Media Advisory - 2008 Business Outlook Briefing



    TORONTO, Oct. 14 /CNW Telbec/ - Conference Board of Canada economists
will present the latest national economic forecast and outline the causes,
solutions and consequences of the U.S. financial crisis at the 2008 Business
Outlook Briefing, Wednesday, October 15.

    
    Who:       Kip Beckman, Principal Research Associate, will provide the
               economic outlook for the U.S. and the world, at 8:45 a.m.,
               Wednesday

               Paul Darby, Deputy Chief Economist, will present the
               Conference Board's latest national economic forecast, at
               9:30 a.m., Wednesday

               Pedro Antunes, Director, National and Provincial Forecast,
               will discuss Ontario's economic outlook, at 10:45 a.m.,
               Wednesday

               Glen Hodgson, Senior Vice-President, Forecasting and Analysis
               and Chief Economist, will deliver the keynote presentation The
               U.S. Financial Crisis-Causes, Solutions and Aftermath, at
               12:45 p.m., Wednesday

    When:      Wednesday, October 15, 2008

    Where:     InterContinental Toronto Centre, 225 Front Street West
    

    For more information, visit our Web site:
    http://www.conferenceboard.ca/conf/oct08/tor-bus-outlook/default.asp




For further information:

For further information: or media accreditation, contact: Yvonne
Squires, Marketing and Communications Coordinator, (613) 526-3090, ext. 221,
corpcomm@conferenceboard.ca, www.conferenceboard.ca; Media must register in
advance.


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