The Canadian Club of Toronto

The Canadian Club of Toronto

November 17, 2006 15:10 ET

Dr. David Naylor, President, University of Toronto, to Address the Canadian Club of Toronto

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Nov. 17, 2006) -

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"Unfinished Business"

WHO: Dr. David Naylor, President, University of Toronto

WHAT: University of Toronto President David Naylor will take us
"inside" post-secondary education to illustrate where Canada is
losing ground in the global knowledge economy, and how
governments and industry can work with universities to
strengthen our competitive position. His insights will be
particularly relevant as the federal government moves towards
its 2007 Budget, widely expected to lay the foundations for the
Conservatives' Science and Technology Agenda.

WHEN: 1 p.m. luncheon address - Monday, November 20, 2006

WHERE: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Room 105

BACKGROUND: Founded in 1827, the University of Toronto is Canada's largest
and most distinguished university, offering teaching programs
in 17 academic divisions. Its programs are held on the historic
St. George campus in downtown Toronto, on campuses in
Mississauga and Scarborough and in nine fully affiliated
teaching hospitals in Toronto.

Dr. David Naylor became President of the University on October
1, 2005, after serving as Dean of Medicine and Vice Provost,
Relations with Health Care Institutions, at the University of
Toronto since 1999. Dr. Naylor received an MD from the
University of Toronto in 1978; He was a Rhodes Scholar, 1979,
at Hertford College, Oxford University and earned D.Phil. in
1983 from Oxford, for thesis work in the Sub-Faculty of
Sociology, Department of Social and Administrative Studies.

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