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Iris Meck
Suite 510, 5920 - 1A St. SW
Calgary, AB, Canada, T2H 0G3
Phone: (403) 686-8407
Fax: (403) 255-4592
Email: events@irismeck.com

In 2013, the world’s Agricultural Biotechnology community will gather in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Join us for a dynamic exploration of the role of ag biotech in agriculture, energy, preventative health (both human and animal) and investment. The Agricultural Biotechnology International Conference (ABIC 2013) will be held in Calgary, Alberta, Canada September 15 – 18, 2013. Come to ABIC 2013 to network, discuss and learn from senior business development leaders, investors, government policy makers and scientist who, by working together, can achieve significant progress in the commercialization of ag biotechnology. ABIC 2013 is an event that you won’t want to miss!

Sunday September 15 – Wednesday September 18, 2013

Conference Location
Calgary TELUS Convention Centre,
120 9th Avenue SE
Calgary Alberta Canada T2G 0P3

Conference Host Hotel
Calgary Marriott Hotel
110 9th Avenue SE
Calgary, Alberta, Canada, T2G 5A6
Phone: 1(800)896-6878 or (403)266-7331
Reservation Code: ABIABIA

Conference Events Overview
Sunday, September 15, 2013* – Ice Breaker Reception and Opening Ceremonies
Monday, September 16, 2013* – Plenary Session and The Genome Enterprise Reception
Tuesday, September 17, 2013* – Concurrent Sessions, Reception and Gala Banquet
Wednesday, September 18, 2013* – Plenary Session, and Investment Forum and Reception

*Each day includes an international trade exhibition and poster session.

Delegate Profile
We expect the Conference to attract a significant cross-section of the agbiotech community from around the world. Our target audience includes, but is not restricted to:

  • Industry leaders
  • Investors
  • Managers of biotechnology companies
  • BioIndustry specialists
  • Venture Capital and Private Equity
  • Financial Institutions
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Policy makers
  • Patent Attorneys & Licensing professionals
  • Biotech Manufacturers
  • Scientists and engineers (at all levels from PhD to Principal Investigators)
  • Animal, plant, energy, microbiology, food & dairy, academic and industry based researchers
  • Media professionals
  • Legal and other service providers
  • Government officials
  • Farmers and agricultural organizations

ABIC 2013 Steering Committee

  • Rob Rennie, Conference Co-Chair
  • Rick Smith, Conference Co-Chair
  • Art Froehlich, Chair of the Steering Committee
  • Steering Committee:
    David Bailey
    Stan Blade
    Alan Hall
    Ryan Radke