Media Advisory - Hon. Jim Prentice, CIBC Vice Chairman, to give keynote address at the Canada Liquid Natural Gas Export Forum on

Media Advisory - Hon. Jim Prentice, CIBC Vice Chairman, to give keynote 
address at the Canada Liquid Natural Gas Export Forum on the imperative to 
move quickly on Asian opportunities 
CALGARY, Sept. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - CIBC (CM: TSX; NYSE) - The Honorable Jim 
Prentice, P.C., Q.C., Senior Executive Vice-President and Vice Chairman of 
CIBC, will give a keynote address at the Canada Liquid Natural Gas Export 
Forum in Calgary on September 18. 
In his remarks, Mr. Prentice will share his views on why Canada has 
unprecedented potential to be a global supplier of Liquid Natural Gas to Asia 
but that if we don't move quickly we are at risk of squandering the opprtunity 
to competition from the U.S., Australia and elesewhere. 
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 before and after his 
remarks.   
WHAT:     The Canada LNG Export Forum 
WHO:      Hon. Jim Prentice, P.C., Q.C., Senior Executive Vice 
      President and Vice Chairman, CIBC 
WHEN:     Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 12:30 PM MST 
WHERE:    Hyatt Regency Calgary 
      Calgary, Alberta 
About CIBC 
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SOURCE  CIBC 
Kevin Dove, Communications and Public Affairs, CIBC at 
416-980-8835,kevin.dove@cibc.com. 
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CO: Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce
ST: Alberta
NI: FIN MED  
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