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Quebec’s Potato Symposium Celebrating 40th Anniversary


The Potato Symposium in Lévis, Que. is celebrating its 40th anniversary on Nov. 25, a website post said. The theme for this year’s conference is “A crossroads of expertise for 40 years” and features more than a dozen speakers talking about farming practices and eco-responsible production.

The page noted there’s opportunities for networking and exchange between advisers, producers, stakeholders and suppliers, all passionate about this constantly improving production.

Featured speakers include:

  • Celia Bordie speaking on Colorado potato beetles
  • Mike Thornton speaking on how climate change affects potatoes
  • Gilbert Lavoie speaking on economics and manager of a potato company
  • Zachary Dolbec speaking about Patates Dolbec and Ubald Distillerie

Early bird registration for the conference is open until Nov. 11.

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