36TH IASP WORLD CONFERENCE The 4th Industrial Revolution: areas of innovation and science parks as key boosters for a successful transition NANTES 24 - 27 SEPTEMBER 2019

First speaker announced!


IASP 2019 Nantes is proud to announce

Dr Yves Lostanlen


Head of Europe,  Element AI, Canada


as Invited Speaker


for the Plenary Session “The technologies driving the 4th Industrial Revolution




Dr. Yves Lostanlen leads the European expansion of Element AI, a Canadian company that delivers AI software products designed to make businesses stronger, safer and more agile in fintech, insurtech and supply chain.


During his carrer as an expert in leading innovation transfer and a senior executive, Yves was the CEO of the North American subsidiary of a Global Fortune 100 company, advised Facebook, Google, Bell Labs, Orange and AT&T, mentored and founded several startups and worked with more than 100 scientific research labs.

He holds a Habilitation, a PhD in Electrical Engineering and an MBA from MIT and is an Adjunct Full Professor at the University of Toronto and Senior Executive Fellow at the University of Waterloo, Canada.


Yves is an active contributor to the creation of business and innovation ecosystems in Europe and North America.