Pig & Poultry LIVE
9:00 Registration, coffee & exhibitor networking
10.00 Industry debate: Welfare; science or perception, what's our future?'
Opening address by by Ed Garner, Communications Director, Kantar Worldpanel
An insight into consumer shopping behaviour in relation to animal welfare when purchasing pig, poultry meat and egg products.
Followed by a high profile debate tackling the industries number one issue;
Asking....what does welfare mean to you
Challenging....should the future be based on science or perception
Understanding....what this means for the industry and what are the next steps
Chaired by Martin Redfearn, Head of Barclays Agriculture. Panel will include
David Evans, Head of Agriculture, Morrison's
Julia Wrathall, Head of Farm Animals Team at RSPCA
Peter Kendall, President, National Farmers Union
Andrea Gavinelli, Head of Animal Welfare Unit, European Commission
Sandra Edwards, Professor of Agriculture, Newcastle University
Stephen Lister, Crowshall Veterinary Services
12.00 Lunch and exhibitor networking
14.00 Innovation in people: securing our future
A new Pig & Poultry LIVE afternoon format chaired by David Gardner CEO, RASE
Addressing the industries need to attract and retain the best people, thinking in the most innovative way and driving the industry forward to a competitive, profitable and sustainable future.
Encouraging the younger generation into the industry
David Yiend CEO, AB Agri Ltd
How the government and industry are tackling the challenge and how you can help.
Motivation, employee engagement and its impact on profit
John Ryan, CEO, Great Place to Work®,
What makes a great place to work? And how can your business benefit as a result?
Recruitment, Retention and Talent Development
Marion Regan, Hugh Lowe Farm, Kent
Tackling the on farm challenge of recruiting the right calibre of people and driving performance
Conclusions, Priorities & Actions
16.00 Coffee & exhibitor networking
16.30 Conference close