24th Annual POGA AGM
The 24th Annual POGA AGM will be at the Fairmont Banff Springs in Banff, AB. This is an event you won't want to miss so book your hotel rooms now!
Book Your Rooms Now!
Call the Reservations Department at 1-833-762-6866 to book your room for the special rate of $179 per night (plus $14/person/day), or book online here!
Reserve under: POGA Annual General Meeting
POGA reservation block closes on November 9, 2021
Registration is Now Open!
Registration is now open and early pricing is available until November 24th. Pricing increases after November 24th, so register today!
Daytime seminars, breakfast and lunch: $20.00 ($25 at door)
Optional Evening Banquet $50.00 ($60 at door)
Beginning at 8:00pm on Tuesday, November 30 please join us for a Meet-and-Greet in the Alhambra/Foyer of the Fairmont Springs Hotel.
|7:45am||Registration and Free Hot Breakfast|
|8:25am||Welcome and Introduction — Jenneth Johanson, POGA President|
|8:30am||Oat Market Outlook, Randy Strychar, President, Oatinformation.com|
|9:30am||POGA Annual General Meeting — Jenneth Johanson, POGA President|
||TBC: Oatly, How They Became the Leader in Oat Milk, Keeping up with Demand and Where They are Going Next — Tomas Wennerholm, Oatly Global Oat Supply Manager|
|10:45am||The Influence Factor: How Fake News Impacts Our Perceptions of Food and Our Choices as Leaders — Kevin Stewart, Farmer, Olympic Television Producer and Media Entrepreneur|
|12:00pm||Soup and Sandwich Lunch — Tour the Sponsor Displays|
|1:15pm||Assessing North America Crop Weather Trends for 2022 — Drew Lerner, President, World Weather, Inc.|
|2:15pm||Gene Editing through CRISPR: Possibilities of Decoding and Tuning of Oat Genes — Dr. Jaswinder Singh, McGill University|
|2:45pm||Oat Product Development, What Consumers Want, What’s Being Tested, and the New Possibilities and Challenges Ahead — Dana Gibson and Maynard Kolskog, Certified Research Chef, Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT), Centre for Culinary Innovation|
|3:45pm||Stress Defense: Combat Tips to Help you Move from Stress to Success in your Farm/Business — Michelle Cederberg, Author, Coach, Health and Productivity Expert|
|5:00pm||Wrap-up and Adjourn — Jenneth Johanson, POGA President|
|5:45pm||Social Hour at the Fairmont Hotel|
|6:30pm||Dinner and Speaker: “A Look at the World Through the Eyes of a Saskatchewan Agricultural Technician,” Quick Dick McDick, A YouTube sensation|
*Times and agenda topics subject to change. For pre-registration and credit card payments - register today.