18. What will the format of your event be?:
Panel discussion/debate - exploring a subject with more than one speaker with lots of audience interaction
19. Please give any details about the format of your event you feel are relevant.:
Talk by Carlo Leifert, Professor of Ecological Agriculture at Newcastle University followed by an independently-chaired panel discussion with experts in some of the areas discussed. Questions and comments from the audience (interactive checking of understanding and alternative views). Panel members who have agreed to participate are Professor Mike Rayner, Director, British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group, Department of Public Health,University of Oxford and Lord Peter Melchett , Policy Director, Soil Association.
Separate follow-on section for young people interested in careers as agricultural and food research scientists (YPP application made).
Venue and location to be allocated by the Festival team