Monster Canada to Sponsor Human Capital Institute's Montreal City Summit

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'Our Future: A Public Dialogue' will address critical human capital issues.

Quebec faces both significant challenges and unprecedented opportunity as it strives to reposition itself in the global economy.

The Human Capital Institute (HCI), a global professional association and educator in talent management strategies, announced today that Monster Canada will sponsor HCI's Montreal City Summit at the Platinum level.

This year's Montreal City Summit, titled 'Our Future: A Public Dialogue,' is being hosted by HCI and McGill University on the McGill campus on October 19, 2006. The Summit is aimed at exploring the challenges and opportunities Quebec faces both in North America and on the global stage.

The full-day event will feature keynote speakers as well as moderated panel discussions on several topics that include: demographics, including the attraction, development and retention of talent; globalization and Quebec's sustainable, unique competitive advantages; the role of knowledge and education in securing a common future; innovation and how Quebec can best meet the productivity challenge; and integration of social values and educational and economic imperatives to build success.

"Monster Canada's support enables us to host an event of critical importance to the Canadian business community," said Allan Schweyer, HCI's President & Executive Director. "Quebec faces both significant challenges and unprecedented opportunity as it strives to reposition itself in the global economy." Prominent leaders from business, government, media and the academic community will participate in the event.

"We're pleased to support the Montreal City Summit," said Gabriel Bouchard, Vice President and General Manager of Monster Canada. "Addressing the workforce needs of Quebec is one of Monster Canada's primary objectives."

The Montreal City Summit begins at 7:30 a.m. with a continental breakfast and a networking opportunity. The program includes a lunch keynote address and a closing cocktail reception. The event, open to the public, is free to all HCI members.

For more information, please call 866-538-1909 or visit:

http://www.humancapitalinstitute.org

ABOUT MONSTER CANADA

Monster Canada (http://www.Monster.ca) is Canada's leading career management portal - a bilingual, user-friendly online resource that is revolutionizing job seeking and recruitment. Headquartered in Montreal, Monster Canada is part of Monster, the leading global online careers and recruitment resource. Monster was founded in 1994 and is headquartered in Maynard, Massachusetts. Monster has 26 local language and content sites in 24 countries worldwide. Monster is known for connecting quality job seekers at all levels with leading employers across all industries and offers employers innovative technology and superior services that give them more control over the recruiting process. To learn more about Monster's industry-leading employer products and services, please visit: http://www.monster.ca

ABOUT MCGILL UNIVERSITY

McGill is an international university whose main language of instruction is English. Located in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, McGill comprises 21 faculties and professional schools offering over 300 programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels. McGill University is perhaps best known for its research and innovation, as well as its business management programs. The McGill MBA Program inspires students to be decision-makers and innovators in a global economy. The Financial Times of London survey of 100 MBA programs places McGill MBA graduates first in North America and 10th worldwide for international mobility. For more information, please visit: mcgill.ca

ABOUT THE HUMAN CAPITAL INSTITUTE

The Human Capital Institute is a think tank, educator, and global professional association dedicated to the advancement of talent management practices with individuals and organizations. HCI serves as a catalyst for innovative thinking in integrated talent strategy, acquisition, development, engagement, management, and measurement. Through research and collaboration, HCI programs collect original, creative ideas from a field of the brightest thought leaders in talent management. Those ideas are then transformed into measurable, real-world strategies that help its members attract and retain high-performing people, build a diverse, inclusive workplace, and leverage individual and team performance throughout the enterprise. HCI members represent a broad coalition of educators, talent managers and executives. For more information, please visit: http://www.humancapitalinstitute.org

PRESS CONTACTS

Monster Canada

Porter Novelli Canada

Jennifer Wasley

416-422-7189

McGill University

Kathryn Waslen

514-831-4812

Human Capital Institute

Andrea Miller

866-538-1909

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