Potatoes in Canada

Virtual Event
Canadian Potato Summit 2022
February 2, 2022 at 12:00pm ET

The Canadian Potato Summit is your yearly update for what’s happening in the Canadian potato industry. Join industry members and growers in a virtual format to stay updated on research, industry projects and the latest field insights.

This interactive event will arm you with tools and information you need to kick off a successful growing season.

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VIEW VIDEO12:00pm - 12:05pm
Opening Remarks

VIEW VIDEO 12:05pm - 12:55pm
Keynote: Potato variety development for sustainable and climate-smart agriculture

Speaker: Helen Tai, research scientist, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Fredericton, N.B.

VIEW VIDEO 12:55pm - 1:25pm
Better varieties, faster: Updates on AAFC’s potato breeding program

  • David De Koeyer, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Fredericton
  • Erica Fava, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Fredericton

VIEW VIDEO 1:25pm - 1:50pm
Potato insect pests – insights from Manitoba

Speaker: Vikram Bisht, Manitoba Agriculture

1:50pm - 2:00pm

VIEW VIDEO 2:00pm - 2:50pm
State of the industry: a panel discussion

  • Greg Donald, general manager, P.E.I. Potato Board
  • Terence Hochstein, executive director, Potato Growers of Alberta
  • Shawn Brenn, chair, Ontario Potato Board

Closing remarks

Top 10 potato emergence problems

Speaker: Andy Robinson, North Dakota State University/University of Minnesota

Working against wireworms: New strategies from Manitoba and P.E.I.

  • John Gavloski, entomologist, Manitoba Agriculture and Resource Development
  • Christine Noronha, research scientist, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Sponsored: An interview with UPL

Product Demos

Frequently Asked Questions About Canadian Potato Summit 2022

When, Where & How?

Canadian Potato Summit 2022 will take place virtually on February 2, 2022 at 12:00pm ET via Zoom.

Join us from wherever you’re most comfortable – mobile, iPad or computer! We will email you an access link to the event the morning of the event. If you don’t see the link, please check your junk folder. If you unable to locate the link to join – please email events@annexbusinessmedia.com.

Why Virtual?

The inaugural Canadian Potato Summit first took place virtually. Since then, attendees from around the world have noted how much they enjoyed the flexibility, informal, affordable and safe environment the summit offers.

What’s Included?

Your registration provides you with VIP access to the live sessions, on-demand recorded content and product demonstrations. CCA & CEU credits will also be available.

Sponsor Now

To participate as a sponsor in this event, please contact for more information:
Michelle Bertholet, Publisher | 204-596-8710
Quinton Moorehead, National Account Manager | 204-720-1639