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Agri-Food Innovation Summit

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Agri-Food Innovation Summit

Time: May 13, 2019 from 7:45am to 5:30pm
Location: Hilton Garden Inn
Street: 361 Queen Street,
City/Town: Ottawa, Ontario
Event Type: summit
Organized By: Agricultural Institute of Canada
Latest Activity: Jan 29

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Event Description

Highlights of the day include:

  • Presentations focused on research and innovation; and
  • Networking opportunities with key industry stakeholders in order to foster collaboration and share information.

Be among key industry stakeholders, experts in agricultural research, entrepreneurs and members of the broader scientific community.  The Summit is part one of a two-day event where AIC representatives, government relations specialists and our partners will meet with elected representatives, senior political staff and bureaucrats.


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