Programme

28th Commonwealth Agriculture Conference – Main Programme

Sunday, 4 November 2018
18.00hrs Depart for Downtown YEG Venue
18.30hrs Welcome Reception
20.00hrs Depart for Chateau Lacombe or to self-hosted dinner
Monday, 5 November 2018
12.00hrs Lunch
13.30hrs Opening of the Main Conference &
Welcome
13.35hrs Government of Alberta Welcome
13.45hrs RASC President’s Reply
HRH, The Princess Royal
14.00hrs Welcome on behalf of Host Society
Laura Gadowsky, Deputy President, RASC
14.10hrs Address by Commonwealth Secretary- General
Baroness Patricia J Scotland of Asthal
14.30hrs Tea/Coffee Break
15.00hrs Opening Keynote Speaker
Robert Saik- The Agriculture Manifesto
16.15hrs Daily Conclusion
16.30hrs Buses depart for Chateau Lacombe
18.00hrs Buses depart for Fort Edmonton Park
18.30hrs Arrival at Fort Edmonton Park
19.00hrs Opening Reception:
Indigenous Cultural Showcase
21.30hrs Departure for Chateau Lacombe
Tuesday, 6 November 2018
09.00hrs Plenary Speaker
10.00hrs Coffee / Tea Break
10.30hrs Concurrent Sessions
12.00 hrs Buffet Lunch
13.30hrs Concurrent Sessions
15.00 hrs Coffee / Tea Break
15.30 hrs Plenary Speaker
16.30hrs Conference end & Departure for Chateau Lacombe
Free Evening
Wednesday, 7 November 2018
09.00hrs Plenary Speaker
10.00hrs Coffee / Tea Break
10.30hrs Concurrent Sessions
12.00hrs Buffet Lunch
13.30hrs Concurrent Sessions
15.00hrs Coffee / Tea Break
15.30hrs Plenary Speaker
16.30hrs Conference end & Departure for Chateau Lacombe
18.45hrs Buses depart for Northlands
19.30hrs Taste of Canada Gala Dinner, Edmonton EXPO Centre
22.00hrs Departure for Chateau Lacombe
Thursday, 8 November 2018
9.00hrs Closing Keynote: Peterson Brothers
10.00hrs Coffee / Tea Break
10.15hrs Conference Summary
10.45hrs 29th Commonwealth Agriculture Conference Presentation
Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association
11.15hrs 30th Commonwealth Agricultural Conference Presentation
Agri-Expo, Western Cape, South Africa
11.30hrs Closing Ceremonies
12.00hrs Lunch
13.00hrs Delegates depart or attend Farmfair International