Outlook 2017

Outlook 2017 has concluded

Thank you to our speakers and chairs whose generous contribution of their time and expertise ensured a strong and dynamic conference. Thanks also to all the delegates who attended – we trust it was a valuable and worthwhile two days for you, with many new professional contacts forged.

Speaker presentations are now available online, with YouTube videos of the sessions coming soon.

ABARES will be planning for Outlook 2018 – if you have recommendations for sessions, speakers, partnership opportunities, trade stand exhibition or any other aspect, please contact us.


The Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES) is a research bureau within the Department of Agriculture and Water Resources.

We provide professionally independent research, analysis and advice for government and private sector decision makers on significant issues affecting Australia’s agriculture, fisheries and forestry industries. Explore the ABARES website for more on publications, surveys, data, media releases and more. 


Over two days, delegates heard from industry leading analysts and producers from across Australia at sessions including the economic overview for Australia’s economy and international outlook; a digital innovation panel discussion; global perspectives on agriculture; farm performance; fisheries; novel pest management technologies; grains; water; managing natural capital; natural fibres; climate; emerging industries; dairy; meat; horticulture and winegrapes.

View the program

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