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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Schedule

12:00pm - 12:05pm
Opening Remarks

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.

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

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

1:25pm - 1:45pm
Potato insect pests – insights from Manitoba

Speaker: Vikram Bisht, Manitoba Agriculture

1:45pm - 2:00pm
Break

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

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

2:50pm
Closing remarks

On DEMAND
Top 10 potato emergence problems

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

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

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

On DEMAND
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Frequently Asked Questions About Canadian Potato Summit 2022


When, Where & How?

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

We will email you your unique access link on the morning of February 2, 2022. If you don’t see an access link in your email inbox, please check your junk folder. If you are still unable to locate the email, contact Tara Jacobs, Event Manager.

Why Virtual?

The safety and wellbeing of our attendees, sponsors, community and employees is our number one priority. By making this event an online experience, it eliminates the need for attendees and sponsors to travel in-person, while enabling them to still benefit from the event content.

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 Allison, Publisher | 204-596-8710
Quinton Moorehead, National Account Manager | 204-720-1639