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Food for Thought: Automation in Food and Beverage

Where to start and how automation can help your business!

Event Information

Where: Lakeside Process Controls 2475 Hogan Drive Mississauga, ON L5N 0E9


Cost: $75.00

Registration has closed.

Food for Thought: Automation in Food and Beverage

February 27th, 8:30AM - 11:30AM

Join Food and Beverage Ontario, BDC, Lakeside Process Controls, AKR Consulting and Proax Technologies on February 27th for our first, in a series of automation information sessions for Ontario food and beverage processors.

This event will enhance your comprehension on government funding programs, financing, robotics, and where to start when deciding on automation for your plant.

Learn how to utilize affordable and scalable automation solutions in the competitive world of food & beverage processing and production in order to offset the impact of common operational issues. You will also have the opportunity to identify some of the possibilities of financing and government grant options available, presented from experts motivated to support you through your automation journey. 

This event is free for FBO members!


8:00 – 8:30 - Registration & Networking
8:30 – 8:40 - Opening Remarks: FBO / BDC
8:40 – 9:00 - BDC – Flexible Financing for Food Industry
9:00 – 9:20 - AKR – Government Funding for Automation
9:20 – 9:40 - Proax – How Industrial Robots can help Recruit and Retain Better Employees
9:40 – 10:10 - Lakeside Process Controls - Where to Start? Process Automation for Artisanal to Mid-sized Production Facilities (Location: Superior Room)
9:40 – 10:10 - Lakeside Process Controls - Enhancing your Digital Transformation journey by leveraging a Scada Software as a Service (Location: Technology Room)
10:10 – 10:30 - Break / Networking
10:30 – 11:30 - Open Panel / Q & A


Lakeside Process Controls - 2475 Hogan Drive Mississauga, Ontario

To register, please click on the registration button above or contact Jason Crawford at