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Join Alberta Barley and the Alberta Wheat Commission as they host the 3rd annual Prairie Cereals Summit in the prictuesque Banff.

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Join Alberta Barley and the Alberta Wheat Commission as they host the 3rd annual Prairie Cereals Summit in the iconic Banff Springs Hotel.

This industry favourite begins with Alberta Barley's 29th Annual General Meeting the afternoon of Wednesday, December 9 followed by a beer tasting sponsored by ATB Financial. On December 10, a full agenda of leading experts and industry speakers present on all things wheat and barley. See the keynote information below.

Secure your PCS Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel nightly rate for only $189/night + taxes!

***Room Block access: Call Fairmont's In-House Reservations team at 1-833-762-6866. If our In-House team is not available, the call will automatically be forwarded to our Global Reservations Centre. Please identify yourself as being a Prairie Cereals Summit guest.

Additionally, attendees may book via the following online booking link: https://book.passkey.com/go/2020PrairieCerealsSummit

We look forward to seeing you there! 

Prairie Cereals Summit Agenda

Wednesday, December 9, 2020

12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.                  Registration Open

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.                    Alberta Barley directors and delegates session

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.                    Alberta Barley Annual General Meeting (AGM)

  • Chair’s report – Dave Bishop
  • General Manager’s report – Tom Steve, Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions
  • Review of audited financials FY 2020 – James Melnyk, MNP
  • Election Results

*Please note, while all are welcome to attend the AGM portion of the Prairie Cereals Summit, only directors and delegates are able to vote on resolutions.

 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.                  BASF Welcome Reception

ATB Financial Beer Tasting

Everyone

7:30 p.m. – 9:45 p.m.                   Fairmont Banff Springs - Cascade Room

 

Thursday, December 10, 2020

Full conference day from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. with keynote Dr. Sylvain Charlebois presenting on "COVID-19 happened. Now what? The pandemic's legacy on our food supply chain".

Dr. Sylvain Charlebois is a Professor in food distribution and policy in the Faculties of Management and Agriculture at Dalhousie University in Halifax. He is also the Scientific Director of the Agri-food Analytics Lab, also located at Dalhousie University. He is as well the former Dean of the Faculty of Management at Dalhousie University. Before joining Dalhousie, he was affiliated with the University of Guelph’s Arrell Food Institute, which he co-founded. While at the University of Guelph, he was also the Associate Dean of Research for the College of Business and Economics.

Known as “The Food Professor”, his current research interest lies in the broad area of food distribution, security and safety. He is one of the world's most cited scholars in food supply chain management, food value chains and traceability.

He has authored five books on global food systems, his most recent one published in 2017 by Wiley-Blackwell entitled “Food Safety, Risk Intelligence and Benchmarking”. He has also published over 500 peer-reviewed journal articles in several academic publications. Furthermore, his research has been featured in several newspapers and media groups, including The Economist, the New York Times, the Boston Globe, the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, BBC, NBC, ABC, Fox News, Foreign Affairs, the Globe & Mail, the National Post and the Toronto Star.

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Banquet dinner and entertainment

For more information please contact:

Megan Evans

mevans@albertawheatbarley.com 

403.219.7911

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