Join us for our 2019 fourth Annual Making Food Sustainably Conference


Join food and beverage professionals from across Canada to learn how technological innovation and big data can minimize environmental impacts, improve business competitiveness and address global mega challenges facing the food system.
 


The ‘Making Food Sustainably’ conference offers a unique opportunity for food and beverage professionals to explore how trends in smart technologies are being applied to create a cleaner, and more efficient manufacturing sector. 

Prepare your business for the risks of today and opportunities of tomorrow.


KEYNOTE SPEAKERS 


CONFERENCE THEMES 

 Responsible Sourcing/Supply Chain Transparency
Can blockchain technology ensure products come from sustainable and ethical sources in a cost-effective manner? 
Climate Change Mitigation 
How is smart technology being used to solve the earth's challenges, such as the impact of climate change on water, agriculture and biodiversity?

Valuing Natural Capital
By assigning value to natural resources such as biodiversity, soil, and water can we better understand and mitigate our exposure to environmental risks?  
Food Loss + Waste
Can we use predictive analytics and big data to solve the inefficiencies and waste in our food system? Can this data be leveraged for a truly Circular Economy?  


Based on the high-profile nature of this conference, it will attract media, producers, processors, manufacturers, retailers, distributors, food service, agri-food industry associations, policy and decision-makers, solutions providers, technology developers and vendors, subject matter experts, academia, not-for-profits and other stakeholders. 


Thank You to Our Event Sponsors!
 
               



Agenda-at-a-Glance

Hear from local and global experts and industry leaders through keynotes, plenary sessions, and panel discussions:

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Evening Networking Reception 

Richard Worzel Keynote | 
Geopolitical Impacts to Food Industry Sustainability
An insightful talk on the mega issues impacting Canada’s food system and strategies for businesses to successfully prepare for change.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 8:30 am to 4:30 pm

Corrine Sandler Opening Keynote | Demystifying Data for Business Competitiveness
Andrew Winston | Climate Change Mega Trends & The Big Pivot
Power of Data to Address the Mega Challenges | Conference Panels
  • Responsible Sourcing/Supply Chain Transparency - Can block-chain technology ensure products come from sustainable and ethical sources in a cost-effective manner? 
  • Valuing Natural Capital - By assigning value to natural resources such as biodiversity, soil, and water, can we better understand and mitigate our exposure to environmental risks?
  • Food Loss + Waste & Circular Economy - Can we use predictive analytics and big data to solve the inefficiencies and waste in our food system? Can this data be leveraged for a truly Circular Economy?

Leveraging Data to Make Food Sustainably 

  • How small and medium sized enterprises can use key performance indicator data to reduce business risk and improve profitability.

Bob Willard Closing Keynote | Nurturing Employees with Embracing Change & Innovation in a Data Driven World


Take Advantage of Early Bird Pricing!
 
Evening Reception & Keynote + Conference - $375
Evening Reception & Keynote ONLY - $75
Conference ONLY - $325

For more information about the conference, or for potential sponsorship opportunities, contact 
Holly Hendershot via email at hhendershot@provisioncoalition.com

Thank You to Our Event Sponsors!


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