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Speaker Program - Wednesday

2021 Highlights

The 2021 Canadian Greenhouse Conference will bring experts to you!

Paid registration is required to access the live sessions (Oct. 6 & 7), supplementary resources, New Product Display and post-show recordings. 

Sessions will be recorded and available on the virtual conference platform for 90 days. A full-access registration will be required to log on to the platform after October 7.  Registration will remain open until January 6, 2022 and you may upgrade your basic registration at any time. 

G. Marchand 

Genevieve Marchand
Agriculture & Agri-food Canada, Harrow Research & Development Centre

Plant Vaccines for Greenhouse Crop Prevention

Vaccination has emerged as a valid and innovative protection of crops and vaccines are becoming available to greenhouse growers worldwide.

Discover the basic concepts, potential benefits and drawbacks of these new tools on Wednesday morning.

 

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Terry Vermeer, ET Grow Inc.

Data in Agriculture

Why it is important to gather as much data as possible in agricultural settings?
Which data is valuable? How do I track it? What do I use it for?

Find the answers to these questions and more in the Big Data session Wednesday at 2 pm

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

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Wednesday Morning Concurrent Sessions

9 am - 11 am EST

 

This session generously sponsored by:  OFA logo

Paul Fisher

University of Florida

 

 Nutrient Solution Treatment & Disinfection

Justine Taylor

Croplife Canada
Ottawa, ON

Protected Agriculture Stewardship National Auditable Standards

Christopher Weisener

University of Windsor, ON

 

Developing a Nutrient Risk Management Tool to Monitor Stormwater Retention Ponds

Ann Huber

Soil Resource Group
Guelph, ON

Nutrients, Pathogens and PGRs & Pesticides: the Hybrid Treatment trifecta?

*approximately 30 minute sessions

 

 This session generously sponsored by:    Kams Grower Supply Logo

Remi Maglione

Harvest Genomics
Guelph, ON

 

Portable DNA Sequencing Platform for Greenhouse Pathogen Monitoring: a tool against the ToBRFV

 

Genevieve Marchand

Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Harrow, ON

Plant Vaccines for Greenhouse Crop Protection

Aviv Dombrovsky

ARO The Volcani Center
Israel

ToBRFV: the discovery, the management strategies and hopefully, the beginning of the end

 

This session sponsored by:    Signify logo

 

Xiuming Hao

Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Harrow, ON

Dynamic & Sustainable Lighting Strategies

 

 

Colin Brice

Signify America

Lead With Lighting: Advancements of LEDs in greenhouse lettuce & herb cultivation

 

Jan Chechalk

Signify America

Lighting in High-Wire & Umbrella Cucumbers

 

Ton Habraken

Ludvig Svensson

 

David Lubitz

University of Guelph, ON

Project Report: Stray Light Abatement in Greenhouses

Quade Digweed

Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Harrow, ON

ON DEMAND RECORDING

Blackout curtains, Energy Capture & Microclimate

*30 minute presentations

 

Wednesday Afternoon Concurrent Sessions

12 pm - 1 pm EST
2 pm - 4 pm EST

 This session generously sponsored by:  Ball seed logo

 

Rodger Tschanz

University of Guelph

Sarah Jandricic

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs, Vineland, ON

 

Supporting Ontario Pollinators & Growing Profits: Ornamentals for eco-conscious gardeners

 

Roger Kehoe

 

Capitalizing on the Foliage Boom

 

 *30 minute presentations

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Vicki Gagnon

Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO)
Toronto, ON

Cannabis Energy Efficiency Best Practices

 

Rupp Carriveau

University of Windsor, ON

Energy Efficiency Through 3D Printed Building Envelope Optimization

 

*30 minute sessions

 

This session is generously sponsored by  greenhouse technology network logo          

Murat Kacira

University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

Enhancing Resource Use Efficiency in Vertical Farming

 

Quade Digweed

Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada
Harrow, On

Adrian Schimnowski

Arctic Research Foundation

Northern Greenhouse Program 

 

Barry Murchie

Goodleaf Farms
Guelph, ON

Goodleaf’s Journey in Vertical Farming

 

 *approximately 30 minute presentations

 

 This session generously sponsored by:  OGVG logo

Sonia Benoit

Cascades, QC

Shedding Light on Sustainable Packaging

 

Emily Murracas

Mucci Farms
Kingsville, ON

Sustainable Packaging of Greenhouse Produce

 

Manjusri Misra

University of Guelph, ON

Amar Mohanty

University of Guelph, ON

 

 TBD

*30 minute presentations

 

This session sponsored by:  triple greenlogo

 

Kenneth Tran

Koidra Inc.,
WA, USA

Towards Autonomous Greenhouses: Digital horticulture and smart sensors

Saber Miresmailli

Ecoation
Ruthven, ON

Human + Machine: The future of horticulture is collaborative

Terry Vermeer

ET Grow Inc
Beamsville, ON

Data in Agriculture

Ramen Dutta

TensoAI, Sutton, QC

Big Data’s Next Step – Tackling Private Data Silos

30 minute presentations

Archives

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2020 Canadian Greenhouse Conference Presentations

2019 Canadian Greenhouse Conference Presentations

2018 Canadian Greenhouse Conference Presentations