Food Processing Professional Development

Date and Time



University of Guelph


Secondary school educators are invited to participate in an exciting two days of experiential learning and networking while learning about the diverse and growing food industry. 

October 24: Experiential Road Trip

Bus travel will be provided for the road trip.

8:00 a.m. Registration

8:30-9:30 a.m. Guelph Food Innovation Centre

9:45-10:55 a.m. Honey Bee Research Centre

11:45-1:50 p.m. Chudleigh’s

---Sponsored Lunch----

2:30-4:00 p.m. Conestoga College

4:45 p.m. Arrive back on University of Guelph campus

October 25: Resource Showcase

8:00 a.m. Arrival at University Center

---Full service breakfast----

8:30-8:50 a.m. Industry Panel- What is Food Processing?

8:50-9:20 a.m. SHSM Updates

9:25-10:25 a.m. 4-H Ontario Presentation

---15-minute break---

10:40-11:40 a.m. Agscape Presentation

11:45-12:45 pm. OAC Student Liaison Program

12:45 - 1:45 p.m. Full-service lunch

2:00 Closing Remarks

Registration is closed. 


No registration fee


Contact Information

Carleigh Johnston, Liaison Manager
273J Johnston Hall, University of Guelph
519-824-4120, Ext. 56812