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Wild Oats Grainworld 2015 Program (Preliminary) The Fairmont Winnipeg Winnipeg Manitoba Held Monday, February 23 & Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Hotel Reservations    The Fairmont Winnipeg hotel reservations can be made by visiting the Fairmont’s on-line reservation page or calling either 1-204-985-6240 or toll free 1-800-441-1414. When making your reservation, tell Fairmont’s agent that it is for the Wild Oats Grainworld Conference to get the special conference rate: Fairmont Room $154.00 per night. This rate is guaranteed until January 31, 2015 based on availability. The number of rooms at this rate is limited, so be sure to make your reservation soon.    Below is the preliminary program for Wild Oats Grainworld 2015.    Be sure to check back often or follow us on Twitter for additional speakers and topic headings as they are confirmed.
  2:00 pm -   5:00 pm TBA   7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Wild Oats Grainworld 2015 Registration & Reception
Monday, February 23, 2015
  7:00 am Breakfast Buffet Opens   8:00 am -   8:30 am Breakfast Speaker - TBA   8:30 am -   8:45 am Welcome The Honorable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Canada [Invited]              8:45 am Opening Comments John Duvenaud, Chairman, Wild Oats Grainworld 2015   8:45 am -   9:00 am Outlook for 2015 Western Canadian Crop Production   9:00 am - 10:45 am Session 1: Wheat Market Structure and Outlooks Chair: Dr. Al Loyns, President, Prairie Horizons Ltd. Panelists: Red Spring Wheat - TBA Durum - TBA Malt Barley –TBA 10:45 am - 11:15 am Coffee/Networking Break 11.15 am - 12:45 pm Session 2: Oilseed Market Structure and Outlooks Chair: Fred Oleson, Deputy Director - Grains & Oilseeds Division, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Panelists: Canola - Tracy Lussier, Manager, Canola Trading, Louis Dreyfus    Commodities Flax - TBA Soybeans - TBA 12:45 pm -   2:00 pm Noon Luncheon & Speaker Véronique Fradin, Stratégie Grains/Tallage Black Sea Wheat Production & Markets   2:00 pm -   3:30 pm Session 3: Feed Grain Market Structure and Outlooks Chair: TBA Panelists: Corn - Nicholas Hoyt, Vice-President, Informa Economics, Inc. Barley - TBA Oats - Randy Strychar, President, Ag Commodity Research   3:30 pm -   4:00 pm Coffee/Networking Break   4:00 pm -   5:30 pm Session 4: How Farmers Profit with Social Media Chair: Harry Siemens, Publisher, Siemen Says Panelists: Simon Ellis, Sales Manager, Ellis Seeds/Farmer Eldon Klippenstein, President, H2K Farms Ltd. Brian Voth, VP Operations/Sr. Market-Coach, AGRI-TREND Marketing Inc   5:30 pm Adjourn   6:00 pm -   7:00 pm Cocktail Reception   7:00 pm -   9:30 pm Banquet & Entertainment Entertainment: TBA
  7:00 am Breakfast Buffet Opens   8:00 am -   8:30 am Breakfast Speaker - TBA   8:30 am -   8:45 am Greatings Hon. Ron Kostyshyn, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Province of    Manitoba [Invited]   8:45 am - 10:30 am Session 5: Special Crops Market Structure and Outlooks Chair: TBA Panelists: Peas - David Katernynch, Grain Broker Canary - TBA Lentils - TBA Mustard - TBA 10:30 am - 11:00 am Coffee/Networking Break 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Session 6: How We Kept Markets Operating Chair: Dulcie Price, President, Optimum Agra Services Ltd. Panelists: Allan Johnston, President, Johnstons Grain Marketing Jerry Klassen, GAP S.A. Grain & Produits Ryan McKnight, Grain Merchandising Manager, Linear Grain Inc. 12:30 pm -   1:45pm Noon Luncheon & Speaker Speaker: TBA   1:45 pm Closing Comments John Duvenaud, Chairman, Wild Oats Grainworld 2015   2:15 pm -  4:30pm Workshop - TBA
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
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