Cool Farm Alliance – 19th & 20th April 2018 annual meeting invitation

The Cool Farm Alliance invites you to our annual meeting, April 19th & 20th, 2018 at Robinson College, Cambridge, UK. This meeting is an opportunity to learn about the latest developments of the Cool Farm Tool, hear member case studies of using it in their supply chains; join workshops; and contribute your views on future developments.

Alliance members will meet on the morning of Thursday 19th, before the invitation is extended to members and guests to join a visit to NIAB’s demonstration Park Farm on the afternoon of 19th. That evening, there will be a sociable three-course sit down meal at Robinson College, with onsite overnight accommodation available. Friday 20th is the full meeting, providing all delegates with updates on the Cool Farm Tool and plenty of opportunity to meet others and join the workshop discussions.  Register here

Event highlights:

  • The principles of the Cool Farm Tool in action on a farm – at NIAB
  • Case study presentations including from Mars, Danone and PepsiCo
  • Updates on integrations with Farm Management Software through our new API
  • The opportunity to explore Cool Farm Tool collaborations with other members in crops and/or regions (rice, beef, dairy, potatoes, wheat)
  • Workshop sessions, with topics including:
    • Carbon sequestration in soils and carbon accounting
    • Nitrogen use efficiency
    • Basic & advanced user training on the Cool Farm Tool
    • Updates on development of Cool Farm waste metric
    • Deployment of Cool Farm Tool in supply chains
  • Drinks & dinner – CFA events have very successfully brought delegates together to create new connections and networks. The evening of 19th will be a time for informal drinks followed by 3-course dinner, in the fantastic surroundings of a University of Cambridge college

Different ticket options are available, depending on which sessions you can attend and accommodation requirements: go to Eventbrite ticketing

We look forward to seeing you there, and continuing to build the momentum for agricultural climate change mitigation using the Cool Farm Tool.  Register here

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