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Women in Dairy Conference

  • Sixways Stadium, Warriors Way Worcester WR3 8ZE (map)

Wednesday 20th September

Sixways Stadium, Warriors Way, Worcester, WR3 8ZE

Registration starts at 10.00am and the day will finish at 3.30pm


This year the conference theme is 'Through change comes opportunity' .

10:00am – Registration (with refreshments)

10:20am – Welcome Address - RABDF

10:30am – Opportunities in a changing dairy industry  – Shelagh Hancock, CEO, First Milk

11:00am – A snapshot of my shopping basket and the opportunities that have crossed my path  - Ciara Gorst, Head of Agriculture, Co-op

11:30am – Coffee break

11:50am – Planning for a better outcome – Neil Wilson, head of agriculture and Denise Llewellyn, Agriculture Manager HSBC 

12:20pm – Start the conversation today – Siân Bushell, Siân Bushell Associates

1:00pm – Lunch

1:45pm - Balancing it all - the family, the farm and me – Lucy Muir, Muir Farming Limited

2:15pm – Communication – it’s so much more than what you say! – Paul Harris, CEO, Real Success

3:00pm – Review of the day and feedback – Lisa Williams, Promar International, Emily Egan, RABDF, Sarah Bolt and Rebecca Miles, AHDB Dairy 

3:15pm – Presentation of the Dairy Industry Woman of the Year Award

Chaired by Di Wastenage, Women in Dairy Patron, RABDF Council Member
and Farmers Weekly Dairy Farmer of the Year 2015


  • General admission £50
  • Women in Dairy members £37.50 (quoting promo code)
  • Women in Dairy group attendees £40 (quoting promo code)

*All prices are plus VAT and booking fee