This report describes the 9th biennial national conference of the Australian hydroponic & greenhouse industry conducted by the Australian Hydroponic & Greenhouse Association in Launceston, 24-27 June 2007. The aim of the conference was to provide a forum for the dissemination of cutting edge research information, core educational topics relevant to hydroponic and greenhouse production and pest and disease management, and grower experiences focused on improvements to productivity and quality in the commercial and retail sectors of the hydroponics and greenhouse industry.