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Michael Nickerson

Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture Research Chair & Professor, Department of Food and Bioproduct Sciences
University of Saskatchewan

Dr. Michael Nickerson is a Saskatchewan Ministry of Agriculture Research Chair and Professor in the area of Protein Quality and Utilization within the Department of Food and Bioproduct Sciences at the University of Saskatchewan (Canada). His research area focuses on improving the use of plant protein ingredients within the food industry, and targets five main areas: 1) protein/feedstock quality; 2) protein fractionation; 3) protein functionality; 4) ingredient modification; and 5) value-added plant-based protein innovations. He has over 210+ internationally peer reviewed publications, and receives funding from Provincial, Federal, and Industrial sources. Dr. Nickerson has been working on plant proteins for the past 18 years, primarily focusing on proteins derived from pulses, oilseeds and grains, as well as some alternative protein sources.

Micheal Nickerson

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Plant Forward has gathered one of the most concentrated groups of leading decision-makers in one room. With increased networking opportunities, Plant Forward will again be one of the best places to build relationships with key industry stakeholders.


General Admission

Access to all Plant Forward sessions in-person, including networking opportunities and breakout rooms. Seats are limited.

Important Registration Information:

  • Members of Protein Industries Canada, Pulse Canada, Plant-Based Foods of Canada and Canadian Pulse and Special Crops Trade Association receive an exclusive rate. Host member rate is applied at checkout.
  • Students and delegations can contact us to request applicable rates. Exclusive rates cannot be guaranteed.
  • Admission purchases are subject to applicable HST.
  • There will be no on-site registrations for Plant Forward. Attendees must be registered prior to coming on-site.
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April 16-18, 2024