Dr Elizabeth Earle will deliver a workshop on increasing flock productivity. She will cover key areas which impact on animal performance and output within commercial flocks. A native of County Wexford, Elizabeth has a BSc in Animal Science from University College Dublin and graduated with a PhD in sheep grazing production systems from Teagasc and University College Dublin. She currently works as an agricultural project officer at AgriSearch. Her role has a wide cross-sector remit covering dairy, beef and sheep research. Elizabeth is also involved with many UK industry groups including NSA, SCOPS plus the sheep health and welfare working group.