CONFERENCE PROGRAMME

Napier Convention Centre, 48 Marine Parade, Napier 29-30 July 2018

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Programme details will be available below as planning progresses
SUNDAY, 29 JULY 
CONFERENCE OPENING AND  WELCOME COCKTAIL FUNCTION  

16:30

Registration opens

18:00 - 20:00

Welcome Cocktail Function 

 

                                                                              

MONDAY, 30 JULY 
07:30

 Registration opens

 

OFFICIAL WELCOME TO CONFERENCE 
08.00 Mihi whakatau

 

Conference opening - MIA Chair John Loughlin and B+LNZ Chair Andrew Morrison

SESSION: Setting the scene locally and globally

 

Speaker 1

 

Vangelis Vitalis, Deputy Secretary, Trade and Economic Group, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade - Trade in troubled waters: Disruption to global trade norms, the implications for New Zealand and the Government's response

 

MORNING TEA

 

Lain Jager, Chair, Primary Sector Council - Primary Sector Council - What's it all about?

 

Tim Hunt, General Manager Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory, Rabobank - Winning the end game in the Middle Kingdom

  Murray Sherwin, Chair, New Zealand Productivity Commission - 

 

LUNCH
SESSION: Disruption
 

Kaila Colbin, Chief Executive Officer, Missing Link Consultants Ltd - Riding the exponential wave of change

 

Speaker 7

 

AFTERNOON TEA

SESSION: Our Story
 
Panel Discussion

Facilitator: Rod Oram, International business journalist, Newsroom

Participants: Lain Jager, Chair Primary Sector Council; Damon McGinnis, Ambassador Chef; and to be confirmed, a farmer, and an industry person.

  CONFERENCE CLOSURE

 

MIA Chair John Loughlin and B+LNZ Chair Andrew Morrison
   
18:30

Pre-dinner Drinks 

19:30
MAERSK Gala Dinner

 

 

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