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International Oilseed Producers Dialogue 2021

June 28-29, 2021

Virtual meeting

Hosted by Grain Farmers of Ontario and Canadian Canola Growers Association



Agenda (TBC)

Day 1

2:00 – 2:10Welcome & Opening Remarks – Canada
2:10 – 3:00Global trends in oilseed demand – Stephen Nicholson
(Senior Analyst, Grains and Oilseeds, Rabobank)
3:00 – 4:00County Updates (15 min/country)
• England
• Brazil
• France
• United States
4:00 – 4:15Break
4:15 – 5:45Country Updates (15 min/country)
• Paraguay
• Germany
• Australia
• Argentina
• Uruguay
• Canada
5:45 – 6:00Wrap up discussion for day

Day 2

2:00 – 2:10Opening Remarks – Canada
2:10 – 3:30Global Innovation Update – Panel presentation
• Plant Breeding Innovation – Szabolcs Rethner (Szabi)
(Regulatory Affairs Manager, International Seed Federation)
• CODEX/MRLs – Gord Kurbis
(Vice-President, Trade Policy – Crop Protection, Canada Grains Council)
• Plant Protection Issues and Trends – Not yet confirmed
3:30 – 4:15Global Food Systems Summit – Robynne Anderson
(President, Emerging Ag; Secretariat to International Agri-Food Network)
4:15 – 4:30Break
4:30 – 5:15EU Farm to Fork Strategy – Not yet confirmed
5:15 – 5:50Open discussion and communique discussion
5:50 – 6:00Wrap up discussion, next steps, next Dialogue host
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