YCIF MTL - Blockchain - the technology behind Bitcoins - disrupting finance

Date: Thursday, November, 30th 2017
Time: 07:30am to 09:00am
Location: Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton
600 de la Gauchetière W. 23rd floor, Montréal
Price: Free for YCIF Members
Free for non-Members
Keynote speaker: Louis Roy, RCGT & Francis Pouliot, Catallaxy
Maximum attendees: 84
Chapter: Montreal

Young Canadians in Finance Montréal is pleased to invite you to what promises to be an extremely interesting morning  about the disruption that blockchain technology is bringing to financial services, audit and law.

The technology that brought us Bitcoins is mentioned to be the second digital revolution after the appearance of internet. Come listen to Canada's top experts from Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton and Catallaxy (a Montréal-based blockchain expertise centre, to invest in blockchain technology research, development, training and marketing) explain the potential impacts of this technology on the way we make business.

30 mars FR

“Blockchain technology has the potential to transform our current business model. This is why we want to create this new synergy between our traditional activities and the new opportunities offered by this technology. Working with internationally renowned experts, we want to make Montréal a hub for blockchain technology development within the Grant Thornton network.”
-Emilio B. Imbriglio, President and CEO, Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton

When : November 30th,  from 7:30am to 9am
Where : Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton, 600 de la Gauchetière W., 23rd floor, Montréal

Free event for everyone, but registration is required


Event Schedule :

7:30am : Breakfast and Networking

8:00am : Presentation by Louis Roy and Francis Pouliot

9:00am : End of event


About Louis Roy :

Mr. Roy has over 15 years of audit experience. He is in charge of carrying out large-scale engagements and has extensive experience with financial institutions, public companies, and regulated and governmental entities. Mr. Roy also has solid expertise in assignments calling for a substantive and controls-focused audit approach and with computer-assisted audit techniques. Mr. Roy is a National Assurance Director and is in charge of the Firm’s work methods and tools group. He's also part of the Assurance Innovation Committee of CPA Canada.

About Francis Pouliot : 

Mr. Pouliot was the founder and President of Satoshi Portal, co-founder of the Montréal Bitcoin Embassy and member of the Bitcoin Foundation and the Ontario Securities Commission’s Fintech committee.