Canadian Investor Relations Institute

Canadian Investor Relations Institute

June 09, 2008 13:26 ET

Media Advisory: Canadian Investor Relations Institute Welcomes Trudeau, Oxley, Inkster, Ritchie, Roach and Gignac to the 2008 Annual Investor Relations Conference, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec

MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 9, 2008) - The Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI) is pleased to confirm a robust line-up of speakers for its 2008 Annual Investor Relations Conference.

Running from Sunday June 15, 2008 to Tuesday June 17, 2008, at Mont Tremblant, Quebec, CIRI will bring together investor relations professionals from across North America to discuss the changing investment environment in Canada.



Noteworthy speakers include:

- Justin Trudeau. Education, Environment and Youth Advocate,
Liberal Party Candidate
June 15, 7:30pm. Welcome Dinner Address

- Norman Inkster. President, INKSTER Incorporated
- Lawrence Ritchie. Vice-Chair, Ontario Securities Commission
June 16, 10:45am. Capital Market Fraud Investigations - White Collar Crime

- Michael Roach. President and Chief Executive Officer, CGI Group Inc.
June 17, 8:30am. How CEO's perceive the role of IR during change.

- Clement Gignac. Senior Vice President, Chief Economist and Strategist,
National Bank Financial
June 17, 12:30pm. What's Next? The Future of Investor Relations in Canada.

- The Hon. Michael Oxley. Vice Chairman NASDAQ
June 17, 2:30. Changing SOX? The Future of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.


For the full list of speakers and the conference program visit www.ciri.org. Accredited media are welcome to attend the addresses listed above or may request to attend other sessions that are open to media.



For more details about media accreditation or media availability of speakers
please contact

Landon French
Great Lakes Communications
(647) 801-4290
Landon@greatlakescom.ca


About CIRI:

The Canadian Investor Relations Institute is a professional, not-for-profit association of executives responsible for communication between public corporations, investors and the financial community. CIRI is dedicated to advancing the stature and credibility of the investor relations profession and the competency of its members. CIRI has over 800 members across Canada and Chapters in four provinces (QC, ON, AB, and BC). More information is available at www.ciri.org.

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