Trump Times & Your Business – FBO Annual Conference 2017 @ Steam Whistle Brewing, The Roundhouse
May Wed, 2017


  1. David Frum – Keynote Speaker – The Trump Effect: What Can Canadian Businesses Expect? – David is an Canadian-America pundit, Washington insider and one of the most influential political analysts of our time
  2. Bobby Seeber – Making NAFTA Great Again – A former Ontario government trade advisor talks trade and how Ontario businesses with U.S. interests can navigate these troubled bilateral trade waters.
  3. Terry O’Reilly – Building Your Brand & Telling Your Story – Terry is best known as the host of CBC radio show The Age of Persuasion and award-winning writer, director, speaker and marketer


$300 per ticket

$100 per ticket (Food and Beverage Ontario Members) Members must be logged in to receive the discounted rate!

Please call 519.826.3741 or email:

* Registration dues must be paid at time of purchase with credit card only

A public dialogue on GMOs – Food, Farming and Ethics @ Thornbrough Building, Rm 1200
Jun Wed, 2017

Including the first Canadian viewing of the feature documentary, Food Evolution.

Wednesday June 7, 2017
7:30 to 10:00 pm

Thornbrough Building, Rm 1200, University of Guelph

A stimulating panel discussion will follow the movie. Panelists include:

Dr. Alison van Eenennaam, University of California, Davis
Mark Lynas, Cornell Alliance for Science and Oxford, England
Dr. Kevin Folta, University of Florida
Hon. Adam Malima, former deputy minister of agriculture, Tanzania
Rob Wager, Vancouver Island University
Dr. C.S Prakash, Tuskeegee University, Alabama

Limited seating. Tickets:  Students $5 and adults $10

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BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology
Jul Sun, 2017

The BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology provides a unique forum for business executives, government officials, academic researchers and industry leaders to share the latest advances in renewable chemicals, synthetic biology, enzymes, food ingredients, biofuels and more!

George Washington Carver Award: Accepting Nominations Through March 10
Do you know individuals who have demonstrated significant and innovative accomplishments that have employed industrial biotechnology to facilitate the advancement of a biobased economy and industrial sustainability? Consider nominating them!

BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology