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Annual Events

Arrell Food Summit

The Arrell Food Summit is an opportunity to celebrate innovation in agriculture and food through dynamic speakers and deserving laureates of the Arrell Global Food Innovation Awards.

The next Summit will take place online in late 2020.

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Past Events

COVID-19 created serious disruption in the Canadian and global food systems. This webinar series considered sectors experiencing specific challenges and featured experts in those fields to identify lessons learned and ways forward. The series was a partnership with Food from Thought and the One Health Institute.

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EAT-Lancet Commission: Capturing the Canadian Context

On March 7th, Arrell Food Institute is providing a platform for Canadian food system stakeholders to discuss the recommendations proposed in the EAT-Lancet Commission on Food, Planet and Health.


Guelph Talks Food

Presented by the Food Institute of the University of Guelph in conjunction with annual Canadian Science Writers’ Conference.
Guelph Talks Food featured 7 carefully-selected researchers who presented high-energy short-format talks about their innovative work in agriculture and food. Guelph Talks Food is an event designed to share some of the University of Guelph’s most cutting-edge research advancing healthy, productive, and competitive Canadian agriculture and food systems.
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