The Oxford Farming Conference

Delegate information for OFC 2020


Full conference ticket 7-9 January 2020 £325 + VAT

This includes fringe events*, breakfast events*, the Oxford Union Debate*, and lunch on Wednesday and Thursday.

*Please note that all fringe events and the Union Debate MUST be booked at the time of registration.


The following optional dinners can also be booked at the time of registration:


Tuesday 7 January

The Syngenta OFC Social – a relaxed, informal evening in the University Club £25.00 + VAT

The Arysta Conference Banquet – a formal dinner in the Oxford University Examination School's North School £75.00 + VAT


Wednesday 8 January

Post-debate Supper – a formal dinner at Christ Church College £75.00 + VAT



Suggested #OFC20 Dress Code

Smart Casual is encouraged throughout the conference. Those attending the OFC Social event on Tuesday 7 January may feel comfortable in casual attire. Many delegates may feel more comfortable in business attire for the main conference sessions and formal dinners.

Please note: HRH The Princess Royal is due to attend the conference. Anyone who may be meeting Her Royal Highness should wear smart business attire.


Maps and Floor Plans

City map including locations of all OFC venues being used for the 2020 Conference. 

Floor plans and room locations for the 2020 Conference, Examination Schools, High Street, Oxford. 


Accommodation in Oxford

Oxford has College and Hotel accommodation for all budgets – please click on the following links:

Please note: Colleges will take payment by credit card at the time of booking. Hotels will take a credit card number for guarantee purposes only, with payment made on departure from the hotel.



  • Worcester College - click here to book. You must enter "FARMERS2020" before you select the dates.  
  • Keble College - click here to book. You must enter "FARMERS2020" before you select the dates. 
  • Christ Church - click here to book. You must enter "FARMERS2020" before you select the dates. 
  • Oriel College - click here to book. You must enter "FARMERS2020" before you select the dates.

Cancellation Policy

The Oxford Farming Conference is committed to offering excellent customer service. We provide a cancellation and refund procedure for online purchasing of event tickets

Cancellation 21 Days or More Before the Event - Having completed an online ticket purchase you have the right to cancel your transaction and receive a refund of sums paid minus an administration fee of 20% if your cancellation notification is received at least 21 days before the event start date.

Late Cancellations - For cancellations made within 21 days of the event start date sums paid for your ticket(s) will only be refunded if the ticket(s) can be resold. Refunds of sums paid for extras (dinners etc.) will be made only to the extent that any such extras can be resold. An administration fee of 20% of the price will be applied before refunds are made.

How to Cancel - Please send an email to or a letter to The Oxford Farming Conference, 7 Threshers Yard, West Street, Kingham, Oxfordshire, OX7 6YF for the attention of Michael Neil. Please include the following details:

  • Time and date of purchase
  • Number of tickets purchased
  • Method of payment
  • Name of purchaser
  • Email address
  • Copy of the receipt of purchase

Cancellations After the Event - Under no circumstances will cancellation requests be considered after the event date due to non-attendance.


The Oxford Farming Conference will acknowledge receipt of your request within 2 working days. If the terms of the cancellation policy are met, The Oxford Farming Conference will confirm the details of any refund made to the purchaser via email on the date the refund is agreed. The Oxford Farming Conference will then process the refund via the original method of payment within 5 working days of that date.


Delegate substitutions can be made up until 14th December at no extra charge.  Any substitution after 14th December will be subject to a 20% administration charge.



OFC25 will take place from 8th to 10th January 2025, in Oxford and Online.

A programme teaser and tickets are now available by visiting our dedicated conference section.