Invitation - National Forum on Management at HEC Montréal

MONTREAL, Sept. 30 /CNW Telbec/ - From September 29th to October 2nd 2009, HEC Montréal will host a national forum which will bring together business people and academics in Montreal to discuss the contributions of management to Canadian prosperity. A number of prestigious speakers will be present on this occasion, including the Editor-in-Chief of The Economist, John Micklethwait, whose presentation marked the official opening of the forum.

The forum will concentrate on various aspects of management practice and education, while integrating perspectives from disciplines related to management. In total, 13 themes will be explored, with more than 40 workshops and speakers from Canada, the United States and Europe.

    September 30th - Contributions From Management's Various Disciplines -
    8:30 am to 5 pm
    -   Management and Strategy
    -   Finance
    -   Accounting
    -   Entrepreneurship
    -   Information and Communication Technology

    October 1st - Sectors of Expertise - 8:30 am to 5 pm
    -   Suply Chain and Logistics
    -   Energy and the Environment
    -   Healthcare
    -   Management
    -   Corporate Social Responsibility

    October 2nd - Emerging Issues - 8 am to 2:15 pm
    -   Governance
    -   Ethics
    -   Non-Profit Organizations
    -   Innovating Enterprises: Video Gaming and the Arts

Closing conference

A familiar face on CBC's Dragons' Den, Arlene Dickinson is the President of Venture Communications. She will share her experience and successes in entrepreneurship on Friday October 2nd at 1:15 pm.

This forum is made possible thanks to the collaboration of the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) and the Canadian Federation of Business School Deans (CFBSD). The organisers of this event would like to thank the Certified General Accountants of Ontario, as well as the Société des alcools du Québec for their generous sponsorship.

To consult the complete program for this event, please visit


For further information: For further information: To attend the forum or for any interview requests, with the forum spokesperson or the guest speakers: Valérie Gonzalo, (514) 626-6976,

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