Quebec Food Forum 2016

Tuesday May 31 2016 • Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth • Montréal, Quebec
Information and registration

The Conference Board’s Centre for Food in Canada (CFIC) invites you to join us at the Quebec Food Forum 2016, a one-day conference that will build knowledge, capacity and competitive advantage by leveraging expert insights on a variety of key issues that are highly relevant to stakeholders operating within Quebec’s agri-food and related sectors.

Summary Overview and Themes
We are assembling an outstanding line-up of speakers to share innovative insights and solutions to help improve Quebec’s food sector performance—ensuring we make the most of our resources, talent and brand reputation to better meet the food needs of Quebeckers, people across Canada and all over the world.

The Quebec Food Forum 2016 will focus on how collectively, as well as individually, we can make the most of our plentiful opportunities in the agri-food sector by addressing the key themes of the Canadian Food Strategy:

  • enhancing healthy food and diets;
  • improving food safety and industry prosperity;
  • sustaining the environment; and
  • addressing the challenges of household food security.

What Can You Expect?
The Conference Board and external experts will provide presentations, panel discussions, and interactive dialogue that will cover:

  • Canada’s food performance and international comparisons
  • Quebec’s agri-food industry as an economic development driver
  • Economic outlook for the province
  • Models and case studies of good practice
  • Government policies and programs

As a participant, you will:

  • Gain insights from the Forum’s high-profile speakers who will share their expert views on implementing agri-food sector strategies, engaging key players to take action, building strategic partnerships, and tracking results
  • Learn about trends, future opportunities and areas of potential growth for the sector
  • Discuss and debate significant sector-related issues, such as labour, innovation, food safety and more
  • Access relevant data and insights on the country’s food performance
  • Discover how to adopt a strategic approach to doing business in the sector
  • Hear the latest forecasts for the economy and the sector
  • Learn about future Conference Board plans in the area of food and beverage research
Tue, 2016/05/31 (All day)