Speakers

FarmTech 2018 speakers – we are adding speakers as the information becomes available and a complete and detailed agenda will be posted in December.

Keynote Speakers

John Maclean

Keynote Speaker

Darrell Bricker

CEO for IPSOS Public Affairs

Robynne Anderson

International expert in agricultural and food policies

The Right Honourable Stephen Harper

Canada’s 22nd Prime Minister

Linda Duxbury

Professor at the Sprott School of Business, Carleton University

Concurrent Speakers

Boyd Mori

Research Scientist– Insect Ecology

Brian Tischler

Collaborative mixed farm operations, and agricultural hardware development

Dave Gallant

Director of Finance and Operations - Canadian Canola Growers Association

David Drozd

President and Senior Marketing Analyst

David Irvine

One of Canada’s most respected voices on leadership and organizational culture

Dean Gallimore

Chartered Accountant and Chartered Business Valuator

Emily Mardell

Owner of Food First Nutrition Consulting and Founder of GetJoyfull

Gordon Winkel

Director, Chair, David and Joan Lynch School of Engineering Safety and Risk Management

Greg Kostal

Independent analyst and consultant

Kim Keller

CoFounder - SK Women in Ag, Farm At Hand

Lesley Kelly

Head and heart behind the blog, High Heels & Canola Fields

Marlene Boersch

Co-founder Mercantile Consulting Venture

Pierre Petelle

President and CEO of CropLife Canada

Reg Steward

Superintendent of Field Operations and the Provincial Ranch Safety Consultant

Ryan Stevenson

Senior Manager, Tax & Valuations

Simon Kightley

Oilseed and Pulse Crop Specialist

Tyler Wist

Research Scientist (Field Crop Entomology)