Greenhouse Canada


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Virtual Event
Virtual Grower Day | Flowers & Vegetables
August 12, 2020 at 1:00pm EST

Celebrating 40 years in print, Greenhouse Canada is proud to present its 25th annual Grower Day in a new virtual format.

MADE FOR GREENHOUSE GROWERS

As the only national business magazine published exclusively for commercial greenhouse growers in Canada, Greenhouse Canada’s annual Grower Day highlights new trends, tackles issues from a local perspective and promotes discussion among flower and vegetable growers to advance the industry as a whole.

AN EVENT REIMAGINED

A mix of live and recorded sessions, this year’s virtual event will highlight the latest in research, technology and production. Live panels will tackle today’s most pressing issues, while pre-recorded sessions will allow attendees to pick and choose sessions, revisiting them at their leisure.

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Schedule

1:00pm - 1:10pm
Welcoming Remarks

Speaker: Greta Chiu, Editor, Greenhouse Canada

1:10-1:45pm
Live Panel: Growing the next generation

LIVE SESSION
Speakers:
Jennifer McIntosh, Meyers Farms | Brennan Parkin, One Floral | Jette Vanadrichem, Fernlea Flowers

1:45-2:00pm
Coffee Break

2:00-2:15pm
Awards Presentation

LIVE SESSION
Celebrate the winners of this year’s Grower of the Year and Top 4 Under 40 awards.


2:15-3:00pm
Live Panel: Moving forward with COVID

LIVE SESSION

3:00pm+
On-Demand Sessions Open

ON DEMAND
Demystifying dehumidification

Speaker: Dr. Jingjing Han, Flowers Canada (Ontario)

ON DEMAND
Aphids from top to bottom

Speaker: Stacey Hickman, Natural Insect Control

ON DEMAND
The economics of biocontrol

Speaker: Graeme Murphy, bioLogical Control Solutions

ON DEMAND
What’s next for biocontrol

Speaker: Dr. Michael Brownbridge, BioWorks

ON DEMAND
Thwarting the next data attack

Speaker: Craig Barretto, Proack Security

ON DEMAND
Filling the gaps of your business profit margins

Speaker: Melhem Sawaya, Focus Greenhouse Management

ON DEMAND
Setting microbes in motion

Speaker: Dr. Deborah Henderson, Kwantlen Polytechnic University

ON DEMAND
Biocontrol: Round peg in a square hole

Speaker: Brian Spencer, Applied Bio-nomics

ON DEMAND
Growing strawberries in the greenhouse

Speaker: Dr. Laila Benkrima, University of the Fraser Valley

ON DEMAND
Mental break: Taking care of your health

Speaker: Emily Kerr, CHSEP AgSafe BC Safety Advisor Lower Mainland Region

ON DEMAND
Why your plant’s needs and business plans go hand in hand

Speaker: Dr. Mohyuddin Mirza





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Frequently Asked Questions About Virtual Grower Day | Flowers & Vegetables


When & Where?

Virtual Grower Day | Flowers & Vegetables will take place virtually via GoToWebinar on August 12, 2020 at 1:00pm EST.

There will be a 15 minute break between live sessions.

Why Virtual?

The safety and wellbeing of our employees, customers, and community is our number one priority. By making this event an online experience, it eliminates the need for attendees and sponsors to travel in-person, while enabling them to still benefit from the event content.

What’s Included?

Your registration provides you with access to watch the virtual keynote, all live sessions, and on-demand recorded content and product demonstrations.

How do I access?

We will email you an access link to the virtual event the morning of August 12, 2020.

If you don’t see an access link in your email inbox, please check your junk folder. If you are still unable to locate the email, contact Tara Jacobs.