ALES Connect Café

The ALES Connect Café is a world cafe style meeting, like speed dating, with students engaging in discussion with stakeholders on a different topics yearly. Stakeholders are always a wide spectrum of participants representing ALES diversity, including ALES Academic staff, government representatives, large corporations, public advocates, government representatives, small business owners and more. This event provides ALES an opportunity to strengthen connections within the ALES community as well as engaging the wider campus and the public.

Are we continuing to break new ground?

ALES - entrepreneurship and practical innovations

January 30,2018
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM

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Keynote: Darrin Kinsey, Enviro-Stewards Inc

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5:15 Opening Comments
5:20 Dinner
6:00 Key Note Address
6:20 First Table Group
6:50 Second Table Group
7:20 Third Table Group
8:20 Closing Comments / Acknowledgements
8:30 Event Completed

GUEST Table Hosts:

Arden Tse & Mai Nguyen - Co-Founder of Prairie Noodle Shop, MBA; MasterChef Contestant
Arinna Grittani - President of Earth Legacy
Bryan Schneck - Startup Edmonton
Carol Cooper - Founder of Fruits of Sherbrooke
Craig Schram - Associate of Darkhorse Analytics
Hinke and Marc Thierren - Ment-2B Agribusiness & HMTurkey Farm ; Active Turkey Producers
Joel Bokenfohr - Manager of Business Structures and Financial Policy; Government of Alberta, Agriculture and Forestry
John Simon - CEO of GrenEx Pharms
John and Bill Bocock, Former Dairy Producers and Philanthropists
Karin Schmid/alternate - Beef Production Specialist for Alberta Beef
Linda Mak - Stakeholder Relations Coordinator, Money Mentors
Lori & Tony Pecorilli - President; Co-founder & CEO, Latium Fleet
Lynette Esak - Founder and Senior Soil Scientist, Esak Consulting
Natalie Pepin - Farmer and Permaculture Purveyor, Fair Share Farms; Harvard Graduate
Oksana Gunderson - Talent Development Manager, the Little Potato Company
Pat Batten - Owner of Ocean Odyssey Inland
Reint Boelman - Agriculture Banking Specialist, CIBC; P.Ag, Dairy and Crop farmer
Susan Schafers - Chair, Egg Farmers of Alberta; Ag grad