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Young NPA National

12th Dec 2019 12:30

This is year's event starts with lunch at 12.30. The afternoon conference will be followed by drinks, dinner and dancing in the evening. 

The agenda

12:30 – 13:00 Lunch

13:00 – 13:15 Welcome and NPA Update

Ed and Becca will get the day started by welcoming everyone and giving a brief update on NPA activity over the year and introduce our new YNPA chair and vice chairs.

13:15 – 13:45 Looking back and forward

Stewart Houston, AHWBE, reflects on policy changes in the past and the effective ways in which policy has been, and can be, influenced in the future.

13:45 – 14:15 Empowering each other

Beef farmer Joe Stanley, gives his view on food policy and why he is making sure his voice is heard.

14:15 – 14:30 Tea and coffee break

14:30 – 15:00 A focus on food

Vicki Hird, Sustainable Farming Campaign Coordinator, Sustain, will give an overview of the future of food policy from the perspective of its members and how producers can drive towards the same goals

15:00 – 15:30 Policy vision

Guy Smith, NFU Deputy President, gives his perspective on policy in the future and how industry could shape it.

15:30 – 16:20 Panel Discussion

16:20 – 16:30 Roundup of the afternoon

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