We are pleased to have Dr Terry Townsend as our Keynote Speaker at the BCI General Assembly this June. Described by cotton media as an “industry icon and visionary”, Dr Townsend served as executive director of the International Cotton Advisory Committee (ICAC) from 1999 to 2013. Before that he worked at the United States Department of Agriculture analysing the U.S. cotton industry and editing a magazine devoted to a cross-section of agricultural issues. Dr Townsend now works as a consultant on commodity issues, especially those involving cotton, and he sits on the BCI Advisory Committee.Members can hear Dr Townsend speak on Tuesday, 24 June. If you haven’t already, you can register to attend the General Assembly byclicking here.