2018 Schedule (subject to change)

Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Stonebridge Hotel (12102 - 100 Street, Grande Prairie)

Sponsored by Farm Credit Canada and Community Futures Grande Prairie & Region
(FREE pre-conference event included in registration although you do NOT have to be a delegate at the Conference to attend A Taste of the Peace)

Growing the North Conference - Day One
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
Evergreen Park ENTREC Centre

7:30am - Registration
8:30am - Welcome, Prayer, Opening Remarks
8:45am - Chris Fields - Speaker, Writer, Community Builder at 13 Ways
10:00am - Garth Braun - President, CEO, & Chair - Blackbird Energy
10:45am - Glen Nevokshonoff - Chief Operating Officer - Seven Generations Energy
11:15am - Len Morissette - Owner - CIA Solutions
12:00pm - LUNCH and NETWORKING
12:30pm - Hon. Deron Bilous - Minister of Economic Development and Trade - Government of Alberta
12:45pm - Emily Salsbury-Deveaux - Executive Director - School of Retailing
1:45pm - Marty Seymour - Director, Industry and Stakeholder Relations - Farm Credit Canada
3:00pm - Cam Battley - Executive Vice-President - Aurora Cannabis
4:00pm - Closing Remarks
4:30pm - Networking Event in Grand Hallway (until 6:30pm)

Growing the North Conference - Day Two
Thursday, February 22, 2018
Evergreen Park ENTREC Centre

7:30am - Registration
8:30am - Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:45am - John Gilliland - Director of Agriculture & Sustainability, Devenish Nutrition
10:00am - Carol Ann Hilton - CEO of Transformation International and Founder of the Indigenomics Institute
10:45am - Jonathan Banks - Research Associate - University of Alberta
11:45am - LUNCH and NETWORKING
12:15pm - Hon. Margaret McCuaig-Boyd - Minister of Energy - Government of Alberta
12:30pm - Bruce Vincent - President - Communities For A Great Northwest
1:15pm - J.P. Gervais - Chief Agricultural Economist - Farm Credit Canada
2:00pm - Erin Bury - Managing Director - Eighty-Eight
3:00pm - Darby Allen - Fort McMurray's Fire Chief (Ret.)
4:00pm - Closing Remarks, Networking Challenge Draw, and Prayer

To register, please call 780-532-5340 or email janice@gpchamber.com

A complete list of presenter biographies can be found by clicking here or the Speakers tab at the top of this page










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