MEDIA ADVISORY - Hon. Jim Prentice, CIBC Vice Chairman, to speak at International LNG Conference in British Columbia

MEDIA ADVISORY - Hon. Jim Prentice, CIBC Vice Chairman, to speak at 
International LNG Conference in British Columbia 
Speech will focus on the issues facing the Liquefied Natural Gas market 
VANCOUVER, Feb. 22, 2013 /CNW/ - CIBC (CM: TSX) (CM: NYSE) - The Honourable 
Jim Prentice, P.C., Q.C., Senior Executive Vice-President and Vice Chairman of 
CIBC, will be the evening keynote speaker at the International LNG Conference 
on February 25. 
In his remarks, Mr. Prentice will discuss what he believes are the key issues 
that need to be addressed to ensure Canada and British Columbia's success in 
the Liquefied Natural Gas market. 
Mr. Prentice joined CIBC in January 2011 and has responsibility for expanding 
CIBC's relationships with corporate clients across Canada and abroad, and for 
providing leadership on strategic initiatives to enhance CIBC's position in 
the market. He joined the bank following a successful career as a lawyer, 
Member of Parliament and one of the most senior Ministers in the Canadian 
Government. He served variously as the Minister of Industry, the Minister of 
the Environment, the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development and 
was the Minister responsible for major pipeline projects. He was also the 
Co-Chair of the Indian Claims Commission of Canada from 1993 until 2000. 
Mr. Prentice will be available for media interviews after this event. 
What:       Remarks to the International LNG Conference 
Who:        Hon. Jim Prentice, P.C., Q.C., Senior Executive Vice 

            President and Vice Chairman, CIBC

When:       Monday, February 25, 2013, 6:30 PM PT

Where:      Vancouver Convention Centre - West
            1055 Canada Place
            Vancouver, BC

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