Agenda

Monday – November 14, 2016
Morning
8:00 AM Registration and Light Breakfast
9:00 AM Welcome Remarks and Stakeholder Introductions
BC Innovation Council
BC Ministry of Agriculture
9:25 AM B.C. Agriculture & Technology Industries: AgTech & Data Domestically and Globally
Lisa Prassack, Prassack Advisors
10:05 AM Networking Break
10:45 AM Challenge Presentation and Q&A Session: Resiliency of B.C. Berries
Improving productivity and profitability through enhanced mechanization and storage solutions
Jason Smith, Fraser Berry Farms Ltd
11:15 AM Challenge Presentation and Q&A Session: Pest Management and Loss Reduction
Minimizing losses through pest management solutions
Julie Robinson, BC Ministry of Agriculture
Afternoon
12:00 PM Networking Lunch & Speakers
Andrew Greer, Accelerate Okanagan
Honorable Minister Letnick, BC Ministry of Agriculture
Dave Smardon, Bioenterprise Corporation
1:05 PM Challenge Presentation and Q&A Session: Greenhouse Efficiency
Promoting sustainable practices and finding efficiencies in greenhouses
Dave Woodske, BC Ministry of Agriculture
1:35 PM Challenge Presentation and Q&A Session: Nutrient Management
Creating new revenue streams and addressing environmental concerns of nutrient application and nutrient recovery
Mathew Dickson, Hallbar Consulting Inc
2:05 PM Networking Break
2:50 PM Industry Presentation: “The Semios Agritech Success Story”
Mike Manion, SRCTec
Michael Gilbert, Semios
3:00 PM Company Pitches
Tara Maines,  NPK Nutrient Technologies
Jeffrey Seitz, BioSequre
Steve Burton,  Icicle Technologies Inc.
Dr. Saber Miresmailli, Ecoation Innovative Solutions
Menno Koehoom, Tech Mist Spray Solutions
3:50 PM Challenge Submission Process and Q&A Session
Nadine Diner, BC Innovation Council
4:10 PM Closing Remarks
BC Innovation Council
BC Ministry of Agriculture
4:30 PM Networking Reception
Sponsored By: Bioenterprise Corporation
Agenda subject to change