Media Advisory - NATCON 2010: National Consultation on Career Development and
Workforce Learning

TORONTO, April 22 /CNW Telbec/ - Leaders are facing challenges from three powerful mega-trends-globalization, an increasingly diverse and aging population, and technological innovation--that are transforming every element of the world of work. Policy makers and business leaders discuss labour trends at NATCON 2010: National Consultation on Career Development and Workforce Learning, hosted by The Conference Board of Canada.

    When:     April 25 - 28, 2010

    Who:      Susan Brown, Senior Policy Advisor, Economic Development and
              Culture, City of Toronto, will chair a roundtable session about
              trends in labour supply and demand, at 8:30 a.m., Tuesday

              Linda Franklin, President and Chief Executive Officer, Colleges
              Ontario, will present the findings from Colleges Ontario's
              report on the future of the labour market, at 12:00 p.m.,

              Dr. Karyn Gordon, Generation X & Y Expert, Corporate / Family
              Consultant, Motivational Speaker, Media Personality and Author,
              will discuss Generations X and Y in the workplace, at
              1:30 p.m., Tuesday

    Where:    Doubletree by Hilton - Toronto Airport, 655 Dixon Road, Toronto

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The conference is sponsored by Employment Ontario, Colleges Ontario, Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies, Tik Tok Media, Aboriginal Link,, ASPECT and DOTS.

Media must register in advance.

SOURCE Conference Board of Canada

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

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