Media Advisory - Pension Summit 2014: Time for Action

TORONTO, April 25, 2014 /CNW/ - Toronto, April 25, 2014 - The Conference Board of Canada's Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist, Glen Hodgson, will outline the how the medium and long-term outlook for the Canadian economy will affect pensions at the Pension Summit 2014: Time for Action.

Canadians are facing a multitude of pension-related challenges including: generational inequality, investment risk and unrealistic projections. At Pension Summit 2014: Time for Action, a diverse group of speakers will describe what has to happen to bring about reform to the current pension system.

When: April 28, 2014
Where: Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen St W, Toronto,
Who: Speakers include:
  Glen Hodgson - Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist, The Conference
Board of Canada
  Keith Ambachtsheer - Director, Rotman International Centre for Pension
Management, Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto
  Dr. Jack Mintz - Director and Palmer Chair in Public Policy
The School of Public Policy, University of Calgary
  Ron Mock - President and Chief Executive Officer, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
  Shelley Engman - Partner, Retirement Practice, Aon Hewitt

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Follow the Pension Summit 2014 on Twitter with the hashtag: #CBoCPensions

The Pension Summit 2014: Time for Action is presented in partnership with our event sponsors: Aon Hewitt, Sun Life Financial, Standard Life, Vitech V3 along with our marketing partners: Benefits and Pensions Monitor, and the Canadian Federation of Pensioners.

SOURCE: Conference Board of Canada

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For more information or media accreditation, contact:
William Logan, Communications Coordinator
Tel.: (613) 526-3090, ext. 437. E-mail:

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