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Agenda

Wednesday

Sessions
Timings
Presentations
Organisation
Speaker
Introduction
09.00
Welcome
MC
Sara Edwards
09.10
Investing in an exciting and sustainable future
Food & Drink Wales Industry Board
Andy Richardson Chair of Food and Drink Board
9.20
Lesley Griffiths AM, Minister for the Environment Energy and Rural Affairs, Welsh Government.
Disruptive Thinking
09.30 - 09.50
Free your mind - exploring a world of possibilities for producers as technology changes the way we purchase
Tech Futurist
Martin Shervington
09.50 - 10.10
Using digital to revolutionise the consumer experience and create new markets
Graze
Penny MacKintosh
10.10 - 10.30
Embracing new technology to meet the changing needs of customers and consumers
Princes
David McDiarmid
10.30 - 10.40
Reflections on opening our minds and how that makes us faster, smarter, greener
Sara Edwards
Morning Coffee and Networking Break
10.40 - 11.30
Wider activities in the Innovation and Business Zones
Current market trends to influence growth
11.30 - 12.05
Exploring the narrative behind GB's £150bn worth of food and drink spend
Kantar Worldpanel
Chris Hayward
12.05 - 12.35
A current economic perspective of the global food and drink market
Ocado
Stewart Mcguire
12.35 - 13.00
Panel chaired by Sara Edwards
Lunch Break
13.00 - 14.10
Wider activities in the Innovation and Business Zone
Looking beyond the horizon - futures
14.10 - 14.40
Food and the way we live
Kantar Worldpanel
Rachel Knight
14.40 - 15.10
A 3-5 year outlook on future food trends
thefoodpeople
Kateline Porritt
Afternoon Coffee and Networking Break
15.10 - 15.45
Wider activities in the Innovation and Business Zones
Combining innovation and ethics to create better businesses
15.45 - 16.05
Future Food and technology
Aberystwyth Innovation and Enterprise Campus
Dr. Rhian Hayward
16.05 - 16.35
Ethics at the heart of building a better business for shoppers
Co-op
Tina Mitchell
16.35 - 16.45
The takeaway - Wales performing faster, smarter, greener
Sara Edwards

Thursday

Sessions
Timings
Presentations
Organisation
Speaker
Inspiration through experience
09.00 - 9.30
The value of local - how important is brand Wales?
Glenn Tutssel
09.30 - 9.50
Taking Wales to the world
Radnor Hills
William Watkins
09.50 - 10.10
Bringing Wales to the world
Somerdale International
Stephen Jones
10.10 - 10.30
Nurturing entrepreneurs in Wales
Founder Coffee#1
James Shapland
Morning Coffee and Networking Break
10.30 - 11.00
Wider activities in the Innovation and Business Zones
What makes Wales stand out for business
11.00 - 11.45
Concept to product - getting smarter
EIT and Food Innovation Wales
Andrew Carlin; Prof David Lloyd
11.45 - 12.05
How skills drive growth
Cambrian Training
Arwyn Watkins
12.05 - 12.25
How to build a brand in Wales
Aber Falls
James Wright
Lunch Break
12.25 - 13.45
Wider activities in the Innovation and Business Zones
Making a brand really stand out from the crowd
13.45 - 14.45
My experience in making a big impact globally
Founder New Nordic Cuisine
Claus Meyer
14.45 - 15.15
The vital role strategic marketing plays in growing brands
Umbrella Collective and Former Senior Creative, Innocent
Tansy Drake
Afternoon Coffee and Networking Break
15.15 - 15.45
Wider activities in the Innovation and Business Zones
Making a brand really stand out: continued
15.45 - 16.15
Inspiration, resilience, perseverance - what it takes to stand out
Panel: An honest conversation with business
Caroline Hanna, Authentic Marketing; James Wright, Aberfalls; Bradley Cummings, Tiny Rebel
16.15 - 16.45
Nailing tone of voice and cut through in social media
That Lot
David Levin
16.45 - 16.55
Accelerating sustainable growth - faster, smarter, greener
FDWIB Chair
Andy Richardson
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