2025 in the planning

ABARES Outlook conferences have been informing and influencing Australian agriculture’s policy agenda for than 50 years, bringing together senior government figures, industry leaders, policymakers and expert researchers.

ABARES Outlook 2025 conference will feature dynamic session formats, hybrid participation and the exclusive Welcome Sundowners networking function.

It will also be a special opportunity to sponsor with us as we celebrate 80 years as a research organisation.

ABARES Outlook 2025 will be held Tuesday 4 – Wednesday 5 March 2025.

Express your interest in participating at ABARES Outlook 2025

Conference attendees chat to each other in the courtyard of the Hyatt Hotel Canberra under a large green tree.
The main stage at ABARES Outlook 2024, displaying the ABARES logo and a screen that says “Thank you to our partners”. The CSIRO and AgriFutures Australia logos can be seen. Spot the yellow robot biosecurity dog is also on the stage.


ABARES 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 engage directly with the industries you service and showcase your brand.

2025 sponsorship packages and prospectus

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Outlook 2025 sponsorship prospectus (PDF 2.2 MB)

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The ABARES Outlook conference program brings together Australian and international speakers across industry and government.

The 2025 theme will be announced soon.

The 2024 theme was Shaping the Future: opportunities, risk and resilience, and featured over 60 speakers across 12 sessions.

Registered delegates of the ABARES Outlook 2024 conference can watch recorded sessions and access presentation slides through the Virtual Event Portal.

View the 2024 program

The main stage of ABARES Outlook 2024 showing the ABARES logo and three people who are smiling and sitting at a desk with microphones. Dr Marion Jansen from the OECD is projected on a large screen with a blue background and OECD logos.

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For questions about the ABARES Outlook conference 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 is hosted. We pay our Yadaba (respects) to the Traditional Custodians of this land, their culture, their language and elders both past and present.