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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.

Speakers include:

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!

Conference Agenda