Workshop

Our evolving society is in dire need of emerging and futuristic technologies in order to overcome various challenges with respect to infrastructures, water quality, and public health. Real-world experiences have been consistently showing that using smart systems and sensors can address various challenges.

  • The primary objective of this workshop is to bring together industry and academia to exchange new advances and ideas on smart systems and sensors to build up a smart city, and help you develop your innovative thinking skills through multi-disciplinary approaches.
  • Academic researchers and representatives from industrial firms in infrastructure, water resources, and public health will share their ideas and experiences.
  • Interactive discussions will be held to provide you special opportunities to have insights on advanced smart technologies and equipment.
  • Entrepreneurship Training sessions will be held by a peer expert group from Concordia Innovation Center (District 3).
  • A competition will be held among participants, you will have a chance to win a cash award!!!
  • You will receive a certificate for participation upon completion.

DEADLINES

  • Early bird registration: July 7 – July 31, 2017, 23h59 EST.
  • Registration: August 1 – September 1, 2017, 23h59 EST.
  • Cancellation: until September 8, 2017, 23h59 EST.
  • Early registration is highly recommended as there are a limited number of spaces available.
  • All of the applications will be reviewed by the Steering Committee before finalizing the registration.

FEES

  • Early bird registration: July 7 – July 31 (23h59)
    Students: 50 CAD
    non-student: 75 CAD
  • Regular Registration: August 1 – September 1 (23h59)
    Students: 75 CAD
    non-student: 100 CAD
  • Cancelation: September 8, 2017, 23h59 EST.
    Deadlines are hard and cancelation fee is 50% of the registration fee.
    Cancelation after proposed time is non-refundable.

Workshop Highlights

  • Academic and Industrial speakers from worldwide will share perceptions and experience in application of sensors and smart systems with respect to monitoring of infrastructure, water quality, and public health.
  • Interactive discussions will be held between academia and representatives from industrial firms.
  • Entrepreneurship Training sessions will be held by District 3.
  • Demonstration and exhibition sessions on advanced smart technologies and equipment.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Students who are registered for study in September 2017, in a master’s (or Integrated Masters), doctoral or post-doctoral program at a recognized universities and have undertaken coursework and/or research in fields of infrastructure, water resources, or public health.
  • Professionals/professors who work/research in fields of infrastructure, water resources, or public health.

Location

The workshop is going to be held at Norman D. Hébert Conference Room (Room 2.260), Engineering, Computer Science and Visual Arts Integrated Complex (EV Building), Concordia University, 1515 Saint-Catherine St W, Montreal, QC H3G 2W1