Farm Succession Planning agenda

The event will take place on the 30 & 31 October 2018, Mercure Brandon Hall Hotel & Spa, Warwickshire. This extraordinary conference will have speakers from around the globe with workshops and navigating sensitive subjects on succession. Below is a breakdown of the conference and who will be talking about what.

30 October 2018

(Conference & Hotel Stay Ticket holders only)

18.30
Drinks reception

19.30
Conference dinner

31 October 2018

08.30
Registration, networking & coffee

09.00
Welcome by Chair

09.10
Succession is a process, not a destination

Six most common succession planning challenges and how to overcome them with audience Q&A on how to start the conversation.

09.50
Question Time Panel: Formal agreements are vital

Legal, tax & property implications of drawing up a succession plan

10.30
Networking coffee break

11.00
Farmer Panel Discussion: Turning theory into reality, a farmers’ perspective

11.40
Matchmaking: An alternative approach to passing on your farm

12.20
Networking lunch

13.30
Dialogue cafe: Discussing 4 key topics

  • Fair vs Equal: Why this is a distinction worth emphasizing
  • Difficult Conversation: How do you insist on having it when life gets in the way
  • People Matter Most: Setting guiding principles for decision making
  • The Incumbents: I don’t want to retire!

15.30
Feedback from Dialogue Cafe

16.00
Chair’s closing remarks

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