Benoît Potvin defended his Ph.D. thesis entitled Traitement de l’information visuelle pour l’extraction d’information à partir de documents visuellement riches on January 28th 2019. The external examiner was professor Dominic Forest from the University of Montreal. Potvin will receive his Ph.D. in cognitive computing from the University of Quebec. He was supervised by professor Roger Villemaire and co-supervised by professor Stevan Harnad. The chair was professor Daniel Lemire.