BCBC goes virtual in 2021 – Due to the Covid-19 uncertainty BCBC have decided to go Virtual for the 2021 Conference. This one day E-Conference, on Tuesday 26th January, is an exciting change of direction and will open BCBC up to a greater national AND international audience.
BCBC is renowned for delivering the leading conference for the beef and dairy industry; which provides a forum for knowledge exchange between farmers, scientists and industry in a relaxed and friendly way.
The 2021 E-Conference theme is ‘Our breeding goals - Learn from the past to focus on the future’; the continuation of genetic improvements has potential to have the biggest impact on livestock production, ALL livestock breeders need a breeding plan or goal going forward to see their businesses thrive especially as UK trade deals open up. Our Beef and Dairy farmers need to ensure the continuation of high standards whilst being able to compete with these opening markets.
Clive Brown, BCBC Conference Chairman says ‘I am excited about being the first BCBC chairman to preside over a virtual conference; after the initial disappointment arising from having to forego a physical conference for 2021, it was replaced with the realisation that a virtual conference provides a huge opportunity to access speakers and a wider audience from around the world, allowing us to inspire even more cattle breeders.
Covid-19 has shown us how interlinked our lives are, the challenges & opportunities we face in the UK are those that our international farming family also face, being able to hear each other’s stories, learn from scientists and industry from around the world is a fantastic opportunity for us all to learn from each other and ensure we have a place in the global livestock market. ’
The full programme and registration details will be available early Autumn. Sponsorship packages are now available, please contact the secretary for further details or to register your interest in attending the E-Conference from the comfort of your own home in January.