Media Advisory - NATCON 2008: National Career Development and Workforce Learning Event

    TORONTO, Jan. 17 /CNW Telbec/ - Business leaders and policy makers
discuss leading-edge career development and workforce learning practices at
NATCON 2008: National Career Development and Workforce Learning Event, hosted
by The Conference Board of Canada, January 21 - 23, in Toronto.

    Who:    Michael R. Bloom, Vice-President, Organizational Effectiveness
            and Learning, The Conference Board of Canada, Glen Hodgson,
            Senior Vice-President, Forecasting and Analysis and Chief
            Economist, The Conference Board of Canada, and Stéphane Boisvert,
            President Enterprise Group, Bell Canada, will discuss the need
            for skills throughout the economy, and in the information
            technology sector, at 8:30 a.m., Monday.

            Reza Moridi, MPP, Parliamentary Assistant, Ontario Ministry of
            Training, Colleges and Universities, will present Developing the
            Workforce of Tomorrow - Challenges and Solutions, at 1:30 p.m.,

            Elizabeth McIsaac, Executive Director, Toronto Region Immigrant
            Employment Council, Lyle Tomie, Director, Mexi-Can Labour Force,
            Sue Coffey, Associate Professor, School of Nursing, York
            University, and Jeannine D.F. Pereira, Inclusiveness Leader,
            Canada, Ernst & Young, will discuss Immigration and the New World
            of Work in Canada, at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday.

    When:   Monday, January 21 to Wednesday, January 23, 2008

    Where:  Doubletree International Plaza Hotel, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto

    For more information, visit the NATCON-CONAT Web site:

    This event is sponsored by Ministry of Training, Colleges and
Universities, Bell Canada, Work and Learning Knowledge Centre, Business
Development Bank of Canada,, DOTS-Data on the Spot and Canadian
Society for Social Development.

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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