2021 Canterbury Forum Programme below – Purchase your ticket HERE
2021 Canterbury Forum Programme PRINT VERSION – with registration form
|9.00am||Welcome Vice-Chancellor, Lincoln University|
|Session Chair: Prof Jon Hickford|
|9.05am||Keynote: Dr John Roche,
Chief Science Advisor, Ministry for Primary Industries
Where is New Zealand agriculture currently? How good are we on a global scale and what is the Ministry’s interest in the future direction of our industry?
|9.30am||Prof Richard McDowell, Lincoln University / AgResearch
What are the best pathways to build science-based evidence for New Zealand’s brand?
Maury Leyland, Taiao Steering Group, Okuora Farms, Leaft Foods
Taiao Ora Tangata Ora – Fit for a Better World. An aspirational goal for New Zealand agriculture and horticulture
|Session Chair: Dr Jeanne Jacobs|
|10.45am||Dr Alison Stewart, CEO, Foundation for Arable Research
A future direction for arable production in New Zealand
|11.10am||Dr Andre Mazzetto,
Management of resource use and environmental impacts of pastoral farming systems – weaknesses in New Zealand’s footprint
|11.35am||Mike Manning, General Manager Innovation & Strategy, Ravensdown
A future direction for pastoral production in New Zealand
|12 noon||Prof Julian Heyes, Food and Advanced Technology, Massey University
A future for New Zealand vegetable and horticultural crops
|Session Chair: Dr Melanie Davidson|
|1.30pm||Dr Gwen Grelet,
Senior Researcher, Landcare Research
Regenerative Agriculture in Aotearoa
|1.55pm||David Birkett, Canterbury Farmer
What are some brand attributes a farmer thinks New Zealand should be promoting?
|2.25pm||Assoc Prof Amanda Black, Bio-Protection Research Centre
What are brand attributes that Maori wish to promote for New Zealand agriculture?
|2.55pm||Dist. Prof Caroline Saunders, Agribusiness & Economics Research Unit, Lincoln University
A global perspective on New Zealand’s agricultural and horticultural brand.
|3.10pm||Panel Discussion. Chair: Dr Robyn Dynes, Science Impact Leader, AgResearch|