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One-of-a-kind events


Executive Education HEC Montréal hosts an array of events designed to bring business professionals together and share leading-edge knowledge. We are expanding our event calendar to deliver compelling experiences in the heart of the Montreal business district, in a new building and an environment that is sure to impress and inspire.

Upcoming Event(s)

Networking Cocktail Reception

Networking Cocktail Reception

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Spring 2024

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Past Events

Measuring Beyond


The ESG Revolution: Opportunities, Risks and Accountability

February 14, 2024

Join us for a half-day of presentations and panel discussions on sustainable and responsible management as part of the Measuring Beyond initiative. This unique event will bring together top academic experts, thought leaders and a wide array of professionals from around the world to explore innovative environmental, social and governance strategies.

See the full program and look at our photos!

Networking Cocktail Reception

Networking Cocktail Reception

How to adopt responsible AI practices?

February 8, 2024

You are invited to a networking event with with white-collar crime specialist Stéphane Eljarrat and digital law and governance expert Catherine Régis.

Our guest speakers will engage in a panel discussion on responsible artificial intelligence practices, moderated by Ginette Depelteau. This will be followed by a cocktail reception. This networking event is open to all and is part of the Ethics and Compliance Certification.

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Generation Z


Is the Gen Z Workplace Revolution a Foregone Conclusion?

February 6, 2024

Born between 1995 and 2010, Generation Z has been in the workforce for a few years now, and they’re already shaking things up quite dramatically. So how do you go about reaching out to this growing segment of the work population? How do you keep them interested and motivated? And how can you get multigenerational teams working together as a cohesive whole?

Be sure to join us for this free webinar, hosted by François Cardinal, and find out what three top experts have to say about the matter.

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2023 Unicon TDC


Montreal 2023 UNICON Team Development Conference

November 29, 30, December 1, 2023

Executive Education HEC Montréal is excited to host the 2023 UNICON Team Development Conference. This much-anticipated annual event brings together the worldwide community of business schools belonging to the UNICON consortium.

This year's theme is "Empowering Executive Education: Talent, Collaboration, Innovation."

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Corporate social responsability


Corporate social responsibility: game-changer or gimmick?

October 11, 2023

The social and economic upheaval that has erupted with climate change, the COVID-19 pandemic, and diversity and inclusion issues means that today’s companies are being called upon to look beyond their bottom line and play a key role in building a more equitable and sustainable future.

Be sure to join us for this free webinar, hosted by François Cardinal, and find out what three top experts have to say about the matter.

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Ethics and Corporate Taxation


Ethics and Corporate Taxation: Implications for Society

June 14, 2023

A little more than a decade ago, Margaret Eve Hodge, the then-chair of the Public Accounts Committee in the U.K., first took a stand against Google, Starbucks and Amazon in her crusade against corporate tax avoidance, a practice that inevitably contributes to income inequality. What is the relationship between ethics and taxation? To what extent do fiscal ethics influence the decisions made at the top rungs of the corporate ladder?

Find out what taxation specialists Brigitte Alepin and Lyne Latulippe have to say about the matter, and learn more about how they are fighting for tax justice.

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Networking Cocktail Reception

Networking Cocktail Reception

Certification in Ethics and Compliance

June 8, 2023

Executive Education HEC Montréal invites you to a cocktail reception to kick off the summer and network with other members of Montreal’s ethics and compliance community.

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Robots and AI


Robots and AI: Are We All Going to Lose Our Jobs?

May 17, 2023

Technological advancements have changed and will continue to change the way we work. Robots are popping up in lots of places outside the assembly lines where we are used to seeing them. Many people are greeting the latest breakthroughs in artificial intelligence (AI) with apprehension, wondering what they mean for the future of human labour.

This free webinar, hosted by Stéphanie Grammond, will explore these issues in more depth, with three industry experts.

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Future of work


Future of work: the end of the office?

February 22, 2023

The pandemic made remote work the norm for many employers — a few days a week in some cases, but full-on WFH for others. So much so that many people are now wondering whether a return to the traditional 9 to 5 office setting is ever going to happen.

During this free webinar, led by François Cardinal, three guest speakers will weigh in on this very timely topic.

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Supply Chain: Rolling With The Punches


Supply Chains: Rolling With The Punches

December 7, 2022

The uptick in disruptions of late (the pandemic, natural disasters, wars and more) has had a direct and dramatic impact on supply chains in every industry. The SAQ is no stranger to these challenges. The organization’s resilience has been put to the test over and over again in recent years. Find out how they have bobbed and weaved in a concerted effort to keep their customers happy and their reputation intact.

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Ethics and Virtual World


Ethics and Data Privacy

October 27, 2022

Most businesses these days collect personal data as a matter of course in order to optimize the user experience and provide innovative products at a reasonable price. But how can we make sure they treat this information responsibly and sensitively?

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Daniel Lamarre


Unleash Your Creative Potential

June 1, 2022

Daniel Lamarre, who until recently was the CEO of Cirque du Soleil, one of the world’s most innovative and prosperous organizations, is now on a mission to get people to explore their own creativity and push the limits of their imagination.

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Fady Dagher


Ethics at the Heart of Law Enforcement

May 10, 2022

Fady Dagher is known for thinking outside the box. Throughout his career, he has leaned into innovation as a way of bringing communities together, garnering multiple honours along the way. Meet the first person in Canada to develop a policy on racial and social profiling.

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Marie-Hélène Lagacé


Corporate Social Responsibility: Be the Change You Want to See

January 18, 2022

Today’s organizations know that Quebecers value corporate stewardship more than ever before. It’s something that has to be embedded in their DNA if they hope to have a real and lasting impact on the community. And SAQ is committed to being at the forefront of this changing landscape.

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Discover in this section all our previous events.


Richard Pound - Chantal Petitclerc


Sports and ethics: new challenges, old demons

September 9, 2021

Fairness, integrity, responsibility and respect form the backbone of ethics in sports. These core values have guided the athletic community for decades and dictated the rules of conduct for many sports federations and organizations. But alongside these universally embraced principles, new challenges have emerged as society has changed and evolved.

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Jacques Farcy


Inspiring Quebecers' Pride: the SAQ experience

Avril 28, 2021

It’s not exactly front-page news to say that the retail industry is in the midst of a revolution. But how do you turn the disruption around in your favour? Meet Jacques Farcy, VP Sales Network Operations, who will shed light on how the SAQ is tackling this unprecedented transformation.

Explore our Certification in Retail Management

Sophie Brochu


Ethics and Compliance: drivers of economic recovery

January 20, 2021

Join us for this webinar and meet Sophie Brochu, President and CEO of Hydro-Québec. She will examine the role of ethics in economic recovery and explore how this represents a unique opportunity for Quebec to build a greener, fairer world. A Q&A session will follow.

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Innovation sociale


Social impact: a strategic driver

November 30, 2020

Executive Education HEC Montréal, IDEOS (HEC Montréal’s Social Impact Hub) and the Maison de l’innovation sociale have joined forces and combined their expertise to bring you this webinar on understanding and leveraging the power of social impact as a strategic driver for your organization. Join us as we welcome four prominent speakers and find out more about their own journeys toward a greater social impact.

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Emmanuel Lulin


Ethics, trust and success in the business world

September 16, 2020

Including ethics in your corporate strategy isn’t just about meeting compliance requirements. It’s also a smart business move. Learn how to build and maintain closer ties with your business contacts, protect your reputation and boost your success. Ethics also plays a key role in preventing risk. Drawing inspiration from his own career, Emmanuel Lulin will discuss the challenges of cultivating a strong and cohesive culture of ethics across a multinational corporation.

Explore our Certification in Ethics and Compliance

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