2018 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 
WELCOME COCKTAIL FUNCTION  

4:30pm

Registration opens

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Welcome Cocktail Function 

 

                                                                              

MONDAY, 30 JULY 
7:00am

 Registration opens

 

OFFICIAL WELCOME TO CONFERENCE 
8.00am Mihi whakatau

8.15am

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

SESSION: Setting the scene: New Zealand and the world - Chair: Simon Limmer

 8.30am

Colin James, Political Commentator

 9.10am

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

 9.50am

AsureQuality MORNING TEA

 10.30am

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

 11.10am

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

SESSION: Disruption - Chair: Craig Hickson
 11.50am Murray Sherwin, Chair, New Zealand Productivity CommissionNew Zealand's transition to a low emissions economy
 12:30pm LUNCH
 1.30pm

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

 2.10pm Mahyar Osanlouy, University of Auckland 

 2.50pm

Napier Port AFTERNOON TEA

SESSION: Telling our story - Chair: George Tatham
 3.20pm
Panel Discussion

Facilitator: Rod Oram, International business journalist, Newsroom

Participants: Lain Jager, former CEO of Zespri; Scott Kennedy, B+LNZ Platinum Ambassador Chef; Lesley Hamilton, Seafood New Zealand.

  CONFERENCE CLOSURE
 4.00pm MIA Chair John Loughlin and B+LNZ Chair Andrew Morrison
   
 6:30pm

Risk Management Group PRE-DINNER DRINKS

 7:30pm
Maersk GALA DINNER

 

 

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