Agribusiness 2020


Tuesday 12 November, Pre Conference Supper

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

Wednesday 13 November, Agribusiness 2020 Conference

East of England Showground
Peterborough, PE2 6XE
Registration: Registration: Networking opportunity & view of exhibitors
Opening AddressAIC Chairman
Conference Chairman
Tom Heap – BBC Rural Affairs Correspondent
AIC priorities and the Agri-Brexit Coalition
Robert Sheasby – Chief Executive, AIC
Download Robert Sheasby presentation [PDF, 4.2MB]
The outlook for the global and UK economy and impact on UK agriculture
Allan Wilkinson – Head of Agriculture, HSBC
Download Allan Wilkinson presentation [PDF, 1.3MB]
Discussion Period
Coffee & view of exhibitors
Creating world class standards for UK farming and beyond
Baroness Neville-Rolfe DBE, CMG, Chairman Assured Food Standards
Measuring the impacts of switching agriculture in England and Wales to organic management
Dr Laurence Smith, Royal Agricultural University
Download Laurence Smith presentation [PDF, 3.6MB]
Discussion Period
UK Agriculture 2020 and beyond – capitalising on the New Horizons
Stuart Roberts, NFU Vice President
Discussion period
Will insect protein be a viable protein substitute for UK livestock diets
Dr Elaine Fitches, FERA, University of Durham
Download Elaine Fitches presentation [PDF, 3MB]
Gene editing – a new dawn for a productive and sustainable UK Agriculture?
Prof Huw Jones, Aberystwyth University
Download Huw Jones presentation [PDF, 3.7MB]
Discussion period
Closing remarksAIC Chairman