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AIC Spring Engagement Session

The Agri-Food Innovation Council (AIC) is proud present the AIC Spring Engagement Session as an in-person event in Canada’s capital city.

AIC Spring Engagement Session
May 2 – 3, 2022
Ottawa Marriott Hotel | 100 Kent Street | Ottawa, Ontario


May 2, 2022 | 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Symposium (presentations)

May 3, 2022 | 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Symposium (presentations)

May 3, 2022 | 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Cocktail Reception with government officials – hosted jointly by AIC and CropLife Canada

The engagement session will feature panel presentations from Canada’s Innovation Superclusters and Agriscience clusters beginning in the afternoon on May 2nd and go all day on May 3rd to discuss their latest research and methods of collaboration in light of the pandemic world we’re living in.

Our panels once again will include agri-food related projects funded by the Strategic Innovation Fund as well as expert panelists from agri-food related institutes and academia.

We anticipate attracting leaders and innovators from across the agri-food sector who are eager to share, discuss and collaborate on emerging issues and trends in agri-food. This year, let the Agri-Food Innovation Spring Engagement Session will help you accomplish your goals by building new relationships and discovering innovations in your field.

How to Register

We hope you’ll join us and expand the pool of expertise and knowledge at this year’s engagement session to help grow and continue to innovate the agri-food sector together.   

Registration Fees includes a breakfast, networking breaks, a luncheon, cocktail reception and all presentations held May 2 and 3.

AIC Members – $275 plus HST

Non -Members – $325 plus HST

Register as an attendee here.

Partnership Opportunities

AIC offers an opportunity to help support, grow, and increase the impact of the Summit by offering  Platinum, Gold, and Silver partnership levels. 

For more information on partnership benefits and how to become a partner, please click here.

Hotel Information and Accommodations

The Ottawa Marriott is our engagement session hotel.  The Ottawa Marriott Hotel, located in downtown Ottawa.

Book your accommodations to take advantage of our special discounted accommodation rates starting at $209.00 per night (plus applicable taxes and fees)

Ottawa Marriott Hotel

100 Kent Street.
Ottawa, ON. K1P 5R7
Telephone: 613-238-1122

Click here to book your room today to take advantage of this special room rate.

The room block has been extended to Friday April 8th, 2022. Book your room today!

Do you have questions about the event, partnership opportunities or hotel information? Please contact AIC’s Event Manager at

Thank you to our Partners

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Partners

Silver Sponsors