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Storage 2020: International Storage Conference sponsored by Certis

AHDB Potatoes event

Event date :
Event date: 
Thursday, 13 February, 2014 - 09:45 to 16:15
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Location :
Peterborough Arena, PE2 6HE

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AHDB Potatoes brings you a special one day conference dedicated to all aspects of potato storage.

The day will consist of presentations by international speakers with talks on the future for storage, consumer focus, the impact of food security, and developing agritechnology as well as a series of practically-focused workshops and demonstrations.

09:00 - 09:45 Registration and Coffee
09:45 Welcome Adrian Cunnington, PCL
09:50 Food Security - why we need to store Romke Wustman, PPO Lelystad, Netherlands.
10:15 Storage 2020 - the way forward Paul Coleman, Greenvale AP
10:40 Coffee
11:10 - 12:10 Workshop Session 1
12:15 - 13:15 Workshop Session 2 
13:15 - 14:15 Lunch Networking Opportunity
14:15 - 15:15 Workshop Session 3 
15:20 Agritechnology - engineering solutions in storage Todd Forbush, Techmark Inc., USA
15:45 Consumer Focus - delivering what the market will want Alan Hayes, IGD
16:10 - 16:15 Closing remarks Adrian Cunnington, Sutton Bridge CSR


Workshops to include:

Three workshops are to be chosen from the following when registering. 
Workshop Topic Speaker

1 - Diseases and Pests

Bacterial Disease Management Ian Toth, James Hutton Institute
Zebra Chip: An Emerging Threat? Mike Storey, AHDB Potatoes
New Technology For Disease Detection

Glyn Harper, Sutton Bridge CSR

2 - Storage Systems Storage 2020: Optimising Store Performance Adrian Cunnington, Sutton Bridge CSR
Storage 2020: Energy Efficiency Jon Swain, Farm Energy
Fungicide Application David Turner, Turner Agriculture
3 - Seed Management for Storage Non-Indigenous Bacterial Threats Gerry Saddler, SASA
Safe Haven for Seed Health Robert Burns, AHDB Potatoes
Breeding for Storage Finlay Dale, James Hutton Institute
4 - Sprout Suppression CIPC: Best Practice for Residue Control Adrian Briddon, Sutton Bridge CSR
Ethylene for Processing Richard Colgan, Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich
Innovation in Fresh Market Sprout Suppression Tjaart Hofman, Certis Europe
5 - Supply Chain Dynamics A Grower Perspective of Storage Dan Hewitt, Nelson County Potatoes
Processing Options for The Future John Horrocks, Pepsico
Sustainability in The Fresh Market James Lee, Greenvale AP

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Sponsorship opportunities available: please call 01406 351444


Programme is subject to change.