Cultivating Connections: Bridging Funders and Innovators in Ag Research

Date: March 21 - 21 @ 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. | Location: Radisson Hotel & Conference Centre Calgary Airport 6620 36 Street Northeast Calgary, AB T3J 4C8 | Cost: $99.00

Discover a unique opportunity to connect and collaborate with fellow funders and experts in the agriculture research sector. Our event provides a platform for in-depth discussions on critical research initiatives and offers insights into the complexities of grant writing. Join us as we foster meaningful connections, drive innovation, and work together towards advancing agricultural research.

Main Agenda

10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Registration

11:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. Welcome, Alberta Grains Executive Director Michael Flynn

11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. RDAR Research Priorities and Strategic Plan, RDAR Executive Director Clinton Dobson

12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. Agriculture Development Funds Introduction - Research Priorities of 2025

12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Lunch and networking break

1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. WGRF Research Priorities and Research Strategic Plan, WGRF Executive Director, Wayne Thompson

2:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Commission Panel: Challenges and Priorities of Prairie Commissions

2:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Networking break

3:15 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. AAFC Canada Presentation

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