Program

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​OUTLOOK 2018 ~ Creating value in an increasingly connected world

TUESDAY 6 MAR​​CH (9:00 –11:00am)

​​​​​​​​​ROYA​​​​L THEATRE​​​

9.00 – 9.30am

Opening address
The Hon. David Littleproud MP
Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources

CHAIR: Nikolai Beilharz, ABC

Welcome to Country
​​​​Economic overview 9.30 – 11.00am

in partnership with

 

Q&A video and transcript

Steve Hatfield-Dodds
ABARES
Creating value in an increasingly connected world

Presentation PDF icon PDF [3.1 MB]

Video and transcript

Doug Ferguson
KPMG Australia
Advancing Australian agriculture in partnership with Asia - the good times can be even better

Presentation PDF icon PDF [2.3 MB]

Video and transcript

11.00am – 11.30am ​Morning tea​​​​
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​TUESDAY 6 MARCH (11:30 – 1:00pm)

ROYAL THEATRE

Future food choices, demand and distribution 

in partnership with

 

The session will explore how technology and societal developments could change consumer choices, demand and distribution and, in turn, drive on-farm and supply chain decisions in the medium term.

Q&A video and transcript

FACILITATOR: Nikolai Beilharz, ABC

Ian Proudfoot, KPMG New Zealand
The future of food - what's possible?

Presentation PDF icon PDF 1.2 MB]

Video and transcript

Rachel Ankeny, University of Adelaide
Consumers of the future: what will drive their food choices?

Presentation PDF icon PDF 1.5 MB]

Video and transcript

Emma Weston, AgriDigital
Strengthening supply chain trust and integrity

Presentation PDF icon PDF [3.8 MB]

Video and transcript

Rowan McMonnies, Australian Eggs
Consumer engagement: keeping production decisions ahead of consumer expectations

Presentation PDF icon PDF [931 KB]

Video and transcript

1:00 – 2.00pm Lunch​

TUESDAY 6 MARCH (2.00pm – 3.30pm) ​ ​

BRADMAN

MENZIES

NICHOLLS

Farm performance: can digital technology transform farm marketing?

Q&A video and transcript

Preparing for tomorrow's climate today

Q&A video and transcript

Horticulture: connecting with consumers

Q&A video and transcript

CHAIR:
Nikolai Beilharz, ABC

CHAIR: 
Sally Standen
Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

CHAIR:
David Moore
Horticulture Innovation Australia

Peter Gooday
ABARES
Farm performance: trends and insights into the role of ICT

Presentation PDF icon PDF [630 KB]

Video and transcript

Media release - Farm performance well above 10 year average

Tom Jackson
ABARES
Risk management on Australian farms

Presentation PDF icon PDF 1.5 MB]

Video and transcript

Caroline Gunning-Trant
ABARES
Getting quality produce to consumers near and far

Presentation PDF icon PDF [1.1 MB]

Video and transcript

Media release - Quality is key for Australia's horticultural exports

Hayley Purbrick
Tahbilk Wines
Innovating for sustainability and profit

Presentation PDF icon PDF [1.7 MB]

Video and transcript

Steven Crimp
Australian National University
Recent changes in southern Australian frost occurrence: implications for wheat production risk

Presentation PDF icon PDF 1.8 MB]

Video and transcript

Ryan Arnold
Pyap Produce
Fresh from our farm to you –  creating brand awareness with IT

Presentation PDF icon PDF [1.5 MB]

Video and transcript

Tanya Barden
Australian Food & Grocery Council
How the consumer shapes the food industry

Presentation PDF icon PDF [1.7 MB]

Video and transcript

Peter Stone
Bureau of Meteorology
Forewarned is forearmed

Presentation PDF icon PDF [903 KB]

Video and transcript

Elliot Jones
Costa Group
Citrus export boom – connecting with sustainable markets

Presentation PDF icon PDF [1.3 MB]

TranscriptPDF icon DOC [49 KB]

Tom Rayner
Myriota
Emerging IoT applications in Australian agriculture

Presentation PDF icon PDF [4.1 MB]

Video and transcript

Peter Holding
Farmers for Climate Action
Climate change: a farmer's perspective - can we adapt or should we transform?

Presentation PDF icon PDF [1.1 MB]

Video and transcript

3.30 – 4.00pm      Afternoon tea
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TUESDAY 6 MARCH (4.00pm – 5.30pm) ​ ​

BRADMAN

MENZIES

NICHOLLS

Growing agriculture with new capital and technology

in partnership with

 

Q&A video and transcript

Leading rural transformation

 

Session abstract [77 KB, 1pg]

Q&A video and transcript

Dairy: creating value

Q&A video and transcript

CHAIR:
Rohan Rainbow
Crop Protection Australia

CO-CHAIRS:
Brian Ramsay
Inovact Consulting

Rohan Nelson
ABARES

Presentation PDF icon PDF [422 KB]

CHAIR:
Warwick Long
ABC Rural

Sean O'Reilly
Macquarie
The culture of today’s agri-culture!

Tom Maguire
Teys Australia
Who represents industry when value chains transform?

Presentation PDF icon PDF [1.9 MB]

TranscriptPDF icon DOC [42 KB]

Andrew Cameron
ABARES
The outlook for dairy

Presentation PDF icon PDF [1.1 MB]

Video and transcript

Liam Lenaghan
goFARM Australia
Transformational investment – bringing together great people, property and technology

Sheriden Morris
CRC for Developing Northern Australia
Transforming the CRC model

Presentation PDF icon PDF [2.2 MB]

Video and transcript

Will Rayner
Rural Bank
Taking a long-term view of dairy

Presentation PDF icon PDF [2.1 MB]

Video and transcript

Jane Trindall
Cotton Research and Development Corporation
Accelerating precision to decision agriculture (P2D)

Presentation PDF icon PDF [5.7 MB]

Video and transcript

Kate Andrews
NRM Australia
Transforming and transformer - regional natural resource management

Presentation PDF icon PDF [11.5 MB]

Video and transcript

Greg McNamara
Norco
Connecting to people through provenance

Presentation PDF icon PDF [2.1 MB]

Jessica Koch
Breezy Hill Ag, SA
Using precision agriculture technologies to evolve a farming business and improve profitability

Presentation PDF icon PDF [5.7 MB]

TranscriptPDF icon DOCX [121 KB]

6.30pm for 7.00pm   Conference dinner with Science Awards and Australian Biosecurity Awards winners' presentation
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WEDNESDAY 7 MARCH (9:00 –11:00am)

ROYAL THEATRE

9.00 – 9.30am

Opening address
Senator the Hon Anne Ruston
Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources

Video and transcript

CHAIR: Sarina Locke, ABC

The changing regulatory framework in Australia's export markets
9.30am – 11.00am

Q&A video and transcript

​​​John Clarke
European Commission
From fork to farm? How consumers and regulators will decide what we grow

Presentation PDF icon PDF [1.4 MB]

Video and transcript

Erlend Ek
China Policy
China’s evolving regulatory environment for agriculture and food

Video and transcript

Rainer Heufers
Center for Indonesian Policy Studies
Policy constraints and needs for a prosperous Indonesian agricultural sector

Presentation PDF icon PDF [3.3 MB]

Video and transcript

11.00am – 11.30am ​Morning tea​​​​

WEDNESDAY 7 March (11.30am – 1.00pm)

BRADMAN

​MENZIES

​NICHOLLS​

There’s more to market access than tariffs

Q&A video and transcript

Meat: adding value in competitive livestock markets

Q&A video and transcript

Shared responsibility and partnerships in contested spaces

Q&A video and transcript

CHAIR:
Louise van Meurs
Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

 

CHAIR:
Sarina Locke
ABC
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CHAIR:
Matt Koval
Department of Agriculture and Water Resources

Donald MacLaren
University of Melbourne
State trading enterprises: are they really a trade barrier for agriculture?

Presentation PDF icon PDF [984 KB]

Video and transcript

Jack Mullumby
ABARES
The meat scene: increasing competition and supply constraints

Presentation PDF icon PDF [947 KB]

Video and transcript

Katherine Teh White
Futureye
Social licence challenges for invasive species

Presentation PDF icon PDF [1.4 MB]

Video and transcript

Lee James
Pernod Ricard Winemakers
Tackling the challenge of geographical indications on wine trade - risk and benefits

Presentation PDF icon PDF [3.7 MB]

Pat McEntee
Woolworths
Topic tbc

 

Cathy Robinson
CSIRO
Building the social license to operate and manage the social impacts of biosecurity

Presentation PDF icon PDF [1.7 MB]

Video and transcript

Rosemary Richards
Bowman Richards & Associates
Impact of non-tariff measures on the Australian grains industry

Presentation PDF icon PDF [1.2 MB]

Video and transcript

Michael Craig
Tuloona Pastoral / Nuffield Scholar
Australian lamb and sheepmeat – commodity or premium product?

Presentation PDF icon PDF [1.7 MB]

Video and transcript

Greg Mifsud
Centre for Invasive Species Solutions
Maintaining credibility and trust with stakeholders for wild dog management in Australia

Presentation PDF icon PDF [2.3 MB]

Video and transcript

Andrew Robb AO
S. Kidman & Co.
The importance of brand

Video and transcript

1.00pm – 2.30pm Lunch

WEDNESDAY 7 March (2.30pm – 4.00pm)

BRADMAN

MENZIES

NICHOLLS​

Grains: profiting from market innovation

in partnership with

 

Q&A video and transcript

Future of water markets in the southern Murray-Darling Basin

This panel discussion will outline recent trends in the southern Murray-Darling Basin, with panel members discussing the future of Australian water markets, including the management of inter-regional water trading, the emergence of new water market products and the quality and availability of market information.

Q&A video

Innovation in policy: rethinking rural investment

in partnership with

 

Q&A video and transcript

CHAIR:
Steve Jefferies
Grains Research and Development Corporation

CHAIR:
Warwick Long
ABC Rural

CHAIR:
Frank Archibald
Reason Group

Presentation PDF icon PDF 703 KB]

Rohan Nelson
ABARES
Prices, competition and market innovation

Presentation PDF icon PDF 1.6 MB]

Media release - Innovative marketing the best way to manage low grain prices

Video and transcript

David Galeano
ABARES
Recent trends in the water market: nuts, cotton and trade limits

Presentation PDF icon PDF 1.04 MB]

Media release - Murray-Darling water markets in good shape

Video and transcript

Peter Corish AM
Infrastructure Australia​
Infrastructure for agriculture - investment priorities

Presentation PDF icon PDF 914 KB]

Video and transcript

Rod Carr
Marsden Jacob Associates
Stakeholder engagement on market information and foresights on potential developments in water markets

John Snooke
Rockdale, Cunderdin WA
De-regulation – a western perspective without design

Presentation PDF icon PDF 1.78 MB]

Video and transcript

Alister Walsh
Duxton Water

Su McCluskey
Energy Renaissance
Policy imperatives for rethinking rural investment

Presentation PDF icon PDF 935 KB]

Video and transcript

John Madden
Productivity Commission
Unfinished business from the National Water Initiative

Presentation PDF icon PDF 455 KB]

Video and transcript

Chris Kelly
Kelly Grains, Tocumwal, NSW
Telegram to text and twitter

Presentation PDF icon PDF 1.1 MB]

Stuart Hodge
Hodge Farms
Challenges of changing water demand in the Murray-Darling Basin – a landholder’s perspective

Presentation PDF icon PDF 917 KB]

Video and transcript

Eddie Fry
Indigenous Land Corporation 
Investing in the Indigenous Estate – unlocking its full potential

Presentation PDF icon PDF 3.2 MB]

Tim Krause
Viterra
Creating value for growers in a competitive global grain market

Presentation PDF icon PDF 4.95 MB]

Video and transcript

4.00pm afternoon tea and conferenc​e close
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