All Educational Sessions, presented during our opening shour hours, are free for all attendees and exhibitors.
New in 2014! 3 Days - 3 Themes
Wednesday, April 2: Ethnicity and buy-local
Thursday, April 3: Food Waste Managment
Friday, April 4: AgroFood Revolutions
Sylvain Allard is a regular professor at the University of Quebec in Montreal. He is a graduate of Concordia University. He now works in the field of corporate design for over 25 years. He first worked for several years for Gottschalk + Ash Int'l and continued through subsequently as an independent consultant for various corporations such as Hydro-Quebec, Telefilm Canada, the National Film Board of Canada and CBC etc.
Since 1993, he developed an enviable expertise in the field of interactive design. He has extensive teaching experience in various levels of education and is a lecturer at the School of Design since 1994.
Sylvain Allard joined the School of Design at the University of Quebec in Montreal as professor in 2003. There he is doing research in packaging design and more specifically its environmental impact. For the past 8 years Sylvain has published a blog, Packaging UQAM, focusing on research and innovation in packaging design, highlighting his students innovative, forward thinking concepts. He contributed to many international publications on the subject of packaging design for Gestalten Publishing, Sandu Publishing and Viction:ary Publishing. Sylvain Allard is regularly invited to give lectures and workshops around the world.
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