LEAF's President's Event 2012: The Changing Faces of Sustainability
: Wednesday 14th November
: 10.00 am - 3.30 pm
: HSBC Tower, Canary Wharf, London
This years Presidents Event will bring together experts in sustainable food and farming issues. Led by the co-author of the Foresight Report, Professor Charles Godfray
, Hope Professor University of Oxford, speakers will examine and discuss the key issues involved in building more resilient food systems across the globe and how farmers, scientists, academics and society at large can meet the significant challenges ahead.
This year we have extended the event to include a number of speakers representing various stages of the food chain, including David Pendlington, Head of Sustainable Sourcing at Unilever, Dr David Barling from City Universitys Centre for Food Policy and LEAF Marque farmer, Andrew Nottage. In the afternoon, we will have a panel discussion exploring the last 21 years of LEAF and consider what the hopes and aspirations were for LEAF as a fledgling organisation and, importantly, whether LEAF has met these expectations. The panel will feature former LEAF chairman, David Richardson, current chairman Stephen Fell, new LEAF Demonstration Farmer, Chris Newenham, the first LEAF Demonstration Farmer, Robert Lawton, and Lord Deben, who launched Robert Lawton as LEAF's first Demonstration Farmer in 1991.
The event, takes place on Wednesday 14th November 2012 at HSBC, Canary Wharf, London and will be hosted by our President, Baroness Hazel Byford, DBE. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org to register your free place or call 024 7641 3911.