Agribusiness 2020: New Horizons for the UK Agri-food supply chain, 13 November 2019 Agribusiness 2020: New Horizons for the UK Agri-food supply chain, 13 November 2019

Wednesday 13 November 2019, Agribusiness 2020 Conference

09:00 Registration: Registration: Networking opportunity & view of exhibitors

09:50 Opening Address – AIC Chairman

09:55 Conference Chairman
Tom Heap – BBC Rural Affairs Correspondent

10:00 AIC priorities and the Agri-Brexit Coalition
Robert Sheasby – Chief Executive, AIC
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10:15 The outlook for the global and UK economy and impact on UK agriculture
Allan Wilkinson – Head of Agriculture, HSBC
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10:45 Discussion Period

11:00 Coffee & view of exhibitors

11:30 Creating world class standards for UK farming and beyond
Baroness Neville-Rolfe DBE, CMG, Chairman Assured Food Standards

12:10 Measuring the impacts of switching agriculture in England and Wales to organic management
Dr Laurence Smith, Royal Agricultural University
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12:40 Discussion Period

12:50 Lunch

14:00 UK Agriculture 2020 and beyond – capitalising on the New Horizons
Stuart Roberts, NFU Vice President

14:25 Discussion period

14:30 Will insect protein be a viable protein substitute for UK livestock diets
Dr Elaine Fitches, FERA, University of Durham
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14:55 Gene editing – a new dawn for a productive and sustainable UK Agriculture?
Prof Huw Jones, Aberystwyth University
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15:20 Discussion period

15:35 Closing remarks – AIC Chairman

Agribusiness 2019: Creating a resilient UK Agri-food supply chain, 14 November 2018 Agribusiness 2019: Creating a resilient UK Agri-food supply chain, 14 November 2018

AGENDA

Wednesday 14 November, Agribusiness 2019 Conference

Registration: Registration: Networking opportunity & view of exhibitors

Opening Address – AIC Chairman

Conference Chairman
Charlotte Smith – BBC Farming Today

AIC priorities and the Agri-Brexit Coalition
Robert Sheasby – Chief Executive, AIC
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A new dawn for a productive and sustainable UK Agriculture?
Minette Batters – President, NFU
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Discussion Period

Coffee & view of exhibitors

Creating a resilient Agri-food supply chain for the UK and beyond?
Alison Ismail – Director of Agri-Food Chain, Defra
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The food and drink sector–opportunities for UK agriculture post Brexit?
Sir Peter Kendall – Chairman, AHDB; Member of the Food & Drink Sector Council
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Discussion Period

Lunch

Consumers diets are changing. What impact will this have on the agri-food supply chain?
Gemma Cooper – Marketing Executive, Nielsen Marketing
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Creating a world leading crop health & protection sector for the UK
Fraser Black – Chief Executive Officer, Crop Health & Protection
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An expert centre fit to lead innovation and excellence for the UK livestock sector
Lyndsay Chapman – Chief Executive Officer, Centre for Innovation & Excellence in Livestock
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 Discussion period

Closing remarks – AIC Chairman

2018: Taking a lead in Agri-Food Policy post-Brexit, 8 November 2017 2018: Taking a lead in Agri-Food Policy post-Brexit, 8 November 2017

You can access the other presentations here:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLH5OHx0kn_hUtVf1pSs0ClIyd_P7OEk1m

AGENDA

Tuesday 7 November, Pre Conference Supper

Orton Hall

Peterborough, PE2 7DN

Pre conference drinks reception

Pre conference supper

Wednesday 8 November, Agribusiness 2018 Conference

 Registration: Networking opportunity

Opening Address – Nick Major – AIC Chairman

Conference Chairman
Anna Hill – BBC Farming Today

AIC Brexit Priorities and the Agri-Brexit Coalition
David Caffall – Chief Executive, AIC
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Developing and leading agricultural policy post Brexit / Brexit, an EU Trade Body Perspective
Guy Horsington – Deputy Director, Defra / Alexander Döring – Director General, FEFAC
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 Discussion Period

 Coffee/networking

The food and drink sector – opportunities for UK agriculture post Brexit?
Ian Wright – Director General, Food & Drink Federation

Managing a new on farm UK Agriculture revolution?
Meurig Raymond – President, NFU

 Discussion Period

 Lunch

Following Brexit, what are the options for trading with the EU and Non EU Countries?
Allie Renison – Head of Europe and Trade Policy, Institute of Directors

What is the future of Agricultural Research & Development post Brexit?
Dr Andy Cureton – Head of Business & Interaction, BBSRC
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Managing the availabiliy of workers in a post Brexit economy – fact or fiction?
David Camp – Chief Executive, Association of Labour Providers
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 Discussion Period

Closing remarks – AIC Chairman

2017: Driving today’s agricultural revolution, 23 November 2016 2017: Driving today’s agricultural revolution, 23 November 2016

Tuesday 22 November, Pre Conference Supper

Orton Hall

Peterborough, PE2 7DN

Pre conference drinks reception

Pre conference supper

Wednesday 23 November, Agribusiness 2017 Conference

 Registration: Networking opportunity

Opening Address – AIC Chairman

Conference Chairman
Declan Curry – Independent Journalist, former BBC Breakfast Business presenter

Your trade association working for you
David Caffall – Chief Executive, AIC

Promoting innovation within UK agriculture and agribusiness within the UK
George Eustice MP – Minister of State for Agriculture, Defra
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 Discussion Period

 Coffee/networking

Investment in agriculture, agribusiness innovation – what’s the outlook?
Oliver McEntyre – National Strategy Director, Barclays Agriculture
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Creating world class innovation and solutions for UK agriculture?
Tom Hind – Chief Strategy Officer, AHDB
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 Discussion Period

 Lunch

Exploring NEW opportunities for agriculture with satellite technology
Dr Daniel Morton – Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
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Genetic pest management – the future of pest management?
Professor Luke Alphey – Pirbright Institute
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A step change in plant breeding to achieve a UK competitive advantage?
Dr Cristobal Uauy – Project Leader, Crop Genetics, John Innes Centre
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 Discussion Period

Closing remarks – AIC Chairman

2016: Accelerating the agriculture and food agenda, 11 November 2015 2016: Accelerating the agriculture and food agenda, 11 November 2015

Tuesday 10 November, Pre Conference Supper

Orton Hall

Peterborough, PE2 7DN

Pre conference drinks reception

Pre conference supper

Wednesday 11 November, Agribusiness 2016 Conference

 Registration: Networking opportunity

Opening Address – AIC Board Member

Conference Chairman
Charlotte Smith – BBC Radio 4, Farming Today

Agrisupply industry challenges – Opportunities and Threats
David Caffall – Chief Executive, AIC
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Setting the priorities for Agriculture within Europe
Flavio Coturni – Head of Agricultural Policy Analysis and Perspectives Unit, European Commission
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 Discussion Period

 Coffee

How will agriculture fare in the current retail environment?
Beth Hart – Head of Product Development & Technology, Fresh Foods, Sainsbury plc Download Beth Hart presentation 

The UK in or out of the EU – Agricultural meltdown or new opportunity?
Sean Rickard – Independent Economic Analysis
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 Discussion Period

 Lunch

The AgriTech Strategy – the answer to accelerating the agricultural agenda?
Dr. Stephen Axford – Head of AgriTech Strategy, BIS Download Stephen Axford presentation 

Why has Brazilian Agriculture achieved exceptional increases in agricultural productivity
Ricardo Arioli Silva – Aprosoja and Brazilian Farmer Download Ricardo Arioli Silva presentation 

Laboratory meat production – a realistic proposition?
Dr. Marianne Ellis – University of Bath
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 Discussion Period

Closing remarks – AIC Board Member

2015: Growing the sustainable agrisupply chain, 12 November 2014 2015: Growing the sustainable agrisupply chain, 12 November 2014

Tuesday 11 November 2014, Pre Conference Supper

Orton Hall

Peterborough, PE2 7DN

Pre conference drinks reception

Pre conference supper

Wednesday 12 November 2014, Agribusiness 2015 Conference

 Registration: Networking opportunity

Opening Address – AIC Board Member

Conference Chairman
Sybil Ruscoe – Presenter Farming Today

Agrisupply industry challenges 
David Caffall – Chief Executive, AIC
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Setting the priorities for Agriculture within the UK and Europe
George Eustice – Defra Minister of State for Agriculture
Stuart Agnew – MEP, UK Independence Party
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 Discussion Period

 Coffee

Future direction under the new presidency? 
Meurig Raymond – President, NFU

A European perspective on agriculture and the future outlook
Suzanne Pera – Farm Inputs Analyst, Rabobank
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 Discussion Period

 Lunch

Can sustainability provide a European and business advantage
Ruud Tijssens – FEFAC President, Director Corporate Affairs, Agrifirm
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Future priorities and challenges of AHDB to meet the sustainability agenda
Peter Kendall – Chairman, AHDB
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Will ‘Cool Farming’ provide a sustainable framework for farmers in the UK and Europe
Richard Heathcote – General Manager, Cool Farming Institute
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 Discussion Period

Closing remarks – AIC Board Member