aims to stimulate cooperation between coordinators and companies from Mexican, American and Canadian creative cities at SXSW.

10 am

UNESCO Creative Cities Showcase (by invitation)

By City of Montréal 

11:30 am

Brunch created by the Montreal chef of La Récolte Espace Local

To the sound of a live performance by DJ Rosegold from Toronto (by invitation) 

By City of Montréal 

2 pm

Montréal: The Benefits of Scaling in a World-Class AI Hub

By Montréal International

Montreal has been attracting ground breaking AI research labs in the last few years, positioning the city as a world class hub in artificial intelligence research. The panelist will be sharing their experiences related to this recent growth and discussing the opportunities available for startups to take advantage of this collaborative ecosystem to grow and scale their business. Director, Business Development - Entrepreneurship

Panelists and the moderator:

  • Philip Mitsopoulos, Head Of Partnerships at Stradigi AI
  • Julie Hubert, President and CEO of Workland
  • Raphael Christian-Roy, National Managing Director at Front Row Ventures
  • Parnaz Tarbizian, Fellow at District 3 Innovation Center
  • Cédric Tawil, Director, Business Development - Entrepreneurship 
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5 pm


By Export Québec, Québec Government Office in Houston and their partners 

Welcome to the Apéro

Take this opportunity to meet visionary Francophone entrepreneurs or francophile from France, Belgium, Lafayette in Louisiana, Quebec in Canada and everywhere else in the world! Mingle while you enjoy a drink* and attend a special performance by Elisapie Isaac at Canada House.

8 PM


Québec lights up! Experience the musical programming of the movers and shakers that make this northern destination so damn cool.

Tuesday, March 12

10:30 am

Brunch – Texas @ Canada House

By Canada Consulate in Houston

2:30 pm

Future of storytelling in Canada : from VR to AI

By Fonds des médias canadiens, Secret Location and Téléfilm Canada 

3:30 pm

HR to Bots: Job Displacement in the Age of AI

JW Marriott - Salles 203-204

With the quebecer Julie Hubert, WORKLAND

5 pm 

Cocktail CBC 

8 pm

Official Canadian showcase

Wednesday, March 13

2 pm

End of the trade show at SXSW 2019

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