The Federation of Bakers’ annual conference will take place on Wednesday 20 May 2009 at the Dorchester Hotel, London.

The speakers in the morning session are John Cridland, deputy director-general of the CBI; Dr Susan Jebb, head of human nutrition research from the Medical Research Council; and Scott Clarke, bakery category director at Tesco.

The panel debate, chaired by Julian Hunt, director of communications at The Food & Drink Federation, will include Dr Susan Jebb and Scott Clarke who will be joined by Paul Molyneux, quality director of Hovis and Peter Kendall, president of the National Farmers’ Union.

A drinks reception will follow at 12.30pm, then lunch which will include a special guest speaker; Tim Smith, chief executive of the Food Standards Agency.

For further information and booking forms visit the Federation of Bakers website or contact Julie Pierce on 020 7420 7190 or email: