Agriworld Australia is all about the business of farming. A new multi-streamed conference and trade exhibition with a difference - Agriworld Australia is bringing the entire agricultural value chain together from farm to fork.

If you're interested in the latest technology to take your business forward and getting the facts and contacts to get your produce overseas, don't miss this unique event - register today for Agriworld Australia.


  • Information on export market opportunities, legalities, regulations, how to navigate that space
  • Consumer insights
  • Farming productivity improvement case studies
  • Opportunities to value add to their enterprise
  • Business insights around their operational management to improve productivity and efficiency
  • Networking opportunities with farmers, food manufacturers, buyers, investors and other key stakeholders
  • Mixing and mingling with the broader agri-food supply chain
  • AGRINEXT – Where they have the capacity to value-add through manufacturing


10:45am - 11:20am | AGRITRADE
Keynote Buyer Panel Discussion - What Do Buyers Want in a Food and Agribusiness Product?

Sophy Liu, Founder and CEO, PMI Investment and Oz-Town Australia Pty Ltd
He Jihong, President, China Food Association
James Hudson, Chief Executive Officer, NSW Branch, Australia China Business Council

11:20am - 11:45am | AGRITRADE
Understanding Food Export Demand – Findings from the Export Market Insights Database

Dr Barry McGookin, General Manager Innovation, Capabilities and Skills, Food Innovation Australia Ltd

2:50pm - 3:30pm | AGRITRADE
Panel Discussion: Tackling Challenging Terms of Trade for Australian Agribusiness

Jarrod Ritchie, CEO and Executive Director, TPI Enterprises
Alicia Garden, Chief Executive Officer, Grain Growers
Peter Mace
, Head of Skills Development, Export Council of Australia
Michelle Christoe
, Executive Director, Australian Horticultural Exporters Association (AHEA)

4:30pm - 5:00pm | AGRITECH
Panel Discussion: The Smart and Savvy Future Farmer – The Science of Growing Production Yields

Holger Meinke, President, Australian Council of Deans of Agriculture
Jeff Storer
, Chief Executive Officer, Soils for Life
Matt Barton
, Mixed Enterprise Farmer and Advisor, Resource Consulting Services

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DAY 2, FRIDAY 17 JULY 2015

9:50am - 10:20am | AGRINEXT
Meeting the Growth and Profit Challenge in Horticulture

Harry Debney, Chief Executive Officer and Director, Costa

11:20am - 11:50am | AGRITECH
Panel Discussion: Building Farming Innovation Partnerships - Promoting Industry Investment in Agricultural Research, Development and Technology

Thomas Banhazi, Principal Scientist and Associate Professor, National Centre for Engineering in Agriculture
Gerard Davis
, GM Innovation and Technology, Australian Agricultural Company
Rob McInnes, Partner, Dibbs Barker
Andrew Chalmers
, Director, Business Development and Commercialisation, Food Futures Flagship, CSIRO

10:50am - 11:20am | AGRINEXT
Value Adding for Food Producers

John Brady, Chief Executive Officer, KAGOME Australia

11:50am - 12:20pm | AGRIINVEST
Lessons that the Big End of Town Can Learn from the Humble Family Farm

David Sackett, Chief Executive Officer, Growth Farms Australia

3:10pm - 3:50pm | AGRITECH
Panel Discussion: Farming Automation, Robotics, Driver Assistance, Drones and the New Remote Farmer

Greg Dennis, Founder, Scenic Rim 4Real Milk
Professor Tristan Perez
, Professor - Leader Agricultural Robotics, Queensland University of Technology
Dr James Underwood
, Senior Research Fellow, Australian Centre for Field Robotics, The University of Sydney
Ed Fagan
, Manager, Mulyan Farm

3:30pm - 4.30pm | AGRITRADE
Accessing Free Trade Agreements and Free Trade Zones, Opportunities for Australian Agribusiness

Lisa McAuley, Chief Executive Officer, Export Council of Australia

3:50pm - 4:30pm | AGRITECH
Panel Discussion: The New Digital Agribusiness – Precision Agriculture and Data Analytics in Agriculture
Amanda Castray, Acting Director, Sense-T
Professor David Lamb
, Professor,  Precision Agriculture Research Group, University of New England
Mark Pawsey
, General Manager, SST Software Australia

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Agriworld Australia 2015
Thursday 16 July 8.30am - 5.30pm
Friday 17 July 8.30am - 5.30pm


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