Alberta Agriculture & Forestry - BIO World Congress Support

Alberta Agriculture and Forestry (AF) is providing support for five Alberta bio-based companies with agricultural ties to attend BIO World Congress on Industrial Biotechnology in San Diego, CA from April 17-20, 2016.
The mission will include participation in the World Congress, as well as assistance in identifying leads and potential business partners.
The BIO World Congress is the world's largest industrial biotechnology event for business leaders, investors and policy makers in biofuels, bio-based products and renewable chemicals. The BIO World Congress is part of BIO, the world's largest trade association representing biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centers and related organizations in more than 30 countries.

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2015-2016 Workforce Development Program

The Workforce Development Program (the “Program”) provides assistance to address specific workforce issues in agricultural production and agri-processing sectors. Financial assistance is provided to assist Alberta based agri-business managers to:
• assess and adopt technologies and processes to increase worker productivity;
• reduce worker turnover; and
• recruit workers outside of Alberta.

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For further information on the Workforce Initiative,
please contact Joan Bates;
Alberta Agriculture and Forestry
Rural Development Division
Processing Industry and Workforce Development Branch
301, 4920-51 Street, Red Deer, AB T4N 6K8
Phone: 403 340 7625 Fax: 403 340 4896