The Regional Municipality of York is hosting its first Internationally Educated Professionals (IEP) Conference, The Gateway, on Tuesday, October 23 at the Sheraton Parkway Hotel in the Town of Richmond Hill.
Media are invited to attend this no-cost conference and photo opportunity.
WHEN: Tuesday, October 23, 2012
9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (Doors open at 7:30 a.m.)
WHERE: Sheraton Parkway Hotel
600 Highway 7 East
Town of Richmond Hill
WHO: Bill Fisch, Chairman and CEO, The Regional Municipality of York
The Honourable Jean Augustine, Fairness Commissioner of Ontario
Frank Scarpitti, Mayor, City of Markham
Dave Barrow, Mayor, Town of Richmond Hill
Idris Mootee, CEO, Idea Couture
The Gateway will bring together more than 500 participants including IEPs looking for work in their trained profession, newcomer entrepreneurs, employers, professional associations and government for a chance to network and seek practical career advice. Featuring interactive workshops and keynote speakers, this conference will help inspire newcomers to find success in York Region.
The Gateway is funded in part by Citizenship and Immigration Canada and the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities.
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Media Contact: Lisa Sposito, Community and Health Services, The Regional Municipality of York
905-830-4444 or 1-877-464-9675, ext. 4106 After-Hours Cell: 905-955-2533 firstname.lastname@example.org