2. Creating your biography

To assist us in introducing you, we include biographies for all speakers and chairs in the conference workbook.

Your biography should describe your present position and your accomplishments, particularly those that are relevant to this conference. It should be no longer than 150 words in length. Please be advised that it may be shortened to 60-90 words in the printed brochure.

Please provide the following information:

  1. Full name
  2. Company title(s)
  3. Area of practice/specialization
  4. Associations, memberships, committees, organizations and your appropriate title within these groups
  5. Honours, degrees
  6. Publications
  7. Lectures, any other conference appearances

Biography Example

Peter A. Milligan, Partner, Poole Milligan

Mr. Milligan graduated from Geneva College in Pennsylvania in 1971 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics. In 1974, he received a Bachelor of Laws Degree from Osgoode Hall Law School of York University. He was called to the Bar in 1977. Mr. Milligan is a partner in the law firm of Poole Milligan where his practice is restricted to administrative and municipal law matters with particular emphasis on property tax and assessment law. He is a member of several professional organizations including the Institute of Municipal Assessors of Ontario, the International Association of Assessing Officers, the Institute of Property Taxation and the Canadian Property Tax Association. Mr. Milligan writes and speaks regularly on municipal and property assessment matters and is presently the Executive Editor of “Focus on Canadian Municipal Assessment Taxation.