TORONTO, Nov. 29, 2012 /CNW/ - This weekend, 200 emerging leaders will
come together to find ways to make it easier to get around the Greater
Toronto and Hamilton Area. Under the mantra "Enough Talk, Let's Move!"
these civic leaders will test new ideas and build partnerships to
What: ELNstudio is a non-partisan, one-day conference for the region's rising
civic leaders featuring presentations, discussions, and networking
opportunities. Keynote speakers include John Longbottom, Canadian
Smarter Cities Strategy Leader at IBM Canada, and Bruce McCuaig, President and Chief Executive Officer of Metrolinx. Six transportation themes will be addressed, from public-private
partnerships to amplifying the impact of CivicAction's "What would you do with 32?" regional transportation campaign.
ELNstudio will conclude a week of CivicAction's 10th Anniversary events, celebrating a decade of driving action for a
prosperous region with thriving people and places.
When: Saturday, December 1, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Media are
invited to attend anytime, especially between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
to hear keynote speakers.
Where: IBM Canada, 3600 Steeles Avenue East, Toronto
Who: Almost 200 managers and early executives working in companies,
governments, non-profit organizations and communities across the
MEDIA OPPORTUNITY: There will be opportunities for one-on-one interviews with:
Mitzie Hunter, CEO of the Greater Toronto CivicAction Alliance
Andrew Graham, Senior Director, Insurance - PC Financial, The Weston
Group and volunteer co-chair, CivicAction's Emerging Leaders Network
Lianne Hannaway, Partner, Accounting Advisory, KPMG and volunteer
For more details, visit www.elnonline.ca/elnstudio
For the full agenda, visit www.elnonline.ca/elnstudio/agenda
CivicAction is pleased to acknowledge the support of ELNstudio 2012
sponsors IBM (presenting partner), KPMG, Ryerson University, Metrolinx,
NATIONAL Public Relations, FedEx, Hatch Mott MacDonald, Knightsbridge,
Toronto Homecoming, Drop the Fish Design, Inkblot Media, Greening
Canada Fund, and PwC.
For the past 10 years, the Greater Toronto CivicAction Alliance
(CivicAction) has brought together senior and rising leaders from all
sectors to tackle some of our region's toughest social, economic, and
environmental challenges. Led by a Board of Directors and a 75-leader
Steering Committee, CivicAction sets a non-partisan agenda, builds
strategic partnerships, and launches campaigns, programs and
organizations that drive our region's prosperity. For 2012-2013,
CivicAction is acting on three priorities: accelerating regional
transportation; enhancing the region's economic performance; and
fostering inclusion and resilience. For more information visit: civicaction.ca, @CivicActionGTA
SOURCE: CivicAction's Emerging Leaders Network (ELN)
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