Scientific Programme

Copies of presentations

Plenary Presentations - John Finn

Plenary Presentation - Jules Pretty

Plenary Presentation - Tim Benton

Oral Presentation - Jim Provan

Oral Presentation - Nicolas Lampkin

Oral Presentation - Gavin Siriwardena

Oral Presentation - Donncha Madden

Oral Presentation - Andy Wilby

Oral Presentation - Richard Gunton

Oral Presentation - Caroline Sullivan

Oral Presentation - Nigel Critchley

Oral Presentation - Amanda Browne

Oral Presentation - Barbara Smith

Oral Presentation - Pamela Boyle

Oral Presentation - Neil Reid

Oral Presentation - Archie Murchie

Oral Presentation - Charlotte Rowley

Oral Presentation - Alla Mashanova

Oral Presentation - Chantel Davies

Conference timetable

For an idea of the running times of the conference please refer to our conference timetable.

Plenary Speakers
We are very pleased to announce our confirmed plenary speakers. Please click on the speakers name to be taken to their webpage.

Professor Jules Pretty 
Currently the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Professor in Environment and Society, in Essex University. Professor Pretty has written extensively on the subject of agricultural sustainability.@JulesPretty1

Doctor John Finn 
Since 2002 Dr. Finn has been a researcher for Teagasc in the Republic of Ireland. His research interests include High Nature Value farmland and farmland ecology.@Johnfinn310

Professor Tim Benton
As the UK Champion of Global food Security Professor Benton is a real ambassador and spokesperson for this subject. We are looking forward to hearing about the role agri-ecology could have in future farming. @timgbenton

Professor Chris Elliott 
REF 2014 named Queen's University Belfast number 1 in Agriculture, Veterinary and Food Science. The Institute of Global Food Security was instrumental to Queen's getting this top recommendation. We are very excited to welcome the Institute Director Professor Chris Elliott to tell us more about the research being undertaken at the moment. @QUBFoodProf

Presentations will take place in the Council Chamber throughout both days, and will  be 15 minutes long with a few minutes of questions afterwards.  There will be a prize for Best Student Talk.

Poster Session (with wine reception)
The poster session and wine reception will be held in the Canada Room on Wednesday evening, with a prize for the best poster presented by a student. Posters will be A1, preferably portrait.