The Guelph Plant Science Symposium is bringing together six remarkable individuals with diverse perspectives and backgrounds to speak about communications in the agricultural sector. The day-long seminar is completely free to attend for university students, staff and faculty. Check out our website for more information about the speakers, the schedule, and how to get here!
Breakfast and lunch provided to all attendee's.
7:45 AM Registration opens
8:00 AM Light Breakfast (coffee and snacks)
8:30 AM Opening statements by Plant Agriculture Department students, faculty, and Dr. Tabare Abadie (Dupont Pioneer)
9:00 AM Talk by Dr. Radu Totir A private industry perspective on communication throughout a scientist's career
9:40 AM Talk by Dr. Alastair Summerlee
10:20 AM AM Break with snacks
10:40 AM Keynote by Dr. Kevin Folta - Discussing modern agricultural technologies with a concerned public
12:00 PM Lunch (sandwiches)
12:40 PM Talk by Bruce Sargent - Communicating agriculture effectively in a fast paced world
1:20 PM Talk by Ian Duncan
2:00 PM Break (coffee and cookies)
2:20 PM Speaker #6
3:00 PM Closing Remarks