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Women in Dairy Annual Conference

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

Programme

9:30am           Registration (with refreshments and networking)

10:00am         Welcome address – Gill Newman, Deputy Regional Director North for Corporate Banking, HSBC UK

10:10am         In control of your own destiny - Gemma Smale-Rowland

10:50am         Creating the future of Dairy - Graham Wilkinson, Senior Director - Agriculture, Arla Foods

11:30am         Coffee break

11:50am         Knowledge Exchange and Business (Succession) Planning to Enhance Your Resilience - Beth Dooley, University of Exeter

12:20pm        The positive power of social media - Dr Jude Capper, Livestock Sustainability Consultancy, Dairy Industry Woman of the Year 2017

 12:50pm        Lunch

 1:45pm          Presentation of the Dairy Industry Woman of the Year Award

2:30pm           Small changes, big impact. Why I am optimistic about eradicating bTB - Sarah Tomlinson, Westpoint Farm Vets Ashbourne 

 3:00pm          Calf health – reduce disease, reduce antibiotics and improve your efficiency - Dr Ailsa Milnes, Veterinary Adviser, Boehringer Ingelheim

 3:30pm           Close

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