The 2017 annual conference attracted 200 attendees from the UK, Europe and beyond to the lovely city of Durham 11-13 July, debating not only how we can generate nutritious foods from resilient and sustainable agricultural systems, but also how the N8 initiative can assist in delivering solutions.
Download conference report here
Download press release here
Download speaker abstracts here
Keynote speaker interviews
Stephen Long, FRS Emeritus Professor of Crop Sciences, University of Lancaster (UK) and Gutgesell Endowed Professor University of Illinois (US) on what can make crop photosythesis more efficient. Interview
Philippe Ankers, Senior Programme Advisor, Strategic Programme on Rural Poverty Reduction, FAO (Italy) on achieving SDGs1 and 2
We are already working on the 2018 annual conference which will take place in Liverpool in June 2018 on the theme of ‘New Approaches in the Food System’, as well as Industry Innovation Forums on supply chains, digital innovation in livestock, crop innovation pipelines and high-intensity agriculture.
To get involved in any of our upcoming events or to engage directly with our 650+ expert researchers, please contact:
Malou Lindholm, Events & Business Engagement Manager, N8 AgriFood
T: +44 (0)1904 328937