2019 Conference Programme

RYDGES LATIMER SQUIRE, 30 LATIMER SQUARE, CHRISTCHURCH

28-29 July 2019

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Programme details will be completed below as planning progresses
SUNDAY, 28 JULY 
HAMBURG SUD WELCOME COCKTAIL FUNCTION  

4:30pm

Registration opens

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Welcome Cocktail Function - venue tbc

 

                                                                              

MONDAY, 29 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

Consumer trends - Chair: tbc

 8.30am

Frederick Leroy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel - Red meat: facing the challenges of the post-truth era

9.10am

Speaker 2 - tba

 9.50am

MORNING TEA

Trade - Chair: tbc
  Jeff Grant - Red Meat Sector Representative, London - Brexit
  Jim Richards, Cornerstone Government Affairs, USA - A perspective on US politics and approach to trade

Piers Mulder - Alibaba Group - Getting closer to your consumer in China through e-commerce and new retail
  LUNCH
Political Policy Context- Chair: tbc
  Corin Dann, Political Commentator

Kirk Hope, BusinessNZ - Policy changes affecting the productive sector

  Simon Upton, Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment

 

AFTERNOON TEA

Reflections

Facilitator: Fran O'Sullivan

Participants: tbc

  CONFERENCE CLOSURE

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

PRE-DINNER DRINKS

 7:30pm
MAERSK GALA DINNER
 

Dinner speaker: Hon Damien O'Connor, Minister of Agriculture, Biosecurity and Food Safety

 

 

 

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