Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

March 04, 2008 08:45 ET

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario: Ottawa Students Finding Out a Future as a CA Has No Limits

Featured speaker is Andrew Rizk of the Canadian Red Cross Society

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 4, 2008) - A select group of Ottawa-area high school students are getting an exclusive look into the many opportunities available in the world of business at the No Limits conference being hosted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario on March 5. Approximately 135 students, nominated by their schools for their leadership skills and interest in university business programs, will be attending this daylong session. Ottawa is hosting one of just three No Limits conferences being held in 2008.

The No Limits conference brings Chartered Accountants for Ottawa's top businesses together with students most likely to be tomorrow's successful business professionals. During No Limits, the students will get the chance to meet CAs and discuss the many opportunities that open up for people who achieve the prestigious CA designation.

Among the day's highlights will be a presentation by Andrew Rizk, CA, Director, Business Services Unit (International Operations) of the Canadian Red Cross Society. Andrew manages a team of finance, logistics and project management professionals providing technical assistance for the international programming of the Canadian Red Cross Society 19 missions overseas in 16 countries.

At No Limits, Andrew will be joined by representatives from major accounting firms, the Ottawa Senators, Carleton University's Sprott School of Business, NAV Canada, Semiconductor Insights, N-Able Technologies and other organizations.

Media are invited to attend all or part of the No Limits conference and interviews can be arranged with organizers and participants.



WHAT: No Limits conference

SPEAKER: Andrew Rizk, CA, Director, Business Services Unit
(International Operations), Canadian Red Cross Society

WHEN: Wednesday, March 5, 2008 from 8:15 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.,
SPEAKER speaks at 11:05 a.m.

WHO: CAs hosting Ottawa-area students at business learning session

WHERE: Fenn Lounge, Residence Commons, Carleton University,
1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa


About the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario:

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario is the qualifying and regulatory body of Ontario's more than 32,000 CAs and 4,000 CA students. Since 1879, the Institute has protected the public interest through the CA profession's high standards of qualification and the enforcement of its rules of professional conduct. Recognized internationally, the CA designation denotes financial expertise, strategic thinking, business insight and leadership. The Institute website is: www.icao.on.ca and the student website is www.ca2b.biz.

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