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2019 Annual Conference: Using the Power of Data for Making Food Sustainably

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6250 Highway 7

Vaughan, ON L4H 4G3

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Join us for the 4th Annual Making Food Sustainably Conference!


Compete, Innovate and Capture Value through the POWER OF DATA

To be an industry leader in today’s digital economy you need data you can trust and insights you can action.
Join us on February 26 & 27, 2019 to learn how to leverage data to:

- Optimize Operations
- Increase Productivity
- Reduce Costs
- Elevate Your Brand
- Develop Innovative Products

Register today to outperform your peers and drive business competitiveness


Why Attend?


The conference sessions will offer actionable content about:

  • How to prepare your business to respond to the latest climate change science

  • How supply chain technology is transforming food transparency and consumer trust

  • Establishing an organizational culture of data-use and continuous improvement

  • Leveraging data to drive efficiencies and reduce costs in your operation

  • The importance of understanding your business's natural capital risk


Conference Themes


  • Responsible Sourcing/Supply Chain Transparency: Can blockchain technology ensure products come from sustainable and ethical sources in a cost-effective manner?

  • Climate Change Mitigation: How is artificial intelligence being used to solve the earth's challenges, such as the impact of climate change on water, agriculture and biodiversity?

  • Valuing Natural Capital: By assigning value to natural resources such as biodiversity, soil, and water, can we better understand and mitigate our exposure to environmental risks?

  • Food Loss + Waste: Can we use predictive analytics and big data to solve the inefficiencies and waste in our food system? Can this data be leveraged for a truly Circular Economy?


Agenda-at-a-Glance


Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Evening Networking Reception

Richard Worzel Keynote | Geopolitical Impacts to Food Industry Sustainability

  • An insightful talk on the mega issues impacting Canada’s food system and strategies for businesses to successfully prepare for change.


Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Cher Mereweather Opening Keynote | Purpose to Profit: How to Leverage Your Data for Decision Making

Corrine Sandler Keynote | Demystifying Data for Business Competitiveness

Power of Data to Address the Mega Challenges

  • Responsible Sourcing/Supply Chain Transparency - Can block-chain technology ensure products come from sustainable and ethical sources in a cost-effective manner?
  • Valuing Natural Capital - By assigning value to natural resources such as biodiversity, soil, and water, can we better understand and mitigate our exposure to environmental risks?
  • Food Loss + Waste & Circular Economy - Can we use predictive analytics and big data to solve the inefficiencies and waste in our food system? Can this data be leveraged for a truly Circular Economy?

Leveraging Data to Make Food Sustainably

  • How small and medium sized enterprises can use key performance indicator data to reduce business risk, improve operational efficiency and profitability.


Bob Willard Keynote |
Nurturing Employees with Embracing Change & Innovation in a Data Driven World

Andrew Winston Closing Keynote | Latest Science on Climate Change and How Businesses Should Respond


For more information about this event, or for sponsorship opportunities, contact Holly Hendershot via email at hhendershot@provisioncoalition.com




PLATINUM SPONSOR


University of Guelph

LUNCHEON SPONSOR

Enginess




RECEPTION HOSPITALITY SPONSOR

enel x




BREAKFAST SPONSOR

Synthesis Agri-Food Network



NETWORKING SPONSORS


City of Guelph


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Universal EventSpace

6250 Highway 7

Vaughan, ON L4H 4G3

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