Media Advisory - Experts to Discuss Emerging Global Issues and Their Impacts on Canadian Business



    KANANASKIS VILLAGE, AB, Sept. 22 /CNW/ - On September 26, Canadian
thought leaders will engage in a panel discussion on global issues, including:
the US economy and election, oil prices, stagflation, China and India
economies and environmentalism - and their effects on Canadian business. The
panel is part of the 2008 CMC-Canada/CMC-Alberta Management Consulting
Conference, which will include the following events/sessions:

    
    -   Keynote address on strategy by David Maister, widely acknowledged as
        one of the world's leading authorities on the management of
        professional service firms;

    -   Harrie Vredenburg (University of Calgary) on Global Energy Supply,
        Demand and Price Dynamics: Challenges and Opportunities;

    -   Mike Percy (University of Alberta) on the Health Care Challenges
        Facing Canada;

    -   Terry Power (Royal Roads University) on Enabling Clients To Excel:
        Adopting a Strategist's Perspective and New Mental Models for
        Consulting;

    -   Peter Sherer (University of Calgary) on Reputation and Disruptive
        Technological Innovation in Professional Services;

    -   Roy Suddaby (University of Alberta) on Managing Institutional Change;

    -   CMC-Alberta New CMC Reception and Awards Dinner; and

    -   CMC-Canada Annual General Meeting.


    Information for Media/Photo Opportunities:


       Date:       Friday, September 26:

                   9 a.m. Panel Discussion on Emerging Global Issues and
                   Their Impacts on Canadian Business

                   11 a.m. David Maister Seminar

                   12:30 p.m. Harrie Vredenburg on Global Energy Supply,
                   Demand and Price Dynamics: Challenges and Opportunities

                   7 p.m. CMC-Alberta New CMC Reception and Awards Dinner

                   Saturday, September 27:

                   9 a.m. Concurrent Sessions: Roy Suddaby (Managing
                   Institutional Change) and Terry Power (Enabling Clients to
                   Excel: Adopting a Strategist's Perspective and New Mental
                   Models for Consulting)

                   10:30 a.m. Concurrent Sessions: Peter Sherer (Reputation
                   and Disruptive Technological Innovation in Professional
                   Services) and Mike Percy (Health Care Challenges Facing
                   Canada)

                   11:30 a.m. CMC-Canada AGM

    For full conference schedule, click here (link to:
    http://www.cmc-canada.ca/site/CAMC_21/pdf/Prelim_Sched_Kananaskis.pdf)

       Location:   Delta Kananaskis, 1 Centennial Drive, Kananaskis Village,
                   Alberta
    

    Note to Editors: Interested media are requested to confirm their
attendance with Audrey Hoddinott (information provided below) by 12 p.m. on
Wednesday, September 24.

    About CMC-Canada

    CMC-Canada fosters excellence and integrity in the management consulting
profession as a whole. CMC-Canada administers, and its provincial Institutes
confer, the CMC designation in Canada. The Association and its members
advocate for the CMC designation and are dedicated to advancing the profession
and delivering the benefits of those efforts to the client community.
CMC-Canada is a founding member of the International Council of Management
Consulting Institutes.




For further information:

For further information: or to attend, contact: Audrey Hoddinott,
E-mail: ahoddinott@cmc-canada.ca, Tel: (416) 860-1515 ext. 5

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