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Wednesday, March 27
7:00-9:30 AM Breakfast ( For participants who have selected the breakfast option with Banff Centre ) Vistas Dining Room
7:45 AM-3:15 PM Registration Desk Open – KC 100 Galleria
7:45 AM -7:00 PM Trade Show - KC Husky Great Hall and KC 100 Galleria
8:30 AM-12:00 PM AIA Annual General Meeting and Bear Pit – KC Husky Great Hall 
Morning Break (time will be announced during the AGM) - KC 100 Galleria
12:00-1:15 PM Lunch - Vistas Dining Room (see map in conference handbook)
1:30-4:30 PM Concurrent Continuing Competence Program Workshops (CCP) - Levels 2 and 3
1:30-4:30 PM Soil Fertility- An Overview: Dr. Rigas Karamanos, PAg, Koch Agronomic Services- KC 201
1:30-4:30 PM Practical Insights into the Legal World of Energy, Land, and Environmental Law: Keith Wilson, Wilson Law Office- KC 203
1:30-4:30 PM Fact or Fiction- Understanding Professional & Cyber Risk: Doug Lyall, HUB Insurance; Jordan Fellner, HUB Insurance; Kimberly Precht, Field Law; Marianne McKinnon, ENCON; Mouna Hanna, Dolden Wallace Folick LLP and Serena Lam, Dolden Wallace Folick LLP - KC 205
1:30-4:30 PM Agronomy: Engaging, Challenging and Open to Endless Learning: Emile deMilliano, PAg, Nutrien Ag Solutions- KC 301
3:00-3:15 PM Break for Coffee, Tea, Water - KC 100 Galleria
4:30-7:00 PM Wine and Cheese Reception with Trade Show - KC Husky Great Hall and KC 100 Galleria (cash bar)
Thursday, March 28
7:00-9:30 AM Breakfast ( For participants who have selected the breakfast option with Banff Centre ) Vistas Dining Room
7:30 AM-1:30 PM Registration Desk Open – KC 100 Galleria
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM Trade Show – KC Husky Great Hall and KC 100 Galleria
7:55-11:45 AM Morning Plenary Session – KC Husky Great Hall
7:55-8:00 AM Conference Chair and Opening Remarks: Dr. Stan Blade, PAg, Dean, Faculty Agriculture, Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta
8:00-8:45 AM

Green Paper: The Rise of Mega-companies in the Global Food System- Implications for Economic and Environmental Sustainability: Dr. Jennifer Clapp, University of Waterloo

8:45-9:15 AM Food Environment, Health and Chronic Disease: Dr. Catherine Chan, University of Alberta
9:15-9:45 AM

Alberta's Wetlands- A Keystone Ecosystem Still at a Crossroads?: Dr. David Locky, MacEwan University

9:45-10:15 AM Morning Break with Trade Show - KC 100 Galleria
10:15-10:45 AM

Natural versus Anthropogenic Sources of Trace Elements to the Lower Athabasca River Watershed: Dr. William Shotyk, PAg, University of Alberta

10:45-11:15 AM Land and People- The Journey Continues: Dr. Anne Naeth, PAg, University of Alberta
11:15-11:45 AM  Plenary Panel Discussion
11:45-1:00 PM Lunch - Vistas Dining Room
1:00-4:30 PM Afternoon Plenary Session– KC Husky Great Hall
1:00-1:30 PM Crop Rotations in the Future- More or Less Diverse?: Dr. Bill Deen, University of Guelph
1:30-2:00 PM Still Moving Toward Prairie Agriculture 2050: Dr. Karin Wittenberg, University of Manitoba and Dr. Brian Amiro, University of Manitoba
2:00-2:30 PM Just don't Call it Climate Change- Climate- Skeptic Farmer Adoption of Climate Mitigative Practices: Dr. Lianne Lefsrud, University of Alberta
2:30-3:00 PM Afternoon Break with Trade Show - KC 100 Galleria
3:00-3:30 PM Alberta’s Environmental and Agricultural Future- Is Politics the Proverbial Albatross?: Dr. Ian Urquhart, University of Alberta
3:30-4:00 PM Is Science on a Path to Irrelevance in Policy and Management?: Dr. Robert Lackey, Oregon State University
4:00-4:30 PM Plenary Panel Discussion
5:45-6:15 PM Honors and Awards Banquet– Doors Open
Cash Bar– KC Husky Great Hall
6:15-9:00 PM Honors and Awards Banquet: MC Alan Kennedy- KC Husky Great Hall
Friday, March 29
7:30-9:00 AM Breakfast ( For participants who have selected the breakfast option with Banff Centre ) Vistas Dining Room
8:45-12:00 PM Concurrent Continuing Competence Program Workshops (CCP) - KC Level 2 and Max Bell Theatre
8:45-12:00 PM Writing Relations- From Thinking to Communicating: Stephen Kuntz, University of Alberta-  KC 201  
8:45-12:00 PM What are Risk Management Principles? How are These Useful to You?: Lianne Lefsrud, University of Alberta- KC 203
8:45-12:00 PM Mentorship and Communication- A Critical Combination: Dr. David Chanasyk, PAg, University of Alberta and Carol Gabanna, HR Atlantic- KC 205
8:45-12:00 PM Terrain Analysis and Why Is It So Important?: Dennis O'Leary, PAg, Golder Associates Ltd. and Dr. Anne Sommerville, PAg, Golder Associates Ltd. - Max Bell Theatre
10:15-10:30 AM Break for Coffee, Tea, Water - Level 2 and Max Bell Foyer