Ryan Murphy

Investment Director, Agriculture, Invest Alberta

Innovation and the Future of Agri-Food

Step into the future of agri-food in this session led by an industry-savvy moderator and featuring diverse panelists. This discussion delves into the latest advancements shaping the agri-food landscape. Explore how breweries are adopting innovative methods to reduce their environmental footprint, through the use of groundbreaking initiatives in repurposing waste from the coffee and craft brewery sectors, and gain insights into the forward-looking strategies employed by agricultural innovators. Join us for a conversation that unravels the threads of technology, sustainability, and the continual evolution of the agri-food domain.


Ryan was born and raised on a mixed cattle and grain farm in Bonnyville, AB. Before joining Invest Alberta, he spent 17 years living abroad with roughly half of that time spent in the US bookending his eight years in China and Malaysia. Ryan is excited to be back in Alberta and to help build a dynamic and robust agri-food industry in the province. He likes to say his role is to “introduce Alberta to the world and bring the world to Alberta”.

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