2021 CFWF Conference - Risky Business

The Eastern Canada Farm Writers’ Association (ECFWA) invites all CFWF members to join them in Windsor, Ontario this September for CFWF2021 – Risky Business.

Due to the uncertainty created by the COVID-19 pandemic, the conference will be a hybrid event, consisting of an in-person conference based out of Caesar’s Windsor and Zoom live broadcast sessions. It will be held Thursday, September 23 – Saturday, September 25.

The tentative agenda is based on the following:

IN-PERSON CONFERENCE AGENDA

Thursday: 

  • Bus transportation from Toronto/Guelph (25 person capacity)
  • Local tours and technical skills training session (TBD)
  • Evening welcome reception with Hiram Walker tasting

Friday:

  • Farm/Ag Business Tours
  • Evening supper and entertainment

Saturday:

  • Professional Development Session
  • CFWF Awards Banquet

VIRTUAL CONFERENCE AGENDA

Thursday: 

  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. webinars highlighting Ontario agriculture and issues
  • LIVESTREAM: Welcome remarks and Hiram Walker tasting

Friday:

  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. webinars delving into trends, opportunities and risks
  • Evening networking and game night

Saturday:

  • LIVESTREAM: Professional Development Session
  • LIVESTREAM: CFWF Awards Banquet

We hope to provide the tours, professional development sessions, and networking opportunities that are a hallmark of CFWF conferences. Plans are currently being revised and confirmed and details will be released as they become available. Conference events will be subject to change based on public health guidelines and travel restrictions.
Please look for conference registration to open in July at www.ecfwa.ca. No early bird rate - hotel bookings will be available upon re-opening.

Fees:
In-person $225.00   Hotel $180.00 per night
Toronto/Guelph Bus $150.00 return trip with lunch Thursday
Virtual $100.00

Information about the CFWF2021 conference will be posted at www.ecfwa.ca.