THE 2018 BSB AUTUMN CONFERENCE
The 2018 Autumn Conference on the 17th and 18th October at the new venue of the Heythrop Park Hotel & Resort, Enstone, Oxfordshire, was very successful indeed. 85 delegates enjoyed a superb conference dinner on the Wednesday evening, which included entertainment from magician Mark Smith. A total of 120 delegates the conference presentations on the Thursday, which were very highly praised and being regarded as one of the best overall programme of speakers we have had for a long time.
The list of topic and speakers are listed below. Click on the title of the presentation to download a PDF copy of his or her PowerPoint Presentation. Unfortunately this does not include the Presentation by Robert Potts of Greencore. For commercial reasons Greencore have asked us not to put Robert’s PowerPoint Presentation on our website, or pass copies of it on to anyone.
Payment for the conference can be made by: Bank transfer – Barclays Bank, sort code 20 34 60, account number 90265144; PayPal, see below; and by cheque.
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Robert’s Next Generation Bakery by Stuart Spencer-Calnan, Managing Director
Global Baking Challenges and Opportunities by Stan Cauvain, MD Bake-Tran
The Bread Ahead Academy by Chris Malic, Director
NB This was not an official part of the conference programme but a platform we allowed Bread Ahead to have to present their plans for the academy. Chris discussed the aims of their Academy, with video film from Matt, which they plan to open in 2019.
Your Bakery Queries Answered at the Click of a Mouse by Dr Lin Carson, Founder and CEO, BAKERpedia
Sustaining Future Growth in Food to Go by Robert Potts, Head of Insight & Strategy, Greencore Food to Go
For commercial reasons Greencore have asked us not to put Robert’s PowerPoint Presentation on our website, or pass copies of it on to anyone. However we will be able to include his presentation in our conference proceedings booklet. Greencore has a big presence in Food to Go and Robert covered that as well as discussing the dynamics of the Foo to Go market, what consumers look for and on how to deliver future growth in this hugely demanding market.
Rising Further in Baking by Jessica Dalton and Megan Roberts, University College Birmingham (UBC)
The Latest Trends in Baking by Matthew Verity, Business Unit Director, Kantar World Panel
Warrens’ Journey to Success by Alexandra (Alex) Martin, Director of Retail Operations