World Forum Programme

World Forum Programme

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The World Forum
Based in Edinburgh, the World Forum is set to be an exciting opportunity bringing together the greatest progressive minds and leaders in farming and cattle breeding to challenge the entire supply chain to deliver best practice and ensure a sustainable future for generations to come.

Please note: Lunch, dinner and snacks are included each day (unless indicated as ‘free’ time in the below schedule). Please note: the provision of breakfast will depend on which hotel you select.

World Forum Schedule (Edinburgh)

Wednesday, June 21st

All Day: Arrival into Edinburgh

12:00 Visit to Fordel Farm, (Fordel Herd)(light lunch provided)

18:30 Welcome reception at The Caledonian Hotel, with drinks and canapes (Dress code: Smart/Formal)

Address: The Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Princes Street, Edinburgh EH1 2AB

All registered World Forum delegates are invited to attend the historic Caledonian Hotel for drinks and canapes to kick start the 2017 forum. This is a great opportunity to connect with friends and colleagues from all over the world. Please note: accompanying guest tickets are available for purchase at this particular event.

(Dress code: Smart/Formal)

Thursday, June 22nd

  • Royal Highland Show (Day 1)
  • Free evening to explore Edinburgh (dinner on own – click here for a list of suggested local Aberdeen Angus supplied restaurants)

Friday, June 23rd

All Day: Royal Highland Show (Day 2)

18:30 Group departure at the Royal Highland Show to Murrayfield Stadium

19:00 – late ‘A Taste of Scotch’ Reception at world famous Murrayfield Stadium
Our main social event, ‘A Taste of Scotch’ will be held at the world famous Murrayfield Stadium, home of the Scottish Rugby Union. Join us for a drink, great food and entertainment in this impressive setting!

Saturday, June 24th

All Day: Royal Highland Show (Day 3)

14:00 Pick up from Royal Highland Show to travel to Mosshall farm

14:30 – 17:00 Mosshall Farm, Red Angus breed

17:00 Depart from Mosshall Farm for Easter Howgate

17:30 – 19:30 Easter Howgate

19:30 Depart from Easter Howgate for Edinburgh (drop off at Principal and Roxburghe hotels, and Haymarket Railway Station)

Sunday, June 25th

10:00 – 17:00: Day 1 of Conference at the Assembly Rooms, George Street, Edinburgh: From Consumption to Conception

Free evening to explore Edinburgh (dinner on own – click here for a list of suggested local Aberdeen Angus supplied restaurants)

Monday, June 26th

09:00 – 17:00: Day 2 of Conference at the Assembly Rooms, George Street, Edinburgh: From Consumption to Conception

19:00 – late The World Forum Gala Dinner

Venue location: The National Museum of Scotland, Chambers St, Edinburgh, EH1 1JF
Please note: guests must arrange their own transport to and from the Museum
Please note: Attendees who have purchased a ticket for themselves and any guests for this event, will have a ticket included in their delegate pack. If you have lost your ticket, or would like to purchase a ticket please speak to a member of staff

23:30 Last orders at the bar

(Dress code: Smart/Formal, national dress encouraged!)

Please note the programme details are subject to change.