All set for Pigs Tomorrow – key information and programme latest 

The Pigs Tomorrow Conference takes place this Tuesday and Wednesday at Hinckley, in Leicestershire. 

While the event, organised by Pig World and AHDB, is taking place at an incredibly difficult time for the industry, we hope that it will, after a long hiatus, enable people to come together, discuss the current situation and look to the future. 

The programme

The Day One programme has been updated to reflect the current situation. Following a global pig market overview, the US perspective and some insight into the Far East, Defra Minister Victoria Prentis will deliver a short video presentation.   

The NPA’s Rob Mutimer and AHDB’s Duncan Wyatt will then give an update on the current situation in the UK, followed by a view from the supply chain, with speakers from Cranswick and Pilgrim’s. 

Day Two will focus on certain key hot topics, including the future of farrowing systems, pig health, Red Tractor and the environmental challenge. 

You can see the updated programme HERE. 

COVID Requirements

We will be asking for proof of your double vaccination or a photo of a negative lateral flow test (no earlier than 24 hours before the event).

Although we wont be asking for proof of a lateral flow if you have been double vaccinated, we strongly encourage also doing a lateral flow test before attending the conference.

If you are feeling unwell or have any symptoms please do not attend the event. Please do let me know if you are no longer able to attend

Download the App!

The Pigs Tomorrow App will be where you will be able to find all the information about the event including the programme, speakers, sponsors and exhibitors.

Please download the event app ahead of the event.

How to download the App:

  1. Go onto the app store and search for ‘Attendify’, please download this App.
  2. Once you have downloaded the app it will ask you to set up an account. This information will be kept private as this is a private app.
  3. It may ask you to verify your email address
  4. Once you have created your account it will ask for an event code which is PT21
  5. Please then click ‘Join’ which will give you access to the event at the bottom of the screen.
  6. You will now have full access to the App and the information provided.

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Editor of LBM titles Pig World and Farm Business and group editor of Agronomist and Arable Farmer. National Pig Association's webmaster. Previously political editor at Farmers Guardian for many years and also worked Farmers Weekly. Occasional farming media pundit. Brought up on a Leicestershire farm, now work from a shed in the garden in Oxfordshire. Big fan of Leicester City and Leicester Tigers. Occasional cricketer.