Potatoes in Canada

Virtual Event
Canadian Potato Summit 2024
January 18, 2024 at 12:00pm ET

After three successful virtual experiences in 2021, 2022 and 2023, the Canadian Potato Summit will return virtually in January 2024.

Join Potatoes in Canada magazine for a half-day event with live sessions focused on industry and agronomy updates from some of the most advanced leaders in the potato sector.

The Canadian Potato Summit is approved for the following CCA-CEUs:

  • Professional Development: 1
  • Integrated Pest Management: 0.5
  • Crop Management: 0.5

This event qualifies for CEUs towards CCSC certification but sign in sheets are not required to be filled in. Certified Crop Science Consultants wishing to collect CEUs for this session may submit a CEU request through the CCSC Program self-reporting database at ccsctracking.ca.

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12:00pm - 12:05pm
Welcome Remarks

12:05pm - 12:35pm
An update on the 2023-24 crop season in Canada, as well as updates on the U.S. and European crops

Speaker: Victoria Stamper, general manager, United Potato Growers of Canada

12:35pm - 1:05pm
An overview of AAFC’s potato breeding program and development of research outputs targeting AAFC’s four missions

Speaker: David De Koeyer, potato breeder and geneticist, AAFC National Potato Breeding Program

1:05pm - 1:20pm

1:20pm - 1:50pm
Herbicide injury in potatoes

Speaker: Andy Robinson, North Dakota/Minnesota extension potato agronomist

1:50pm - 2:20pm
Insights into the 2024 potato market

Speaker: Mark Phillips, marketing specialist, market information, P.E.I. Potato Board

2:20pm - 2:25pm
Closing remarks

Cruiser Maxx® Vibrance® Potatoes: Advance to the new all-in-one seed treatment standard

In this video, Abhi Deora, Seedcare Technical Lead for Syngenta Canada, provides an overview of Cruiser Maxx® Vibrance® Potatoes.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Canadian Potato Summit 2024

When, Where & How?

Canadian Potato Summit 2024 will take place virtually on January 18, 2024 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