Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

May 05, 2008 09:15 ET

Media Advisory: Toronto Students Finding Out a Future as a CA has No Limits

PwC's Susan Allen gives Chartered Accounting career advice

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 5, 2008) - A select group of Greater Toronto 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 May 7. Approximately 400 students, nominated by their schools for their leadership skills and interest in university business programs, will be attending this daylong session with approximately 50 teachers. Toronto is hosting one of just three No Limits conferences being held in 2008.

Among the day's highlights will be a presentation by Susan Allen, FCA. She'll discuss the importance of the CA designation and its benefits to her career as the national leader of the Emerging Company practice in the Toronto office of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. The practice focuses on high technology sector companies with extraordinary potential.

The No Limits conference brings Chartered Accountants for Toronto'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. Participating organizations include major accounting firms, banks, insurers, technology firms and more.

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



WHAT: No Limits conference

SPEAKER: Susan Allen, FCA, Assurance Partner TICE Industry Leader,
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP

WHEN: Wednesday May 7, 2008 from 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Ms. Allen
speaks at 12:45 p.m.)

WHO: CAs hosting GTA high school students at business learning session

WHERE: University of Toronto Residences (former Colony Hotel)
89 Chestnut Street, Toronto


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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