Below are a list of the different programs we have available. Click on a section to see more information.

Business Programs

Saturday June 22, 2013



5 km run / walk - Stanley Park: Sponsored by All Seasons Mushrooms

6:00-8:00pm - President's Reception

Sunday June 23, 2013

7:15-8:15am - Buffet Breakfast

Chair: Burton Loveday

8:30-8:45am - Welcome

8:45-9:30am - Future Trends in Agri-Business

9:30-10:15am - Panel: Raw Materials | Dr. David Beyer, Charlee Kelly, Dr. David Sauchyn

10:15-10:30am - Break

Chair: Mike Manion

10:30-11:15am - Panel: Worker Health & Safety on Mushroom Farms | David Nguyen, Travis Brock

11:15-12:00pm - Sustainability: What does that mean? | Brett Wills

12:00-1:00pm - Buffet Lunch in EXPO Hall

Chair: Gary Marzetti

1:15-2:00pm - Airhandling and Climate Issues in Mushroom Growing | Jan Roemermann

2:00-3:00pm - Panel: Food Safety Regulations, US & Canada | Dr. Ruby Lee, Dr. David Gombas

3:00-5:00pm - EXPO Open

Monday June 24, 2013

7:15-8:15am - Buffet Breakfast

Chair: Dave Knudsen

8:30-8:45am - Welcome

8:45-9:30am - Stop Marketing, Start Engaging | Scott Stratten

9:30-10:15am - Corporate Visioning | Donald Cooper

10:15-10:30am - Break

10:30-11:00am - Panel | Scott Stratten, Donald Cooper

11:00-11:45am - You're Getting Cooked: Communicating Through a Crisis | Sharon Stevens

11:45-12:00pm - Cast Your Vote for the Next NAMC Site

12:00-1:00pm - Buffet Lunch in EXPO Hall

Chair: Liz O'Neil

1:15-2:00pm - Mushrooms Around the World | Peter Christiaens

2:00-2:45pm - Andrew O'Neil Memorial Lecture: Mushrooms for Weight Control & Health | Dr. Lawrence Cheskin

3:00-4:00pm - EXPO


6:00-7:00pm - Poolside Reception

7:00-8:00pm - Gala Dinner (Stanley Park Ballroom)

8:00-11:00pm - Music by Federico Fuoco

Companion Programs

Sunday June 23, 2013

9:00AM:  Pickup from the Westin Bayshore Hotel

Tour through Chinatown, Gastown, Robson Street, Stanley Park (with a stop at the Totem Poles and Prospect Point), English Bay and Granville Island (30 to 45 minute stop)

12:30-1:00PM:  Arrive at Grouse Mountain


3:00PM:  Depart Grouse Mountain

3:30PM:  Drop off at the Westin Bayshore Hotel


Monday June 24, 2013

6:00PM Westin Bayshore Poolside Reception

7:00PM Dinner with Dance to follow, with entertainment provided by Federico Fuoco and his band

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For more information please contact Mushrooms Canada at or (519) 829-4125