26-Sep-17 Back

03:30 pm - 05:00 pm

Breakout Sessions #4 - Innovation Through Public Private Partnership

Addressing the global challenge of providing healthy and nutritious food to 9 billion people relies on collaboration between stakeholders from industry, academia, governments, non-governmental organizations and regulators. The success of these multi-stakeholder collaborations is often based on public-private partnerships models that serve to solve complex problems.

In this session, hear how public and private players leveraging capital, resources and knowledge in order to develop innovative solutions to food security.

Room 2GH

Erin Armstrong

Erin Armstrong is Director, Industry and Regulatory Affairs for CANTERRA SEEDS. She is responsible for trait &

Glenn Friesen

Glenn Friesen is an Industry Development Specialist with Manitoba Agriculture, and since 2013 a member of Management

Jo Kennelly

Dr. Jo Kennelly, a dual Canadian-New Zealand citizen, has an impressive track record of transforming big

Laura Rance

Laura Rance-Unger is editorial director for Glacier FarmMedia, Canada’s largest publisher