This on-line Conference will examine priorities and next steps for the National Food Strategy and forthcoming white paper from the Government - and legislation that is expected to follow - as well as wider key issues for the food and drink sector. It will be an opportunity to discuss priorities for the development of the white paper, which intends to effect a transformative improvement on the food system to make it fit for the future, with a particular focus on health and sustainability. The white paper is expected to be published in six months’ time, informed by the publication of Part Two of the National Food Strategy.
Keynote contributions: Kristin Bash, Chair, Food Special Interest Group, Faculty of Public Health; Chantal Clément, Deputy Director, International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems; Professor Tim Lang, Professor Emeritus of Food Policy, Centre for Food Policy, City University of London; Daniel Roff, Deputy Director, Food Strategy, Defra; Dr Andrew Swift, Chief Executive, FERA; and Ian Wright, Chief Executive, Food and Drink Federation and Chair, Food and Drink Sector Council.
Speakers also confirmed: Sue Davies, Head of Consumer Rights and Food Policy, Which?; Philip Hambling, Head of Food and Farming, National Farmers Union; Sarah Mukherjee, Chief Executive Officer, Institute of Environmental Management; Kate Nicholls, Chief Executive Officer, UKHospitality; and Andy Richardson, Head of Corporate Affairs, Volac and Chair, Welsh Food & Drink Board.
Chair: Baroness McIntosh of Pickering and Rt Hon Lord Rooker.
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