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Cereal Innovation Symposium

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Sheraton Red Deer Hotel

3310 50 Avenue

Red Deer, AB T4N 3X9

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Alberta Wheat Commission and Alberta Barley present the inagural Cereal Innovation Symposium.

Hear from some of Canada’s best in cereal science and technology including established wheat breeder and plant geneticist, Dr. Curtis Pozniak at Cereal Innovation Symposium this winter.

In conjunction with the provincial agronomy update, Cereal Innovation Symposium will feature the latest in agronomic tips for your favourite cereal crops.

January 10th Agenda

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Registration and welcome reception

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Dinner

7:00 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. International Market Outreach with Commissions, a panel discussion – Cam Dahl, Cereals Canada, Kevin Auch, Alberta Wheat Commission, and Jason Lenz, Alberta Barley

7:45 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Networking Reception

January 11th Agenda

8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Registration and Breakfast

9:00 a.m. – 9:40 a.m. How to Produce Marketable Malt Barley - Kevin Sich, Supply Chain Director, Rahr Malting Canada Ltd., Alix

9:40 a.m. – 10:20 a.m. Breeding Canada Prairie Spring Wheat Cultivars for Western Canada – Dr. Harpinder Singh Randhawa, Research Scientist, AAFC Lethbridge

10:20 a.m. - 10:40 a.m. Break

10:40 a.m. - 11:20 a.m. Use of Advanced Agronomic Practices in Malt Barley: Benefits and Risk to Yield and Quality – Dr. Breanne Tidemann, AAFC Lacombe

11:20 a.m. - 12:00 a.m. Best Management Practices to Support the Adoption of an Ultra-Early Wheat Seeding System Across Broad Acres in Western Canada – Graham Collier, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Alberta

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Welcome to the Future: Technologies to Support Breeding of Superior Wheat Varieties – Dr. Curtis Pozniak, Plant Geneticist and Wheat Breeder at the University of Saskatchewan

2:00 p.m. – 2:20 p.m. Break

2:20 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Nitrogen Fixation in Triticale: NIF Gene Delivery into Mitochondrial Genomes and Possibilities in Wheat – Dr. Alicja Ziemienowicz, Research Biologist at AAFC Lethbridge

3:00 p.m. - 3:40 p.m. Being Innovative in Breeding a 10,000-Year-Old Crop – Dr. Yadeta Kabeta, Research Scientist at Alberta Agriculture and Forestry: FCDC Lacombe

3:40 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. In Closing: The Future of Wheat in Alberta, Clair Langlois, Cereal Extension . Specialist with Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, FCDC Lacombe

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