Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

May 19, 2009 09:10 ET

Kitchener-Waterloo Students Finding Out a Future as a CA Has No Limits

Featured speaker is Jennifer Fiddian-Green, CA.IFA

KITCHENER-WATERLOO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 19, 2009) - A select group of Kitchener-Waterloo 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 May 20. Approximately 170 students, nominated by their schools for their leadership skills and interest in university business programs, will be attending this daylong session. This is the second No Limits conference to be held in Kitchener Waterloo and one of just four being held during the 2008-09 school year.

The No Limits conference brings Chartered Accountants from Kitchener'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 Jennifer Fiddian-Green, CA.IFA, Partner, Specialist Advisory Services at Grant Thornton LLP working as an Investigative and Forensic Accountant. She'll be joined by representatives from major accounting firms, Research In Motion LTD, Open Text, Ontario Teacher's Insurance Plan and other organizations.

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



WHAT: No Limits conference

SPEAKER: Jennifer Fiddian-Green CA.IFA

WHEN: Wednesday, May 20 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Jennifer
Fiddian-Green speaks at 1:00 p.m.

WHO: CAs hosting Kitchener-Waterloo high school students at business
learning session

WHERE: St. George Banquet Hall, 665 King Street North, Waterloo


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 33,000 CAs and 5,000 CA students. Since 1879, the Institute has protected the public interest through the CA profession's internationally recognized standards of qualification and conduct. A wide range of organizations and individuals count on Ontario CAs to provide trustworthy and strategic insight, business leadership and financial guidance. The Institute's website is: www.icao.on.ca and the student website is www.guidetorulingtheworld.ca.

Contact Information

  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario
    Perry Jensen
    416-969-4271 or 1-800-387-0735 ext. 271
    pjensen@icao.on.ca