Steering Committee 

The steering committee falls under PRIMA Québec’s responsibility and is made up of volunteers that represent Quebec’s additive manufacturing ecosystem, including industrialists, research organizations and governments.

Steering Committee

  • Denis Akzam

    P4BUS Systems

    Co-Founder and Board Member

  • Fanny Charreteur

    Carrefour québécois de la fabrication additive

    Coordinator

  • Gilles Desharnais

    Axis Prototypes inc.

    President

  • Mélissa Després

    National Research Council of Canada (NRC)

    Program Director (acting), Advanced Manufacturing Program

  • Richard Dolbec

    Tekna Plasma Systems

    Program Director, Emerging Technologies

  • François Gingras

    Investissement Québec-CRIQ

    Director, Technological Development and Support

  • Marie-Pierre Ippersiel

    PRIMA Québec

    President and CEO

  • Gheorghe Marin

    Quebec Metallurgy Center

    General Manager

  • Frédéric Marion

    Metal Powders, GE Additive

    Product Manager

  • René Poirier

    Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISDE)

    Senior Advisor and Economist, Innovation Strategies and Policy Sector

  • Luc Pouliot

    Polycontrols

    COO and CTO, Co-Owner

  • Annie Rochette

    COALIA

    Executive Director

  • Juan Schneider

    Nanogrande inc.

    CEO

Observer members

  • Danielle Pépin

    Ministère de l’Économie et de l’Innovation du Québec (MEI)

    Industrial Development Advisor, Industrial Projects Directorate

  • Karine Roy

    Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions

    Advisor, Interregional Initiatives Directorate

  • Laura Salatian

    PRIMA Québec

    Administrative and Financial Officer