Conference Programme

3rd – 4th November 2019

Sunday 3rd November 2019

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18:30 - 19:45 - Pre Conference Drinks Reception

Kindly Sponsored by Aviagen
Caernarfon Suite Foyer

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19:45 for 20:00 - Pre Conference Informal International Buffet

Entertainment: Siren Strings

The world-renowned Siren Strings, electric string quartet – Read Biog

Monday 4th November 2019

EPIC 2019 Conference Theme

“Delivering Progress through Innovation and Efficiency”
The Appliance of Science!

Morning Session

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09:00 - 09:15 - Conference Opening

Stephen Lister MRCVS EPIC Organising Committee Chairman
MRCVS EPIC Organising Committee Chairman – Read Biog

Gary Ford – Conference Chairman
NFU Chief Poultry Adviser – Read Biog

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09:15 - 09:45

Dr. David Llewellyn
Vice Chancellor Harper Adams University – Read Biog

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09:45 - 10:15

David Neilson
General Manager Breeders and Hatcheries – Avara Foods – Read Biog

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10:15 - 10:45

David Brass
The Lakes Free Range Egg Company – Read Biog

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10:45 - 11:15 - Morning Coffee

IWS - International Water Solutions

Kindly sponsored by IWS – International Water Solutions

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11:15 - 11:45

The Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP
Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Subject to availability and confirmation

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11:45 - 12:15

Dr David Drew MP
Shadow Minister – Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

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12:15 - 12:45

Dr Graeme Dear
Chairman, British Poultry Council – Read Biog

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12:45 - 13:15

Nathan Ward
Business Unit Director for Meat, Fish and Poultry, Kantar Worldpanel

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13:15 - 14:15 - Lunch

Afternoon Session

Kindly sponsored by ABN.

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14:15 - 15:00PM

Young Guns Session

Dr. Jessica Martin – Lecturer in Statistics and Animal Welfare. University of Edinburgh – Read Biog
Chris Wright – Head of UK Broilers, Applied Group UK – Read Biog
Dr. Steven Pace – The Cheshire Egg Company – Read Biog

10 minutes per presentation plus 5 minutes questions maximum after each speaker.

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15:00 - 15:30

David Buik MBE
Businessman and Financial Pundit – Read Biog

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15:30 - 16:00

Michael Seals MBE, FRAgS
Chairman Animal Health & Welfare Board England – Read Biog

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16:00 - 16:30 - Afternoon Tea

Kindly sponsored by MSD Animal Health

Kindly sponsored by MSD Animal Health

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16:30 - 17:00

William Sitwell
Award-winning editor, broadcaster, and writer – Read Biog

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17.00 - 17:15 - Conference Close

Evening Events

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18:30 - Pre Banquet Drinks Reception

Kindly Sponsored by Cobb Europe

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19:30 - Post Conference EPIC Formal Industry Banquet

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After Banquet Guest Speaker

Sir Ranulph Fiennes OBEAfter Dinner speaker: Sir Ranulph Fiennes OBE
Widely considered to be the ‘World’s Greatest Living Explorer,’ – Read Biog

2019 PLATINUM EVENT SPONSORS:

If you want your company to be a conference sponsor this year GET IN TOUCH TODAY!

PD Hook (Hatcheries) Ltd

T: 01993 850261
E: info@pdhook.co.uk
W: pdhook.co.uk

Cote, Bampton, Oxfordshire OX18 2EG

ABN

A division of AB Agri Ltd
T: 01733 422233
W: abn.co.uk

64 Innovation Way, Peterborough Business Park, Lynchwood, Peterborough PE2 6FL

Alltech UK Ltd

T: 01780 764512
E: ukreception@alltech.com
W: alltech.com/uk

Alltech House, Ryhall Road, Stamford, Lincs PE9 1TZ

Anpario plc

T: 01909 537380
E: sales@anpario.com
W: anpario.com

Manton Wood Enterprise Park, Worksop, Nottinghanshire S80 2RS

Aviagen Ltd

T: 0131 333 1056
E: infoworldwide@aviagen.com
W: aviagen.com

Newbridge, Midlothian, Edinburgh EH28 8SZ

Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health

T: 01344 746957
E: vetenquiries@boehringer-ingelheim.com
W: boehringer-ingelheim.co.uk

Ellesfield Avenue, Bracknell, Berkshire. RG12 8YS

British Egg Industry Council

T: 0207 608 3760
E: info@britisheggindustrycouncil.com
W: britegg.co.uk

Second Floor, 89 Charterhouse Street, London EC1M 6HR

British Poultry Council

T: 0203 544 1675
E: info@britishpoultry.org.uk
W: britishpoultry.org.uk

British Poultry Council, Europoint House, 5-11 Lavington Street, London SE1 0NZ

Calor Gas Limited

T: 0800 626 626
E: salessupport@calor.co.uk
W: calor.co.uk

Athena House, Athena Drive, Tachbrook Park, Warwick CV34 6RL

Ceva Animal Health Ltd

T: 01494 781 510
E: cevauk@ceva.com
W: ceva.co.uk

Unit 3 Anglo Office Park, White Lion Road, Amersham, Buckinghamshire HP7 9FB

Cobb Europe Ltd

T: 01206 835835
E: info@cobb-europe.com
W: cobb-vantress.com

The Oaks, Apex 12, Old Ipswich Road, Colchester, Essex CO7 7QR

Elanco Animal Health

T: 0044 1256 353131
E: lacyai@lilly.com
W: elanco.com

Lilly House, Priestley Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG24 9NL

ForFarmers

T:+44 1359 27 30 41

E:thomas.welham@forfarmers.euW: forfarmers.co.uk

Tucks Mill, Burston, Diss, Norfolk IP22 4TJ

Hipra UK & Ireland Ltd

T: 07854 127685
E: james.walton@hipra.com
W: hipra.com

BioCity, Pennyfoot Street, Nottingham NG1 1GF

International Water Solutions Ltd

T: +44 (0) 333 000 1111
E: terri@iwatergroup.com
W: iwatergroup.com

IWS House, 1a Bates Industrial Estate, Church Road, Romford, Essex RM3 0HU

Fancom BV

T: +31 77 3069600
E: fancom@fancom.com
W: fancom.com

P.O. Box 7131, NL-5980 AC Panningen, The Netherlands

JF McKenna Ltd

T: 02837 524800
E: info@jfmckenna.com
W: jfmckenna.com

66 Cathedral Road, Armagh BT61 8AE

Kemin Animal Health & Nutrition – GB

T: 01704 537702
W: kemin.com

Tudor House, Hampton Road, Southport, Merseyside PR8 6QD

LANXESS

T: 01787 377305
E: biosecurity@lanxess.com
W: virkon.com

Windham Road, Chilton Industrial Estate, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2XD

Marel Stork Poultry Processing B.V

T: +31 (0)485 586111
E: info.poultry@marel.com
W: marel.com/poultry-processing

P.O. Box 118, Boxmeer 5830 AC, Netherlands

Moy Park Ltd

T: 02887 722300
E: enquiries@moypark.com
W: moypark.com

Killyman Road, Dungannon, Tyrone BT71 6LN

MSD Animal Health

T: +44(0)1908 665050
E: poultry.uk@intervet.com
W: msd-animal-health.co.uk

Walton Manor, Walton, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK7 7AJ

National Farmers Union

T: 024 7685 8620
E: nfu@nfu.org.uk
W: nfuonline.com

Agriculture House, Stoneleigh Park, Stoneleigh, Warwickshire CV8 2TZ

NFU Mutual

T: 01985 851263 M: 07747 763100
E: lindsay_bray@nfumutual.co.uk
W: www.nfumutual.co.uk

Manor Barn, Manor Farm. Tytherington. Warminster. BA12 7AD

Noble Foods

T: 01442 820657
W: noblefoods.co.uk

Witney Road, Standlake, Witney, Oxon, OX29 7RB

Premier Nutrition

T: 01543 473468
E: info@premiernutrition.co.uk
W: premiernutrition.co.uk

Brereton Business Park, The Levels, Rugeley, Staffordshire WS15 1RD

Trouw Nutrition GB

T: 01335 341102
E: antony.taylor@trouwnutrition.com
W: trouwnutrition.co.uk

Blenheim House, Blenheim Road, Ashbourne, Derbyshire DE6 1HA

Zoetis UK Ltd

T: 07976 240703
E: James.porritt@zoetis.com
W: zoetis.co.uk

Walton Oaks, Dorking Road, Tadworth, Surrey KT20 7NS