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CIM members honoured at the Palais des congrès Recognition Awards Gala

last modified 2018-11-29 15:34

The Palais de Congrès recognizes ambassadors who brought international conferences to Montreal

On November 8th, 2018, the Palais des congrès held a Recognition Awards Gala to mark the contribution of 18 individuals who brought 12 international conferences to Montreal. These conferences are expected to draw over 32 thousand visitors and generate over 73 million dollars for the economy. Sixteen ambassadors were appointed, while two emeritus ambassadors confirmed their status by bringing another conference to the city. Three CIM members, including centre director Prof. Jim Clark, full member Prof. Joelle Pineau and associate member Prof. Doina Precup were recognized for bringing the 18th International Conference on Computer Vision and the 30th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence to Montreal. The gala also recognized other researchers who have made important contributions to the city and it included a meal that showcased the culinary arts of the city's major hotels.

2018 Ambassadors from CIM:
CIM Director Professor James J. Clark 18th International Conference on Computer Vision – ICCV 2021, October 2021
Professor Joelle Pineau and Professor Doina Precup - 30th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence – IJCAI 2021, July 2021
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