AIC 2017 Conference – Speaker Announcements
AIC is pleased to announce several distinguished speakers who will be presenting their work and insights at the Agricultural Institute of Canada’s upcoming national conference, Agricultural Innovation in a Changing Environment taking place in Winnipeg, April 24-26, 2017.
Naveed Aziz – Director, Technology Programs, Genome Canada
Dr. Steven Frey – Senior Scientist, Aquanty Inc. & Lead Scientist, Assiniboine River Basin Research Project
Sean Goertzen – Climate Initiative Coordinator, Keystone Agricultural Producers
Dr. Abdul Jalil – Assistant Deputy Minister, Western Economic Diversification
Dr. Cynthia Scott-Dupree – Professor and Bayer CropScience Chair in Sustainable Pest Management, University of Guelph
Alison Sunstrum – Co-CEO, GrowSafe Systems
Dr. Hank Venema – Planning Director, Prairie Climate Centre, International Institute for Sustainable Development
David Wiens – Vice-President, Dairy Farmers of Canada & Chair of proAction Committee
Dr. Karin Wittenberg – Dean, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, University of Manitoba
Speakers will participate in Discovery Talks showcasing the latest agricultural innovations as well as expert panels consisting of diverse agricultural and environmental stakeholder groups who will offer insights and foster discussion among government and industry representatives, agri-entrepreneurs, academia, and the agricultural research community.
Visit the conference website to learn more about conference themes and new speakers as they are confirmed!