Australia’s leading conference addressing agriculture and climate change science and policies

the Australian Farm Institute’s Agriculture & Greenhouse Emissions Conference

18 and 19 May 2010, Adelaide Convention Centre

Photo gallery available here:
Adelaide Convention CenterProfessor Kim AndersonBlair Comley, DCCMick Keogh, Kim Anderson, Blair Comley
Bob Young, chief economist US Farm BureauABC Country Hour broadcast Don Nicolson and Bob YoungInga Davis(DCC) Annemarie Watt(DCC) Christine Milne(greens) Mick Keogh(AFI)Christine Milne (Greens)
Christine Jones (Australian Soil Carbon Coalition)Jeff Baldock (CSIRO)John Keniry (AFI)Senator Simon Birmingham

Reconciling agricultural production, science and emission policies

For the third year, the Australian Farm Institute delivered the latest information on international and domestic developments in climate change science and policies, affecting Australian agriculture. The only Conference offered in Australia to focus solely on the impact of climate change science and policies internationally on Australian agriculture, this event is essential for farmers, policy-makers and those involved in agribusiness.

The Final Program is available here.

What was discussed?

Climate change policies and agriculture - international and Australian perspectives

Copenhagen: What does the outcome mean and where to next?

Soil carbon - can it save agriculture’s bacon?

Voluntary and mandatory carbon markets - how would agriculture fit in?

Industry leaders’ forum – how can Australian agriculture respond and benefit in the current political, economic and scientific climate?

Who was speaking?

A full list of speakers is available here.

Sponsors of the 2010 Agriculture and Greenhouse Emissions Conference