Poultry.Network presents

Live Face-to-Face Conference

POULTRY.NETWORK is excited to announce it will bring producers and the wider industry together to network, learn from experts and reconnect after the covid-19 pandemic has kept us all apart.

16 September 2021

Harper Adams University

Tickets are £48. Space is extremely limited, booking ahead is essential

Our Sponsors

Arden Wood Shavings has nearly 40 years experience of supplying bedding products to poultry farmers.

Boehringer Ingelheim is committed to providing unique knowledge, products and support services to help producers and veterinarians optimise poultry health, productivity and profitability.

draperVENT uses extensive experience to develop climate control systems for broilers that encourage birds’ full genetic potential

The IWS systems treat drinking water within the whole poultry sector including chicken, duck, game and turkey farms and covering the entire process from hatcheries, rearers, breeders, broilers and egg producers.

Greengage: Applying the science of light to create smart solutions to animal lighting and welfare monitoring.

“We’re really excited to be launching this conference.
Webinars and other online events have done a lot to keep people connected and informed over the past 18 months, but we strongly feel now is time to get people back together in a safe environment to reconnect.”

Jake Davies
Editor of Poultry.Network

We are asking speakers to set out the impact of the covid-19 pandemic on their business, how they adapted and what the future looks like for them.

Event Schedule

8:30 AM
Registration Opens

09:15 AM
Welcome and housekeeping

9:20 AM
Keynote Session

P. D. Hook – Director Patrick Hook
Noble Foods – Marketing & Innovation Director, Laura Sheard
Tesco – Agricultural Manager for Poultry, Eggs & Feed, John Kirkpatrick
Kelly Turkeys – Managing Director, Paul Kelly

10:20 AM
Q & A

10:50 AM

Sponsored by JF McKenna

11:35 AM
How companies in the poultrymeat and egg supply chain have adapted

Arden WoodshavingsManaging Director, Chris Stanford
Aviagen UK
Head of Sales and Technical, Stuart Thomson
DraperGROUP – Founder, Paul Draper
IWS – Founder, Al Sayed

12:30 PM
Q & A
12:50 PM

Sponsored by Morspan

14:00 PM
Poultry Health and Avian Influenza Preparedness

Marek’s disease in the UK: An update from Boehringer Ingelheim 
Followed by:
Learning to protect your poultry farm from avian influenza and an outlook for the coming winter

Gordon Hickman – Head of Exotic Disease & Surveillance Policy in Terrestrial Animals Defra
Julian Sparrey – Technical Director, Livetec

14:40 PM
Q & A
15:00 PM

Sponsored by PD Hook

15:45 PM
An update from the British Egg Industry Council and NFU

With Greengage Global’s Chris Beamish: Creating Intelligent platforms for precision poultry production.
Mark Williams – Chief executive of the British Egg Industry Council
Aimee Mahoney – Chief Poultry Adviser, NFU

16:30 PM
Closing remarks and end of the conference

“The speaker lineup covers the whole poultrymeat and egg sectors. We want this to be a day of learning more about the entirety of poultry production, the challenges it faces, and the opportunities on offer.”

“Nothing can substitute the spontaneous networking that an in-person event can bring.”

Jake Davies
Editor of Poultry.Network

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