Mantioba Potato Production Days, Conference and Trade Show, Jan 29, 30, & 31, 2019
Keystone Centre, Brandon, MB

A Great Canadian Potato Show

TUESDAY JANUARY 29th, 2019


Burbank6:30 TO 8:00 PM
ICE BREAKER
IN THE MANITOBA ROOM
Join us for appetizers and beverages courtesy of Burbank Express


McCainFREE FRIES

Offered Wednesday from 10 am to noon and 1 to 3 pm
and
Thursday from 10 am to 11:30 am

Beside display#59 in the UCT Pavilion


RISE & SHINE – BREAKFAST IS ON IN THE UCT PAVILION
8:00 AM WEDNESDAY
8:00 AM THURSDAY


LOCATION INFORMATION
THE TRADE SHOW IS HELD IN THE MANITOBA & UCT PAVILION ROOM
WITH PRESENTATIONS ACROSS THE HALL IN CITY SQUARE


ANY QUESTIONS? STOP BY THE REGISTRATION DESK LOCATED IN THE UCT PAVILION


WEDNESDAY JANUARY 30TH, 2019


8:00 AM BREAKFAST IN THE UCT PAVILION
9:00 AM WELCOMING REMARKS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
9:05 AM Colorado Potato Beetle Management in a Post Neonic World – How to Adapt to a Shrinking Tool Box…… Ian MacRae
9:35 AM The Science of Magic: Learn to Differentiate Science from Pseudoscience – Zack Frederick
10:00 AM COFFEE BREAK
11:00 AM The History and Workings of Euroblight – How Can I Do Utilize this Data? – John Edmonds

SyngentaKEYNOTE PRESENTATION

Sponsored by Syngenta Canada

11:25 AM China’s Potato as a Staple Food Strategy: History, Progress and Challenges – Peter Vander Zaag

12:20 PM BUFFET LUNCHEON IN THE UCT PAVILION
1:45 PM Biopesticides in Potato Production – Amanda Gevens
2:15 PM Growing Mustard Green Manures for Potato Production – Andy McGuire
2:45 PM COFFEE BREAK
3:45 PM Fungicide Positioning – Post Restriction. What to Consider When Making a Plan – John Edmonds
4:15 PM Rethinking Fungicide Strategy for Manitoba Potatoes – Darin Gibson

5:30 PM SPUDS & SUDS SUPPER FEATURING SEAN WATSON
Dig into Dinner courtesy of
Storcool
1 4 Group
BioSafe Systems

Sean WatsonWith over 20 years magical experience in practically every type of venue in Canada, United States, Australia, Hong Kong and Brazil, Sean has perfected his skills as a magician, but moreover as an “entertainer” – a real crowd pleaser. Sean has won great acclaim at venues such as the Las Vegas Hilton, MGM Grand Casino, Mandalay Bay (House of Blues), the renowned “Carnival” in Brazil, various casinos, state fairs, corporate events and product launches. He has also received many accolades for his close-up entertainment and Illusion Comedy Show.


THURSDAY JANUARY 31ST, 2018


CONFERENCE OPENS

8:00 AM BREAKFAST IN THE UCT PAVILION
9:00 AM WELCOMING REMARKS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
9:05 AM Potato Sustainability Initiative: Continuous Improvement in Sustainable Potato Production – Dan Robinson
9:25 AM Common Scab: An Overview and Breeding Strategies for Resistance Peter Vander Zaag
9:55 AM Exploring Factors Affecting Potato Response to Nitrogen – Carl Rosen
10:20 AM COFFEE BREAK
11:20 AM Soil Compaction: What You Can’t See May Hurt You – Jody DeJong-Hughes
12:00 PM Technical Innovations in Equipment – Richard J. Bishop

12:30 PM THURSDAY LUNCHEON FEATURING DAVID PHILLIPS

David PhillipsDAVID PHILLIPS

Senior Climatologist, Environment and Climate Change Canada

David has been employed with Environment Canada's weather service for 50 years. His work activities relate to the study of the climate of Canada and to promote awareness and understanding of meteorology. He has published several books, papers and reports, including a book on The Climates of Canada, and two bestsellers: The Day Niagara Falls Ran Dry and Blame It On The Weather. He is the originator and author of the Canadian Weather Trivia Calendar, the most popular calendar sold in Canada. David frequently appears on national radio and television as a commentator on weather and climate matters. He has been awarded the Commemorative Medal for the 125th Anniversary of the Confederation of Canada, the Queen Elizabeth Golden and Diamond Jubilee Medals and has twice received the Public Service Merit Award. David is the recipient of three honorary doctorates from the universities of Waterloo and Windsor and Nipissing University. In 2001, David was named to the Order of Canada.

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