2012 Australian Agriculture
Roundtable Conference

Tuesday 13 and Wednesday 14 November
  Marriott Hotel 515 Queen St, Brisbane

This is a past event.

The Australian Agriculture Roundtable Conference brings together Australian agribusiness, policy and farm sector leaders, providing a unique opportunity to learn about and discuss the strategic issues shaping the sector.

 Conference sessions include:

  • Managing carbon policy implications
  • Changing community expectations of agriculture
  • Are China and Asia the future for Australian agriculture?
  • The economic outlook for Australian agriculture 
  • Do Australian competition laws protect consumers at the expense of Australian Agriculture?
Confirmed speakers include:
  • Senator the Hon Joe Ludwig - Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry
  • The Hon Dr Craig Emerson - Minister for Trade and Competitiveness
  • Dr Michael Schaper - Deputy Chair, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)
  • John Berry - Director and Manager Corporate and Regulatory Affairs, JBS Australia
  • Georgie Somerset - beef producer and President of the Queensland Rural, Regional and Remote Women’s network
  • Sarah Ferguson - Reporter, ABC Four Corners
  • David Foote - CEO, Australian Country Choice 
  • Phillip Napier - KPMG Partner, Sector Leader Agribusiness
Download the program.

A pre-Conference Research Seminar on Future Drivers of Productivity Growth will be held on Tuesday 13 November at Customs House, 399 Queen St Brisbane from 1-5 pm.