WOMEN in Agriculture will be celebrated with two events taking place at Llandrindod Wells and Wrexham in June.

You can find all of the details on both days here:

Date: Thursday, 21st June, 2018
Location: Bangor on Dee Racecourse, Bangor on Dee, Wrexham LL13 0DA
Time: 3:00pm – 9:00pm

Timetable

3:00pm – Arrive and Register
3:30pm – Welcome and Introduction – Teleri Fielden – Farmer, Llyndy Isaf Scholar & Agri Academy Alumni
3:40pm – Dr Carrie Ruxton PhD, Nutrition Communications ‘The benefits of red meat in a healthy balanced diet’
4:05pm – Lesley Griffiths, Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning & Rural Affairs
4:10pm – Workshop 1
4:40pm – Workshop 2

(Select two workshop from the four options below upon booking)
Workshop 1
Business Strategy
Nigel Davies
Business Consultant Promar International

Workshop 2
Health & Safety on Farm
James Chapman
Farmer & Nuffield Scholar

Workshop 3
Antibiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance
Dr Gavin Watkins
Senior Veterinary Officer Welsh Government

Workshop 4
Farm Succession
Professor. Matt Lobley,
Director of the Centre for Rural Policy Research, University of Exeter

5:10pm – Tea & coffee

5:30pm –  Speed Dating
Sitting at your tables, you will be joined by the following special guests for 10 minute Q&A sessions. Feel free to prepare some questions for them in advance.
Eirwen Williams – Director of Development, Menter a Busnes
Professor Matt Lobley – Director of the Centre for Rural Policy Research, University of Exeter
James Chapman – Farmer & Nuffield Scholar
Sue Jones – Agriculture Manager, HSBC
Vikki Campbell – Market Specialists Manager, Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB)
Zoe Henderson – Land Management Forum Chair, Natural Resources Wales
Dr Carrie Ruxton – Dietitian, TV nutritionist and writer, Nutrition Communications
Anna Jones – Nuffield Scholar and Journalist
Dr Tim Render – Director for Environment and Rural Affairs, Welsh Government
Nigel Davies FRAgS CIPD – Business Consultant, Promar International

7:30pm – Dinner

8:30pm – Guest speaker
Anna Jones, Nuffield Scholar and Journalist
‘Help or Hinder? Coverage of farming issues in the news media’

Click on this link to book your place. RSVP 21.06.18
You will be sent full biographies for all speakers upon booking.

We look forward to welcoming you.

 

Date: Thursday, 28th June, 2018
Location:The Metropole Hotel, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 5DY
Time: 3:00pm – 9:00pm

Timetable

3:00pm – Arrive and Register

3:30pm – Welcome and Introduction – Elin Havard – Agri Academy Alumni
3:40pm – Professor Robert Pickard ‘The benefits of red meat in a healthy balanced diet’
4:05pm – Farming Connect Farm Succession campaign #starttheconversation
4:10pm – Workshop 1
4:40pm – Workshop 2

(Select two workshop from the four options below upon booking)
Workshop 1
Business Strategy
Nigel Davies
Business Consultant Promar International

Workshop 2

Health & Safety on Farm
James Chapman
Farmer & Nuffield Scholar

Workshop 3
Antibiotics and Antimicrobial Resistance
Gosia Siwonia
Veterinary Adviser Office of the Chief Veterinary Officer in Wales

Workshop 4
Farm Succession
Siân Bushell
Farm Succession Facilitator

5:10pm – Tea & coffee

5:30pm –  Speed Dating
Sitting at your tables, you will be joined by the following special guests for 10 minute Q&A sessions. Feel free to prepare some questions for them in advance.
Eirwen Williams – Director of Development, Menter a Busnes
Siân Bushell – Farm Succession Facilitator
James Chapman – Farmer & Nuffield Scholar
Euryn Jones – Regional Agriculture Director – HSBC
Vikki Campbell – Market Specialists Manager, AHDB
Emily Davies – UK Market Development Executive
Professor Robert Pickard – Professor of Neurobiology, University of Cardiff
Anna Jones – Freelance Producer/Director, Journalist and Broadcaster
Gary Haggaty – Head of Agriculture, Sustainability and Development Division Welsh Government
Nigel Davies FRAgS CIPD – Business Consultant, Promar International

7:30pm – Dinner

8:30pm – Guest speaker
Anna Jones, Nuffield Scholar and Journalist
‘Help or Hinder? Coverage of farming issues in the news media’

Click on this link to book your place. RSVP 21.06.18
You will be sent full biographies for all speakers upon booking.

We look forward to welcoming you.

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