FAQ’s

What is the cost to attend this event?

Free! With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic a lot of Canadian potato industry conference have been cancelled or scaled down in size. However, there is still important information to share with growers, so Spud Smart has partnered with the provincial and national potato associations to bring you Canada’s Spud Congress from Feb. 24 to 25.

If I can’t attend the entire event, will sessions be available to watch later?

Yes! We understand you may not be able to attend some sessions, and we want to be sure you don’t miss any important information. All content will be available on demand through the end of March, we will also be featuring some key sessions on spudsmart.com

How do I access the virtual platform?

Prior to the event, you will be sent a link to join the conference beginning at 10 CT on Feb. 24. You will login using the same credentials you did to register.

How do I access presentations?

Take a look at our agenda. All our presenters, topics and times are outlined in detail. You can see presentations by entering the auditorium at the designated time from the main lobby. Presentations will be broadcast over video.

What is the exhibition hall?

The exhibition hall will look and function like it would in-person. You will see various booths set up around the room. You can click on a booth to interact with the exhibitor. All booths will have resources you can access and videos to watch.

How will the networking lounge work?

The networking lounge will be open through certain key times as outlined on our agenda. During this time attendees will be able to “sit down” at tables and video chat with other attendees sitting at their table. Attendees will also be able to request one-on-one visits with other attendees for any time over the two days (including outside of the networking lounge hours).  

What if I need assistance during the event?

If you need assistance at any time during the conference, visit our help desk. We will be able to address any issues which arise within our platform or any questions you may have about the sessions.

How can I follow this event on social media?

You can follow us by:

  • Facebook: www.facebook.com/spudsmart
  • Twitter: @Spudsmartmag
  • Or find us using the following hashtag: #SPUDCON

You can access our social media accounts in the main lobby of the event.

Additional questions?

Email us and we will be in touch within 24 business hours.