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48 tickets remaining for Sentry conference!

Farmingcompany Sentry says that seats for its February conference are rapidly selling out andanyone wishing to attend should get in touch with the company as soon aspossible. All seats in the venue (the Champions Gallery at the Rowley MileRacecourse, Newmarket) have been sold but Sentry has also booked theMillennium Suite at Rowley Mile, which is on the floor below, and this will befully interactive with the Champions Gallery. Delegates will be able to watchthe presentations and ask questions of the speakers afterwards in the same wayas they can in the Champions Gallery, says Sentry.

For more information contact: JoWoods on 01473 812010; email [email protected] or Linda Linton on 01473 812015; email [email protected]

Event:      The Sentry Conference


Date:        Wednesday 5th February 2014
 
Time:        From 9.00 am – 4.30 pm
 
Venue:     Rowley Mile Racecourse, Newmarket,
                 Suffolk CB8 0TF
 
Cost:         MillenniumSuite 80 + VAT per person
                 

09.00Registration and coffee

09.45CHAIRMANS INTRODUCTION IAN PIGOTT

10.00MARK CARR, CEO, AB SUGAR

NEW FRONTIERS, BUT WHERE NEXT?

Mark will give an insight into AB Sugar in the UK andhow the changing economies in China and Africa are influencing their work.

10.45TOM GREEN, CEO, SPEARHEAD INTERNATIONAL

SCALE MATTERS -THE EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVE

Tom will set out the background to SpearheadInternational, their experiences in Eastern Europe, and what he sees as the greatestdrivers in the future.

11.30DAVID LLEWELLYN, VICE CHANCELLOR, HARPER ADAMS UNIVERSITY

THE WORKFORCE OF THE FUTURE

David will explain the challenges of preparing ourworkforce of the future how and what has changed, the type of people comingforward, and where he sees the greatest threat.

12.15 Lunch

14.15TRISTRAM STUART, CEO OF FEEDING THE 5000

DOES WASTE HOLD THE KEY TO THE SOLUTION?

Tristram will expand on his perspective of how theworld looks at waste. He will give us his views on the relevance to theagricultural community.

15.00THORSTEN TIEDEMANN, EXECUTIVE GENERAL MANAGER, GLOBAL TRADE – TOEPFER INTERNATIONAL

VOLATILITY IS OPPORTUNITY

Thorsten will give us his overview of the grainmarket and how outside fund investment influences market volatility. He hastraded the worldwide oilseeds book for Toepfer. The globally linked markets forRapeseed and Sunflowerseed are strongly influenced by outside fund activity atthe futures exchange. He then took responsibility for the grain department,where fund driven activity also gives strong direction to market prices.

15.45MARIA EAGLE, SHADOW SECRETARY OF STATE FOR ENVIRONMENT, FOOD ANDRURAL AFFAIRS

FEEDING THE NATION

Maria will be discussing how we can create aresilient, growing food industry.

16.30 Tea and depart

 


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