The Future of Food

February 13, 2024Ottawa, ON

Let’s get ready to innovate! This year, the Future of Food is in-person and focused on opportunities. Join other leaders in agriculture and food as we dig into how Canada can shape the future of the industry. Anchored in Canada’s Agriculture Day, The Future of Food is your chance to connect, learn and get inspired. We hope to see you in Ottawa!

Future of Food panel discussion
Day Session
Innovation in Agriculture and Food
10:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.
Shaw Centre
55 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON
Networking and coffee starts at 9:00 A.M. Lunch and refreshments included.
Evening Reception
Celebrate the Food We Love
5:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M.
Sir John A. Macdonald Building
144 Wellington Street
Ottawa, ON
Photo ID required to enter building.
Future of Food reception
Day Session
Evening Reception

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Attendees are automatically registered for both events (day session and evening reception). Tickets are 100% non-refundable but can be transferred to another person.


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Speakers to be announced and subject to change.


9:00 AM
Registration, networking and coffee
10:00 AM
Welcome and introductions
10:40 AM
Canada's Leadership Opportunity
11:05 AM
Panel: A collaborative approach – Pioneering the path to a climate-smart Agriculture
11:50 AM
1:00 PM
Panel: Leadership Enabling Change and Impact in the Canadian Agriculture Industry
1:45 PM
2:30 PM
Networking break
3:15 PM
Panel: The Road Ahead – Building bridges for the future  
4:00 PM
The Future is Now
4:45 PM
Students' Corner
5:00 PM
Closing remarks
5:30 PM
Celebrate the Food We Love networking reception
Agenda is subject to change.

Check out these other events

While in Ottawa, add these other great events to your itinerary.

Monday, February 12
CAAIN Presents: The Future of Agriculture – An Evening with McKinney & McConnell
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Tuesday, February 13
Food and Beverage Canada - Achieving Agri-food Workforce Stability by 2030
Wednesday, February 14
FoodTech Next Project Showcase 2024
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