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Leading Edge Farm Management Conference 2018

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Holiday Inn & Suites

33 Petrolia Drive

Gasoline Alley

Red Deer, AB T4E 1B3

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February 13 & 14, 2018

Red Deer - Holiday Inn & Suites on Gasoline Alley

ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Leading Edge Farm Management Conference gives delegates unprecedented access to some of Alberta's top farm business management advisors.

PROGRAM

The 2018 program is designed specifically for those operators who want to learn more about farm business structures including transistions to parterships, joint ventures, or becoming incorporated. Learn about the benefits of each structure and how to make the transition. Opportunities for operations that have sources of farm income or spousal income will also be covered.

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SPEAKERS

Merle Good - Independent farm Management Consultant

Merle in launching his Private Consulting Business, GRS Consulting; has continued to focus on identifying and adapting financial management and tax-related strategies with unique business structures to meet the ever-evolving needs of the Agricultural Industry. Over the past three years Merle has had the privilege to speak at over 70 public seminars and works with over a hundred farm clients per year.

Dean Gallimore - Certified Professional Accountant & Business Valuator
Dean is a retired partner from KPMG LLP in Lethbridge where he spent his career working with agriculture clients and strategies. He has authored a Professional Development Publication for CCH Canada Limited on Farm Taxation and co-written Tax Strategies for Farmers (published by Alberta Agriculture).

Rob Strilchuk - Tax Adviser - Agriculture, MNP
Rob is a tax advisor and partner in the Agriculture Services area of MNP and also grain farms with his brothers southeast of Edmonton. His 29 year background not only in tax, but in farming as well, has allowed him to easily discuss matters, determine the problem and come up with practical solutions or plans for farm producers in a manner that is not overwhelming for them.

Ryan Stephenson - Senior Manager - Tax and Valuations, KPMG

Ryan is a Senior Manager in KPMG’s Tax practice based in Lethbridge. He has been associated with KPMG since 2007. Ryan provides corporate and personal income tax advisory and tax compliance services to clients. He assists business clients in implementing reorganization plans for estate planning, succession planning and tax advantages. He has also performed Quality Practice Review on the tax groups in other KPMG offices.

Reg Shandro - Mediator & Adviser, Farmacist Advisory Services Inc

Recognized by the Canadian Farm Business Management Council as an authority on Succession Planning, Reg feels there is no better way to make a living than helping people. He has been honoured to help countless families navigate multi-faceted issues on and off the farm, while wearing jeans 360+ days a year.

In 2006 Reg became a qualified Mediator and founded Farmacist Advisory and Mediation Services Inc. Over the years he has developed a proprietary process that gets the job done, increasing family harmony and farm prosperity. He wears three hats in his professional practice. First he is a mediator, remaining neutral in tough, complicated disputes. Second, he is an Expert Advisor—defined as having over 10 000 hours of practice—able to stick his “knows” in with tact to serve his clients. Third, he is a resource, ready to connect you with trusted professionals.


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