The agenda

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Coffee
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Welcome
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Opening Keynote Speaker: Winning Attitudes

What does it take to be successful? Research suggests that there are many characteristics that contribute to an individual making it to the top of their sport or industry. Sarah Linton, director of Zircon Management Consulting, unveils her company’s Winning Attitude research and identifies which strengths are required from your talent pool to ensure your company’s ongoing success.

Speaker
Director
Zircon Management Consulting
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Protein Challenge 2040 – what’s the opportunity for the UK foodservice sector

Mike Hanson, head of sustainable business at BaxterStorey, Bruno Loubet, chef-patron of Grain Store, Jacqueline Culleton, communications lead for the Forum for the Future’s Future Plates campaign, and Isabelle Teresa Kelly, a research associate working with Quorn Foods, give an insight into Protein Challenge 2040 and the work behind this ground-breaking, global collaboration between industry and NGOs which all started right here, in the UK.

Speakers
Head of Sustainable Business
BaxterStorey
chef patron
Grain Store
Head of Comms & Networks
Forum for the Future
Research associate
Quorn
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Call to action - Adopt a School

Sara Jayne Stanes of Royal Academy of Culinary Arts gives an insight into the importance of taking food education to primary schools, via Adopt a School, while Alex Taylor, training manager at Harrison Catering, shares why the company is proud to play its part.

Speakers
Training Manager
Harrison Catering Services
Chief Executive
Royal Academy of Culinary Arts
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Refreshments
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Building and protecting your brand reputation; and crisis management

Matthew Smallwood and Victoria Cross, both managing partners at international business communications consultancy Instinctif Partners, will enlighten delegates with their collective knowledge around brand growth, business protection and building business resilience by understanding and optimising risk, issues and crisis management.

Matthew has over 28 years of capital markets experience, during which time he has developed an exceptional ability to support his clients’ needs and brands through working primarily with the business media. He has worked on many major high profile transactions in the consumer sector over the past two decades.

Victoria heads up the company’s business resilience team and specialises in food and beverage manufacturing, hospitality and food service sectors and has presented internationally on the how strategic communications can help maximise opportunities and minimise threats to corporate brands. Her counsel, for a range of global companies, includes comprehensive CrisisOptic business resilience audits, risk assessments, crisis procedures development & training and delivery of crisis simulation exercises as well as 24/7 response.

Speakers
Managing Partner
Business Resilience
Managing Partner
Capital Markets
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Closing keynote speaker: Jamie Ramsay, super human

Dubbed as UK’s answer to Forrest Gump, Jamie Ramsay left his desk job to run 11,000 miles from Vancouver to Buenos Aires in 600 days, fuelled by his desire to live life on his own terms. In doing so, he raised money for CALM, Water Aid and Macmillan.

Delegates will hear how the victor of the National Adventure Awards of 2016’s Scottish Adventurer of the Year and Physical Endeavour award overcame everything from navigating his way through the most hazardous of situations through to acute loneliness to achieve his astonishing feat.

Speaker
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Forum Close
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Lunch and networking

Menu by Kings Place Events

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Retire to The Caterer Lounge

Hosted by Green & Fortune in the Rotunda Bar & Restaurant, Kings Place, for desserts, drinks and a chance to unwind over friendly discussion

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Close

The organisers reserve the right to change the programme, speakers or venue should circumstances require.