CALGARY, May 21 /CNW/ - The CMA Alberta Accountability Summit is one of
the province's premier business conferences, featuring renowned experts who
will share their insights into how left-brain thinking and right-brain
creativity impact global business channels.
Who: Richard Florida, best-selling author of The Rise of the Creative
Class, The Flight of the Creative Class and Who's Your City?
What: Presentation about the essential role creativity has in business
decisions and in overcoming the current economic situation facing
When: Friday, May 22, 2009
- Presentation: 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.
- Round-table discussion with post-secondary students:
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.
Where: TELUS Convention Centre
120-9 Avenue SW
Other speakers include:
- Brian Thwaits, an engaging and immensely entertaining 'brain
trainer' 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
- Deirdre McMurdy, editor and columnist for Maclean's magazine and
columnist for Canadian Business magazine
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
- Steven Pedigo, Director of Research for the Creative Class Group,
will be available to speak on Richard Florida's behalf on May 21
and May 22, 2009. He can be reached via phone at (503) 853-6586 or
email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Due to time constraints,
Richard Florida will be unavailable for comment.
Complete information about the conference is available on the CMA Alberta
About CMA Alberta
As an integral partner of CMA Canada, CMA Alberta is the self-governing
professional organization responsible for the training, accreditation and
continuing professional development of CMAs in Alberta. Of CMA Canada's 47,000
members across Canada and around the world, more than 6,600 CMAs are
accredited in Alberta.
Certified Management Accountants are strategic financial management
professionals who have gained the knowledge and skills necessary to provide
leadership, innovation and an integrating perspective to organizational
decision-making in the global marketplace. Our accreditation process is
rigorous, but richly rewarding. It leads to the most respected and highly
sought-after designation in business: the CMA.
For further information:
For further information: Shannon Pestun, Director, Marketing and
Communications, Certified Management Accountants of Alberta, (403) 269-5341,
(403) 560-4885 (cell), email@example.com