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NFU Conference Programme - President closes NFU Conference

by 5m Editor
27 February 2007, at 1:45pm

UK - Find out what's going on, who the key speakers are and what time they are speaking at the Farming for the Future NFU Conference

Farming For the Future - NFU Conference Programme
Monday 26 February 2007

8.30am Breakfast
10.00am – 10.15am Opening Address by Peter Kendall, NFU
10.15am – 12.45pm Justin King, Group Chief Executive, Sainsbury’s
Commissioner Mariann Fischer Boel, European Commissioner
For Agriculture and Rural Development The Rt. Hon. David Miliband MP, Secretary of State for Defra
12.45pm – 1.45pm Lunch
1.45pm – 3.15pm SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY Chaired by Paul Temple, NFU Vice-President
The Rt. Hon. John Gummer MP
Professor Wayne Powell, CEO and Director, NIAB
Professor Geoff Simm, Sustainable Livestock Systems Group, SAC
3.15pm – 3.40pm Tea
3.40pm – 6.30pm Breakout sessions
6.30pm – 7.00pm Next Generation Drinks Reception
7.30pm – 8.00pm Drinks Reception
8.30pm – 11.00pm Dinner
John Sergeant, Broadcaster and Journalist
11.00pm After dinner drinks

Farming For the Future - NFU Conference Programme
TUESDAY 27th FEBRUARY 2007

9.00am – 10.00am NFU AGM – members only
10.00am –10.15am Coffee
10.15am – 11.55am FOOD CHAIN Chaired by Meurig Raymond MBE, FRAgS,NFU Deputy President
Steven Esom, Managing Director, Waitrose Limited
Mark Harrod, Managing Director, Fenmarc Produce Ltd
Martin Hyson, CEO Musgrave Group (Budgens)
11.55am –1.15pm FARMING – THE FUTURE ENVIRONMENT Chaired by Jane King Editor, Farmers Weekly
Tim Farron MP, Chair All Party Group on Hill Farming
Dr Helen Phillips, Chief Executive, Natural England
Philip Wynn, Director, Wynn Business Partnership Ltd
Baroness Barbara Young, Chief Executive, Environment Agency
1.15pm – 2.15pm Lunch
2.15pm – 4.00pm FARMING MATTERS Chaired by Euryn Jones Agricultural Policy Director, Barclays Bank plc
Lord Rooker, Minister for Sustainable Farming and Food
Dr Jeremy Tomkinson, Chief Executive, National Non-Foods Crop Centre
Bill Jordan, Chairman, Jordans Cereals
4.00pm – 4.15pm Summary and Close of Conference by Peter Kendall, NFU President
4.15pm Tea

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