Agriculture, Food, Water and Energy Nexus

On Thursday Thursday 27 March 2014, AusBiotech is presenting a discussion about the role of biotechnology in addressing a growing global population and the need for food, water and energy security. With presentations from a range of industry experts and a lively panel discussion, this event will inform on global issues within a local context.

Moderator: Leigh Radford – National Editor – ABC Rural Australia
Speakers & Panelists:
Matthew Cossey – Chief Executive Officer, CropLife
Andrew Johnson – Group Executive Director, Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA)
Dr Dan Johnson – Managing Director, Australian Wine Research Institute (AWRI)
Robert Kerin – Consultant, Executive Chair – Primary Producers SA, Chairman – Regional Developement SA
Professor Rob Lewis – Manager Strategic Projects, University of Adelaide
David Topping PhD, FTSE, FNSA, MAIFST – Chief Research Scientist, CSIRO
Meera Verma, PhD, FTSE, FAICD – Director, Headland Vision

Time: 2:30pm arrival for a 3:00pm start. Formal proceedings will be followed by networking drinks and canapés
Where: Plant Genomics Centre (ACPFG)
Building 22, Hartley Grove
Waite Campus – University of Adelaide
Cost: Members: FREE to attend but registration is required. Non-Members: $49.00 (incl. GST)
To register go to the AusBiotech website

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