The Oxford Farming Conference

Delegate Information 2022

Covid Protocol

  • We will require a Covid passport, or PCR test, from all delegates upon arrival and registration.  
  • We will also expect delegates with a Covid passport to have completed a daily Lateral Flow Test (LFT), register it on the Government’s website and show the confirmation text message received on arrival at the OFC venues 
  • Do not attend the event if you need to self-isolate, if you are displaying any symptoms or have been asked to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace, are required to isolate after travel, or because they are displaying any COVID-19 symptoms. 
  • Delegates will be required to wear masks whilst moving around all OFC venues.  
  • Hand sanitiser is located throughout the venue, and delegates encouraged to use frequently. 
  • We are investing in HEPA filters, which remove airborne viruses and bacteria, for all OFC venues 
  • Ventilation throughout the venue will also be via windows and doors. In the colder times, windows will be closed during talks, and then opened during breaks. 
  • The Examination Schools staff will be carrying out increased touch point cleaning and catering will be Covid compliant. 
  • Distancing is not mandatory, but advised to allow for personal space where possible 
  • We have previously announced that OFC numbers will be limited by one third to give delegates more physical space. Added to this, delegates will be able to watch the conference in two additional rooms to the main auditorium if they feel safer in a more spacious environment.  

 

Accommodation in Oxford

In previous years, accommodation has been included in the booking options when purchasing a ticket for the conference. For 2022, accommodation will not be included as each venue operate their own booking and cancellation policy and therefore booking direct is preferred.

Please see below for Accommodation Options that are currently available to book (up until the 8th December 2021), along with the details in order to make any reservations at the agreed conference rates:

Courtyard by Marriott Hotel

Hotel in Oxford, UK | Courtyard Oxford City Centre (marriott.co.uk)

A number of rooms are available to book from £155 per night inclusive of Breakfast and VAT.

Please click here to be taken to the dedicated booking page for the Oxford Farming Conference. 

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Christ Church

Chirst Church College | Oxford University

A number of Single Ensuite College bedrooms are available to book at a rate of £85 + VAT (12.5%) for the nights of the 5th and 6th January.

Please click on the link above to book and enter the promotion code FARMING2022

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If you are a Scholar or Inspire Programme delegate, accommodation is included in your package so you do not need to book a room. Please contact secretariat@ofc.org.uk if you have any questions.

 

Suggested #OFC22 Dress Code

Smart Casual is encouraged throughout the conference. Those attending the OFC Social event on Wednesday 5 January 2022 may feel comfortable in casual attire. Many delegates may feel more comfortable in business attire for the main conference sessions and formal dinners on Thursday 6 and Friday 7 January 2022.

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.

 

Dinner in Oxford

The OFC arranges a number of dinners, as part of the event, at an additional cost to the conference ticket. Spaces are limited so we recommend booking them at the same time as your conference place.

 

Cancellation or Substitution

Please refer to our booking terms and conditions for more information.

If you have any questions or concerns, you can contact secretariat@ofc.org.uk

 

Venue Location

The Oxford Farming Conference takes place at:

The Examination Schools

75 – 81 The High Street

Oxford

OX1 4BG

You can enjoy a virtual tour of the venue, here

 

Travelling to Oxford

By Car - There is no car parking at the venue so we recommend using the park and ride system.

By Train - Oxford railway station is approximately a 20-minute walk away or 10 minutes by taxi

By Bus - The nearest bus stop and airport bus stops are on the High Street just outside the Examination Schools (Queen’s Lane stop). Information about buses in the city can be found here.

 

Contact

To contact the Oxford Farming Conference, please speak to the OFC Secretariat managed by Archer Yates via secretariat@ofc.org.uk or 0845 6520945 / 01608 659900

For press and media enquiries, please contact the OFC Marketing Team, managed by Jane Craigie Marketing via marketing@ofc.org.uk or 07792 467730

Watch OFC22 On-Demand

The 2022 Oxford Farming Conference, Routes to Resilience, took place from 5 to 7 January 2022. If you purchased a ticket, you can now watch the content back, on-demand, in our video gallery. If you missed the event, you can still watch the sessions by purchasing a ticket using the button at the top of the website.

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