Prairie Cereals Summit





Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, AB


Alberta Barley and Alberta Wheat Commission

Join Alberta Barley and the Alberta Wheat Commission as they host the 2nd annual Prairie Cereals Summit in the prictuesque Banff Springs Hotel.

This industry favourite, begins with Alberta Barley's 28th Annual General Meeting the afternoon of Wednesday, December 11 and then followed by the signature pub tour in downtown Banff that evening. On December 12th, a full agenda of leading experts and industry speakers present on all things wheat and barley.

It will be an exciting event filled with engaging speakers, networking opportunities, delicious food and of course, beer – all taking place in beautiful Banff, the heart of the Canadian Rockies.

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Prairie Cereals Summit

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.                  Registration Open

1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.                     Alberta Barley directors and delegates session

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.                    Alberta Barley Annual General Meeting (AGM)

  • Chair’s report – Dave Bishop, Alberta Barley 
  • General Manager’s report – Tom Steve, Alberta Wheat and Barley Commissions
  • Review of audited financials FY 2019 – James Melnyk, MNP
  • Election Results
  • Sock Reveal

*Please note, while all are welcome to attend the AGM portion of the Prairie Cereals Summit, only directors and delegates are able to vote on resolutions.

ATB Financial Pub Tour

Meet in the main lobby to the Banff Springs Hotel for the shuttle bus to downtown at 6:45 p.m.

7:30 p.m. – 8:45 p.m.                     Wild Bill’s Saloon (201 Banff Ave)
Group A
8:45 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.                    Rose and Crown (202 Banff Ave)
9:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.                  Park Distillery (219 Banff Ave)
10:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.                Lower Rundle Lounge (Banff Springs Hotel)
Group B
8:45 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.                   Park Distillery (219 Banff Ave)
9:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.                 Rose and Crown (202 Banff Ave)
10:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.                Lower Rundle Lounge (Banff Springs Hotel)

Thursday, December 12, 2019 

7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.                     Breakfast sponsored by Rahr Malting

7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.                     Registration

8:15 a.m. – 8:25 a.m.                     Opening Remarks – Dave Bishop, Alberta Barley and Gary Stanford, Alberta Wheat Commission

8:25 a.m. – 9:15 a.m.                     Code of Practice, Honurable Ted Menzies

9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.                     AdvancingAg presentation presented by Corteva

9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.                   Grain Transportation, Sean Finn, CN

10:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.                 Coffee Break sponsored by SeCan

10:45 a.m. – 11:40 p.m.                 Sensing something new in Ag – Susie Li, Alberta Innovates, Joy Agnew, Olds College and Christina Pozien, Nufield Scholar

11:40 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.                 Bochchain – Matt Hamill, Red Shed Malting, Natasha Peiskar, Last Best Brewing and Kyran Flett, Canada Malting

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.                   Lunch sponsored by Nutrien

1:00 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.                    What if we lose the tool?

1:50 p.m. – 2:05 p.m.                    Mark Drouin Advance Payments, AAFC

2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.                    Coffee Break sponsored by FarmCash

2:20 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.                    Federal Election Post Mortem

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.                    International Trade with a Focus on China – Honourable Stockwell Day

4:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.                    Closing Remarks

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