Programme

Embrace the Future - 2-3 April 2020

Wednesday 1 April

12.00

Registration Opens

16.00 - 18.00

RETURNING FOR 2020 – Meet the buyer sessions, Main entrance ACC

Delegates arriving on Wednesday will be invited to join the exhibitors in one-to-one Meet the Buyer sessions between 4pm and 6pm on Wednesday afternoon. A maximum of 6 appointments with key suppliers to hospital catering will be set during these times; in return delegates who take part will be given additional drinks vouchers for the Wednesday evening informal dinner.

19.30 Informal Dinner

Thursday 2 April

08.00 Registration opens - Main entrance ACC
09.00 Exhibition Opens - Exhibition Hall ACC
11.00 - 11.30 Opening of the 2020 Forum

Lord Mayor of Liverpool
Chris Lay Forum Facilitator
Carol Delves FMT 2020 Secretary

11.30 - 12.00 Keynote Address
The Rt Hon Lord Hunt of Kings Heath PC OBE HCA President

12.00 - 12.30

The Vision of HCA
Craig Smith Chairman of HCA
Food & Waste Training

12.30 - 14.00 Lunch and exhibition viewing
14.00 - 14.30

Governance
Future proofing the Association
Alison McCree and Mark Hayman

14.30 - 15.00 Food Safety
Professor David Foskett and Rachel Edwards
Sandra Higgins, Aintree Hospital
15.00 - 16.00 Afternoon tea and exhibition viewing
16.00 - 16.30 The Future Packaging
Professor Alaster Yoxhall
16.30 - 17.15 Motivational Sessions
TBC
18.45 VIP drinks reception
19.00 Drinks reception
19.45 President’s Dinner including the HCA Awards

Friday 3 April

08.00 Registration opens
08.30 Exhibition opens
09.15 - 10.00 AGM (members only)

Includes the handover of National Chair chain of office

10.00 - 10.30 Coffee Break and exhibition viewing
10.30

Forum day 2 opens
Chris Lay, Facilitator

10.40 - 11.15

Hosptial Food Review
Phil Shelley, Project Lead

11.15 - 11.45

Food Poverty & Food Banks
Glynne Roberts, Food Poverty Alliance North Wales       

11.45 - 12.15

Safety and efficacy of volume-based feeding in critically ill, mechanically ventilated patients
Sue Brierley Hobson, Head of Service and Professional Lead for Dietetics, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

12.15 - 13.00

Sustainability no Beef
Matthew Shribman, Cambridge University

13.00 - 14.15 Lunch and exhibition viewing, presentation of stand prizes
14.15 - 14.45 I'm a HCA member get me out of here!

Andy Holcroft, Bug Farm Foods

14.45 - 15.45 Alergen Update

Food Allergy Training Consultancy

15.45 - 16.30

Caring for those living with dementia
Interview with Angela Rippon MBE

16.30 - 16.45 Official forum close and branch handover
19.00 Branch dinner drinks reception - Lower Galleria
19.45 Branch Dinner

 
NB: All timings and session content subject to change.