Agenda & Program

Draft Conference Schedule

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Sunday, June 24
Time   Room
12pm ISASH Board of Directors Lunch - by invitation only TBD
1pm ISASH Board of Directors Meeting - by invitation only TBD
3pm Registration Opens Foyer
5:30pm Opening Social: Alexander Keith's Brewery & Red Stag Tavern -
9pm Hospitality Suite Annapolis
Time   Room
8am Breakfast included for all attendees.  Acadia
Breakfast Meetings
  New & Prospective Members Sable A
  Research & Development Committee Sable B
Bylaws Committee Sable C
Endowment Committee Sable D
9am Welcome & Opening Remarks Acadia
9:30am Keynote Speaker – How we motivate small and medium sized businesses to improve their safety practices Acadia
10:30am Break & Displays Foyer
11am Concurrent Sessions – 4 Tracks  Sable A, B, C and D
12:15pm LUNCH Acadia
12:30pm Committee Meetings
Professional Improvement Sable A
Public Relations Sable B
Membership Sable C
1:45pm Power of Partnerships – A panel of speakers will discuss how, why and when they partner with others to deliver farm safety programming. Acadia
2:45pm Break & Displays Foyer
3:15pm Interest Groups – All attendees encouraged to select one:
Family, Farmstead & Leisure Sable A
Rural Occupational Health Sable B
Tractor & Machinery Safety Sable C
6pm Childhood Agricultural Safety Network (CASN) Dinner – by invitation only TBD
  Dinner on your own
9pm Hospitality Suite Annapolis
Time   Room
8am Breakfast – included for all attendees.  Acadia
Prayer Breakfast Sable A
  Breakfast Meetings
Past Presidents Sable B
Finance Sable C
Long Range Planning Sable D
9am Technology in Agriculture – how agriculture is changing and what impacts it is having on health and safety. Acadia
10am Break Foyer
10:15am Concurrent Sessions – 4 Tracks Sable A, B, C and D
11:30am LUNCH Foyer & Acadia
12:30pm Tours Buses Leave:

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  • Seas the Day (Fisheries): Join the Fisheries Safety Association of Nova Scotia on a tour of Sambro, a local fishing community making excellent strides in improving safety.
  • From Grass to Glass (Winding River Farms): Winding River Farms is a family operated dairy farm in Alton. While the operation has new technologies and robotics, they also have farm management systems to be desired. Learn about their approach to successful farm management on this tour.
  • Innovation, Creation and Fermentation (Lightfoot & Wolfville Wines): A new winery to Wolfville, Lightfoot & Wolfville wines have a passion for innovation, technology and growth. This tour will be about much more than just the wine tasting!
6:30pm ISASH Board of Directors Dinner & Meeting - by invitation only TBD
  Dinner on your own
9pm Hospitality Suite Annapolis
Wednesday, June 27
Time   Room
7:30am Breakfast – included for all attendees.  Acadia
     Breakfast Meetings
  ISASH Conference Planners – Current and future conference hosts Sable A
8:30am Concurrent Sessions – 4 Tracks  Sable A, B, C and D
9:45am Break & Display Foyer
10:15am Mental Health in Agriculture – A panel of speakers will discuss a recent study on the mental health of Canadian Farmers and some of the programs and supports that are currently in place. Acadia
11:15am Concurrent Sessions – 4 Tracks  Sable A, B, C and D
12:30pm LUNCH Acadia
1:30pm Concurrent Sessions – 4 Tracks  Sable A, B, C and D
2:45pm Break & Display Foyer
3:15pm ISASH Annual Meeting - All members welcome! TBD
6:30pm Cash Bar & Banquet Sable ABCD
9pm Hospitality Suite Annapolis

This Professional Improvement Session is not part of the conference registration fee and requires a registration ($50 CAD/$37.50 USD).

Time Room
  Breakfast on your own
8:30am Responding to Farmers Under Stress, Tips for Front Line Workers and Professionals Supporting the Farming Community. Acadia A
12:00pm Session wrap-up & presentation of certificates