Nov 10, 2020

Webinar - FCC and STEP State of the Canadian Food Industry Webinar

Join Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership (STEP) and Farm Credit Canada (FCC) as they host a complimentary webinar focused on the State of the Industry, featuring presenters, JP Gervais, Chief Economist, FCC and Francis Parisien, Vice President Eastern Canada, Nielsen Media Research. More details to follow. Learn how our economic outlook and the changing eating habits of Canadians can affect your food business, so you can prepare for success.

Time: 09:00 CST

JP Gervais
Vice-President and Chief Agricultural Economist, FCC

J.P. Gervais is Vice-President and Chief Agricultural Economist at FCC. He has over 20 years of experience analyzing domestic and international agricultural policies and markets, and his insights help guide strategy and monitor risk throughout the corporation. He’s frequently a featured speaker at national and international conferences, addressing global trends and the linkages to agri-food markets. In addition to acting as an FCC spokesperson on economic matters, J.P. provides commentary on the agriculture industry through videos and the FCC Ag Economist blog.

Prior to joining FCC in 2010, J.P. was professor of agricultural economics at North Carolina State University and Laval University. He also held the Canada Research Chair in Agri-Industries and International Trade at Laval. J.P. is Past-President of the Canadian Agricultural Economics Society. He obtained his Ph.D. in economics from Iowa State University in 1999.

Francis Parisien
Vice President, Nielsen Eastern Canada

Francis Parisien, Vice-President for Eastern Canada has been with Nielsen Media Research for over 20 years and is responsible for the teams in charge of Quebec and Atlantic retail and manufacturer relations.

Always curious and willing to share, Francis is involved in many initiatives, looking for new ways to collaborate with established producers and manufacturers as well as start-ups. His colleagues and clients appreciate his broad knowledge of consumer and retail trends, both locally and internationally.

To register, please click here.

For more information, please contact:
Angela Krauss, Vice President, Marketing & Membership Development
Telephone: 306 787 3972

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