Current Year Plenary Sessions

Please Note: To view the time of the 2019 Annual Meeting Plenary sessions please click on Annual Meeting and then Agenda or follow this link.

To view each of the speaker's presentation, click on the hyperlinks below.


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2019 Annual Meeting Plenary Session - "BEYOND BREEDING"

Variety Uptake Panel
Slow to Change
Jill McDonald, Sask Barley
Industry Drivers for Adopting New Dry Bean Varieties
Blair Roth, Viterra
From PGDC to the Field: The Variety Commercialization Pathway
Jim Downey, SeCan
Varietal Importance to Distilling
Barb Stefanyshyn-Cote, Black Fox Distillery
Comparing Varieties Post Registration Panel
Changing Comparisons in Manitoba
Dr. Anita Brûlé-Babel, University of Manitoba
A National Approach
Dr. Jason Reinheimer, Limagrain Cereals Research Canada
Canola Performance Trials
Shawn Senko or Taryn Dickson, Canola Council of Canada
Starting a Supercluster
speaker TBA, Protein Industries Canada
Value Creation Consultation Update
Anthony Parker, CFIA