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BPOA Spring Conference 2021

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Schedule

· Stage
Welcome
Welcome
James Alcaraz
2021-01-20T09:55:00Z 2021-01-20T10:00:00Z Europe/London Welcome https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbpoa-spring-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Theme 1 - Direct Plant Marketing
Our first three presentations on experiences with plant marketing last season and ideas for the future...
Nat Porter Graeme Edwards
2021-01-20T10:00:00Z 2021-01-20T11:00:00Z Europe/London Theme+1+-+Direct+Plant+Marketing https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%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.com%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
Nat Porter Martin Brown
2021-01-20T12:20:00Z 2021-01-20T13:00:00Z Europe/London Theme+3-+Growing+your+workforce%21 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbpoa-spring-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
'New Gardeners, New Markets' conversation
Conversation on Direct Marketing
James Alcaraz Chris Need Graeme Edwards
2021-01-20T12:40:00Z 2021-01-20T13:00:00Z Europe/London %27New+Gardeners%2C+New+Markets%27+conversation https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbpoa-spring-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
'Old threats from New thrips' Conversation
Thrips identification and monitoring conversation
Clare Sampson Jude Bennison Wayne Brough
2021-01-20T12:40:00Z 2021-01-20T13:00:00Z Europe/London %27Old+threats+from+New+thrips%27+Conversation https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%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
Simon Davenport Nat Porter Martin Brown
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.com%2Fevents%2Fbpoa-spring-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Lunch break
Simon Davenport Chris Need James Alcaraz Wayne Brough Robin Squance
2021-01-20T13:00:00Z 2021-01-20T13:40:00Z Europe/London Lunch+break https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%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
Jonathan Swain Chris Need 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.com%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
Eric Forschelen Wouter De Meester Chloe Whiteside Robin Squance
2021-01-20T14:30:00Z 2021-01-20T15:30:00Z Europe/London Theme+5-+Top+Tips+for+Spring+crops. https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbpoa-spring-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
'Top tips for Spring crops' -Conversation
Conversation on Theme 5- Tips on spring crops
Eric Forschelen Wouter De Meester Chloe Whiteside Robin Squance
2021-01-20T15:30:00Z 2021-01-20T16:50:00Z Europe/London %27Top+tips+for+Spring+crops%27+-Conversation+ https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbpoa-spring-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Sessions
Carbon- problem or Opportunity? - Conversation
Conversation on Theme 4 - Carbon
Jonathan Swain Chris Need Martin de la Harpe
2021-01-20T15:30:00Z 2021-01-20T16:50:00Z Europe/London Carbon-+problem+or+Opportunity%3F+-+Conversation https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Fbpoa-spring-conference-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Robin Squance

Production Manager

Chloe Whiteside

Ornamental Crops consultant

Wouter De Meester

Plant Breeder

Wayne Brough

AHDB Knowledge Transfer

Martin de la Harpe

Consultant

Eric Forschelen

Horticulture consultant

James Alcaraz

Chairman BPOA

Jude Bennison

Entomologist

Graeme Edwards

Production manager

Clare Sampson

Entomologist

Chris Need

Horticulture consultant

Martin Brown

Recruitment consultant

Nat Porter

Business Development Manager

Jonathan Swain

Energy specialist

Simon Davenport

Organiser

The event is over

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