Media Advisory - 2007 National Consultation on Career Development: Developing Careers Today

    TORONTO, March 16 /CNW Telbec/ - Organizations can improve their
performance through the development of career paths for their workers at the
2007 National Consultation on Career Development: Developing Careers Today,
Monday, March 19, to Wednesday, March 21.

    Who:    Sareena Hopkins, Co-Executive Director, Canadian Career
            Development Foundation, and Allison Rougeau, Executive Director,
            Canadian Apprenticeship Forum-Forum canadien sur l'apprentissage,
            will discuss the importance of career development for individuals
            and organizations in the global war for talent, at 8:30 a.m.,

            Ingrid van Weert, Executive Director, The Holmes Foundation, will
            profile the Holmes Foundation's work in promoting careers in the
            skilled trades (founded by television personality Mike Holmes),
            at 7:30 a.m., Tuesday.

            Michael Bloom, Vice-President, Organizational Effectiveness and
            Learning, The Conference Board of Canada, and Bonnie Kennedy,
            Executive Director, Canadian Association for Prior Learning
            Assessment, will discuss the benefits of recognizing learning and
            prior learning systems, at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday.

    When:   Monday, March 19 to Wednesday, March 21, 2007

    Where:  Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front Street West

    For more information, visit the NATCON-CONAT Web site:

    A summary report of the Results and Recommendations for Action sessions
    will be posted on the NATCON-CONAT Web site.

For further information:

For further information: Media must register in advance; For more
information or media accreditation, contact: Yvonne Squires, Marketing and
Communications Coordinator, (613) 526-3090, ext. 221,;

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