Outlook 2021 - Program and presentations

OUTLOOK 2021 ~ Growing Australian agriculture in an uncertain world

Opening address
The Hon David Littleproud MP
Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management

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TUESDAY 2 MARCH 2021​ ​

10.00am 11.00am

1.30pm 2.30pm

3.00pm 4.00pm

Global and national context

Agriculture in focus

Live panel: Improving water market outcomes in the southern Murray-Darling Basin

CHAIR: Nikolai Beilharz, ABC

CHAIR: TBC

CHAIR: TBC

Michael Every
Rabobank

Jared Greenville
ABARES
ABARES agricultural outlook

David Galeano
ABARES

Sarah Hunter
BIS Oxford Economics Australia

Luke Chandler
John Deere Ltd Australia and New Zealand  

Mick Keogh
ACCC

Steve Hatfield-Dodds
ABARES

Speaker tbc

Craig Feuerherdt
H2OX

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WEDNESDAY 3 MARCH 2021 ​ ​

10.00am 11.00am

1.30pm 2.30pm

3.00pm 4.00pm

What the threat of deglobalisation could mean for trade

Global and sustainable perspectives on the red meat sector

Grains – maintaining agile value chains

CHAIR: Sarina Locke, ABC

CHAIR: Sarina Locke, ABC

CHAIR: TBC

Michael Cox
London School of Economics IDEAS

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ABARES

Amelia Brown
ABARES

Speaker tbc

Simon Quilty
MLX

James Murray
Viterra

Speaker tbc

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Mark Howden
Climate Change Institute, ANU

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THURSDAY 4 March 2021

10.00am 11.00am

​1.30pm 2.30pm

3.00pm 4.00pm

Horticulture and labour

Fisheries and aquaculture – lessons from a pandemic

Growing the plantation estate

CHAIR: TBC

CHAIR: TBC

CHAIR: Angus Verley, ABC

Charley Xia
ABARES
Outlook for horticultural production

Dave Mobsby
ABARES
The path ahead for Australian fisheries and aquaculture through COVID-19 - outlook to 2025

Linden Whittle
ABARES

Gavin Scurr
Pinata Farms
Sourcing a horticulture workforce across Australia in the time of COVID

Emily Ogier
Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies

Rob de Fegely AM
Margules Groome Consulting

Martina Matzner
Acacia Hills mango farm
Unique challenges of a diverse workforce and the flexibility needed to make it work

Veronica Papacosta
Seafood Industry Australia

Speaker tbc

Michael Fryszer
The Connect Group
The pathway to a competitive and returning horticultural workforce in Australia – challenges and opportunities

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FRIDAY 5 March 2021

10.00am 11.00am

​1.30pm 2.30pm

3.00pm 4.00pm

Helping Australian farmers adapt to climate change

Milk or Milk© – how are attributes driving value creation along the supply chain?

Creating value, managing risk and developing partnerships: the way forward for Australia’s biosecurity system

CHAIR: Sarina Locke, ABC

CHAIR: Peter Somerville, ABC

CHAIR: TBC

Neal Hughes
ABARES

Andrew Cameron
ABARES

Tom Kompas
Centre of Excellence for Biosecurity Risk Analysis
The value of biosecurity

Ross Kingwell
Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre
Grain farmers' climate adaptations and the journey towards carbon neutrality

Speaker tbc

Andrew Tongue
Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment

Jason Crean
NSW Department of Primary Industries

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