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SUNDAY, July 12

8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.   ARRIVAL

Arrival of Participants and Delegates.


5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.   COCKTAIL DINNER - PALACE ROYAL HOTEL

MONDAY, July 13

8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.   PLENARY SESSIONS - LAVAL UNIVERSITY          Detailed Plenary Session Information

Opening Remarks by Ministry of Agriculture Representative and Plenary Sessions.

  Healthy Food, Farms, and Agriculture: A Producer Perspective
Ron Bonnett
 
  Developing an Integrated Food System: An Innovative Approach
Ron Lemaire / David McInnes
 
  Global Economic Outlook :New Horizons for Agriculture & Agri- food
Vincent Cloutier
 
  Healthy Livestock and People: the European Approach
Dr. Martin C. Th. Scholten
 
  The Social Life and Psychological Health of Producers: Can Happiness Be Found on the Farm?
Diane Parent

 


12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.   LUNCH - LAVAL UNIVERSITY


2:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.   CONTRIBUTED PAPER SESSIONS - LAVAL UNIVERSITY

Academic (Peer review) and Applied (Non peer review) Paper Presentations in concurrent sessions.


5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.   BBQ DINNER - LAVAL UNIVERSITY

TUESDAY, July 14

8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.   FIELD TRIPS

Choice of seven Farm and Industry Tours.


6:00 p.m.     EVENING AT LEISURE

WEDNESDAY, July 15

8:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m.     IFMA GENERAL MEETING

General Meeting open for all IFMA Members.


8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.   PLENARY SESSIONS - LAVAL UNIVERSITY         Detailed Plenary Session Information

Plenary Sessions.

  How Google works: Lessons and Opportunities for Agriculture
Sam Sebastian
 
  Corporate’s Commitment from Farm to Fork
Jean-Bernard Bonduelle
 
  Canadian Agriculture: An Economic Force – Cooperatives: An Innovative Business Model
Stéphane Achard
 
  Rethinking African Agriculture: Opportunities and Challenges in a Globalizing World
Willis Oluoch-Kosura
 
  A Retailer’s Responsibility in Delivering a Healthy Product
Louise Wendling
 
  Nutritious Crops to Support Health and Wellness for Emerging and Developing Countries
Pierre Broun
 

12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.   LUNCH - LAVAL UNIVERSITY


2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.   CONTRIBUTED PAPER SESSIONS - LAVAL UNIVERSITY

Academic (Peer review) and Applied (Non peer review) Paper Presentations in concurrent sessions.


3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  COFFEE BREAK AND POSTER SESSION


4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.   CONTRIBUTED PAPER SESSIONS - LAVAL UNIVERSITY

Academic (Peer review) and Applied (Non peer review) Paper Presentations in concurrent sessions.


6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.   COCKTAIL - PALACE ROYAL HOTEL


7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.   BANQUET DINNER - PALACE ROYAL HOTEL


 

THURSDAY, July 16

8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.   FIELD TRIPS

Choice of seven Farm and Industry Tours.


6:00 p.m.     EVENING AT LEISURE

FRIDAY, July 17

8:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.   PLENARY SESSIONS - LAVAL UNIVERSITY          Detailed Plenary Session Information

Plenary Sessions and close of Congress.

  International Producer Panel Discussion - Reconciling Agriculture and Health
Moderator: Fred Hepler
 
  Agriculture’s Lean-Tech Revolution
Steve Dauphin
 
  Focusing on a Healthy World to Ensure our Prosperity
Claude Lafleur
 

12:15 p.m. - 12:35 p.m.   LOOKING AHEAD TO IFMA21

Invitation to IFMA21 Congress in Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)


12:35 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.   CLOSING CEREMONY

Closing remarks by Trevor Atkinson, IFMA President.


1:00 p.m.   DEPARTURE

Departure of Congress Participants and Delegates.


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