March 14, 2013 19:30 ET
TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - March 14, 2013) - On May 3, 2013 AIESEC Canada will be hosting its annual Youth to Business Forum in Calgary, asking university students from across the country a key question about Canada's future: Is Canada on the right track to become a sustainable and competitive global leader? More than 300 university student leaders will be joined by business and community leaders, policy makers and representatives of non-governmental organizations for a day of dialogue, discussions and breakout sessions. AIESEC's Youth to Business Forum is a key part of the organization's five day National Leadership Development Conference.
Mr. Dinning, Chair of Export Development Canada, Chancellor of the University of Calgary and former Provincial Treasurer and Minister of Education for Alberta will be inspiring and challenging students and business leaders as he delivers one of the keynote addresses this year. This year's Youth to Business Forum and National Conference will be hosted in Calgary and will provide a forum for needed dialogue between Canadian industry executives, and Canadian university students. To add to this year's discussions, AIESEC Canada has launched a nation-wide survey with the help of Leger Marketing, asking students their perspective on what they value in an employer and how sustainable do they think Canadian industries really are.
AIESEC Canada is a student run organization which gives students the opportunity to learn comprehensive skills by running the organization at the local, national and international level and through international exchange. Export Development Canada has been a long time partner and supporter of the organization and the opportunities it offers to students. The Youth to Business Forum will be an opportunity for Mr. Dinning and other industry heads to participate in discussions with the next generation of Canada's leaders.
For over 50 years, AIESEC Canada has been facilitating a global internship program that connects Canadian companies with a global network of students and recent grads. Through its experiential learning program, AIESEC is developing the next generation of global leaders. AIESEC Canada is one part of the world's largest student-run organization. For more information please visit www.aiesec.ca or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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