Resilience in Adversity - Women in Dairy Conference 2016

Women in Dairy conference 2016; 28 Sept, Worcester

Resilience in Adversity is the theme of the second annual Women in Dairy conference, to be staged at Sixways Stadium, Worcester on Wednesday 28 September.  A high profile line up of speakers will be sharing some of their solutions to managing the raft of challenges within the sector.

They include AHDB chief executive, Jane King; Barclays national agricultural strategy director, Oliver McEntyre; livestock sustainability specialist, Judith Capper; Saviour Associates’ Heather Wildman; AHDB Dairy strategy director, Amanda Ball and Muller Wiseman’s agricultural director, Lyndsay Chapman. The conference will be chaired by award winning dairy farmer, Di Wastenage.

“Women in Dairy, the national platform for networking and knowledge transfer has expanded to 18 groups located throughout the country, after its official launch just over 12 months ago by the Royal Association of British Dairy Farmers and Promar International a Genus plc company, with support from AHDB Dairy,” explains RABDF’s Victoria Chomiak. “After a lengthy period of adversity within the dairy sector, this conference is designed to bring together all women working within the industry, enabling them to connect, share and inspire.

“The event will offer delegates the opportunity to exchange knowledge and experiences, to widen their horizons, generate new ideas, develop skills, confidence, innovative thinking and hard core resilience to help with their individual farm businesses and together create a vision for the future of British dairying.”

For a copy of the conference programme and registration details please contact: Victoria Chomiak on 0845 458 2711 or email