The Prairie Grain Development Committee organizes their Annual Meeting to facilitate scientific discussion and communication of research priorities for the improvement of the prairie grain sector, and to exchange information relevant to the development of improved cultivars of grain crops for the western Canadian prairies.


2018 PGDC Annual Meeting

Registration Fees


All PGDC Annual Meeting registrations must be completed on-line. Payments include credit card, cheque or money order.

  • Registration fee: $475.00/person - Payment received after Friday January 26th, 2018
Registration fee includes:
  • Member Recommending Committee(s) report
  • Tuesday - nutrition breaks, lunch & evening reception
  • Wednesday - full buffet breakfast, plenary session, lunch, nutrition breaks
  • Thursday - full buffet breakfast, nutrition break

To Register Online for the Annual Meeting


Click on the hyperlink below and follow the on-screen instructions.


    Feel at home in Banff by staying at the Banff Centre.

    A block of rooms has been reserved at the Banff Centre under the name of " 2018 PGDC Annual Meeting".

    Special conference rates for either one bed or two bed rooms are available at the Banff Centre:

    Room Rates range from $120.00 CAD - $140.00 CAD per night:

    • Lloyd Hall Queen (1 bed): $120 per night + Applicable taxes and fees
    • PDC Room (1 bed): $140 per night + Applicable taxes and fees
    • PDC Room (2 beds): $140 per night + Applicable taxes and fees

    Reserve your guest room on-line

Shuttle Service to Banff

  • Receive a 15% discount on the Banff Airporter's shuttle service between the Calgary Airport and Banff Centre.
  • Click Banff Airporter and proceed through the reservation and type - PGDC - in the Promo Code section on the final payment page to receive the discount.
  • Or call (888) 449-2901 and mention you are attending the PGDC Meeting.

Additional Registration Information

  • If you prefer to pay off-line (by cheque or money order), follow the instructions on the form for printing the off-line payment page and mail your payment to:

    PGDC c/o Charlene Wieler
    47 Pincarrow Road
    Winnipeg MB R3Y 1E3

  • Your receipt will be emailed to you after payment is received by the PGDC Event Coordinator.
Media Personnel are welcome to attend but must register in advance and receive approval from a recommending committee. Please contact Charlene Wieler at: for details.

Plenary Session Registration Only

If you would like to ONLY attend the Plenary Session on Wednesday, February 28th, this option is also available on the on-line registration process. The fee is $50.00/person (includes session and lunch).