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
5:30 Key Note Address
6:00 First Table Group
6:30 Second Table Group
7:00 Third Table Group
7:30 Connecting hosts and students (gathering discoveries)
8:00 Closing Comments / Acknowledgements
8:30 Event Completed

GUEST Table Hosts:

Arden Tse & Mai Nguyen - Co-Founder of Prairie Noodle Shop; MasterChef Contestant
Arinna Grittani - President of Earth Legacy
Bob Smook/Nancy Robinson - General Manager/Assistant Manager, Alberta Hatching Egg Producers
Bryan Schneck - Startup Edmonton
Carol Cooper - Founder, Fruits of Sherbrooke
Craig Schram - Associate, Darkhorse Analytics
Dana Harper - Consultant, Nichols Applied Management
Darrell Petras - Associate Director, Technology Management Entrepreneur-In-Residence, TEC Edmonton
Elizabeth Malta - Animal Care Manager, Wild North - Northern Alberta Wildlife Rescue & Rehabilitation
Hinke and Marc Thierren - Active Turkey Producers, Ment-2B Agribusiness & HMTurkey Farm
Jeff Senger - Founder, Sangudo Growers Association
Joel Bokenfohr - Manager of Business Structures and Financial Policy, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry
John and Bill Bocock - Former Dairy Producers and Philanthropists
Karin Schmid/alternate - Beef Production Specialist for Alberta Beef
Lan Tan - Director, Entrepreneur Development, TEC Edmonton
Linda Mak - Stakeholder Relations Coordinator, Money Mentors
Lori & Tony Pecorilli - President; Co-founder & CEO, Latium Fleet & Asset Management
Lynette Esak - Founder and Senior Soil Scientist, Esak Consulting
Mary Lynn Ilnitsky - Image Consultant, Get Dressed on Purpose
Mitch Baker - Senior Resource Analyst, Silvacom
Natalie Pepin - Farmer and Permaculture Purveyor, Fair Share Farms
Pat Batten - Owner of Ocean Odyssey Inland
Reint Boelman - P.Ag, Dairy and Crop farmer; Agriculture Banking Specialist, CIBC;
Sanford Gleddie - VP Agriculture and Business Development, the Little Potato Company
Susan Schafers - Chair, Egg Farmers of Alberta