CFA Annual Meeting 2021

Agriculture Fit for our Future – Solutions in Action

Online Event

When:

28 April 2021 (Members Only), 12:00 – 17:00 BST – Registration below

29 April 2021 (Open Day), 12:00 – 17:00 BST – Registration below

Admission:

Free for Employees of Cool Farm Alliance Members

£ 20,00 excl. VAT/Fees for External Parties

One year into the “decade of action”, we invite you to the Cool Farm Alliance Annual Meeting 2021 – a two days event of learning and sharing that focus on individual and collective actions that drive sustainable transformation in value chains. Along with members of the Cool Farm Alliance, share and connect pathways towards a more sustainable, profitable and resilient future.

Members Day
28 April

Open Day
29 April
Session
Descriptions
Speakers
Biographies

During the Members Day, you will gain access to our roadmap of new and updated development features, expected updates to the soil carbon sequestration quantification methodology in the Cool Farm Tool, hear about new training curriculum and materials, share learnings and challenges with other Cool Farm Alliance members, participate in a working session on how to scale regenerative agriculture through identified leverage points and actions, and hear how the Alliance plans to “raise the bar” for what we can achieve together with our member organisations.

Also, have a look at the exciting breakout sessions during “Member Connect” where our members can connect with their peers on a topic of their choice.

Registration

For further details, the agendas and links to registration, please click on the following links:

   

Agenda
Timezone: British Summer Time

Click on a speaker to go to the biography. Click on the session titles to go to the session description.

12:00 – 12:30
30 min
Jan Kees Vis
Chair Executive Committee, Cool Farm Alliance
Global Director Sustainable Sourcing Development, Unilever
Richard Profit
General Manager, Cool Farm Alliance
Daniella Malin
Deputy General Manager, Cool Farm Alliance
OPENING – Vision, Purpose and Overview of the Cool Farm Alliance
12:30 – 12:40
15 min
Meet our Cool Farm Community
12:45 – 13:30
45min
David McMahon
Product Manager, Cool Farm Alliance
Benjamin Kayatz
Methods Manager, Cool Farm Alliance
Consultant, Environmental Impact Assessment, Soil & More Impacts GmbH

Graham Mullier
Chair DevOps Committee, Cool Farm Alliance
Head Content Digitisation, CP R&D IT, Syngenta
Cool Farm Tool – The Next Level
13:30 – 14:00
30 min
Jon Hillier
Chair Methods Committee, Cool Farm Alliance
Senior Lecturer, Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security, University of Edinburgh

Helen Hughes
PhD Candidate, Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security, University of Edinburgh
SOIL – Updating Models for Carbon Accounting
14:00 – 14:15
15 min
Break
14:15 – 15:00
45 min
Member Connect
Benjamin Kayatz
Methods Manager, Cool Farm Alliance
Consultant, Environmental Impact Assessment, Soil & More Impacts GmbH
Connect 1: Enabling the CFT to Model Whole Farm – Early Design Thoughts
Speakers:
Davide Ceper

VP Open Farm & Field Data Exchange, Yara
Stephen Hearn
Founder, Kynetec
Moderator:
Graham Mullier
Chair DevOps Committee, Cool Farm Alliance
Head Content Digitisation, CP R&D IT, Syngenta
Connect 2: Data Asset Capitalization – How Members could Benefit from CFT Data
Jon Alcock
Sustainable Development Director, Viresco Solutions
Hugh Martineau
Head of Sustainability, MapofAg
Connect 3: Beef Module – What’s New and What’s Next
Claire Lewis
Advisor, Cool Farm Alliance
Connect 4: Cool Farm Tool Demo–CFT 101
David McMahon
Product Manager, Cool Farm Alliance
Connect 5: Versioning Framework: How the CFT Will Deliver the Latest Science
James Novakowski
Technical Product Manager, Cool Farm Alliance
Marc Shapiro
Technical Product Manager, Cool Farm Allianc
Connect 6: API Tutorial ‘How To’
Joe Rushton
FSA Programme Manager, SAI Platform
Connect 7: Outcomes vs Process Focus in Driving More Sustainable Agriculture – What is the Right Balance?
Speakers:
Alexi Ernstoff

PhD, Global Science Lead, Quantis
Patrick Lawrence

Environmental Modeler/Agroecologist, Sustainable Food Lab/Repliculture
Alicia Ledo

Consultant
Vassilios Litskas
Researcher, Cyprus University of Technology
Paula Sanginés de Cárcer
Forest Engineer and Sustainability Consultant, Quantis

Moderator:
Richard Heathcote
Chair Science Committee, Cool Farm Alliance
Connect 8: Update on the New CFT Perennials Module
Speakers:
Leslie Berger
Principal Consultant, Agricultural Value Chains, South Pole
Elizabeth Reaves
Senior Program Director, Sustainable Food Lab
Linda Romijn
Project Manager, Control Union
Moderator:
Simon Miller
Advisor, Cool Farm Alliance
Managing Partner, 3Keel
Monika Firl

Director of Sustainability, CoopCoffees
Connect 9: Using the CFT as Part of a Larger Program to Create Change
Simon Haldrup
CEO, Commoditrader
Matt Schmitt

Senior Director, Commercial Carbon, Cargill
Andrew Voysey

Head of Strategy and Business Development, Soil Capital
Connect 10: Monetising Carbon and GHG Reductions to Drive Scale
15:00 – 15:15
15 min
Michaela Aschbacher
Membership & Communications Manager, Cool Farm Alliance
Outreach & Engagement – Building Literacy, Recognition and Support
15:15 – 16:15
60 min
Speakers:
Luc Beerens

Global Sustainable Sourcing Director, Mars
Margaret Henry
Director, Sustainability, Pepsico
Katie Hoard
Global Director Sustainability, ABInBev

Moderator:
Hal Hamilton
Co-Founder, Sustainable Food Lab
Enabling Change–Leverage Points to Scale Regenerative Agriculture and GHG Emission Reductions
16:15 – 17:00
40 min
Richard Profit
General Manager, Cool Farm Alliance
Daniella Malin

Deputy General Manager, Cool Farm Alliance
The Cool Farm Tool Business Model – Our Vision for a Resilient Cool Farm Alliance
17:00 – 17:15 End of Members Day – Break
17:15 – 17:45
30 min
Richard Profit
General Manager, Cool Farm Alliance

Jan Kees Vis
Chair Executive Committee, Cool Farm Alliance
Global Director Sustainable Sourcing Development, Unilever
Formal Business Meeting