Conference Programme

Wednesday 7th December 2016, 09:30-17.15


09:30 Registration and sign-up for workshop
10:15 Welcome and Introduction
10:30 Plenary talks and discussion

·         Dr. Matt Watson, University of Sheffield,

Reshaping the nexus at home – linking supply to household demand

·         Dr. Valentina Stojceska, Brunel University London,

Development of an Advanced Sustainable Manufacturing System for the Baking Industry

·         Prof. Harris Makatsoris, Cranfield University,

Co-creation of food products with consumers in the loop


11:45 Coffee/tea break
12:05 Industry talk

·      Hannah Fenton, Good Food Oxford


12:30 Local Nexus Network for food,  water and energy for re-distributed manufacturing   –  project overview and results

Aidong Yang – Overview

John Ingram – Food

Hans Veldhuis – Energy and systems

Raziyah Farmani – Water

Shahin Rahimifard – Technologies

Lisa De Propris – Business

Andy Pike – Policy and public procurement


13:00 Lunch and posters
14:00 Workshop breakout sessions to examine key research questions for future exploration
15:40 Coffee/tea break
16:00 Feedback from workshop breakout sessions
16:20 Synthesis of the day and next steps
16:30 Drinks, networking and poster discussion
17:15 Close of conference


Venue: The Andrew Wiles Building, Radcliffe Observatory Quarter, University of Oxford, Woodstock Road, Oxford, OX2 6GG