Aerospace, VR/AR/IA, and Gaming : Bavarian mission to Quebec & Montreal, May 14-19, 2018, under the lead of Vice-Minister for Economic Affairs Franz Josef Pschierer


Franz Josef Pschierer at his last visit in Montreal in 2015

The Bavarian Vice-Minister of Economic Affairs and Media, Energy and Technology Mr. Franz Josef Pschierer will be visiting Montreal and Québec City from 14-19 May 2018, heading a group of Bavarian business people and scientists from the Aeronautics, VR/AR/IA, and Gaming branches in Bavaria. The objective of this trip is to explore new business and cooperation opportunities, and to strengthen existing bonds.

“Business” participants will be offered plant and company visits, opportunities to discuss cooperation, and networking events, while scientists will be integrated in the “RLS Sciences” program, which is taking place at the same time. Several opportunities for inter-disciplinary discussions on various issues are also in the planning stages.

Minister-President Horst Seehofer has received an invitation to join the Regional Leaders Summit of Bavarian partner regions (Quebec, Georgia, Sao Paolo, Shandong, Upper Austria and Western Cape), which is set to take place in Quebec City from 16-18 May 2018.  Some of his scheduled appointments will be arranged so that participants in the economic and scientific mission can mingle.

The call for participants is targeting Bavarian CEOs and scientists from the Aeronautics, VR/AR/IA, and Gaming sectors. Partners in the organization of this mission are the Bavarian aeronautics cluster bavAIRia e.V., the Games/Bavaria cluster, the Center for Bavarian Film (Bayerisches Filmzentrum), the FFF Bayern and the Bavarian Alliance for Research (Bayerische Forschungsallianz), especially its Coordination Bureau Bavaria-Quebec (WKS Bayern-Québec).