Register now for Food Agility Summit, 11-12 Feb, Sydney

January 20, 2020


Register now for Food Agility Summit, 11-12 Feb, Sydney

Belinda Clarke of Agri-Tech East in the UK to deliver keynote, plus an exciting line up of industry-leading panellists.

January 20, 2020

Food Agility CRC invites you to register now for our inaugural summit. The free event is bringing together local and international industry leaders, policy makers, and innovators to explore the role of trust, traceability, and digital technology in agrifood value chains.

Over two days from 11-12 February this interactive summit will include presentations from local and international speakers, expert panel discussions, innovation showcases, Three Minute Thesis competition and site visits.

Belinda Clarke, Director of Agri-Tech East, will deliver  keynote presentation about the role of collaboration in agrifood innovation. Agri-Tech East is a UK-based independent membership organisation that brings together farmers and growers with scientists, innovators and entrepreneurs to create a global innovation hub for agri-tech.

The day will also include a presentation from Food Agility CEO, Dr Mike Briers - Digital Agirculture: Evolution or Revolution? with a response from panellists:

* Jacqueline Wilson-Smith, Agri-Food Innovation Strategist, GAICD

* Tim Neale, Managing Director, Data Farming

* Niall Blair, Professor of Food Sustainability and Charles Sturt University

* 4th panellist tbc

And after innovation showcases and the best of Food Agility scholarship holders presenting their Three Minute Thesis, the day will round off with a look to the future. Food Agility Chief Scientist Professor David Lamb will facilitate this session - The Decade for Digital: A digital food system by 2030. Panellists include:

* Belinda Clarke, Director, Agri-Tech East

* Gavin Smith, President, Bosch (Australia)

* Ros Harvey, CEO, The Yield

* Jason Strong, Managing Director, Meat and Livestock Australia

On Wednesday (12 February), attendees will be able to register for a site visit to the University Technology Sydney Tech Lab. This guided tour will take guests through the facilities, demonstrating some to of the technologies being developed for the agrifood sector.

For the full program and to register, visit:

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