Programme


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Conference ticket: £95 + VAT

Dinner ticket: £85 + VAT

Full Programme timings coming soon!

Featured Speakers…

Tim Lang, PhD, FFPH, Hons DSC, Professor of Food Policy, University of London: Why Horticulture ought to be a UK Priority – but will it be?

Guy Smith, NFU: Negotiating the Fog of Brexit

Dr Alan Treadgold, Partner, Retail Strategy, PA Consulting: Navigating the New Retail Landscape – What it Looks Like and How to be Successful in it

Ed Griffiths, Kantar: Marketing Insights

Kevin Vyse, M&S: Alternatives to Plastics

Dan Parker, Food Foundation: Veg Power, Using Marketing to Inspire People to Love Veg

Anna Jones, Journalist, Nuffield Scholar and Founder of Just Farmers: Sticking Your Head Above the Parapet – Why it’s Time to Talk

Leafy Salad Technical Speakers

Andy Taylor, Warwick University: Lettuce Fusarium wilt in the UK

Dr Lizzie Sagoo, ADAS: Precision Methods for Understanding Soil and Crop Variability

Luca Scimeca, Cambridge University: Achieving Robotic Lettuce Harvest and Post-Harvest

Tom Konisser, Signify: How to be Successful with Vertical Farming – Signify

Brassica Technical Speakers

Viv Powell, AHDB: Sustainable Crop Protection – the Future for Crop Protection

Martha Robson, Defra

Andy Blair, T H Clements: Robotic Broccoli Harvester (CP 153a)

Dr Dave Parrott, National Wildlife Management Centre: Managing Pigeons (FV 426a)

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Thank you to Plant Tape for kindly sponsoring the main event

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Thank you to Syngenta for kindly sponsoring the British Leafy Salads Technical Session

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Thank you to Rijk Zwaan for kindly sponsoring the Brassica Growers Association Technical Session

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Thank you to Elsoms Seeds Ltd for sponsorship of the conference programme.

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