Programme

Wednesday
9:15 AM
Opening Address – AIC Chairman
  • AIC
  • Speaker: Angela Booth, AIC Chairman
9:20 AM
Conference Chair
  • AIC
  • Speaker: Sybil Ruscoe - Conference Chair, BBC Radio and TV Presenter
9:25 AM
Session 1 – AIC Chief Executive
  • AIC
  • Speaker: Robert Sheasby, AIC Chief Executive, AIC
9:50 AM
Session 2 – Managing the “Green Recovery” for the Agri-food supply chain
  • AIC
  • Speaker: Victoria Prentis MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Defra
10:15 AM
Session 3 – Luke Pollard - Shadow Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
  • AIC
  • Speaker: Luke Pollard MP, Labour (Co-op) MP for Plymouth, Sutton and Devonport
10:40 AM
11:10 AM
Session 4 – The Challenge of Change for UK Agriculture - What will the Green Recovery bring?
  • AIC
  • Speaker: Professor Sir Dieter Helm, Professor of Economics, Oxford University
11:35 AM
Session 5 – Supporting the changing financial landscape of UK agricultural sector
  • AIC
  • Speaker: Oliver McEntyre, National Strategy Director, Barclays Agriculture
12:25 PM
12:40 PM
Session 7 – Meeting commitment to Zero carbon agriculture by 2030
  • AIC
  • Speaker: Sophie Throup, Head of Agriculture, Fisheries and Sustainable Sourcing, Wm Morrison
1:00 PM
Session 8 – Navigating the legal cannabis industry - will Hemp be the next challenger crop in the agricultural sector?
  • AIC
  • Speaker: Robert Jappie, Partner, Life Science & Cannabis Regulation – Ince
1:20 PM
1:30 PM
Conference Chair
  • AIC
  • Speaker: Sybil Ruscoe - Conference Chair, BBC Radio and TV Presenter
1:59 PM