Date: 7 July 2017
The British Tomato Conference 2017 will take place on 20th and 21st September 2017 at the Chesford Grange Hotel and Conference Centre in Kenilworth, Warwickshire (click here to see the Chesford Grange Hotel on a map). We hope you can join us on our 20th Anniversary and look forward to seeing you there.
You can click here to book online - reserve your spaces for this year's British Tomato Conference. If you'd prefer to download a PDF booking form, you can find this below.
9:00 Registration, refreshments and view exhibits
9:30 Welcome from morning chairman, Adrian Williams
9:40 Realise plant excellence with enriched biochar
James MacPhail, Carbon Gold
9:55 A year in retail for Tomatoes 10:25 Communicating British Tomato Week
Emma Fencott, Kantar Worldpanel
10:45 Refreshments, trade stands and networking
Nyree Ambarchian and Beccy Churchill, Stand Agency
11:25 Welcome back from morning chairman, Adrian Williams
11:30 Brexit update
Julie MacLeod, AHDB
11:50 The importance of skills – the time is now!
Leigh Morris, National Land Based College
12:15 Your future innovators
Gracie Emeny AHDB Horticulture and students
12:40 Robotics – ‘Vegebot Learning'
Dr Fumiya Iida, Cambridge University
13:05 Lunch, Networking and View Exhibits
14:25 Welcome back from afternoon chairman, Phil Pearson
14:30 Energy Markets – a volatile business
Tim Pratt, FEC Energy
15:00 Update on the AMBER project: developing tools to improve the performance of biopesticides
Dave Chandler, University of Warwick
15:20 An introduction to SCEPTREplus
Joe Martin, AHDB
15:30 Tomato root mat: The use of biological treatments as a potential for improved control
Dave Kaye, ADAS
15:40 Update on Bumble Bees and on control of Tuta absoluta
Rob Jacobson, Rob Jacobson Consultancy
16:05 Discussion and Chairman’s summary
16:15 Refreshments and depart
You can also download a PDF of the agenda below.
For trade stand and sponsorship opportunities please contact the TGA Offices.
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