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Banff, AB T1L 1J4

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Join Alberta Barley and the Alberta Wheat Commission as they host the 2nd annual Prairie Cereals Summit in the prictuesque Banff Springs Hotel.

This industry favourite begins with Alberta Barley's 28th Annual General Meeting the afternoon of Wednesday, December 11 followed by the signature pub tour in downtown Banff that evening. On December 12th, a full agenda of leading experts and industry speakers present on all things wheat and barley. See the draft agenda below.

*** For room block rate access for the Fairmont Banff Springs, please use the following link before November 10, 2019 - https://book.passkey.com/go/2019prairiecerealssummit

We look forward to seeing you there!

Prairie Cereals Summit Agenda

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

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 2019 – James Melnyk, MNP
  • Election Results
  • Sock Reveal

*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.

ATB Financial Pub Tour

Meet in the main lobby to the Banff Springs Hotel for the shuttle bus to downtown at 6:45 p.m.

Everyone

7:30 p.m. – 8:45 p.m. Wild Bill’s Saloon (201 Banff Ave)


Group A

8:45 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Rose and Crown (202 Banff Ave)

9:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Park Distillery (219 Banff Ave)

10:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Lower Rundle Lounge (Banff Springs Hotel)


Group B

8:45 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Park Distillery (219 Banff Ave)

9:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m. Rose and Crown (202 Banff Ave)

10:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Lower Rundle Lounge (Banff Springs Hotel)

Thursday, December 12, 2019

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast sponsored by Rahr Malting

7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration

8:15 a.m. – 8:25 a.m. Opening Remarks – Dave Bishop, Alberta Barley and Gary Stanford, Alberta Wheat Commission

8:25 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Code of Practice - Honourable Ted Menzies

9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. AdvancingAg presentation presented by Corteva

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Grain Transportation Panel - Sean Finn, CN, Dave Bishop, Alberta Barley, and Jeff Nielsen, Alberta Barley moderated by Allana Koch

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Coffee Break sponsored by SeCan

10:45 a.m. – 11:40 p.m. Sensing something new in Ag – Susie Li, Alberta Innovates, Joy Agnew, Olds College and Kristina Polzhiehn, Nuffield scholar

11:40 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Bochchain – Matt Hamill, Red Shed Malting, Natasha Peiskar, Last Best Brewing and Kyran Flett, Canada Malting moderated by Lauren Comin, Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch sponsored by Nutrien

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. International Trade with a Focus on China – Honourable Stockwell Day

2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Giving Producers Cash Flow Options - Mark Drouin Advance Payments Program, AAFC

2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Coffee break sponsored by FarmCash

2:30 p.m. – 3:20 p.m. Sustainability and consumer choice: the chemical paradox - Greg Viers, Barilla America Inc., Adam Dyck, Warbuton’s and Jason Lenz, Alberta Wheat Commission moderated by Geoff Backman, Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions

3:20 p.m. – 4:10 p.m. Federal Election Post Mortem - Danielle Smith, Global News/770 CHQR

4:10 p.m. – 4:25 p.m. Closing Remarks


Evening Events

6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Beer hour and research poster session

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Banquet dinner

8:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Banquet entertainment with comedian Joe Pillitteri


For more information please contact:

Megan Evans

mevans@albertawheatbarley.com

403.219.7911

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