SAOS Conference 2019 Presentations

SAOS Conference 2019

Our conference 2019 theme was ‘Promoting Innovation Through Co-operation’. We were delighted to be joined by keynote speakers:

Professor Wayne Powell, SRUC’s Principal and Chief Executive;

Trevor Lockhart, Chief Executive of Fane Valley


View Professor Powell’s Presentation:

Prof Wayne Powell – SAOS Conf 19



View Trevor Lockhart’s Presentation:

Trevor Lockhart – SAOS Conf 19




Our interactive, morning forum sessions were particularly popular:

SAOS Business Development Manager, Amanda Brown hosted a forum looking at changing consumer trends and their effects for farmers and food producers.

View the Consumer Trends presentation.

Paul Lindop of newly-set up SmartRural co-op, hosted the other KT forum looking at how to use technology to deliver improvements for residents and businesses in a rural setting through Long Range Wide Area Networks (LoRaWAN).

View the SmartRural presentation.

We’ve also produced a ‘SmartRural: Why and how?’ factsheet to explain the background to SmartRural and what happens next.