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BPOA Spring Conference 2021

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· Stage
Welcome
Welcome
James Alcaraz
2021-01-20T09:55:00Z 2021-01-20T10:00:00Z Europe/London Welcome https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fbpoa-spring-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Theme 1 - Direct Plant Marketing
Our first three presentations on experiences with plant marketing last season and ideas for the future...
Graeme Edwards Nat Porter
2021-01-20T10:00:00Z 2021-01-20T11:00:00Z Europe/London Theme+1+-+Direct+Plant+Marketing https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fbpoa-spring-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Theme 2: Old Threats, New Thrips!
11:10 Not all thrips are WFT- Gerben Messelink 11:30 Optimising thrips monitoring in ornamental crops - Jude Bennison & Clare Sampson
Clare Sampson Jude Bennison
2021-01-20T11:10:00Z 2021-01-20T11:50:00Z Europe/London Theme+2%3A+Old+Threats%2C+New+Thrips%21 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fbpoa-spring-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Theme 3- Growing your workforce!
“YPHA- Uniting, Inspiring and Empowering Young People in Horticulture” Natalie Porter & 12:40 Recruiting and retaining talent Martin Brown
Martin Brown Nat Porter
2021-01-20T12:20:00Z 2021-01-20T13:00:00Z Europe/London Theme+3-+Growing+your+workforce%21 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fbpoa-spring-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Direct marketing conversation
Conversation on Direct Marketing
Chris Need Graeme Edwards
2021-01-20T12:40:00Z 2021-01-20T13:00:00Z Europe/London Direct+marketing+conversation https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fbpoa-spring-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Thrips- discussion
Thrips identification and monitoring conversation
Clare Sampson Jude Bennison Wayne Brough
2021-01-20T12:40:00Z 2021-01-20T13:00:00Z Europe/London Thrips-+discussion https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fbpoa-spring-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Conversation on Growing your Workforce (followed by lunch)
Conversation on the theme of growing your workforce followed by lunch and various slide, video and polls
Martin Brown Nat Porter Simon Davenport
2021-01-20T12:40:00Z 2021-01-20T13:00:00Z Europe/London Conversation+on+Growing+your+Workforce+%28followed+by+lunch%29 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fbpoa-spring-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Theme 4- Carbon-Problem or Opportunity?
13:40 New audit systems for measuring carbon footprint- Martin de la Harpe 14:00 Taking the first steps to Net Zero- Jon Swain, NFU Energy
Chris Need Jonathan Swain Martin de la Harpe
2021-01-20T13:40:00Z 2021-01-20T14:20:00Z Europe/London Theme+4-+Carbon-Problem+or+Opportunity%3F https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fbpoa-spring-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Theme 5- Top Tips for Spring crops.
14:30 Crops for Spring production- Eric Forschelen; 14:50 Effective nursery trials- Chloe Whiteside; 15:10 Developments with primrose- Wouter de Meester
Chloe Whiteside Eric Forschelen Robin Squance Wouter De Meester
2021-01-20T14:30:00Z 2021-01-20T15:30:00Z Europe/London Theme+5-+Top+Tips+for+Spring+crops. https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fbpoa-spring-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Conversation on Spring crops
Conversation on Theme 5- Tips on spring crops
Chloe Whiteside Eric Forschelen Robin Squance Wouter De Meester
2021-01-20T15:30:00Z 2021-01-20T15:50:00Z Europe/London Conversation+on+Spring+crops https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fbpoa-spring-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Carbon- conversation
Conversation on Theme 4 - Carbon
Chris Need Jonathan Swain Martin de la Harpe
2021-01-20T15:30:00Z 2021-01-20T15:50:00Z Europe/London Carbon-+conversation https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.to%2Fevents%2Fbpoa-spring-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Chloe Whiteside

Ornamental Crops consultant

Chris Need

Horticulture consultant

Clare Sampson

Entomologist

Eric Forschelen

Horticulture consultant

Graeme Edwards

Production manager

James Alcaraz

Chairman BPOA

Jonathan Swain

Energy specialist

Jude Bennison

Entomologist

Martin Brown

Recruitment consultant

Martin de la Harpe

Consultant

Nat Porter

Business Development Manager

Robin Squance

Production Manager

Simon Davenport

Organiser

Wayne Brough

AHDB Knowledge Transfer

Wouter De Meester

Plant Breeder

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Growing Together

Booths

AHDB

Inspiring farmers, growers and industry to succeed in a rapidly changing world

Moles Seeds (UK) Ltd

Quality Seed Quality Service

Home Grown

supporting growers of Home Grown flowers and plants

CambridgeHOK

Vertical Farming, Glasshouse & Energy Specialists