From taxi drones, to mosquito helicopters, to autonomous vehicles, urban mobility is evolving at a rapid pace. The transportation of the future will require the low latency and processing volume of the open grid. Hear what’s in store for the city of Montréal and the innovative cities of the world such as South Korea / Sejong City and what infrastructure we’ll need to support this progress.
Hyelim Kim, Mitacs Future Networks Team
- Philippe Doyon-Poulin, Professor Polytechnique
- Abdo Shabah, Humanitas
- Sungwan Park, GM, KEIT
- Jean-François Delisle, CAE Inc
- Veyis Neo Toprak, LG CNS
General Director of KEIT US Office, Korea Evaluation Institute of Industrial Technology (KEIT)
Short Bio: Mr. Park is a representative of Korea Evaluation of Institute of Industrial Technology (KEIT) at US Office. He earned master’s degree from Korea University in International Development and Cooperation. He joined KEIT in 2013 and currently is serving as representative of KEIT USA/CANADA since January 2021.
Hyelim Juliana Kim
Short Bio: Account Manager/Business Development, Korea Lead at Mitacs and a founding member of Mitacs’ Future Networks Team (5G and beyond) who focuses on connecting innovators in various sectors, especially in cybersecurity, future networks, AI, quantum, advanced manufacturing and the environment. She is passionate about bringing international and national partnerships to meaningful results, with sustainable and inclusive development in mind. Proud of her background, she is an active member of AKCSE (Association of Korean Canadian Scientists and Engineers) and an advisor at PUAC (Peaceful Unification Advisory Council of Korea).
Professeur adjoint, Polytechnique Montréal
Short Bio: Philippe Doyon-Poulin is an assistant professor in the Department of Mathematics and Industrial Engineering at Polytechnique Montreal. He worked 8 years in human factors engineering at Bombardier Aerospace where he authored more than 25 aircraft certification reports to show compliance with the new aircraft regulations 525.1302 on flight deck usability and 525.1309 on pilot error. At Polytechnique, his research focuses on interactivity, error prevention and decision-making with automated systems.
Short Bio: Dr. Shabah is an emergency physician, innovator and public health specialist. He has taken part in numerous humanitarian missions, conducts research in information technology in disaster settings and continues to serve in the International Emergency Response Unit with the Canadian Red Cross. In 2013, Dr. Shabah founded HUMANITAS to generate technological solutions to assist emergency responders and other groups.
After many years practising in Quebec’s northern regions (Nunavik), Dr. Shabah practised in a Level I trauma centre in Montreal and has participated in aeromedical evacuations since 2007. He has been appointed medical director at many Canadian health care organizations and currently works as an associate professor at the Université de Montréal. He also collaborates with many national and international universities and organizations on the development of humanitarian innovations.
Dr. Shabah holds an MBA from McGill University, an MSc in health care administration and an MD from the Université de Montréal. He also has a certificate in humanitarian studies from the Harvard School of Public Health focused on crisis/emergency/disaster management.
Short Bio : Jean-François has over 25 years of experience in software engineering, artificial intelligence and data solutions. Part of the CAE’s digital accelerator that aims to digitize its training landscape and its training solution ecosystem for pilots, crews and customers. Focusing his research on AI solution that helps optimizing and adapting our training solution based on human behavior and performance analysis. He joined CAE in 2010 and his current mandate is to define flight training strategies using data analysis and artificial intelligence capabilities in advanced air mobility and eVTOL engineering solutions. PhD in cognitive science for adaptive flight training, under the supervision of Professor Andrea Lodi, Canada Excellence Research Chair in Data Science for Real-Time Decision Making at the Polytechnique de Montréal
Short Bio : Veyis Neo Toprak is a general manager at Smart Infrastructure & City Business Division of LG CNS, in charge of overseas business development. he is leading activities in international markets, targeting Urban Infrastructure, Smart City and Logistics Automation projects. Prior to his career in LG, he was an entrepreneurial professional and a diplomat with government experience and 20 years of business development success. Veyis Neo is a multilingual communicator, columnist, media moderator and a frequent keynote speaker at global events and corporate functions, covering future strategies on smart technologies.