Spring 2018 Symposium | Ontario Agricultural College

Spring 2018 Symposium

The second annual University of Guelph Equine Industry Symposium was hosted on Saturday, February 10, 2018. The symposium hosted over 200 industry professionals to discuss "Joining Forces on Youth Engagement - Recruitment, Retention, Succession".

Speakers included:

  • Akaash Maharaj
  • Malcolm Campbell, University of Guelph
  • Heather Ramey
  • Jenny Mayer, Agscape
  • Kim Leffley, Canadian Pony Club
  • Pam Coburn, Ontario Equestrian
  • David Reynolds, INAC Services
  • Gayle Ecker, Equine Guelph

A full PDF summary of the symposium is available for download. To view slides from the symposium presentations, please contact Prof. Katrina Merkies at kmerkies@uoguelph.ca

Group photo of symposium speakers
From L to R: Noah Morrissey, Jenny Mayer (AgScape), Dr. Heather Ramey (Research at the Centre of Excellence for Youth Engagement), Gayle Ecker, (Equine Guelph), Dr. Rene Van Acker (Ontario Agricultural College), Dr. Malcolm Campbell (University of Guelph), Dr. Bronwynne Wilton (Wilton Consulting Group), Akaash Maharaj (Global Organization of Parliamentarians Against Corruption), Tracey McCague-McElrae (Ontario Equestrian), Dominic Morrissey (PC candidate), Kim Leffley (Canadian Pony Club). Photo credit: Matthew Riediger