WAFarmers Annual Conference- Trending Ag 2019

March 14 & 15, 2019 – $60 – $395
Pan Pacific Perth, 207 Adelaide Terrace, Perth, WA 6000

Trending Ag 2019 is WAFarmers annual conference to be held on Thursday 14th and Friday 15th March 2019, at Perth’s Pan Pacific Hotel.

Since 1947, the WAFarmers conference has been and remains an important and valuable part of the WA Agricultural calendar.

The conference keynote speaker is Deborah Perkins, Global Head of Food and Agribusiness with international bank ING.

Other inspiring speakers and panels will cover a diverse range of agribusiness related topics from what’s trending globally, to agricultural development in Australia’s north, social licence issues and success stories of old and new products from ancient grains to ground-breaking software programs.

Trending Ag 2019 will cover topics in the global food supply including:

  • Consumers and social licence to operate, what the future holds
  • Smart farming systems and software solutions for farmers and agribusinesses
  • Global trends in commodity demand
  • China threats and opportunities
  • Farm business, economics and trade
  • New and ancient grains

Who should attend:

  • Farmers
  • Agricultural businesses
  • The wider agribusiness supply chain
  • Government
  • Academics and students

Why you should attend:

Trending Ag 2019 offers delegates the opportunity to understand the issues and the opportunities that these global forces are driving in agriculture and what it means for farmers today and into the future.

Conference at a glance:

Thursday 14 March (8am – 4pm)  |  Conference Day 1
The focus is on WAFarmers industry sector meetings with special guest speakers and WAFarmers Commodity Council AGMs, WAFarmers AGM and awards.

Thursday 14 March (6.30pm – late)  |  Conference Opening Dinner 
A gala dinner featuring sensational Western Australian fresh produce, premium wines and local beers. Music will be provided by Perth Symphony Orchestra.

Friday 15 March (8am – 4pm)  |  Conference Day 2
The conference keynote speaker is Deborah Perkins Global Head of Food and Agribusiness with international bank ING. Other specialist speakers and panels will cover a diverse range of agribusiness related topics, what’s trending globally along with social licence issues, success stories of old and new products from ancient grains to ground-breaking software programs.

Friday 15 March (4pm – 6pm)  |  Networking Sundowner 
Relax with new contacts or catch up with old ones over gourmet West Australian treats and WA beverages overlooking Perth’s Swan River.

AGM Notes

FAQs

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Contact [email protected] or call (08) 9486 2100