The School of Environmental Design and Rural Development at the University of Guelph, in partnership with the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, hosted the 4th Annual Rural Symposium to showcase rural research being conducted at the University of Guelph. The symposium was an opportunity for graduate students to share their research with researchers, policy analysts and program staff with the OMAFRA, and rural organizations.

The 2019 Rural Symposium took place on March 13, 2019 from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Conference Centre at 1 Stone Road West.

Final Report

Click here for a copy of the 2019 Rural Symposium final report.


The 2019 Rural Policy Symposium agenda is available by clicking here.

Presentations and Posters