Media advisory - Dairy Farmers of Canada's Annual Policy Conference February 7, 2013

OTTAWA, Feb. 5, 2013 /CNW/ - Dairy Farmers of Canada (DFC) is holding its Annual Policy Conference in Ottawa on February 7, 2013 at the Fairmont Château Laurier and would like to extend an invitation to media. The kick-off reception, by invitation only, is held tonight. On Thursday, dairy farmers will have the opportunity to hear from keynote guest speaker Evan Solomon, Frédéric Seppey on trade negotiations and agriculture, as well as a panel on perspectives about agricultural practices. Discussions on policy will take place in the afternoon.

Conference Highlights
  ● 8:40 am  Wally Smith
    President, Dairy Farmers of Canada
  ● 9:00 am  Frédéric Seppey
    Chief Agriculture Negotiator and Director General, Trade Agreements and Negotiations Directorate
  ● 10:00 am  Evan Solomon
    CBC broadcaster, Journalist and Author
  ● 11:00 am  Panel: Two Sectors Changing Perceptions: Their Story
    Judi Bundrock, Egg Farmers of Canada
    Stan Erwine, Dairy Management Inc.


For further information:

Thérèse Beaulieu
Assistant Director, Strategic Communications
(613) 236-9997 x 2751 on site: (613) 371-5023

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