Media Advisory - 2009 Public Sector Human Resources

    OTTAWA, Jan. 30 /CNW Telbec/ - Retaining employees and building
leadership capacity are becoming important issues for all public sector
organizations. Leaders from the federal and provincial governments, as well as
business leaders and HR experts will discuss new approaches to talent
management at 2009 Public Sector Human Resources: Talent, Leadership, and
Performance, hosted by The Conference Board of Canada, February 3 - 4, in

    Who:      Prem P. Benimadhu, Vice-President, Governance and Human
              Resource Management, The Conference Board of Canada, will
              preview Conference Board research into the future of work in
              Canada, at 8:45 a.m., Tuesday.

              Jane Allen, Chief Diversity Officer, Deloitte, will discuss the
              importance of diversity in organizational success, at
              1:00 p.m., Tuesday.

              Karla Thorpe, Senior Research Associate, The Conference Board
              of Canada, and Lance Wilson, Strategy Development and
              Coordination, Labour Force Development Branch, Alberta
              Employment and Immigration, will present findings from two
              separate reports on attracting and engaging the mature
              workforce, at 9:30 a.m., Wednesday.

    When:     Tuesday, February 3, and Wednesday, February 4, 2009

    Where:    Crowne Plaza Ottawa Hotel, 101 Lyon Street.

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    This event is sponsored by Deloitte, Knightsbridge, Statistics Canada,
SAS Canada, Zerofootprint, Human Resources Association of Calgary, The
Institute of Public Administration of Canada, and Bullfrog Power.

For further information:

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

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