• 27-28 NOV
    BRISBANE CONVENTION & EXHIBITION CENTRE | AUSTRALIA
    27-28 NOV
    BRISBANE CONVENTION & EXHIBITION CENTRE | AUSTRALIA

Future farming and food workshop

Future farming and food

Free to attend, all visitors to GFIA in Focus Australia are welcome to attend. Seats are allocated on a first-come first-served basis. Not yet registered to attend?

27 November 2018 | 1-4pm

Location: Controlled environments & protected cropping theatre

Workshop Program
Facilitated by Pete Lewis, Agricultural communication specialist (Former ABC Landline producer)

 

13:05 – 13:25 Investing in the future of farming and food

Susan McDonald, Managing Director, Super Butcher

13:25 – 13:30 Q&A session

 

 

 

13:30 Р13:50 Harnessing the genetic biodiversity of Australia’s plants

Professor Robert Henry, Institute Director, QAAFI, The University of Queensland

13:50 – 13:55 Q&A session

 

13:55 – 14:15 Consumer drivers for new Australian food products

Dr Heather Smyth, Senior Research Fellow, Nutrition and Food Sciences, QAAFI, The University of Queensland

14:15 – 14:20 Q&A session

14:20 – 14:45 Break

 

14:50 – 15:10 Gene edited food

Professor Ian Godwin, Professor, School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, The University of Queensland

 

 

 

15:10 – 15:30 Adapting food production to a changing climate

Professor Graeme Hammer, Director, Centre for Crop Science, QAAFI, The University of Queensland

 

 

 

15:30 – 15:50 Nanotechnology and sustainable food production

Professor Neena Mitter, Director, Centre for Horticultural Science, QAAFI, The University of Queensland

 

15:50 – 16:00 Panel discussion: Transformational farming and food
+ Audience Q&A

 

QAAFI is the exclusive Knowledge Partner of GFIA in Focus