A new Outlook on conferencing

ABARES Outlook Conference is where we come together with ideas and evidence to progress issues that affect the agricultural, fisheries and forestry sector.

Our redesigned event for 2024 is going hybrid. The theme is Shaping the Future: Opportunities, risks, and resilience.

This reflects our commitment to explore the critical issues that will define the future of Australian agriculture, fisheries and forestry.

The challenges we face today, such as climate change, evolving consumer preferences, technological advancements, and global trade dynamics, require us to adapt and innovate continuously.

The conference is the perfect arena to discuss how we can navigate these challenges and seize the opportunities they present.

Dr Jared Greenville, ABARES Executive Director

Jared Greenville
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Registrations now open

We’re excited to offer flexible registration options and early-bird discounts starting from $470.

Take a look at the options and join us in Canberra or online!


Outlook is a valuable blend of insight, analysis and discussion – and one of the year’s greatest networking opportunities.

Outlook 2023 delegate

2024 program

Theme: Shaping the Future: opportunities, risk and resilience

ABARES Outlook 2024 will bring together 60 Australian and international speakers and panellists from industry and government in Canberra and online across 12 sessions.

Delegates will dive into the diverse issues shaping the future of Australia’s agriculture, fisheries and forestry industries.

Here’s a sneak peak of what we’re planning

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Outlook partners

Outlook brings together a broad range of participants from across our varied agriculture, fisheries and forestry industries.

It’s a great opportunity for you to partner with one of the most trusted, anticipated and high-profile annual engagement events in agriculture.

Outlook 2024 partners will gain visibility in front of a diverse audience that includes farmers, policymakers, researchers, and industry professionals.

Secure your partnership opportunity

Gain market insights

Discover new opportunities

Build your network

Venue – Hyatt Hotel Canberra

Our 2024 venue – the iconic Hyatt Hotel Canberra has been at the cornerstone of Canberra events for over 30 years.

If you are travelling to the Nation’s Capital for Outlook 2024, the Hyatt Hotel Canberra has an exclusive special code offer for delegates. 

The discount code will be in your registration confirmation email.

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ABARES Outlook conferences are an Australian agricultural institution in their own right, with a history of over half a century.

Each conference has brought the issues of the day into focus. Over time, we have built a rich and compelling library of speakers and sessions.

You can see what was in the spotlight previously in the event archive.

Explore past Outlook events

Contact Us

For questions about ABARES Outlook 2024 please email abaresevents@aff.gov.au

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ABARES is a division of the Department of Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry. We acknowledge the Ngunnawal people the traditional custodians of the land where we work and where Outlook 2024 is being hosted. We pay our Yadaba (respects) to the Traditional Custodians of this land, their culture, their language and elders both past and present.