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Leading Edge Farm Management Conference

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am - Wednesday, February 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

February 26 & 27, 2019
Red Deer – Holiday Inn & Suites on Gasoline Alley

The Leading Edge Farm Management Conference 2019 gives delegates unprecedented access to Alberta’s top farm business management advisors.

Leading Edge – The Next Generation

The 2019 event is being specifically designed for those that are in the earlier stages of their farming careers. Full details coming soon.


A block of rooms is available at the Holiday Inn   – booking code will be provided in the registration confirmation email


Tuesday, February 26- 9:30am to 9:30pm
– includes lunch and supper and features an interactive evening with all speakers

Wednesday, February 27- 7:30am to 2:30pm
– includes a full breakfast and lunch


Merle Good – Independent farm Management Consultant
Merle in launching his Private Consulting Business, GRS Consulting; has continued to focus on identifying and adapting financial management and tax-related strategies with unique business structures to meet the ever-evolving needs of the Agricultural Industry. Over the past three years Merle has had the privilege to speak at over 70 public seminars and works with over a hundred farm clients per year.

Dean-Gallimore-pyp16bDean Gallimore – Certified Professional Accountant & Business Valuator
Dean is a retired partner from KPMG LLP in Lethbridge where he spent his career working with agriculture clients and strategies.  He has authored a Professional Development Publication for CCH Canada Limited on Farm Taxation and co-written Tax Strategies for Farmers (published by Alberta Agriculture).

Rob-Strilchuk-pyp16Rob Strilchuk – Tax Partner, MNP
Rob is a tax advisor and partner in the Agriculture Services area of MNP and also grain farms with his brothers southeast of Edmonton.  His 28 year background not only in tax, but in farming as well, has allowed him to easily discuss matters, determine the problem and come up with practical solutions or plans for farm producers in a manner that is not overwhelming for them.

Ryan Stevenson – Partner – Tax & Valuations, KPMG
Ryan is a Senior Manager in KPMG’s Tax practice based in Canada. He has been associated with KPMG since 2007. Ryan provides corporate and personal income tax advisory and tax compliance services to clients. He assists business clients in implementing reorganization plans for estate planning, succession planning and tax advantages. He has also performed Quality Practice Review on the tax groups in other KPMG offices.

David Irvine – The Leaders Navigator
David is sought after internationally as a speaker, author, and trusted leadership advisor. His work has contributed to the building of accountable, dynamic and engaged organizations across North America. As one of Canada’s most respected voices on leadership, organizational culture, and personal development, David has dedicated his life to creating workplaces, communities, and families that foster accountability, authenticity, and caring.


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Highlights from the 2018 Leading Edge Event


Tuesday, February 26, 2019 @ 9:00 am
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
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Holiday Inn – Gasoline Alley
Gasoline Alley
Red Deer, AB Canada
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