Semi-Annual Meeting 2022

We look forward to hosting you!

Registration is now open for our first in-person Semi-Annual Meeting! The meeting will be held at The Westin Ottawa November 28-29. 

Severalimportant sessions will be held, including organizational updates, discussion on key policy files, including SRM and Seeds Canada’s Functional Framework proposal, along with a Members Only session. We appreciate input from all members and hope you can join us! This event is an opportunity to connect with colleagues in the sector, engage with the latest industry issues, and get to know the Seeds Canada staff, Board, and Members.  

This event is open to members and guests; registration is required. 

The meeting will be held in-person only, virtual participation will not be an option.Below is an outline of the meeting. Please note that these sessions will not change, however, the times may be adjusted slightly. If you have any questions, please contact Krista Erickson at   

Sponsorship Opportunities available! 

We have a variety of sponsorship levels and opportunities to meet the needs of all members and companies. If you do not find an opportunity that meets your individual needs, please contact us to see if we can design a package that works for you. If you are interested in a sponsorship opportunity, please contact Kristen Hendricks at 


This is your Seeds Canada – let’s see what we can grow, together!  

*All times are noted in Eastern Time


7:30 – 8:30 AM: Breakfast

8:30 – 10:00 AM

  • Opening Session

10:00 – 10:30 AM: Break

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

  • SRM Update
  • Discussion

12:00 – 1:00 PM: Lunch

1:00 – 2:30 PM 

  • Seeds Canada’s SRM Framework Update
  • Member Q&A

2:30 – 2:50 PM: Break

2:50 – 3:35 PM

  • Biotechnology Policy and Issues Committee Meeting

3:45 – 4:30 

  • Intellectual Property Rights Policy & Issues Committee Meeting

6:00 – 7:00 PM: Reception


7:30 – 8:30 AM: Breakfast

8:30 – 9:15 AM

  • Corn, Soybeans, & Eastern Cereals Policy & Issues Committee Meeting

9:25 – 10:10 AM

  • Oilseeds, Pulses, & Western Cereals Policy & Issues Committee Meeting

10:10 – 10:30 AM: Break

10:30 AM – 12:00 PM

  • Members Only Session








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