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2012

Presentations at the Jan 12-13, 2012 Network Conference
"Growing Forward in a Volatile Environment",
Ottawa.

Agriculture in Uncertain Times - Neil Conklin, Farm Foundation.

Judging Biotech: How We Adapt to the Challenges of Regulating Biotechnological Innovation - Jeremy de Beer, University of Ottawa

Conventional Wisdom and the Impact of Market Volatility - Scott Irwin, University of Illinois

Farming in a Volatile Climate: an Australian Perspective - Jammie Penm, Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences.

Where Agriculture Meets Water Security: The Challenges for Canada
- Howard Wheater, University of Saskatchewan

Risk-Benefit Perception and Communication in the Agro-Food Industry
- Wim Verbeke, Ghent University

Regulation and Subsidy Responses to Variability in North American Agriculture - Dan Sumner, University of California, Davis


Posters prepared by CATPRN members for the January 12-13, 2012 Network Conference

“Growing Forward in a Volatile Environment”
, Ottawa.

An Empirical Investigation into the Determinants of Trade Policy Bias - Matthew Hink, Ryan Cardwell and Chad Lawley, University of Manitoba and the Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy and Competitiveness Research Network.

Trade Agreements, Political Economy and Endogenously Incomplete Contracts - Na Li and Alan Ker, University of Guelph and the Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy and Competitiveness Research Network.

Dairy Farm Structure in Canada: International Comparisons and the Effect of Farm Quotas - Valeria Castellanos, Charles McArthur and Richard Barichello, Univeristy of British Columbia and the Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy and Competitiveness Research Network.

 2011

Presentations at the Jan 13-14, 2011 Network Conference, Ottawa
"The Future of Farms and Food in Canada"

World Drives of Agriculture, Food and Policy – Robert L. Thompson, Senior Fellow, Chicago Council on Global Affairs and Professor Emeritus, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Business Risk Management Programs: Growing Forward and Growing Forward II – Alan Ker, Professor and Chair of Food, Agriculture and Resource Economics, University of Guelph.

What’s Driving Change in Agriculture and the Impact on Financial Risks - Jean-Philippe Gervais, Senior Economist, Farm Credit Corporation.

The State of the Global Crop Innovation System – Julian M. Alston, Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California at Davis.

The Future of Crop Research in Canada – Options and Consequences - Richard Gray, Professor of Bioresource Policy, Business and Economics, University of Saskatchewan and Director of the Canadian Agricultural Innovation and Regulation Research Network.

Communicating Food Safety, Plus – Neil Hooker, Professor of Food Marketing, St. Joseph’s University, Philadelphia.

Consumer, Food Values and Changing Markets – Ellen Goddard, Professor of Rural Economy, University of Alberta and Director of the Consumer and Market Demand Network; Jayson Lusk, Professor of Agricultural Economics, Oklahoma State University.

The Economics of Payment for Ecosystem Services - David Zilberman, Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California at Berkeley.

Prospects for a Low Carbon Economy: Climate Change, Agriculture and the Rest
– G. Cornelis van Kooten, Professor of Economics, University of Victoria.

Global Economic Forces and the Outlook for Agriculture – Alex F. McCalla, Professor Emeritus of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California at Davis.

Posters prepared by CATPRN members for the January 13-14, 2011 Network Conference
“The Future of Farms and Food in Canada”
, Ottawa.

Supply-Management and Price Ceilings on Production Quota: Future or Folly? – Alex Cairns, Research Assistant and Karl Meilke, Professor, Food, Agriculture and Resource Economics, University of Guelph and the Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy and Competitiveness Research Network.

Commodity Price Volatility: The Impact of Commodity Index Traders - Getu Hailu, Associate Professor and Alfons Weersink, Professor Food, Agriculture and Resource Economics, University of Guelph and the Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy and Competitiveness Research Network.

Is Water an Agricultural Trade Issues? Examining the Montana – Alberta Dispute – K. K. Klein, Professor, Danny G. Le Roy, Associate Professor, Md Kamar Ali and Tatiana Cook, Department of Economics, University of Lethbridge and the Canadian Agricultural Trade Policy and Competitiveness Research Network.

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