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 - 12.45

Food Safety

Professor David Foskett and Rachel Edwards

Sandra Higgins, Aintree Hospital

12.45 - 14.15 Lunch and exhibition viewing
14.15 - 14.45 The Vision of HCA

Craig Smith Chairman of HCA
14.45 - 15.15

Governance

Future proofing the Association

Alison McCree, Mark Hayman, Craig Smith

15.15 - 16.00 Afternoon tea and exhibition viewing
16.00 - 16.30 The Future Packaging

Professor Alaster Yoxhall
16.30 - 17.15 Motivational Session

Leadership for the Future

Drew Povey, former headteacher featured on Channel 4s Educating Manchester

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

Hospital Food Review

Phil Shelley, Project Lead

11.15 - 11.45

Food Poverty - the role of the NHS

Glynne Roberts, Programme Director (Well North Wales)

11.45 - 12.15

Safety and efficiency 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 Allergen Update

Caroline Benjamin, Food Allergy Aware

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.