2019 Agenda

Monday, January 21Tuesday, January 22Wednesday, January 23
2:30 – 3:30 PM Registration open

Arrive and check in to hotel, Delta Guelph Hotel & Conference Centre

3:45 – 3:55 PM Program starts

Welcome and Objectives

  • Scott Makey
3:55 – 4:05 Participant introductions – Maegan MacKimmie facilitate

  • Round table
4:05 – 4:20 PM Opening remarks

  • Barry Senft, CEO of Grain Farmers of Ontario
  • Markus Haerle, Chair of Grain Farmers of Ontario
4:20 – 4:30 PM GROUP PHOTO
4:30– 5:30 PM Industry Partner presentations

  • Agricorp
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food and Rural Affairs
  • Ontario Farm Products Marketing Commission
5:30 – 7 PM Meet and Greet Mixer – Spirits Canada
7 PM Dinner
6:30– 7:30 AM Breakfast at Delta Guelph Hotel
7:30 – 7:45 AM Check out of Delta Guelph Hotel and board bus
7:45-10AM Travel to Sarnia Grain Terminal, Sarnia ON
10-noon Tour Sarnia Grain Terminal
noon-1:15PM Travel to Greenfield Ethanol

  • Lunch on bus
1:15-2:15PM Tour of Greenfield Ethanol
2:15-3:15PM Tour of Truly Greenhouse

Across the street – board bus/walk weather dependent

3:30PM-4:30PM Travel to Windsor, Ontario
4:30 PM Check in to hotel, Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Windsor (Ambassador Bridge)
6:00 – 7 PM Dinner at hotel

ROOM: Grill 55 Windsor

Guest Speaker: TBA

Involvement with Grain Farmers of Ontario

7:00 – 8:30 AM Breakfast at Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites
8:30 Check out of hotel and board bus
8:30 – 8:45 AM Travel to ADM, Windsor, ON
8:45 – 10:50 AM Bus tour of ADM and meeting, Windsor, ON
10:50 – 11:20 AM Board bus and travel to Hiram Walker, Windsor ON
Lunch on bus
11:20 – 2 PM Tour and tasting of Hiram Walker
2 – 3:30 PM Board bus and travel to Ridgetown, ON
3:30 – 5 PM Ridgetown: Meet and Greet with Researchers U of G
5 – 6:45 PM Travel at Four Points by Sheraton Cambridge
6:45 Check in at Four Points by Sheraton Cambridge
7:15 – 8:30 PM Dinner TBA

Want to learn more?

Do you want to learn more about Grains in Action? Do you want to participate in a future offering of the course? For more details, contact Maegan MacKimmie, Communications Coordinator.

Grains in Action is a three-day course for agricultural leaders to gain knowledge, new experiences, and build relationships. The 2019 Grains in Action course will be held from Monday, January 21 to Thursday, January 24, 2019.