Media Advisory - David Hoey, Secretary General of WorldSkills International to visit Calgary



    CALGARY, Feb. 28 /CNW/ -

    
    WHAT:     Mr. David Hoey, the Secretary General of WorldSkills
              International, will be visiting Calgary during the week of
              March 3rd meeting with officials from WorldSkills Calgary 2009
              (WSC 2009).

              In 18 months, the 40th WorldSkills Competition will take place
              at Stampede Park from September 1 - 6, 2009. David Hoey will
              meet with the organizing committee staff and suppliers to
              discuss plans for hosting the Competition. Lessons learned from
              the 2007 Worlds in Japan will be discussed as well there will
              be a preliminary review of plans for the Calgary event.

              Media can request interviews on Wednesday, March 5th with
              David Hoey by contacting Kerry Moynihan - Vice President
              External at WSC 2009 403-969-5963 or by e-mail
              kerry.moynihan@worldskills2009.com.

    WHERE:    SAIT POLYTECHNIC or Stampede Park.

    DETAILS:  Every two years, 900 competitors from 50 member countries
              gather to compete at the WorldSkills Competition. The
              Competition sets world class standards in 48 skill categories
              ranging from welding to cooking, autobody repair to landscape
              gardening, plumbing to web design. The Competition venue is
              Stampede Park. The competitors will be housed at a
              Competitors' Village located at SAIT Polytechnic.
    

    www.worldskills2009.com





For further information:

For further information: Kerry Moynihan, Vice President External at WSC
2009: (403) 969-5963 or by e-mail kerry.moynihan@worldskills2009.com

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