Canada’s Agriculture Day 2019 in Ottawa
Let’s celebrate the food we love – again!
Join us on February 12, 2019 for Canada’s Agriculture Day in Ottawa hosted by Ag More Than Ever.
Spend the day with agvocates, industry leaders and youth from across Canada to discuss and share ideas about the future of food. This will be followed by an evening reception with food and hospitality that reflects our diverse industry.
Check back soon for more details and full speaker line up.
Register before December 14: $140
Register after December 15: $190
Get a special room rate at Delta Hotels Ottawa City Centre
This year, FCC has created a Shared Participant List. This is for you to provide contact information with other attendees to arrange for networking opportunities. To sign up, select ‘opt in’ on the Eventbrite registration page.
Please note: Photographs, video or audio recordings will be taken at Canada’s Agriculture Day 2019 in Ottawa. FCC may use any of these for media communications or promotional materials relating to Ag Day in Canada, Ag More Than Ever, and similar announcements or releases to promote the agricultural sector in Canada.
Delta Hotels Ottawa City Centre
The future of food
10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Check back for agenda and speaker line-up.
Sir John A. Macdonald Building
Let's celebrate the food we love
5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: Sir John A. Macdonald Building
President, Canadian Federation of Agriculture (CFA)
Ron Bonnett has enjoyed a long and varied career in agriculture. He was the founding president of the Algoma Federation of Agriculture and involved with the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA). During his time with OFA, Ron joined the CFA Board of Directors. He has held the role of CFA President since June 2010. An agriculture advocate on an international level, Ron sits on the Board and helped launch the World Farmers’ Organization.
Marketing Research Leader, Expert on Millennials
David Coletto delivers strategic advice and research design expertise to many of Canada’s foremost corporations, advocacy groups, and political leaders.
In his presentation, David will discuss how Canadian Millennials are changing how we think of food. He’ll take you a journey to understand why and how Millennials are disrupting markets, and to assess what the future of Canadian food might look like in a millennial-dominated Canada.
President, Loblaws Companies Limited
In January 2017, Sarah Davis was appointed President, Loblaw Companies Limited overseeing the day-to-day operations of Canada’s largest retailer and the nation’s food and pharmacy leader. Loblaw, its franchisees, and associate-owners employ approximately 200,000 full- and part-time employees, making it one of Canada’s largest private sector employers.
Sarah has had a key role in some of the company’s most transformative programs including the implementation of SAP, the creation of Choice Properties REIT, and the acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart.
Sonya McCullum Roberts
President - Growth Ventures and Strategic Pricing, Cargill Proteins
Sonya McCullum Roberts leads the strategy, growth ventures, and strategic pricing for Cargill Proteins who market, sell, produce, package and ship protein products in North America and globally for beef into retail, food service and manufacturing channels.
Public & Stakeholder Engagement Manager, Canadian Cattlemen's Association (CCA)
Jill Harvie leads the CCA program that addresses consumer concerns and public trust issues about Canadian beef, ensuring our industry has the tools to communicate effectively and proactively on how our beef is raised.