8 August 2022
Te Papa, Wellington,
Icon room, Level 2

2018 Programme

9:15 am Welcome 
9.30 am Keynote: Winning hearts and minds - the water issue
Vanessa Winning and Lee Cowan, DairyNZ
10.00 am Speed case studies
  • Does the sun always shine on the NIWA Summer Series; Susan Pepperell, NIWA
  • Making the case for change; Oliver Broad and Claire Smart, Zespri
  • EPA Behavioural insights study; Amanda Strong, EPA
10.40 am Morning tea
11.00 am Concurrent sessions
  • Practical steps for making the most from social media
    Cassie Roma, NZME
  • Starting the conversation - the Biosecurity communications network
    Lisé Hutcheon, Ministry for Primary Industries
11.45 am Concurrent sessions
  • Engaging your audience
    Jackie Bedford, FarmIQ; Penny Clark-Hall, Ravensdown
  • Training the trainers - how to help your people face the media
    Emma Hart, HP Media
12.30 pm Lunch
1.30 pm Panel: Should the primary sector be part of the NZ story?
  • Rod Oram, journalist and columnist
  • Leigh Catley, Federated Farmers
  • Jason Dawson, CEO Hamilton & Waikato Tourism
3.00pm Afternoon tea 
3.30 pm Speed case studies 
  • World famous in Rotorua; Michelle Harnett, Scion
  • What goes into a successful levy vote?; Anna Heslop, FAR
  • Integrated reporting - will finance teams be eating our lunch?; Gareth Richards, Ravensdown
  • Every kid should be able to cook their own dinner; Bruce Robertson,
4.30 pm Drinks and networking, sponsored by Mediamine