Professionals Preparing for Preparing for 2040 Agriculture

May 20, 2015 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Moda Events Portside
39 Hercules Street
Hamilton QLD 4007
$45 - $390
Liz Todd
0457 831 512

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The Conference
Professionals Preparing for 2040 Agriculture A conference with a focus on the agricultural professionals who will be meeting the 2040 food and fibre challenges – productivity, profitability, people, and policy.

Ever considered what it will be like working as an agricultural professional in 25 years time?

We have heard a lot in recent times about the agricultural challenges relating to future production and supply demands. But what does this mean for the people leading, innovating and enabling these advancements?

This conference will address pertinent questions and topics that are essential for preparing professionals not only from an agronomy perspective, but also technology, policy, industry, business, professional development, leadership, and international considerations.

Key Themes
What will Australian agriculture look like in the future? What does this mean for professionals working in agriculture?
What are the opportunities and challenges for agricultural professionals in positioning for the future?
Policy challenges, settings and responsibilities.
Showcase rising professionals from across Australia.
Technology application.
Celebrating, acknowledging, networking and showcasing the best of Australian agricultural professionals – present and future.
What’s on offer?
topical presentations
robust discussions
professional development
What will be achieved?
The conference program explores what skills, experience and support professionals may need leading into future opportunities and challenges facing Australian agriculture. Discussion opportunities will inform the role which Ag Institute Australia can take to shape the future of Australian agricultural science.

Who’s coming?
The conference will connect over 100 professionals from a broad representation of Australia’s agricultural industry.

Ag Institute Australia members
scientists and researchers
agribusiness and natural resource management professionals
product and service providers
government and industry representatives
educators and students
Special Highlights
River views and balcony breakout area
Evening of fabulous food, networking, guest speakers and awards
Ag Institute Australia Down to Business Breakfast
Showcase of event and industry supporters