Agribusiness 2017

Tuesday 22 November, Pre Conference Supper

Peterborough, PE2 7DN
Pre conference drinks reception
Pre conference supper

Wednesday 23 November, Agribusiness 2017 Conference

Registration: Networking opportunity
Opening AddressAIC 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
Download Tim Mordan presentation [PDF, 1.7MB] (given in place of George Eustice)
Discussion Period
Coffee/networking
Investment in agriculture, agribusiness innovation – what’s the outlook?
Oliver McEntyre – National Strategy Director, Barclays Agriculture
Download Oliver McEntyre presentation [PDF, 2.1MB]
Creating world class innovation and solutions for UK agriculture?
Tom Hind – Chief Strategy Officer, AHDB
Download Tom Hind presentation [PDF, 3MB]
Discussion Period
Lunch
Exploring NEW opportunities for agriculture with satellite technology
Dr Daniel Morton – Centre for Ecology & Hydrology
Download Daniel Morton presentation [PDF, 11.6MB]
Genetic pest management – the future of pest management?
Professor Luke Alphey – Pirbright Institute
Download Luke Alphey presentation [PDF, 4.8MB]
A step change in plant breeding to achieve a UK competitive advantage?
Dr Cristobal Uauy – Project Leader, Crop Genetics, John Innes Centre
Download Cristobal Uauy presentation [PDF, 8.3MB]
Discussion Period
Closing remarksAIC Chairman