Dr. Darlington speaking at the Ontario Centres of Excellence Discovery Conference

Join Dr. Darlington at Discovery, an annual conference and trade show put on by the Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE). Discovery is described as Canada’s leading innovation-to-commercialization. “Each year, Discovery brings together the best and brightest in industry, academia, investors and entrepreneurs to showcase leading-edge technologies, best practices and research,” said Dr. Tom Corr, president and CEO of OCE. The conference is held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, May 27-28, 2013.

Innovations in Agri-Food

Dr. Darlington will be participating in the panel discussion, “Innovations in Agri-Food” on May 28, 2013 at 9am.

Ontario’s agri-food system is high tech, highly complex and internationally competitive with record high exports to markets including the U.S., Asia and Europe. The panel will explore the ongoing challenges and opportunities related to changing consumer demands, climate change and globalization and how new methods and technologies like biotechnology and bio-based products are fuelling market growth and employment while ensuring food security.

The panel will be moderated by Dr. Gord Surgeoner, President of Ontario Agri-Food Technologies.

Joining Dr. Darlington, will be the following panellists:

  • Dr. Alan Scott, Project Scientist, COM DEV Inc.
  • Dr. John Kelly, Vice President, Erie Innovations and Commercialization, Ontario Fruit and Vegetable Growers’ Association
  • Dr. Jim Brandle, CEO, Vineland Research and Innovation Centre

How Register

Register for Discovery online. Use promo code OCE10 when registering and get 10% off. We hope to see you there.

Event Details

Time: 9am-10am

Location: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, IBM Theatre