Klinck Lecture to Focus on
New Players and New Markets
October 18, 2006
Ottawa - "Everything traditional is no longer and there is
no such thing as normal," says the Honourable Carole Brookins,
former US Executive Director to the World Bank Group.
Ms. Brookins will present the Klinck Lecture on Monday, November
6, 2006 that will open the Agricultural Institute of Canada's (AIC)
conference "Innovation for Growth: Trends and Successes Redefining
Agriculture", being held at the Fairmont Winnipeg.
Ms. Brookins will share her views about the emerging agri-food
world, which has changing market structures and supply chains being
driven by new technologies, new products and new consumer trends.
The conference, which runs from November 6-8, will feature presentations
by representatives of government, academia, and industry in the
areas of science and technology, policy and program development,
management, on-farm production, consumer trends, and marketing and
trade. This will provide context for farmers, agribusiness, and
governments on the issues that impact us all.
The conference will also showcase the successes achieved by innovative
farmers to highlight their successes and accomplishments.
The conference program and registration information is available
online at www.aic.ca.
The Agricultural Institute of Canada (AIC) represents individuals
and organizations involved in Canadian agriculture, food, environment
and health, providing them with opportunities for involvement in
AIC activities, connection to a broad network of credible members
and a voice for their views on food sufficiency, the environment
and food safety.
The Klinck Lecture series was established in 1966 by the AIC and
named after Dr. Leonard S. Klinck, the first President of AIC's
predecessor, the Canadian Society of Technical Agriculturists. For
almost 40 years
this program has sponsored prominent authorities from around the
world on national and international agricultural issues and developments.
It is now managed by the Agricultural Institute of Canada Foundation.
For more information on the conference or to arrange media interviews
with Ms. Brookins, contact
Jean Sullivan, Agricultural Institute of Canada, Communications
Coordinator, 280 Albert Street Suite 900, Ottawa, ON K1P 5G8
T: 613-232-9459 ext 303 Toll Free: 1-888-277-7980 Email: email@example.com
Agricultural Institute of Canada
280 Albert Street Suite 900
Ottawa, ON K1P 5G8
613-232-9459 ext 303
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