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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

AusBiotech 2010

The WRI and Australian Centre for Plant Functional Genomics (ACPFG) were recently represented on the BioInnovation SA stand at Australia’s national AusBiotech 2010 conference in Melbourne 19 – 22 October.

Chia Barlow, Executive Officer from the WRI and Amanda Hudswell, Communications Manager for ACPFG attended the 4 day annual event which focuses on creating biotechnology solutions for the world.

The 2011 conference will be held in Adelaide SA.

For more information please visit http://www.ausbiotech.org