Economic mission in France and Belgium

Mission in France and Belgium

In-Sec-M, the national cybersecurity cluster, and the ministère de la Cybersécurité et du Numérique (MCN) are participating in the 16th edition of the InCyber EUROPE Forum. On this occasion, In-Sec-M, in collaboration with the Délégation générale du Québec à Bruxelles and Délégation générale du Québec à Paris, organizes an economic mission in France and Belgium, from March 25 to 28, 2024.

In-Sec-M has been present for several years now at the InCyber Europe Forum, a world-class event that allows direct contact with the best in European cybersecurity. The InCyber Europe Forum is indeed the reference event in Europe on the issues of security and digital trust, attracting annually no less than 20,000 visitors.

It brings together the cybersecurity and digital trust ecosystem: end customers, service providers, solution providers, consultants, universities and research centres, incubators, etc.

Details

Where : France & Belgium


Date :March 25 to 28, 2024


Event : Forum InCyber EUROPE


Registration deadline : February 26, 2024, at 5:00 p.m.


Register

On the agenda

  • joint activities with the MCN
  • networking activities with key representatives of the French, Belgian, Luxembourg and wider European cybersecurity ecosystems
  • conferences, round tables, workshops and technological demonstrations;
  • numerous networking opportunities;
  • group meetings and visits.

Objectives

This mission aims to boost economic ties that Québec and Canada maintain with France, Belgium, Luxembourg and, more broadly, with Europe. It aims to support the development of business relationships between Canadian and European organizations, as well as to promote collaboration in research and innovation.

By positioning Québec as a business and research partner, this mission will also help to showcase the leading expertise of Canadian cybersecurity players and attract investment and talent to the country.

Preliminary program

Monday, March 25, 2024 (PARIS)

  • Arrival in Paris
  • Briefing session on the French cybersecurity market (late PM), by In-Sec-M
  • Mission kick-off activity in the evening: reception and networking activity at the official residence of the Déléguée générale du Québec à Paris (with the MCN)
  • Travel to Lille in the evening or Tuesday morning (according to preferences)

Tuesday, March 26, 2024 (LILLE)

  • Presence at the InCyber Forum Europe exhibition
  • Group meetings within the forum with major contractors and/or personalized appointments
  • Participation in conferences, workshops, technology demonstrations, etc. of the InCyber Forum Europe or in partner events held in parallel
  • Networking activity with key representatives of the Luxembourg ecosystem (with the MCN and
  • Chamber of Commerce Luxembourg)

Wednesday, March 27, 2024 (LILLE)

  • Presence at the InCyber Forum Europe exhibition
    “Quebec Activity” at the InCyber Forum Europe (with the MCN)
  • Group meetings and other networking activities may be added to the agenda
  • Official InCyber Forum Europe gala in the evening – by invitation

Thursday, March 28, 2024 (BRUSSELS)

  • Travel to Brussels in the morning
  • Briefing session on the NATO market (in collaboration with the Canadian Ministry of Defense)
  • Networking and pitch activity with key representatives of the Belgian ecosystem and end-users (with MCN)
  • End of mission
  • Participants can extend their stay to participate in the InCyber Forum Europe and hold personalized meetings with potential partners

*Preliminary agenda and activities subject to change. Being organized in collaboration with the Government of Quebec, most activities of this economic mission will be conducted exclusively in French.


Packages and rates

In-Sec-M may, due to circumstances beyond its control, modify the services included in the proposed packages.
Airfare, transportation between Paris, Brussels and Lille, accommodation and meals, apart from the group meals mentioned in the program, are not included in these packages. Participants are responsible for booking their own flights and transportation, for which suggestions will be sent to you if necessary. Participants are also responsible for making their own hotel reservations, for which suggestions can be forwarded if necessary.


This package includes the following services:

  • Visitor pass for the InCyber Forum Europe;
  • Privileged access to the major contractors present, thanks to collaboration with InCyber Forum Europe organizers and In-Sec-M partners;
  • Group meetings with representatives of the French, Belgian, Luxembourg and wider European cybersecurity ecosystems;
    Pitching sessions with potential customers and/or partners during the InCyber Forum Europe and during the days in
  • Brussels and Luxembourg;
  • Group meals in Brussels (mentioned in the preliminary program);
  • Reception at the official residence of the Déléguée générale du Québec in Paris;
  • Logistical and technical support for travel and accommodation;
  • Mission notebook and participant directory;
  • Accompaniment throughout the mission by the In-Sec-M team;
  • Support in organizing personalized meetings at the InCyber Forum Europe.

For more information, please contact:

Lysanne Picard, Co-Executive Director:
lysanne.picard@insecm.ca

Nicolas Duguay, Co-Executive Director :
nicolas.duguay@insecm.ca

This mission plan is subject to change and requires a sufficient number of participants.

Member package

  • Rate per participant: $400 plus taxes (non-refundable)
  • Rate per additional participant from the same organization: $325 plus taxes (non-refundable)

Non-member package

  • Rate per participant: $500 plus taxes (non-refundable)
  • Rate per additional participant from the same organization: $425 plus taxes (non-refundable)

Registration

As the number of places is limited, they will be allocated on a first come, first-served basis.

I’m signing up for this mission

Registration deadline: February 26, 2024, at 5:00 p.m.

Financing

In order to obtain financial support for their trip, companies and research organizations can check their eligibility for the following programs: