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