CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - April 17, 2015) - Attendees will hear from an impressive speaker line-up at the Western Regional Canadian Pension & Benefits Institute (CPBI) conference in Banff next week. Under the conference banner "At the Speed of Light", Twitter's VP North America Media Partnerships, Kirstine Stewart, author and multicultural workplace expert Dr. Lionel Laroche and founding member of The Barenaked Ladies, Steven Page will enlighten and entertain conference-goers at the Rimrock Hotel April 22 to 24.

The conference is being staged by the Alberta and BC chapters of the CPBI, and will offer delegates a range of opportunities to hear from high-profile keynoters as well as innovative industry experts on various workplace, pension, benefits and investment topics.

"We're excited to present a high quality conference experience for delegates," said Kristin Smith, Conference Chair. "In addition to Dr. Laroche, Mr. Page and Ms. Stewart, other keynote speakers include Bill Morneau, Executive Chairman of Morneau Shepell and Carl Hess, Managing Director of Americas for Towers Watson. Together with these engaging keynotes, the conference sessions will give attendees new insights into the future of pensions and benefits."

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Founded in 1960, the Canadian Pension & Benefits Institute is a national, not-for-profit organization that specializes in providing members and non-members alike with industry-related educational sessions across Canada, in the pensions, employee benefits and investment sectors.

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