Discussion will focus on the impact growing demand for Scottish produce will have on local producers and communities, before expanding to explore the drivers of growth, strengthening collaboration, and future-proofing the industry.
Key issues to be addressed
- Priorities and challenges facing the expansion of Scotland's food and drinks sector
- How we can reconcile demand with sustained quality, community and economic viability
- Supporting innovation and enterprise to continue driving the industry forward
- Ensuring we have the workforce to meet emerging skills demand
The speakers will include: James Withers
, Chief Executive, Scotland Food & Drink Andrew McCornick,
President, National Farmers' Union of Scotland John Cooke
, Board Director for Scotland, Slow Food UK Riddell Graham
, Director of Partnerships, VisitScotland Susan Beattie
, Head of Food & Drink and Textiles, Scottish Development International Graeme Cook,
Director, SEFARI Gateway (Scottish Environment, Food, and Agriculture Research Institutes) Dr David Flanders
, Chief Executive Officer and Board of Directors, Agrimetrics Moira Stalker
, National Co-ordinator, Food and Drink Federation Scotland Douglas Martin
, Managing Director, MiAlgae Click here to find out more and to book your place.