Valérie Plante

Mayor, City of Montréal
Ralph Mercer

Researcher, Salto Mortale

Technology Culturalist, Decentered futurist, Dyslexic, Posthumanist; Exploring the Futures using Causal Layered Analysis at the intra-section of humans and technologies.

PhD candidate in sociology and lecturer at UQAM, Ève-Lyne is preparing a doctoral thesis on public policy through the prism of the sociological approach of quantification, and on the relationship between governmentality and innovation. She is working on subject related to AI, Sociology and Innovation, previously in Law. Ève-Lyne holds a bachelor's degree in International Studies from the Université de Montréal and spent a year at the Institut d'études politiques (IEP) in Grenoble. Ève-Lyne holds a Master's degree in Law, also from the Université de Montréal, Law and Society profile. She completed an internship with the Directorate for Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) at OECD in 2018, where she worked on specific mandates related to open science performance indicators and public participation, engagement and involvement in open science.

Giovanni Vignato

Instructor, FIDE (World Chess Federation)