Autumn Conference

4 Nov 2020, midnight – 5 Nov 2020, 11:59 p.m.


Autumn Conference 2020: Future In Focus: The Dairy Industry in 2020 and beyond

Date: 4th - 5th November 2020

Loughry Campus, CAFRE, Cookstown, Northern Ireland, BT80 9AE


Future In Focus: The Dairy Industry in 2020 and beyond. 


The Dairy Industry in 2020 and Beyond


4th and 5th November 2020


Loughry Campus, CAFRE, Cookstown, Northern Ireland, BT80 9AE


Day 1 (4th November): Visit & Conference Dinner

Day 2: (5th November): Conference Presentations


See Programme


The programme is a suitable a range of backgrounds including: Product Development, Operations, Engineering, Research, Technical and Quality functions in the Dairy Industry and allied industries (ingredient, equipment, chemical suppliers and retailers). 


Booking for the event is simple, you can either download the booking form and pay by cheque or BACS or alternatively pay by the paying the applicable rate indicated on the booking form and paying electronically. Paypal is used for our card payment system but you do not need an account, simply check out as GUEST using the registration button below. If required, an invoice or receipt can be raised by emailing Please note the delegate rates do not include the conference dinner on the evening of the 4th November, this must be booked separately by following this link.

Trade Stands:

Trade stands will be welcome at the event at a cost of £500(+ vat). The Trade Stand Booking Form should be completed and sent to the Executive Director and an invoice will be forwarded by return.


Accommodation with breakfast is available at the Glenavon House Hotel, Cooktown BT80 8JQ: £70/room including breakfast. Please note that the Hotel is the venue for the Conference dinner. A limited number of rooms have been reserved at these rates and bookings should be made directly with the hotel (028 8676 4949) by quoting the Conference. 

Please note:

Tea or Coffee and Lunch included in the cost of registration. Vegetarians, and those on special diets can be catered for, but please email in good time, so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

In the event of cancellation: the Society reserves the right to retain 25% of the registration fee, and the full amount if cancellation occurs within five working days of the event.  Substitutions can be made at any time, but a non-member replacing an SDT member will be charged the balance of the registration fee.




Conference: Loughry Campus, CAFRE, Cookstown, Northern Ireland BT80 9AE

Pritchitts (Lakeland Dairies) visit: 6 Belfast Road Newtownards Belfast BT23 4TU

Recommended Hotel: Glenavon Hotel, 52 Drum Rd, Cookstown BT80 8QS. Phone: 028 8676 4949



Membership catgories Price
Full £84.00
Non-member £144.00
Retired Life
Student £25.00
Student £25.00
Student £25.00


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