Media Advisory - Creative Leadership - Inside and Out

OTTAWA, Oct. 28 /CNW Telbec/ - Thought-leader Richard Florida will join a panel of experts to discuss Canada's ability to develop leadership talent and how it impacts organizations and communities, at Creative Leadership - Inside and Out. This event is hosted by the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board.

    
    When:   October 30, 2009

    Who:    Richard Florida, Professor of Business and Creativity and
            Director, Prosperity Institute, Joseph L. Rotman School of
            Management, will discuss the role of cities and communities in
            the transformation of the global economy, at 9:15 a.m.

            Reaction panel to follow.

            Session moderator: Lucy van Oldenbarneveld, Host of CBC News:
            Ottawa

            Panel speakers:
               -  Robert Gillett, President and CEO, Algonquin College of
                  Applied Arts and Technology
               -  Huguette Labelle, Chancellor, University of Ottawa
               -  Cathy Lewis, Manager of Apprenticeship Programming, Abbott
                  Point of Care
               -  Hamdi Mohamed, Executive Director, Ottawa Community
                  Immigrant Services Organization
               -  Richard Florida, Professor of Business and Creativity and
                  Director, Prosperity Institute, Joseph L. Rotman School of
                  Management

    Where:  Hampton Inn Ottawa & Conference Centre, 200 Coventry Rd., Ottawa
    

For more information, visit: http://www.conferenceboard.ca/topics/education/symposia/creativeleadership.aspx

This event is presented in partnership with the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board, OCRI and The Conference Board of Canada.

Media must register in advance.

SOURCE Conference Board of Canada

For further information: For further information: or media accreditation, contact: Yvonne Squires, Media Relations, Tel.: (613) 526-3090, ext. 221, E-mail: corpcomm@conferenceboard.ca


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