52nd Annual Seminar
15th to 17th September 2017
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52nd Annual Seminar
The 52nd Seminar took place at Harper Adams University over the weekend of the 15th to 17th September 2017.
On behalf of the Trustees and Seminar organising team, we would like to thank all our speakers for such varied and interesting presentations, and everyone who attended as delegates from across the globe. A gallery of pictures will be available soon.
The Trustees are pleased to announce the theme of this year’s seminar is ‘Food Security and Consumer Expectations’
The following speakers have confirmed to attend this year, although the usual caveat applies for availability. The current running order, as confirmed is shown below. The missing speaker will be added when available.
Official opening; 17:00
Friday night; 19:00 – 20:30 Chaired by Archie Anderson
Martin Evans – The Evolution of the MHI
Julie Girling MEP -
Saturday am; 0930 – 12:30 Chaired by Peter Watson
Claire White -
Jason Aldiss – Ante Mortem Inspection
10:45 – 11:00; Tea/coffee
Andy Kilby – FSA Wine Inspection
Andy Grist – Parasitology
Saturday pm; 14:00 – 17:00 Chaired by Ian Robinson
Charlie Mason – Transport and Animal Welfare
Gavan Wafer – FSA Perspective as Regulator
15:45 – 16:00; Tea/coffee
Andrea Cranfield – Internal and External Assurance within FSA
UNISON will hold their meeting after the last session.
Formal Dinner; 19:00 (Shirt and ties to be worn)
Sunday am; Breakfast and departure
51st Annual Seminar
The 51st Seminar was held at Harper Adams University, Newport, Shropshire. The Trustees would like to thank everyone who was able to attend for making the event a great success.
Our thanks also to Jason Feeney CBE, Chief Operating Officer of the Food Standards
Agency, Edwin Drysdale RMHI, Richard Griffiths, Steve Wotton MBE MRCVS, Dr. Rebeca
Garcia MRCVS, Dr. Mike Jessop BvetMed MRCVS, Ramon Romero MRCVS and Emma Bailey-
Thanks also to the staff at Harper Adams University that ensure everyone is looked after and catered for throughout the weekend.
Apologies for any missing names. If you would like them added, please contact Jeremy Thomas IT Manager.
An archive of previous seminars can be found here