Media Advisory - HR 2007: The Battle for Talent

    TORONTO, Oct. 12 /CNW Telbec/ - The labour shortage has been identified
as one of the top challenges facing Canadian businesses today. Top
demographers and industry leaders will discuss workforce planning strategies
at HR 2007: The Battle for Talent, hosted by The Conference Board of Canada on
October 15 and 16.

    Who:      Pedro Antunes, Director, National and Provincial Forecast, The
              Conference Board of Canada, will discuss the latest demographic
              forecasts, at 8:15 a.m., Monday.

              Terry Power, President, CNC Global Sapphire, will explore the
              issues surrounding recruitment outsourcing, at 10:15 a.m.,

              David K. Foot, Professor, Economics, University of Toronto,
              will present Workforce Planning for a Changing Population, at
              11:15 a.m., Monday.

              Michael Bloom, Vice-President, Organizational Effectiveness and
              Learning, The Conference Board of Canada, will discuss the
              credentialing dilemma, at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday.

    When:     Monday, October 15 and Tuesday, October 16, 2007

    Where:    Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 123 Queen St. W.

    For more information, visit:

    This conference is sponsored by Towers Perrin, CNC Global Sapphire
Technology, Ceridian, Monster Solutions, ChoicePoint, SISO, Tri Fit Inc. and
the Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel.

For further information:

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

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