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Canola Industry Meeting December 6, 2022

 

All times listed below are in Central Standard Time. Attendees can earn 17 CCA credits (0.5 nutrient management, 0.5 soil and water management, 2.5 integrated pest management, 8 crop management and 5.5 professional development CEUs) for participating in the full 3-day Canola Week event.

 

9:00 am - 9:05 am                

Opening Remarks: Keith Downey, Retired Research Scientist

9:05 am - 10:00 am             

Canola Industry and Innovation Overviews
Chair: Keith Downey, Retired Research Scientist and Clinton Jurke, Canola Council of Canada
Featuring: Jim Everson, Loic Boucher, Chris Davison, Terri Stewart, Lynn Fortin

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Biofuels & Processing
Chair: Keith Downey, Retired Research Scientist and Clinton Jurke, Canola Council of Canada

Featuring: Chris Vervaet, Chris Ramig

10:30 am - 11:00 am

Coffee Break

11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Research Updates
Chair: Jitao Zou, National Research Council Canada
Featuring: Sonia Wilson, Brittany Visscher, Doug Heath, Chris Anderson, Masood Rizvi

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm   

Lunch Break

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Meal & Protein Panel
Chair: Rex Newkirk, University of Saskatchewan
Featuring: Lisa Campbell, Rob Gulden, Brittany Wood, David Dzisiak, Nienke Lindeboom

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Coffee Break

2:45 pm - 3:50 pm

2022 Crop Updates and Reports
Chair: Doug Heath, SaskCanola
Featuring: Trevor Hadwen, Véronique Barthet, Cory Jacob, Alireza Akhaven, Meghan Vankosky, Raymond Gadoua

3:50 pm - 4:00 pm

GCIRC Update
Featuring: Robert Wilson

4:00 pm - 4:15 pm

Closing Remarks: Clinton Jurke, Canola Council of Canada

4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Welcome Reception (for in person registrants only) 

 

Canola Discovery Forum December 7, 2022

8:00 am - 8:05 am

Opening Remarks: Jason Casselman, Canola Council of Canada

8:05 am - 9:45 am

Precision Agriculture Technology Today (with Panel Discussion)
Chair: Joy Agnew, Olds College
Featuring: Joy Agnew, Garth Donald, Bonnie Mandziak, Christian Hansen

9:45 am - 10:15 am

Coffee Break

10:15 am - 12:00 pm

Improving Every Canola Acre (with Panel Discussion)
Chair: Jason Casselman, Canola Council of Canada
Featuring: David Whetter, Marla Riekman, Mark McConnell

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch Break

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Using Precision Agriculture Tools (with Panel Discussion)
Chair: Jay Whetter, Canola Council of Canada
Featuring: Carl deConinck Smith, Rob Stone, Shayla Wourms

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm

Coffee Break

3:00 pm - 4:35 pm

Curtis' Corner
Chair: Curtis Rempel, Canola Council of Canada
Featuring: Evan Shout, Taras Lychuk, Marissa Robitaille Balog, Curtis Rempel

4:35 pm - 4:45 pm

Closing Remarks: Curtis Rempel, Canola Council of Canada

 

Canola Innovation Day December 8, 2022

9:00 am - 9:05 am 

Opening Remarks: Isobel Parkin, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

9:05 am - 10:15 am

Advances in Genetics and Genomics
Chair: Isobel Parkin, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Featuring: Jacqueline Batley, Harmeet Chawla, Mélanie Jubault, Steve Whyard

10:15 am - 10:45 am

Coffee Break

10:45 am - 12:00 pm         

Breeding Innovations
Chair: Katy Navabi, Nuseed
Featuring: Bradley Till, Lipu Wang, Raju Datla, Kerran Clements

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch Break

1:00 pm - 2:15 pm

Abiotic Stress
Chair: Mark Smith, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Featuring: Raju Soolanayakanahally, Sarah Schiessl-Weidenweber, Keith Adams

2:15 pm - 2:45 pm

Coffee Break

2:45 pm - 4:00 pm

Reducing Greenhouse Gases and Increasing Carbon Sequestration (with Panel Discussion)
Chair: Sally Vail, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
Featuring: Danielle Way, Wolfgang Busch, 
Claudia Wagner-Riddle, Brian McConkey

4:00 pm - 4:05 pm

Closing Remarks: Sally Vail, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

 

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