CAAR Conference 2022

CAAR is pleased to share a detailed agenda for the 2022 CAAR Conference. Don't miss out on this great agenda with the theme RESILIENCE: ADAPT & ADVANCE which will feature sessions on the state of Canadian retail, commodity outlook looking at short-term impacts and lasting effects, fertilizer outlook, and carbon market opportunities to name just a few.

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All times and speakers are tentative and subject to change.
All daytime events are hosted at Westin Edmonton and evening events at Fairmont Hotel MacDonald.

Tuesday, Feb. 8

5:00 - 7:00 PM Icebreaker Cocktail Reception
Hosted at Fairmont Hotel MacDonald

Wednesday, Feb. 9

7:30 - 9:00 AM Breakfast & Networking
9:00 - 9:15 AM Opening of the 2022 CAAR Conference
9:15 - 10:15 AM State of Canadian Retail Businesses
Michael Kirwin | CFIB
10:15 - 10:30 AM Break & Networking
10:30 - 11:15 AM 2021: Short-Term Impact and Lasting Effects
Chuck Penner | LeftField Commodity Research
11:15 - 12:00 NN Fertilizer Outlook
Josh Linville | Stone X
12:00 - 1:15 PM Lunch & Networking and AGM
1:15 - 2:00 PM  Covid and the Workplace - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly - a Human Resource Perspective
Derek Rolstone | Stone Strategies
2:00 - 2:30 PM  Sponsor Spotlight
2:30 - 3:15 PM  Carbon Market Opportunities
Karen Haugen-Kozyra | Viresco Solutions
6:00 - 11:00 PM  CAAR’s Choice Awards Banquet
Hosted at Fairmont Hotel MacDonald
6:00 - 7:00 PM   
7:00 - 9:00 PM   
9:00 - 11:00 PM   
  Cocktail Reception
  Awards Dinner & Presentation
  Banquet Entertainment with Rod Black

Thursday, Feb. 10 

7:30 - 8:30 AM Breakfast & Networking on the Tradeshow Floor
8:30 - 9:30 AM Supplier Panel - TBA
Today's Challenges - Supply & Pricing and Virtue Signaling
9:30 - 10:15 AM UN Food Systems Update - TBA 
10:15 - 10:30 AM Break & Networking on the Tradeshow Floor
10:30 - 11:30 AM MRL Panel: Proposed Changes to MRL Systems
11:30 - 12:00 NN Sponsor Spotlight
12:00 - 1:15 PM Lunch and Networking Break 
1:15 - 1:45 PM Sponsor Spotlight
1:45 - 2:45 PM  Emerging Energy Crisis 
Dan McTeague | Canadians for Affordable Energy 

 

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