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Please Take Note! Whenever online material is available for an event, there will be a link in its title.



November 18-20, 2020

Virtual event.

Arrell Food Summit: Thriving Beyond 2020

Click on the link in title for the event’s  Home Page.



November 16, 25, 26, 2020

Dairy at Guelph Virtual Showcase 2020

(virtual edition of what used to be the annual DaG’s “Dairy Research and Innovation Day”)

Program: click on the event’s title (link to pdf).

November 25-26: At 10:00 AM, each day, a panel discussion was broadcast. The discussions were based on the pre-recorded presentations (see below) and questions from the audience.

Click here to see a short video about Dairy at Guelph and its new official status of Research Centre.




Links to recordings of each live panel discussion are provided below: click on their respective titles.

November 25 live panel discussion recording. (Dairy industry trends during and after Covid-19)

November 26 live discussion recording. (Dairy research results relevant and useful for end-users)



To view the pre-recorded presentations, click on their titles below.

Presentations for the November 25th live panel discussion:

Keynote Presentation (approx. 29 min.)

Global perspective on dairy production.

Caroline Émond, Director General of the International Dairy Federation. The IDF is an international organization with 43 member countries that represents the entire dairy value chain at the global level.


Dairy at Guelph presentation (approx. 17 min.)

Consumer insight: coming out of Covid.

Michael Von Massow – Professor, Food, Agriculture and Resource Economics, University of Guelph.



Presentations for the November 26th live panel discussion:

(approx. 10 min. each)

Genomic selection for health and efficiency.

Christine Baes – Professor, Animal Biosciences, University of Guelph.


Prudent use of antimicrobials.

Stephen LeBlanc – Professor, Population Medicine, University of Guelph.


Precision feeding and management.

Trevor DeVries – Professor, Animal Biosciences, University of Guelph.


New concepts in calf nutrition.

Michael Steele – Professor, Animal Biosciences, University of Guelph.


Adding value to dairy products.

Gisèle LaPointe – Professor, Food Science, University of Guelph.



March 8-12, 2021

39th Western Canadian Dairy Seminar

The 2021 Dairy Seminar is Going Virtual!



April 6-8, 2021

2021 Online National Animal Welfare Conference

The deadline for abstract submissions is November 2, 2020.

About the 2021 Online National Animal Welfare Conference

The National Animal Welfare Conference, NAWC, is the biggest and best-attended animal welfare conference in Canada, held in a different Canadian city every spring since 2014. In 2021 we are expecting to gather over 1,200 attendees online from across Canada and abroad.

All sessions will be available in the online conference platform for 3 months post conference. Re-watch your favourite sessions at your own pace and on your own time.

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