Women in Dairy Conference 2017
The theme of the 2017 conference was 'Through change comes opportunity' . The conference was held on 20 September at Sixways Stadium, Worcester and featured speakers from across the supply chain.
A selection of the presentations are now available to download, please scroll down to the programme below.
The conference featured the presentation of the first Dairy Industry Woman of the Year Award which was given to Dr Jude Capper. Read more about the award and the conference here.
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10:00am – Registration (with refreshments)
10:20am – Welcome Address - Tim Downes, Dairy Farmer and RABDF Council Member
10:30am – Opportunities in a changing dairy industry – Shelagh Hancock, CEO, First Milk
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
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, Kingshay 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