Canadian agricultural leaders meet for the agriculture event of the year
as the GrowCanada conference kicks off today in Calgary.
CALGARY, Dec. 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Under the theme Ag matters: Be bold, act now, delegates will have the opportunity to tackle some of the world's most
pressing agricultural challenges. As an industry driven by innovation,
there has never been a better time to create an ag-nation that
recognizes the value and humanity that the Canadian farming community
brings to the table.
This year's program will feature an engaging speaker line-up, as well as
world renowned expertise and inspiration from:
Colonel Chris Hadfield, Astronaut, former commander of the International
Darrell Bricker, president & CEO, Ipsos Public Affairs
Bill Buckner, president & CEO, the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation
Jean-Philippe Gervais, Chief agricultural economist, Farm Credit Canada
Ron Doering, Gowling Lafleur Henderson, LLP and past president, Canadian
Food Inspection Agency
Catriona Le May Doan, two-time Olympic champion speed skater, award
The annual GrowCanada conference is Canada's premier agricultural event,
providing a platform to connect with industry leaders from across the
country, explore cutting edge insight and build a stronger, more
vibrant agricultural sector that ultimately contributes to a better
This year's event is being held at the Hyatt Regency Calgary from
December 3 to 5.
More information about the GrowCanada partnership and conference can be
found online at www.growcanadaconference.ca/.
For further information:
Vice-president, communications and member services