Media Advisory - Canada's CAs Hosting Major Financial Reporting Conference

    TORONTO, Sept. 10 /CNW/ - The "Financial Reporting and Accounting
Conference" is being held in Toronto (September 16-17, 2009) by the Canadian
Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA). The two-day event is one of the
most respected and attended conferences of its kind in Canada.
    The gathering offers a number of sessions to help participants better
understand the changing landscape in terms of financial reporting and
    Two special keynote presentations are highlighted for 2009. One is a
presentation by Don Drummond, Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist, TD
Bank Financial Group, titled "Report Card on the Recession". The other is by
David Garofalo, Senior Vice-President, Finance and Chief Financial Officer,
Agnico-Eagle Mines and 2009 CFO of the Year. It is titled "Creating
Opportunities in an Uncertain Economy".
    The conference also will feature several sessions on Canada's transition
to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS). In addition, the event
offers a public sector track with sessions dedicated specifically to that
    Additional information, including a full list of speakers and
presentations, can be found on the conference website (


    Where:    Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building
              (222 Bremner Blvd.)
    When:     September 16-17, 2009
    Note:     Don Drummond speaks at 8:30am on September 16
              David Garofalo speaks at 8:30am on September 17

For further information:

For further information: Tobin Lambie, Manager, Media, with the CICA at
(416) 204-3228 or

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