Media Advisory - 2010 Summit on the Future of Pensions (Day 1)

TORONTO, April 9 /CNW Telbec/ - The leaders of two of Canada's largest pension plans will provide their perspectives on pensions post-recession at 2010 Summit on the Future of Pensions, hosted by The Conference Board of Canada.

    When:   Tuesday, April 13, 2010

    Who:    David D. Burke, Canadian Retirement Growth Leader, Towers Watson,
            and Martine Ferland, Canadian Retirement Business Leader, Towers
            Watson, will introduce the key findings of Towers Watson's 7th
            annual Survey of Pension Risk, at 8:15 a.m.

            Jim Leech, President and Chief Executive Officer, Ontario
            Teachers' Pension Plan Board, will share his perspective on the
            future of the pension system in Canada and changes needed to
            bring about a more equitable program, at 8:45 a.m.

            Glen Hodgson, Senior Vice-President, Forecasting and Analysis and
            Chief Economist, The Conference Board of Canada, will provide the
            long-term economic outlook for Canada and discuss its impact on
            Canadian pension funds, at 10:00 a.m.

            David Denison, Chief Executive Officer, Canada Pension Plan
            Investment Board, will share his views on what it means to be a
            long term investor, at 1:00 p.m.

    Where:  The Sutton Place Hotel, 955 Bay Street, Toronto

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The conference is sponsored by Towers Watson, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, Standard Life, National Post, Bullfrog Power, and Zerofootprint.

Media must register in advance.

SOURCE Conference Board of Canada

For further information: For further information: or for media accreditation, contact Yvonne Squires, Marketing and Communications Coordinator, Tel.: (613) 526-3090, ext. 221, E-mail:

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