FRIDAY 26th of JUNE



Opening Address

John Lloyd

CEO - Horticulture Innovation Australia

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Strategic Investment in the Fresh Food Sector

Brad Gorman

General Manager of Fresh Produce, Coles

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Recent Issues and Developments in Australia Labour Law and the Impact on the Horticulture Industry

Tass Angelopoulos

Special Counsel, National Workplace Lawyers

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Horticulture Education in Australia

Professor Neal Menzies

Dean of Agriculture, University of Queensland

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Keynote Address

Blair Richardson

President & CEO, United States Potato Board

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Forearmed is forewarned: seasonal forecasting for horticulture

Dr Debbie Hudson

Senior Research Scientist, Bureau of Meteorology

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The future of Biostimulants in Europe and Australia

Gianluca Di Tommaso

Global Head of Crop Management, Valagro

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The issue of Ice in rural communities

Senator Fiona Nash

Assistant Minister for Health



Understanding how and why consumers choose to buy fresh vegetables in a retail store

Dr Peter Batt

Principal, Peter J Batt and Associates

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Partnerships in innovation and sustainability: Driving change in the Australian horticulture industry

Tobias Marchand

Chairman and Managing Director, Bayer ANZ

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SATURDAY 27th of JUNE



From source to the salad bowl; a holistic overview of the supply chain and how we can all add value, think fresh, and drive viable long term growth

Tristan Harris

Co-CEO, Harris Farm Markets Pty Ltd

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Domestic and international drivers of growth and exports

James Bond

Director, Equity Economics

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Integrated Crop Management - Key to sustainable and profitable vegetables production

Andreas Steiner

Head of Vegetables & Specialty Crops, Syngenta, Asia Pacific

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Trapview - a smart trap for smart farmers

Alex Mills

Digital Innovation Manager, ADAMA

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Resistance to insecticides

Dr Luis Teixeira

Product Support & Renewal, Insecticides - DuPont Crop Protection

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The Horticulture Industry in the Australian Economy

Chris Murphy

Director, Independent Economics

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Great Debate: Benefits of Organics