Bakery industry leaders are to address the British Society of Baking’s two-day Autumn Conference, from 8-9 October at Coombe Abbey Park Hotel, Coventry.

Speakers at the event include Nigel Doughty, MD of bakery chain Paul UK, Tesco category manager Neil Franklin, Mathiesons Bakeries MD George Stevenson and food writer Tom Bridge, who will talk about Christmas sandwiches.

Crumb Structure Formation in Burger Buns and Soft Rolls will be looked at by John Cottrell, technical manager of ADM Milling, and Bakels’ product development manager Gary Gibbs will look at healthy bakery products.

The event starts with a medieval banquet on 8 October, with the conference held on 9 October.

Peter Jones, MD of Speedibake, and Paul Molyneux, technical director at British Bakeries will be chairing the morning and afternoon sessions at the conference.

The organisers are hoping for a record attendence. For bookings, call Sharon Byrne at Bakels on 01869 247098 by 1 October.