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This partial list of upcoming events/webinars may qualify for PD hours. It is the responsibility of the NSIA member to ensure their qualifications are met yearly. If you have additional resources to share, please email: info@nsagrologists.ca

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Oct
22
Thu
Maritime Beef Conference (Virtual)
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm – Nov 19 @ 8:30 pm

The Maritime Beef Council welcomes livestock producers to virtually attend the VIRTUAL Maritime Beef Conference, beginning October 22, 2020 and occurring each Thursday evening for five consecutive weeks.

Please register through the MBC website.

Nov
10
Tue
AIC Fall Video Conference: Investment Environment – Agri-Food Research and Innovation
Nov 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

The Agri-Food Innovation Council (AIC) is pleased to announce its first panel for our Fall videoconference on Investment Environment – Agri-Food Research and Innovation.

The first panel for the “setting the stage” session will feature:

  • Dr. Jean-Philippe Gervais, Vice-President and Chief Agricultural Economist, Farm Credit Corporation;
  • Tom Rosser, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy Branch, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada;
  • Andrew Schrum, Senior Manager, Research, RBC Thought Leadership.

This videoconference series will feature four sessions over four weeks (Tuesdays from 1pm to 2:30pm ET):

  • November 10, 2020 – Setting the stage: Importance of investments in agri-food research and innovation and their RoI;
  • November 17, 2020 – Is there an investment gap for agri-food research and innovation;
  • November 24, 2020 – Venture capital and banking: how they work and what they want;
  • December 1st, 2020 – A better investment climate: government investment and taxation.

Register here (you can register for one or all of the four panels).

Nov
17
Tue
AIC Fall Video Conference: Investment Environment – Agri-Food Research and Innovation
Nov 17 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

The Agri-Food Innovation Council (AIC) is pleased to announce its first panel for our Fall videoconference on Investment Environment – Agri-Food Research and Innovation.

The first panel for the “setting the stage” session will feature:

  • Dr. Jean-Philippe Gervais, Vice-President and Chief Agricultural Economist, Farm Credit Corporation;
  • Tom Rosser, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy Branch, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada;
  • Andrew Schrum, Senior Manager, Research, RBC Thought Leadership.

This videoconference series will feature four sessions over four weeks (Tuesdays from 1pm to 2:30pm ET):

  • November 10, 2020 – Setting the stage: Importance of investments in agri-food research and innovation and their RoI;
  • November 17, 2020 – Is there an investment gap for agri-food research and innovation;
  • November 24, 2020 – Venture capital and banking: how they work and what they want;
  • December 1st, 2020 – A better investment climate: government investment and taxation.

Register here (you can register for one or all of the four panels).

Nov
19
Thu
NSIA Annual Meeting
Nov 19 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the NSIA Annual Meeting scheduled for April 2020 had to be postponed, with the new date being November 19th, 2020. Therefore, the Semi-Annual Meeting will now become the Annual Meeting.

This will consist of a business meeting only and be held virtually.

Nov
24
Tue
AIC Fall Video Conference: Investment Environment – Agri-Food Research and Innovation
Nov 24 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

The Agri-Food Innovation Council (AIC) is pleased to announce its first panel for our Fall videoconference on Investment Environment – Agri-Food Research and Innovation.

The first panel for the “setting the stage” session will feature:

  • Dr. Jean-Philippe Gervais, Vice-President and Chief Agricultural Economist, Farm Credit Corporation;
  • Tom Rosser, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy Branch, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada;
  • Andrew Schrum, Senior Manager, Research, RBC Thought Leadership.

This videoconference series will feature four sessions over four weeks (Tuesdays from 1pm to 2:30pm ET):

  • November 10, 2020 – Setting the stage: Importance of investments in agri-food research and innovation and their RoI;
  • November 17, 2020 – Is there an investment gap for agri-food research and innovation;
  • November 24, 2020 – Venture capital and banking: how they work and what they want;
  • December 1st, 2020 – A better investment climate: government investment and taxation.

Register here (you can register for one or all of the four panels).

Nov
26
Thu
How the Climate Affects Vitiviniculture in Nova Scotia (virtual)
Nov 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Francisco Diez, Viticulture Specialist, Perennia, presents on this virtual event, and is then joined by panelists Gina Haverstock, chief winemaker from Devonian Coast, and Steve Ells, grower of Ellslea farm and president of GGANS, to take questions.

Please register in advance to receive the MS Teams link.

Dec
1
Tue
AIC Fall Video Conference: Investment Environment – Agri-Food Research and Innovation
Dec 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

The Agri-Food Innovation Council (AIC) is pleased to announce its first panel for our Fall videoconference on Investment Environment – Agri-Food Research and Innovation.

The first panel for the “setting the stage” session will feature:

  • Dr. Jean-Philippe Gervais, Vice-President and Chief Agricultural Economist, Farm Credit Corporation;
  • Tom Rosser, Assistant Deputy Minister, Strategic Policy Branch, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada;
  • Andrew Schrum, Senior Manager, Research, RBC Thought Leadership.

This videoconference series will feature four sessions over four weeks (Tuesdays from 1pm to 2:30pm ET):

  • November 10, 2020 – Setting the stage: Importance of investments in agri-food research and innovation and their RoI;
  • November 17, 2020 – Is there an investment gap for agri-food research and innovation;
  • November 24, 2020 – Venture capital and banking: how they work and what they want;
  • December 1st, 2020 – A better investment climate: government investment and taxation.

Register here (you can register for one or all of the four panels).

Dec
3
Thu
NSFA Annual Meeting
Dec 3 @ 9:00 am – Dec 4 @ 5:00 pm

Nova Scotia Federation of Agriculture Annual Meeting.

Additional information to follow.

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