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Business and Policy conference

10:30 start

Official open from chair

10:35 Update on current environmental policy and regulatory that the industry will have to face in the coming months - Tim Mordan, Deputy Director, Defra

The future economy

11:15 What are the future challenges of external risk factors affecting UK dairy farms both nationally and globally? - Bank Economist

11:35 Economic success factors on UK dairy farms - Edward Lott, Kite Consulting

11:55 Economic success factors on global dairy farms - Brendan Horan, Moore Park

12:15 Q&A panel session with the above economy speakers

12:30 Lunch and networking

Are we delivering on Defra’s Clean Air Strategy?

13:30 What does the latest regulation mean for dairy farming and what clarification can you give on some of the points outlined in the Clean Air Strategy? - Kate Morley, Policy Adviser on Climate Change and Agriculture, Defra

13:50 What is being done to lower emissions in other sectors and can it be adapted into the dairy industry? - David Alvis

14:10 Case study: what techniques have been adopted on farm to lower emissions

14:30 Q&A panel session with the above speakers on emission reduction

Consumer focus

14:45 Current dairy trends and statistics - Kantar World Panel

15:00 How are dairy trends impacting consumer behaviour and what work is the industry doing to transform the image of dairy products - Susie Stannard, Senior Consumer Insight Analyst, AHDB Dairy

15:30 Q&A panel session with the above consumer speakers

15:45 Genomics - World Wide Sires

16:25 Closing remarks

16:30 Depart

*Please note that the programme/speakers may be subject to change.

Earlier Event: September 18
Women in Dairy Annual Conference
Later Event: February 5
Dairy-Tech 2020