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AIC National Meeting 2023

Date: November 7 – 8, 2023 in Canada’s Capital Region
Location: Chateau Cartier, Canada’s Capital Region

The Agri-Food Innovation Council (AIC) National Meeting is an occasion for leaders in research and innovation in the agri-food sectors and related stakeholders to gather and share information on the latest programs and innovation.

This year, our theme is: Agri-Food: Bringing research and innovation to reality – knowledge dissemination and adoption.

Presentations will focus on:

  • Knowledge dissemination (best practices, extension services, etc.)
  • Upscaling new technologies (such as going from new technology to mass distribution)
  • Financial mechanisms to support adoption (funding programs, financial tools, etc.)

Important Dates:

  • July 12th – last day to save on your registration;
  • October 6th – last day to book accommodation at conference rate;
  • November 7th – Day of the Conference;
  • November 7th – Networking Reception;
  • November 8th – Day 2 of the Conference.

Venue & Accommodations

The Meeting Sessions will take place at the beautiful Chateau Cartier, in Gatineau QC.  Delegates can take advantage of the group rates starting at $179.00 (plus 14.975% taxes and 3.5% lodging taxes per night).

Chateau Cartier

1170 Chemin d’Aylmer
Gatineau, QC  J9H 7L3
(819) 777-8870

To book your accommodation, please call or e-mail the Hotel directly.

Direct Line: 819-778-0000
Toll-free: 800-807-1088

When making reservations, guests should refer to the room bloc code CDTAIC to obtain the special rate. Room block closes on October 6th, 2023.

Conference Registration

Event Registration includes:

  • All sessions breakfast, luncheon, and nutrition breaks and Networking Reception November 7th
  • All sessions, breakfast, luncheon, and nutrition breaks on November 8th  

AIC Members – Full Registration 

  • $450.00 plus taxes (early bird rate until July 12th 2023)
  • $500.00 plus taxes (as of July 13th, 2023)

Non-Member – Full Registration

  • $550.00 plus tax (early bird rate until July 12th, 2023)
  • $600.00 plus taxes (as of July 13th, 2023)

Sponsorship and Exhibitor Opportunities

Become a sponsor or Exhibitor today to help grow the AIC’s programs and have your brand featured throughout the event.

We have a variety of packages to fit your organization’s needs.  Click here to view our opportunities.

Thank you to our Sponsors!

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