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2020 AGM Agenda

Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) Annual General Meeting

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 - Thursday, March 26, 2020

Hilton Meadowvale Mississauga, ON


8:00PM – 11:00PM – Chicken Industry Reception - Greenwich Room


7:30AM – 9:30AM – Registration – Hazel McCallion (Hallway)

7:00AM – 9:30AM – Women in Leadership Networking Breakfast – Greenwich Room 

8:00AM – 9:30AM – Farmer-Member Networking Breakfast – Hazel McCallion Room

8:00AM – 2:00PM – “Raised by a Canadian Farmer” farmer-family photo booth – Hazel McCallion Room 

10:00AM - AGM Opening Remarks (Graydon Ballroom) 

10:10AM - Financial Discipline - Carol Danchuk, CFO Interim Senior Director, Finance & Deloitte (Auditors)
10:20AM - CFO Chair and President & CEO Address - Ed Benjamins, Chair & Rob Dougans, President & CEO, CFO

11:00AM - Greetings from Ontario Farm Products Marketing Commission - Interim Chair Valerie Gilvesy  

11:10AM - Maryse Dubé, Member, Farm Products Council of Canada

11:15AM - National Update from Chicken Farmers of Canada - Benoît Fontaine, Chair & Michael Laliberté, Executive Director  

11:40AM - Cheryl Firby, Chair, Association of Ontario Chicken Processors

12:00PM - District Committee Representative Report

12:20PM - Local Fare Luncheon

1:20PM - Keynote Address - Lt. General the Honourable Andrew Leslie PC, CMM, MSC, MSM, CD, MA

2:05PM - Consumers in the 2020s - Sarah Andrewes, Senior Vice President, Hill + Knowlton Strategies

2:30PM - New Entrant Chicken Farmers Induction Ceremony

2:45PM - CFO Cares Feed Ontario Presentation - Amanda King, Director, Communications & Research, Feed Ontario

3:00PM - AGM Closing Remarks
Please check back regularly as details are subject to change. 

All attendees must be registered. CLICK HERE to register.