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Leading agricultural thinkers meet in Ottawa

OTTAWA, Nov. 27, 2012 /CNW/ - Canada's leading agricultural thinkers will meet to explore the future of Canada's agriculture industry and learn what it will take to secure Canada's place on the global agricultural stage at the GrowCanada conference in Ottawa.

The GrowCanada conference will feature a number of high quality speakers who will provide insight into how Canada can continue to be competitive in world food production and address some of the challenges foreseen in the coming years.

This year's program includes:

    --  Keynote conversation with: Frank McKenna, deputy chair, TD Bank
        Group and former Ambassador to the U.S.; Michael Bloom,
        vice-president, the Conference Board of Canada; and Amanda
        Lang, senior business correspondent, CBC News
    --  Brian Lee Crowley, managing director, Macdonald-Laurier
    --  Canadian Senator JoAnne Buth
    --  Rex Murphy, social commentator and editorialist
    --  Ezra Levant, TV news anchor and bestselling author
    --  Brian Greene, string theorist and author

The GrowCanada conference takes place annually to bring together Canada's 
agriculture industry to engage in meaningful dialogue on how Canada can 
continue to be a world leader in agriculture and food production around the 
world. This year's event will be held at the Ottawa Westin from November 27 to 

More information about the GrowCanada partnership and conference can be found 
online at

Nadine Sisk Executive director, communications and member services CropLife 
Canada 613-218-6063

SOURCE: GrowCanada(R)

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CO: GrowCanada(R)
ST: Ontario

-0- Nov/27/2012 15:00 GMT

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