Previous conferences & Proceedings:
In Progess
Registration Rates


Tentative Program

Sunday July 7, 2024: Keynote talk by Sylvain Charlebois, Director of the Agri-Food Analytics Laboratory, Dalhousie University

Monday July 8, 2024:
Plenary Session 1- Plant Biotechnology for a Changing World

1. Louis-Philippe Hamel (Medicago Inc.; vaccine production in plants)
2. Dan Voytas (University of Minnesota; gene editing technologies in plants)
3. Nicola Patron (Earlham Institute; crop engineering for health and/or environmental sustainability)

Tuesday July 9, 2024:
Plenary Session 2- Emerging Technologies to Enhance Production in a Changing Environment

Matthew Reynolds in the area of Crop Physiology, genomics and cropping systems
2. Eric Patterson from Michigan State
3. Sara Martin weed genomics with AAFC in Ottawa.

Wednesday July 10, 2024:
Plenary Session 3- Emerging Technologies in plant health

1. Jan Leach University Distinguished Professor, Colorado State University topic likely discussing climate change and its impact on plant diseases
2. Dr. Claud Caldwell (Emeritus Professor, Dalhousie University) as the keynote speaker for CSHS. Likely speaking on new crops developed that could respond to environment or other changes
3. speaker TBD

Plenary Session 4- Emerging Concepts in Plant Biology

Speakers TBD

Registration Rates

Early Full
Member 750 850
Post-Doc / RA 450 550
Student 450 550
Emeritus 250 350
1-Day 250 350
Companion 100 200
Non-member 850 950
PD/RA non-member 550 650
Student non-member 550 650

Conference registration is expected to start in mid-January.

The Delta Marriott Winnipeg will be the conference hotel, with a rate of $179 plus taxes.
Hotel registration will open in January.