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Media Advisory: Global Issues and Local Solutions: Why Your World Is About to Get a Whole Lot Smaller

April 22, 2010

Vancouver, B.C. – Jeff Rubin is joining a stellar line-up of business leaders, visionaries and HR experts at the BC Human Resources Management Association’s (BC HRMA) 48th Annual Conference: New World…New Ideas – People, Passion, Profit. Rubin, the best-selling author of Why Your World Is About to Get a Whole Lot Smaller: Oil and the End of Globalization, spent two decades as the former chief economist and managing director of CIBC World Markets.

More than 700 human resources professionals will gather at the Vancouver Convention Centre May 5 – 7 to participate in the conference which includes five power plenary speakers, an exhibitor showcase and an Award & Recognition Gala.

Who: Jeff Rubin – Top-ranked Canadian economist and best-selling author
Daniel Pink – Best-selling author and expert on innovation, competition and the changing world of work
Christine Comaford – Renegade entrepreneur and runaway success story
Peter Sheahan – International expert on leveraging business trends and new market opportunities
J.P. Pawliw-Fry – A specialist in emotional intelligence and leadership

When: May 5 – 7, 2010
7:00am – 5:15pm

Where: Vancouver Convention Centre
1055 Canada Place
Vancouver, B.C.

BC HRMA, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing professional people practices, provides leadership to almost 5,000 members. Established in 1942, BC HRMA is a founding member of the Canadian Council of Human Resources Associations (CCHRA) and the exclusive grantor of the Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) designation in British Columbia.

For further information, interview opportunities or media attendance, please contact:
Erin Breden 604.694.6930, toll-free at 800.665.1961, or

For more information contact:
Erin Breden
Communications Specialist
Phone: 604.694.6930

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