DairyLeader Forum 2016

Published 25 October 16

The DairyLeader Forum endeavors to provide inspiration and intellectual challenge to develop you, your business and our industry.

When is it?
The next DairyLeader Forum will be held on 
Wednesday 30 November 2016, Holiday Inn, Birmingham. This will be a full day conference followed by an evening meal with an inspiring after dinner speaker. Book here.

What is it? Is it for you?
Bringing together like-minded dairy farmers from across England, Scotland and Wales you'll benefit from interacting with each other and hearing from leading speakers from within the industry and beyond. You will have the opportunity to take an active part in the day too, with time to interact with others and participate in the Forum discussion. This will be a full day event followed by a three course evening meal with an inspiring after dinner speaker. 


2016 Agenda (Timings subject to change)

10.00 Arrival and registration

Morning session

  • Welcome - Gwyn Jones, AHDB Dairy Chairman
  • A growth mindset - Robert Digings, Guru Circus
  • Opening address - Peter Kendall, AHDB Chairman
  • Innovation 

    Innovation in knowledge exchange - Izak van Heerden, Knowledge Exchange Senior Manager, AHDB Dairy 
    Innovation in dairy housing - Martin Green Read> and Jon Huxley Read>, The Nottingham University
    Innovation in new product development, packaging and consumer trends - Keith Goodby, Tetra Pak 


Afternoon session

  • Growth 
    Personal growth and leadership for DairyLeaders - Robert Digings, Guru Circus Read>
    DairyLeader coaching challenge - a personal perspective - Ed Dale, Dairy Farmer - Cheshire, Staffordshire, Shropshire Read>

17:00 Close of day programme 

18:30 Evening session

  • Pre dinner drinks 
  • Three-course dinner
  • After dinner speaker

21:30 Formal close

What's been said about it? 

“...it was exemplary in every respect. The range of speakers and the dimension they brought was truly inspirational.” N S, Dairy Farmer

“Very good and informative day and great to have the opportunity to be surrounded by positive like-minded people.” J B, Dairy Farmer

“I was unsure what to expect from this event and unsure what value it would be. The event far exceeded my expectations.”
M M, Dairy Farmer

Reserve your place

To register your place at this event, please click here

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