Michigan Food & Agriculture Border Gateway Summit V

Meeting Dates: 
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Location Address: 
VistaTech Center Livonia , MI
United States

The Border Gateway Summit V will be held on November 13th at the VistaTech Center in Livonia. This is a one-day seminar in Southeast Michigan focusing on the food and agriculture sector. U.S. and Canadian businesses and agencies involved with the varied components of producing, selling, transporting, and protecting food and agriculture will share information about current challenges and future trends, and attendees from local, state, and federal agencies as well as Canadian officials and the private sector interact to better understand the risks, consequences, and opportunities related to the food and agriculture sector and the region. 

The Southeast Michigan / Canadian border area is an important economic center as a hub for movement of people, food and agricultural products, and other critical infrastructure activities. In this seminar, attendees will receive updates on current initiatives including threats to the sector, regulatory changes in both the U.S. and Canada, traceability, food safety, animal health, transportation, and issues involving importing and exporting food and agricultural products.