Special Events

Included in the registration fee are the following optional special events. Please register for each event during the registration process.

Industry Talk & Reception Dinner

November 3rd at The Delta Hotel and Conference Centre, Guelph
17:00: “How big data changes dairy farming”
Dr. Fernando Mazeris, Dairy Data Warehouse BV
18:00: Welcome Dinner and Social

Tour of the Elora Dairy Research Station & Cocktail Reception at the Elora Mill

November 4th  
17:30-18:30: Elora Dairy Research Station (EDRS)
A bus will pick up attendees from the conference at The Arboretum at 16:45 and transport attendees to the EDRS. At the EDRS there will be an informal tour of this state-of-the-art facility, which opened in 2015. During the tour, University of Guelph MSc and PhD students will engage in discussion regarding the current research taking place at EDRS through the use of poster presentations.

18:30-21:30: Elora Mill
A bus will take attendees from the tour of EDRS to the breath-taking Elora Mill for a Cocktail Reception and Social. Beer, wine and house cocktails are included, as well as a buffet-style dinner.

Not included in the registration fee, but may be of interest to you is:

The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

The Royal Fair is taking place from November 1st-10th, 2019 at Exhibition Place, in Toronto, ON, just an hour from the University of Guelph. Although we are not offering any special events in conjunction with The Royal Fair, please feel free to check out the website and events at www.royalfair.org