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Wild Oats Grainworld 2015 Program 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 30, 2015 based on availability. The number of rooms at this rate is limited, so be sure to make your reservation soon.    Below is the program for Wild Oats Grainworld 2015. Be sure to check back often or follow us on Twitter for updates.
  2:00 pm -   5:00 pm Free CME Group/CBOT Grain Marketing Workshop [Open to All]   7:00 pm - 10:00 pm Wild Oats Grainworld 2015 Registration & Reception
Monday, February 23, 2015
  7:00 am Breakfast Buffet Opens   7:55 am -   8:25 am Breakfast Speaker Larry Maguire, Member of Parliament (Brandon-Souris)    The Impact of Trade Policy on the Canadian Grain Industry     8:30 am -   8:45 am Welcome The Honorable Gerry Ritz, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Canada              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 Robert Saik , CEO, Agri-Trend Group of Companies   9:00 am - 10:45 am Session 1: Oilseed Market Structure and Outlooks Chair: Fred Oleson, Deputy Director, Grains & Oilseeds Division, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Panelists: Canola - Brian Conn, Vice-President - Canadian Oilseeds, Louis Dreyfus    Commodities Flax - Chuck Penner, President, LeftField Commodity Research Soybeans - Chris Beckman, Oilseeds Analyst, Grains & Oilseeds Division,    Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada 10:45 am - 11:15 am Coffee/Networking Break 11:15 am - 12:45 pm Session 2: Wheat Market Structure and Outlooks Chair: Dr. Al Loyns, President, Prairie Horizons Ltd. Panelists: Red Spring Wheat - Lawrence Yakielashek, General Manager, FarmLink    Marketing Solutions Durum - Alan Hegemeier, Merchandiser, CHS Inc. Malt Barley – Lorelle Selinger, North American Merchandising Manager,    Cargill Malt 12:45 pm -   2:00 pm Noon Luncheon & Speaker Robert Saik , CEO, Agri-Trend Group of Companies    Outlook 2015 and Beyond   2:00 pm -   3:30 pm Session 3: Feed Grain Market Structure and Outlooks Chair: Fraser Gilbert, Senior Strategic Business Development, SGS Agricultural    Services Panelists: Corn - Nicholas Hoyt, Vice-President, Informa Economics, Inc. Barley - Lance Mistelbacher, Vice-President, Commodity Risk Management,    Maple Leaf Foods 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: Matt Falk, Comedian
  7:00 am Breakfast Buffet Opens   7:55 am -   8:25 am Breakfast Speaker Dr. Grant N. Pierce, Executive Director of Research, St. Boniface Hospital    If Flax Were a Pill Instead of a Food, Someone Would Be Rich   8:30 am -   8:45 am Greatings The Honorable Ron Kostyshyn, Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development,    Province of Manitoba   8:45 am - 10:15 am Session 5: Special Crops Market Structure and Outlooks Chair: John De Pape, FARMCo Panelists: Peas - Heidi Dutton, General Manager, ADM Agri Industries Lentils - Elyce Simpson Fraser, Director of Marketing and Business    Development, Simpson Seeds Inc Mustard - Walter Dyck, Seed Division Manager, Olds Products Company 10:15 am - 10:45 am Coffee/Networking Break 10:45 am - 12:15 pm Session 6: How We Kept Markets Operating Chair: Dulcie Price, President, Optimum Agra Services Ltd. Panelists: Ryan McKnight, Grain Merchandising Manager, Linear Grain Inc. Allan Johnston, President, Johnston’s Grain Marketing Jerry Klassen, GAP S.A. Grain & Produits 12:15 pm -   1:45pm Noon Luncheon & Speaker The Honorable James E. Downey, Former Minister of Agriculture, Government of    Manitoba    Moving Farmers Up the Value Chain   1:45 pm Closing Comments John Duvenaud, Chairman, Wild Oats Grainworld 2015
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
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