Media Advisory - Conference Board of Canada's Canadian Immigration Summit 2016: Creating Tomorrow's Immigration System

OTTAWA, March 31, 2016 /CNW/ - The Conference Board of Canada's Canadian Immigration Summit 2016 will bring together Canadian and international public leaders, as well as leading experts to discuss pressing immigration issues, such as:

  • New federal immigration mandate;
  • Refugee settlement and integration;
  • Temporary Foreign Worker Program;
  • Francophone immigration; and
  • International student mobility.

When: April 4–5, 2016                                                                   

Where: Fairmont Château Laurier, Ottawa, Ontario       

Who: Speakers include:

  • His Excellency Nicolas Chapuis , Ambassador of France to Canada, Embassy of France
  • The Honourable Lena M. Metlege Diab, Minister of Immigration, Government of Nova Scotia
  • Joern Rosenberg, Deputy Head of Mission, Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
  • Dr. Michael R. Bloom, Vice-President, Industry and Business Strategy, The Conference Board of Canada.
  • Maia Welbourne, Director General, Immigration Branch, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
  • Yves Saint-Germain, Director, Language Policy, Francophone Communities and Performance Measurement, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
  • Colin Singer, Managing Partner, immigration.ca

For the full schedule and times visit: http://www.conferenceboard.ca/conf/immigration/agenda.aspx

The Canadian Immigration Summit 2016: Creating Tomorrow's Immigration System is sponsored by World Education Services, Royal Roads University, Paragon, GERAMI Law PC, Prepare for Canada, immigration.ca, SOBEY School of Business and Saint-Mary's University and Western Union.

Media Accreditation is required.

Follow this event on Twitter with the hashtag: #CBoCImmigration

 

SOURCE Conference Board of Canada

For further information: or media accreditation, contact: Sean Burgess, Media Relations, The Conference Board of Canada, Tel.: 613- 526-3090 ext. 294, E-mail: corpcomm@conferenceboard.ca; or, Juline Ranger, Director of Communications, The Conference Board of Canada, Tel.: 613- 526-3090 ext. 431, E-mail: corpcomm@conferenceboard.ca

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