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The GREAT Institute Webinar Controlled Environment Agriculture (CEA) Education and Training

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January 14, 2021

On THU.JAN.14 Education and Training in Controlled Environment Agriculture – GREAT Institute Webinar will:

  • Give a comprehensive overview of the Post-Secondary Canadian CEA Education and Training sector.
  • Identify gaps and opportunities for growth in the CEA Education and Training space.
  • Explore potential for multi-institutional integrated training packages.​
  • Present recent progress in CEA STEM module development and deployment for primary and secondary school students.
  • Discuss the state of CEA sector public awareness, and opportunities to enhance the awareness of the importance of CEA.
The webinar agenda:

10:30 a.m. – 10:40 a.m.  GREAT Introduction and Concept.

10:40 – 11:10  Summary of High Level CEA Educational Offerings Surveys.

10:40 – 10:50  Post Secondary Landscape.

10:50 – 11:00  Primary and Secondary School Programming.

11:00 – 11:10  Public Education Vehicles.

11:10 – 11:30  LIVE Audience Online Feedback and Inputs Survey.

11:30 – 11:45  CEA Industry Employers Weigh-in.

11:30 – 11:35  Niki Bennett, Science Coordinator, OGVG.

11:35 – 11:40  Matt Baird, CEO, Baird AE.

11:40 – 11:45  David Arkell, CEO, 360 Energy.

11:45 – Noon  Wrap Up and Next Steps

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