Spring Conference

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


The Dairy Industry in 2020 and Beyond


29th and 30th April 2020


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


Day 1 (29th April): Visit & Conference Dinner

Day 2: (30th April): Conference Presentations


To be advised


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 this link. If required, an invoice or receipt can be raised by emailing execdirector@sdt.org. Please note the delegate rates do not include the conference dinner on the evening of the 29th April, 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. 

The Programme is available here