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Lecturers' Conference

IAgrM Lecturers' Conference 2023 - Educating the Next Generation

IAgrM (Institute of Agricultural Management) is pleased to announce the upcoming IAgrM Online ‘Educating the Next Generation’ Conference, scheduled for Thursday, 7th September 2023. This year's conference will be held online, bringing together renowned experts and educators in the field of agriculture to discuss the theme of "Educating the Next Generation."

The conference will feature a series of engaging presentations and discussions aimed at addressing the evolving landscape of agricultural education and the skills required for success in the industry. The event will provide an excellent platform for lecturers, professionals, and students to exchange ideas and insights, fostering collaboration and innovation in agricultural education.

Speakers for the IAgrM Lecturers' Conference include:

9.30am - Welcome & Introductions, Tim Brigstocke MBE, PFIAgrM CEnv

Farm Managers or Environmental Managers by 2030?, Andrew Blenkiron PFIAgrM, Euston Estate

Integrating the Environment into today's teaching of Farm Management, Alastair Johnston PMIAgrM, Harper Adams University

The Challenges & Opportunities of Green Finance in Agriculture, Adam White, Head of Agriculture, Barclays Bank

The importance of integrating modern Farm Practice into teaching, Henry Matthews, Writtle College

Could or should teaching Commercial Horticulture be incorporated into the Agricultural degree curriculum?, Dr Gillian Rose, University of Reading

Managing behavioral change in Farming Practices, Professor Andrew Barnes, SRUC

Building the next generation: what are the skills for success?, Tess Howe, TIAH

From the other side - viewpoint from students - Tim Cotterill, Harper Adams University & Ashia Trevor-Massey, Writtle College

Closing comments, Professor Matt Lobley, Exeter University

12.30 pm - Close

The IAgrM Lecturers' Conference promises to be an enlightening and thought-provoking event, bringing together experts from various fields to explore the challenges and opportunities in agricultural education. The conference will provide valuable insights into integrating environmental considerations, modern farm practices, and commercial horticulture into curricula, as well as managing behavioural change and developing the skills necessary for success in the industry.

To participate in the IAgrM Lecturers' Conference, please register on the IAgrM website (www.iagrm.com/events). Further details and instructions for accessing the online conference platform will be provided upon registration.