Canada-Mexico Agribusiness Opportunities Seminar

Hosted by:

Consulate of Mexico in Calgary

Flyer Agribusiness Seminar_FinalThis seminar will provide participants with a better understanding of the opportunities in the agribusiness sector between Canada and Mexico, and some of the actions that both countries are taken to support prospects and economic growth within this key sector.

Calgary Petroleum Club, Viking Room

Western Attire, Limited seating

Registration Required bu July 8th

9:30 –9:40                    WelcomeRemarks
Cecilia Villanueva,Consul of Mexico in Calgary
Brent Difley,Chair–Calgary Stampede International Agriculture and Agri-Food Committee (IAAC)

9:40 –10:00     Introduction on Mexico-Canada Agri-Food Trade
Iker Reyes Godelmann, Head of the Agricultural Office,
Embassy of Mexico to Canada

10:00 –10:40   Alberta-Saskatchewan Agriculture-Agri-Food Capabilities & Trade Opportunities with Mexico
Hon. Bill Boyd, Minister of the Economy, Government of Saskatchewan
Paola Zaragoza, Manager Americas & Europe, Agriculture and Forestry Ministry, Government of Alberta

10:40 –11:00   Global Competitiveness -The Alberta Story
Ted Haney, Member of the Board of Directors, Calgary Stampede

11:00 –11:40  Academic Initiatives in AB and SK-Closing Remarks
Toby Williams, Acting Director, Centre for Innovation, OldsCollege
Robert Tyler, AssociateDean, Collegeof Agricultureand Bioresources, Universityof Saskatchewan