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Past Conferences and Events

AIC's workshop, Food and Fuel from Agri-Resources, took place December 4, 2009 in Calgary. Visit the workshop page for further information.

AIC Annual Conference 2007

Making Choices: Consumers and Their Impact on Canada's Agriculture and Food,
November 5-6, 2007, Crowne Plaza Chateau Lacombe, Edmonton

Program and Abstracts Book

Download the Powerpoint Presentations

Conference Sponsors

The 2007 conference was made possible by contributions from:

Department of Rural Economy, University of Alberta The Canadian Agri-Food Policy Institute

AVAC Ltd. IFASA

Saskatchewan Research Council The Agricultural Institute of Canada Foundation Pioneer

Dow AgroSciences Syngenta

Farm Credit Canada


AIC Annual Conference 2006

Innovation for Growth - Trends and Successes Redefining Agriculture

November 5-8, 2006 Fairmont, Winnipeg

Download the Program with abstracts of each platform presentation

Final Program

Download the Powerpoint Presentations and Participant listing

Presentations and Participants - AIC Annual Conference 2006

AIC Annual Forum 2005 /2005 Forum annuel de l'IAC

"Identifying Strategies to Support Sustainable Agriculture in Canada" / "À la recherche de stratégies de soutien de l'agriculture durable au Canada"

November 6-9, 2005 / Du 6 au 9 novembre 2005 Loews Le Concorde Hotel, Quebec City / Hôtel Loews Le Concorde, Québec

The Agricultural Institute of Canada, in collaboration with l'Ordre des agronomes du Québec, and other partners, is hosting the national Forum: Identifying Strategies to Support Sustainable Agriculture in Canada to address the issues and explore approaches to achieving measurable advances towards the goals for sustainability.

L'Institut agricole du Canada, en collaboration avec l'Ordre des agronomes du Québec, et d'autres partenaires, sont l'hôte d'un forum national sous le thème : À la recherche de stratégies de soutien à l'agriculture durable au Canada. Cet forum sera l'occasion d'échanger sur les enjeux de l'agriculture durable et sur les approaches susceptibles de favoriser sa mise en oeuvre.

Download the program booklet

Updated Program and registration information - October 28, 2005
Programme préliminaire et information sur l'inscription - 2, novembre 2005

Download the Powerpoint Presentations

Presentations - AIC Annual Forum 2005 /Presentations - 2005 Forum annuel de l'IAC

AIC Semi-Annual Meeting 2005

Food Safety Policy and Regulations and Their Impact on Marketing and Trade

AIC held their Semi-Annual Members Meeting this spring in Victoria to bring together members for professional devlelopment and to provide input on issues facing the agri-food sector.

The Food Safety Policy and Regulations and Their Impact on Marketing and Trade Symposium kicked off the meeting on Friday April 8, 2005 at the Hotel Grand Pacific in Victoria British Columbia.

Final Program and registration form

Presentations from the Symposium are below

AIC Semi-Annual Meeting 2005 Presentations

    2003 Conference: From the Farm Gate to the Dinner Plate

    The Agricultural Institute of Canada Foundation (AICF) supports and promotes the science of agriculture and the important role that it plays in providing Canadians with a safe, affordable and nutritious food supply.

    The AICF undertakes research and communications initiatives to disseminate information related to advances in agricultural products and practices.

    AIC Foundation in cooperation with partners in the agriculture and food sector are hosted their National conference. The 2003 theme, "From the Farm Gate to the Dinner Plate" brought together experts in the field of food safety to provide a forum for presentations and workshops to address critical food safety issues and disseminate factual, scientific information about advances in agricultural technologies and products.

    The Conference program is available in PDF format: Abstracts Book [PDF - 643KB].

    Powerpoint presentations from the conference are available in PDF format: AICF Presentations.

    From the farm gate To the dinner plate

    AICF Salutes the following Sponsors and supporters of our Conference

    Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development
    British Columbia Agriculture, Food and Fisheries
    Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food
    Agricultural Institute of Canada
    Nova Scotia Department of Agriculture and Fisheries and the Nova Scotia Farm Loan Board
    Crop Life Canada
    Pioneer Hi-Bred
    Canadian Pork Council
    Syngenta Crop Protection Canada, Inc.

    2002 Conference:

    In order to provide a forum for the presentation of the latest scientific research, technological advancements, best agricultural practices, and policy and legislation related to the use of agricultural nutrients the AICF hosted a national conference "Agricultural Nutrients and Their Impact on Rural Water Quality." The conference brought together representatives of academia, agri-science, municipalities and other stakeholders in rural water quality, for the exchange of factual information and the promotion of meaningful discussion of the issues.

    The conference attracted almost 300 participants and the proceedings have been compiled on a searchable CD-Rom compliling more than 300 pages of papers and submissions. The CD is available for purchase from the AIC Foundation at a cost of $45 plus applicable GST/HST. The table of contents [PDF - 1,623KB] pages are available for viewing.

    To order your proceedings please contact:

    Manager, AIC Foundation
    9 Corvus Court
    Ottawa ON K2E 7Z4
    T: 613-232-9459 ext 303 F: 613-594-5190
    E: aicf@aic.ca

    or print the order form and fax it to 613-594-5190.