Media advisory - Thomas d'Aquino to speak at National Press Club of Canada about The Global Economic Meltdown: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities

    OTTAWA, Feb. 19 /CNW Telbec/ - The Press Attaché luncheons are
co-presented by the National Press Club of Canada Foundation and the Ottawa
Diplomatic Association to provide a podium to leaders to speak on topics of
common interest.

    Speaker:          Thomas d'Aquino, President and CEO, Canadian Council of
                      Chief Executives
    Introduction by:  ODA President His Excellency Tsuneo Nishida, Ambassador
                      of Japan

    Thomas d'Aquino is a lawyer, entrepreneur, author, educator and
strategist. He is Chief Executive and President of the Canadian Council of
Chief Executives (CCCE), an organization composed of the chief executives of
150 of the country's leading enterprises and pre-eminent entrepreneurs. A
non-partisan and not-for-profit organization, the Council is the senior voice
of Canadian business on public policy issues in Canada, the United States and
internationally. Member companies administer $3.5 trillion in assets,
investment, research and development, and training.

    When:     Monday February 23, 2009

    Time:     11:45 am Registration
              12:00 pm Lunch and speeches

    Where:    Rideau Room, 2nd floor
              Sheraton Hotel Ottawa
              150 Albert Street, Ottawa

    Cost:     ODA and National Press Club members $40 (individual),
              Non-members $50

    RSVP:     613-567-9900

    About the National Press Club of Canada Foundation (NPCCF)

    The NPCCF operates the National Press Club, founded in 1928. Today the
Press Club is thriving under a new business model and guided by a 12-person
board of directors. Our mission is to provide a place where journalists and
newsmakers can meet and speak on issues of the day, to support press freedom
and reward and encourage excellence in journalism through awards and
scholarship programs. Visit

    About the Ottawa Diplomatic Association (ODA)

    The ODA is a non-profit organization, most of whom are Diplomatic Agents
of foreign countries and members of international organizations accredited in
Canada. We have the privilege of functioning under the high patronage of Her
Excellency, the Right Honourable Michaelle Jean, the Governor General of
Canada, and in close cooperation with the Diplomatic Corps Service, Office of
Protocol (DFAIT). The ODA's objectives are to provide opportunities to
increase members' knowledge of Canadian politics, economy and culture and
encourage the exchange of information to improve multilateral relations with
all levels of government in Canada. Visit:

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For further information:

For further information: please contact Roxanne Brousseau-Félio at To reserve a seat or corporate table for this event please
contact the National Press Club of Canada office at (613) 567-9900

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