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“Where Agriculture Meets Politics”

MONDAY, MAY 21, 2017 REGISTRATION: 4:00-5:00 P.M.

Location: iPolitics (17 York Street, Ottawa, Ont.)

AGM: 5:00-6:45p.m.

Location: iPolitics (17 York Street, Ottawa, Ont.) *GoTo Meeting connection for those unable to make it

WELCOME RECEPTION & PANEL Then and Now: What it’s like to be an Ag writer in Ottawa

Location: iPolitics (17 York Street, Ottawa, Ont.) Time: 7:00p.m.

Panelists: Alex Binkley, Journalist, Ontario Farmer/Manitoba Co-operator

John Muggridge, Speechwriter, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Kelsey Johnson, Agriculture Reporter, iPolitics

TUESDAY, MAY 22, 2017

PANEL (WITH COFFEE/CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST) ​Farm and Food Meet Government ​ ​L​​ocation: CFA Boardroom, 21 Florence Street (confirmed) Time: 8:30 am - 10 a.m. Panelists ​ to be announced at a later date​​

TOUR OF PARLIAMENT HILL Location: Parliament Hill Time: Tour 1 – 11:05 a.m. Tour 2 – 11:10 a.m.

LUNCH​ Location: Parliamentary Restaurant ​12:30​​ p.m.​

QUESTION PERIOD Location: House of Commons Time: starts at 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m.

QUESTION PERIOD OUTS Location: Parliament’s Foyer

​Wrap up at 4 o'clock. Pay your own way supper at a local restaurant.​

Click "Get Tickets" to register. NOTE: to participate in the activities on May 22, your registration MUST be received by 4 p.m. May 11.

Registration for activities on May 21 can be received until May 20, or walk-ins are welcome.