Event Info

Intensification of Food Production: Challenges and research opportunities

Swansea University

Tue 29th Sep

09:30 – 10:00 Arrival and Registration
10:00 – 10:15 Official Welcome: Professor Hilary Lappin-Scott, Pro-Vice-Chancellor at Swansea University
10:15 – 10:45 Keynote: Ian Holmes, Innovate UK – “H2020 Funding for Sustainable Food Security “
10:45 – 11:30 Second Keynote: Professor Tim Benton, UK Champion for Global Food Security- “Sustainable intensification: reality, myth or fantasy?”
11:30 – 12:00 Professor Tom Humphrey, Professor of Bacteriology and Food Safety atSwansea University Medical School “Campylobacter, broiler chicken health and welfare”
12:00 – 12:10 Morning Speaker Q&A
12:10 – 13:30 Lunch, Networking, Poster Displays
13:30 – 14:00 Third Keynote: Professor Christianne Glossop, Chief Veterinary Officer,Welsh Government  “The role of the veterinary surgeon in intensive food production”
14:00 – 14:20 Dr Sonia Consuegra, Swansea University – “Intensive fish Production"
14:20 – 14:50 Professor Jamie Newbold, Aberystwyth University – “Ruminants and sustainability”
14:50 – 15:20 Professor Mike Bruford, Cardiff University – “Sustainable Places and the challenge of intensification”
15:20 – 15:30 Afternoon Speaker Q&A
  Final note of thanks and Close

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