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INTERNATIONAL AGRIBUSINESS SUMMIT
CHRISTCHURCH TOWN HALL
PROGRAMME

MONDAY 23 MARCH, 2020

PROGRAMME OVERVIEW

LUNCH

8:30AM-9:30AM

10AM-11:45AM

Master of Ceremonies

Corin Dann

Morning Report Co-host

Welcome Scene setting

Snapshotting the imperative for change and the opportunities landscape – supercharging the discussions to come.

Devry Boughner Vorwerk

CEO DevryBV Sustainable Strategies 

Embracing change while balancing shareholder and stakeholder expectations. Followed by Q+A.

Land: Our Natural Environment

Exploring leadership and innovation in the advancement and restoration of the natural resources critical to the future of agribusiness.

 

This stream will showcase champions nurturing and restoring our environment while remaining profitable, and early adopters building their business toward a carbon neutral future.  It will also provide an oversight of the role of the public sector in delving outcomes for the natural environment, while touching on how NZ is shaping its future in the agriculture, food and fibre sector.

Ray Smith

Director General, Ministry Primary Industries

Vicky Robertson

CE - MFE and Secretary for the Environment

The National Framework

Dr Harry Clark

NZAGRC Director, Climate Change Commission

Climate Change 101

Tom Sturgess

Proprietor/Director, Lone Star Farms

Balancing the Needs

Peter Barrett

Owners Representative, Linnburn Station

Regenerative Farming

PANEL DISCUSSION, facilitated by Corin Dann

9:30AM-10AM

AFTERNOON

12:45PM-2:30PM

Culture: Consumer Trends & Trade

Businesses responding to the unstoppable international trends of power shifting to the consumer, business models being challenged, and the eastern movement of the world’s economic centre of gravity.

Learnings of agri-food and consumer businesses front footing the challenges of changing demographics, food trends and fads, and changes in consumer values.

SPEAKERS:

Vangelis Vitalis

Deputy Secretary, Trade and Economic Group, MFAT

The Trade Environment

 

Dr Rob Horsch

Advisor on Innovation and Equity

Plant Genetic Technologies

Prof Paul Moughan

Distinguished Professor, Massey University

Future Foods

PANEL DISCUSSION, facilitated by Corin Dann

3PM-4:45PM

Future: Entrepreneurship & Leadership

Concentrating on the future social, economic, and environmental wellbeing of agribusiness.  This stream will traverse the areas where value will be derived in generations to come, showcasing world-leading business exemplars and responsive new business models.

Presenters from a wide range of industries will show how economic viability will be the key to family business succession and intergenerational business value growth.

Gary Hirschburg

Owner Representative, Stonyfield Farm

Win win win

Sarah Nolet

Partner and CEO, AgThentic

Supporting Innovation

John Foss

Owner, The Chia Co

Drivers for change

Gerard Hickey

Managing Director, First Light

A Point of Difference

PANEL DISCUSSION, facilitated by Corin Dann

4:45PM-5:30PM

Consolidation and Wrap Up

A consolidation of discussions and a focus on the key takeaways and action commitments.

Interview session run by Corin Dann with:

Melissa Clarke-Reynolds

Director and Foresight Practitioner

Devry Boughner-Vorwek

CEO, DevryBV Sustainable Strategies

Wrap up
Mananui Ramsden
Regional Leader - Pou Matai Ko, Environment Canterbury
Taking the fear out of engagement with Tangata whenau

Formal Closing

2:30PM-3:00PM

Afternoon Tea

Sponsor lounge open

Morning Tea

Sponsor lounge open

7:30AM-8:15AM

Registration

11:45AM-12:45PM

Sponsors Lounge Open

EVENING

5:30PM-7PM

7PM-10PM

Nuffield International Agribusiness Summit Dinner
Depart by coach to Airforce Museum of New Zealand

View a line up of speakers here