FAST Forum – Software & Technology

Technology, Start-ups, Innovation

Launched in 2015, the FAST aims at connecting IT and tech professionals in the Boston area eager to thrive within the French-American business community.

Explore the effects of the new digitalised world

The FAST Forum provides best practices and pragmatic support to small and mid-sized French tech companies launching operations in New England.

The FAST Forum also organizes specialized workshops where IT professionals, start-ups, and large corporations meet and discuss their bi-cultural business experiences. These events create unique networking opportunities and educational events specifically for early-stage companies, entrepreneurs, corporations willing to leverage the French-American experience.

FAST Forum Annual Conference

On October 2019, the FAST Forum organized a 3-hour conference featuring CEO’s, senior executives, thought leaders from major companies (Dassault Systèmes, EY, IBM Watson, Ipsen, Natixis Investment Managers, MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab) who discussed the role of Artificial Intelligence and how to effectively use AI to make your business smarter.

This FAST Conference on AI was a great success. See more photos here.

2020 FAST Conference was canceled due to the pandemic but we are working hard on the preparation of the 2021 conference.

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Get involved!

Your expertise, your experience, your knowledge of best-in-class tools, methods, and processes to start-ups or to large corporations are welcome. Contribute to one of our workshops or our Annual Conference – We are currently looking for speakers, sponsors and experts who can assist us with the organization of this signature event.

To learn more, please contact the FAST Forum Chair at