Financial Consumer Agency of Canada

Financial Consumer Agency of Canada

May 19, 2011 11:17 ET

Media Advisory/FCAC and OECD Present a Global Conference: "Partnering to Turn Financial Literacy into Action"

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 19, 2011) - The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) are hosting a global conference on financial literacy. This one-and-a-half-day event will seek to advance and elevate the dialogue on financial education in the Canadian and international arenas. It will focus on how organizations can help individuals improve their financial knowledge and the way they manage their personal finances.

The conference is open to invited delegates and accredited members of the media only.

What:Partnering to Turn Financial Literacyinto Action: A Global Conference on Financial Literacy
Where:The Westin Harbour Castle, Toronto
When:May 26, 2011, 8:30 am – 5:00 p.m.
May 27, 2011, 9:00 am – 1:00 p.m.
Who:Senior officials and experts from the public, private and voluntary sectors, as well as members of the academic community.
Why:To share expertise and best practices in Canada and abroad on the topic of financial literacy.

To view the program of the Conference: http://www.fcac-acfc.gc.ca/conference/eng/action-eng.asp

  • Day 1

  • Day 2

Members of the media who wish to attend the conference must first register with the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC). Please call Julie Hauser at 613-941-4168 or email media@fcac-acfc.gc.ca.

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