Program Details | Farm2Fork - 28 March 2019 | Rabobank
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Program Outline

8:30am - 11:00am

Farm2Fork Registration & Innovation Gardens Open

F2F Innovation Gardens:

Wander through the industrial precinct, look at new technology and innovations in ag from across the world and meet the people who have developed these new concepts and ideas. These interactive displays will show case creative, state-of-the-art solutions which can be implemented along the food supply chain.

10:15am - 10:45am Morning tea
11:00am - 1:00pm Farm2Fork Summit Mainstage Session 1

: A local and global vision for the future of agriculture, the truth about sustainable farming practices and why waste is really a commodity.

Master of Ceremonies: Ticky Fullerton

• F2F Summit Opening address – Wiebe Draijer
• A future perspective on the next 20 years from the national science agency – Dr Stefan Hajkowicz
• Thinking about innovation, disruption and a more sustainable everything – Krista Watkins
• Achieving sustainable farms: new insights, new opportunities – Professor David Lindenmayer

1:00pm - 2:00pm Lunch

F2F Innovation Gardens Open

2:00pm - 3:30pm Farm2Fork Summit Mainstage Session 2 

: What needs to and what will change in food and agri to ensure continued viability of our industry and succession of future farmers.

Master of Ceremonies: Geraldine Doogue

• What’s rocking our food industry? – Nick Fereday
• Artificial intelligence and robotics; what will change (and what won’t) – Professor Toby Walsh
• Time for change; why the Ag industry needs to transform – Panel discussion chaired by Hayley Gourley
• Building the strength and resilience of regional communities – Linda Cruse

3:30pm - 4:00pm Afternoon Tea

F2F Innovation Gardens Open

4:00pm - 6:00pm Farm2Fork Summit Mainstage Session 3 

: What we can do to better manage the resources and assets we have? What are the opportunities for innovation in the spaces we’re already invested in?

Master of Ceremonies: Geraldine Doogue

• Looking for future solutions and water innovation – A discussion
• SMART ideas for closing the LOOP on waste – Professor Veena Sahajwalla
• Implementing change to address the changing “seascape” – Lisa Martin
• Driving innovation from within – Panel discussion with Australian and New Zealand farmers
• Closing remarks – Geraldine Doogue

6:00pm - 9:00pm F2F Food Trail

A nomadic-style dinner event and drinks on the Eastern Apron, Cockatoo Island

*Sessions, speakers and topics are subject to change

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