Media Advisory - CIBC Senior Executive Vice-President, Retail Markets, to speak at Reaching Higher: Canadian Conference on Financial Literacy
TORONTO, Sept. 9 /CNW/ - CIBC (CM: TSX;NYSE) Sonia Baxendale, Senior Executive Vice-President, CIBC Retail Markets, will speak at Reaching Higher: Canadian Conference on Financial Literacy on Wednesday, September 10, 2008 in Montreal. Ms. Baxendale will be presenting as part of a panel titled "Innovative Sector Based Approaches to Increasing Financial Literacy". Interested parties may access the presentation through www.cibc.com, Executive Presentations and Webcasts, after the conclusion of the conference.About the Panel: Innovative Sector Based Approaches to Increasing Financial LiteracyNow more than ever, innovative solutions are required by three key sectors - voluntary, financial services and government - in order to ensure a pan-Canadian approach to skills development, and increased knowledge and confidence related to financial matters. Sector representatives will discuss how each is able to develop solutions that meet financial literacy needs of Canadians and examine potential roles and partnerships. About the FCAC Conference This important national conference - Reaching Higher: Canadian Conference on Financial Literacy - offers attendees unique insights on crucial financial literacy issues and the opportunity to hear about emerging best practices and the latest research on one of the most critical issues affecting consumers today. The intensive conference program offers four keynote addresses by well-known national - and international - authorities, four in-depth workshops and three provocative panel discussions. The conference is organized by the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada, Social and Enterprise Development Innovations (SEDI) and the Joint Forum of Financial Market Regulators. Information on the conference is available at the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada's website. About CIBC CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with nearly 11 million personal and business clients. CIBC offers a full range of products and services through its comprehensive electronic banking network, branches and offices across Canada, in the United States and around the world. For more information about CIBC visit www.cibc.com.
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