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Make AgriBusiness 2016 a date for your diary in November

Be sure you put November 11th thedate for AgriBusiness 2016, the agri-supply industry conference – inyour diary.  Thats the message from the Agricultural IndustriesConfederation (AIC).

The theme for AgriBusiness 2016 is Acceleratingthe agriculture and food agenda. It will feature leading political, scientificand business speakers within the agribusiness arena.

AIC is pleased to announce that Tassos Haniotis,Director for Economic Analysis, Perspectives and Evaluation in the DirectorateGeneral for Agriculture at the European Commission will be speaking.

Other speakers confirmed include Beth Hart, Head ofProduct Development and Technology Fresh Foods at Sainsburys, and leadingeconomic analyst Sean Rickard. This years event will be chaired by CharlotteSmith from BBC Radio Fours Farming Today programme.

John Kelley, Managing Director at AIC Servicessaid: The speed of change has never been greater and UK agriculture has toaccelerate its pace of change if it is to successfully compete. Key initiativesfrom the EU Commission on Agriculture and the UK AgriTech strategy will becovered, as well as the impact of a yes/no vote for membership of the EU, and atop-level view from a leading food retailer.

The AgriBusiness conference focuses on informationand inspiration for leaders in the agricultural supply industry, as well asproviding an excellent opportunity for networking. It has become an essentialdate for those planning their strategy for the coming years.

Full details and booking forms will be availableshortly on the AIC website at www.agindustries.org.uk.


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