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Outlook Conference date confirmed

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The AHDB Outlook Conference 2016 will take place on Tuesday 9 February, at One Great George Street in London.

Hosted by the three livestock divisions of the AHDB, representing beef and sheep, pigs and dairy sectors, along with AHDB Market Intelligence (MI), the event will explore factors that affect delegates’ businesses in their respective sectors.

Key note speakers will focus on the referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU and the relative competitiveness of UK and global livestock sectors. There will also be opportunity to discuss these important issues. The conference will, as usual, also include separate breakout sessions covering each of the three sectors. The Pork session will cover the outlook for the pig market, including the latest AHDB forecasts for UK supplies, and an overview of feed market developments.

The provisional programme for the conference can be found below, while places can be booked by clicking here.

Provisional Programme:

09.30 Registration and Coffee

10.00 Conference Commences

10.00-10.05 Opening address – Peter Kendall, AHDB Chairman

10.05-11.05 Keynote Speakers:

  • Topic 1 - Referendum on UK membership of EU
  • Topic 2 – Relative competitiveness of UK and global livestock sectors

11.05- 11.45 Questions and discussion

11.45 Coffee, tea and networking

12.15 Breakout sessions:

Beef & Lamb

Pork, including

      • Pig Market Outlook, including latest AHDB forecasts for UK supplies

      • Feed Market Outlook

Dairy

13.30 Networking lunch