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May 2, 2019

7:30 AM - 8:00 AM

Registration

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

Welcome Remarks

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Paul Johnson

Assistant Deputy Minister

Ministry of Agriculture

8:15 AM - 9:15 AM

What's Next is Now: Disruptors Defining a New Marketplace

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Carman Allison

VP of Consumer Insights

Nielsen

9:15 AM - 10:30 AM

Artificial Intelligence in Food and Beverage Processing

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Brett Brohl

Managing Director

Techstars Farm to Fork Accelerator

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Tiffany Stephenson

Chief Marketing Officer

Protein Industries Canada

Protein Industries Canada and Venture Capital Opportunities

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

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Sean O'Connor

Venture Capital Fund Manager

Conexus Credit Union

10:30 AM - 10:45 AM

Networking Break

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Lunch

12:25 PM - 1:00 PM

Fieldcraft: An ingredient discovery platform

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Michael Chapman

Co-Founder

Fieldcraft

1:05 PM - 2:15 PM

Panel: The business case for sustainability in value-added agriculture

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Moderator

Krystal Tendler

Director, Agriculture Awareness Unit

Government of Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture

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Jeffrey Fitzpatrick-Stilwell

Sr. Manager of NA Sustainability

McDonald's

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Cher Mereweather

CEO

Provision Coalition

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Jim Smolik

Head of Canada Corporate Affairs

Cargill

2:15 PM - 3:00 PM

The Mindful Consumer: How to ensure objective analysis wins

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Jeff Hilton

CEO

BrandHive

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Networking Break

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM

Panel: Expanding your business horizons in CPTPP markets

Join Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and Global Affairs Canada trade commissioners from Vietnam, Indonesia, Mexico, and Japan for a discussion of new opportunities to diversify your exports under the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Keynote: Value-Added Market Strategy

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Jo-Ann McArthur

CEO

Nourish Marketing

5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Networking and Reception

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Presented By

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Lucio De Martinis

Manager of Sustainability

Saputo Dairy Products Canada

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Kirk Westgard

Assistant Deputy Minister

Ministry of Trade and Export Development

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Tuan Anh Tran

AAFC Trade Commissioner

Embassy of Canada in Hanoi, Vietnam

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Jennifer Rodrigue

First Secretary and AAFC Trade Commisioner

Embassy of Mexico

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Takashi Furukawa

AAFC Trade Commissioner

Consulate of Canada in Nagoya Japan

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Chris Anderson

Counsellor and Regional Trade Commisioner

Indonesia and ASEAN

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Moderator

Katie Meredith

Sr. Market Development Officer

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

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Join our 200 industry, government, and non-profit delegates at a networking and reception event with beverages and appetizers at the Top of the Inn in the Sheraton Cavalier.

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David Marit

Minister of Agriculture

Government of Saskatchewan

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