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Dear Colleagues and Students of Agri-Food Research,

We are thrilled to announce the inaugural International Conference on Advances in the Health Benefits of Agri-Foods, presented by the Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine (CCARM). Get ready for a captivating journey into the world of agri-foods and their potential to revolutionize our health and well-being!

📅 Save the Date: October 2-4, 2024

Location: Samuel N. Cohen Auditorium, St. Boniface Hospital Albrechtsen Research Centre, Winnipeg, Canada.

Join the Frontiers of Agri-Food Health Research:

Hosted by the prestigious CCARM, a collaborative effort between St. Boniface Hospital, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, University of Manitoba, and the University of Winnipeg, this event comes at a time of tremendous public interest in utilizing food to achieve health benefits beyond just providing basic nutritional requirements. The need for new information in this area is high, and it is therefore our pleasure to provide scientific sessions that will highlight the progress in this field.

We invite participants to share their research on these topics, or others related to Agri-Food Sciences:

  • Innovative plant breeding for bioactive compounds
  • Amplifying pathogen resistance and eliminating toxins in food crops
  • Elevating nutritional value through advanced food processing
  • Cutting-edge techniques for food analysis
  • Unveiling novel health benefits through preclinical and clinical studies

🎓 Empowering the Future:

At CCARM, we believe in nurturing the next wave of researchers. This conference serves as a platform for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to showcase their remarkable work, connect with peers, and engage in dynamic discussions with like-minded professionals.

🆓 No Boundaries for Knowledge:

As staunch advocates of disseminating knowledge, we’re committed to making this event accessible to all, regardless of financial constraints. There are no attendance fees – our goal is to empower everyone with the gift of learning.

🌐 Hybrid Experience: We’ve Got You Covered!

While we encourage in-person participation for an immersive experience, we understand the importance of inclusivity. Those beyond Winnipeg’s metro area can effortlessly join us through our online link, connecting you to insightful sessions with just a click.

📢 Stay Tuned:

Mark your calendars for October 2-4, 2024, and keep an eye out for more exciting details heading your way soon.

Let’s embark on this transformative journey together, shaping the future of health and agriculture. We can’t wait to welcome you next October!

Best regards,

Dr. Thomas Netticadan
Team Leader, Canadian Centre for Agri-Food Research in Health and Medicine