Conferences, Workshops and Events

International Leucaena Conference

International Leucaena Conference

29 October 2018 8:00am3 November 2018 5:00pm
International Leucaena Conference is an conference on the tree legume leucaena (Leucaena leucocephala) and other species in the Leucaena genus to be held in Queensland, Australia 29 October – 3 November 2018. The conference will comprise a three day field trip followed by a 2.5 day workshop at the University of Queensland.
Pimelea R&D update sessions

Pimelea R&D update sessions

30 October 2018 9:00am1 November 2018 5:00pm
A series of updates for producers on the pimelea group of plants that are poisonous to grazing animals and cause what is widely known as St George disease. 
AusBiotech 2018


31 October 2018 9:00am2 November 2018 5:00pm
Join world leading innovators in genetic and nanotechnology for agriculture at AusBiotech in Brisbane. AusBiotech will be held 31 October - 2 November 2018.
GFIA in Focus

GFIA in Focus

27 November 2018 10:00am28 November 2018 11:00am
GFIA in Focus Australia will present hundreds of innovations for smart food production to 2,000 food producers, policy makers, scientists and investors to revolutionise the way farmers produce food.
Prof Jeff Bennetzen

Seminar: Transposable element dynamics and horizontal DNA transfer in flowering plants

13 July 2018 12:00pm1:00pm
Prof Jeffrey Bennetzen from the University of Georgia will present a seminar titled "Transposable element dynamics and horizontal DNA transfer in flowering plants"
Rural Press Club

Rural Press Club: Seeds of Science - why we got it so wrong on GMOs

12 July 2018 12:30pm2:00pm
Join us to hear from Mark Lynas, world renowned author & environmental activist, on the inside story of the fight for and against genetic modification in food, from the former activist who's been on the front line of both sides of the argument.

RAID Networking Event

12 June 2018 6:00pm9:00pm
Build your network with like-minded people involved in agricultural research, supporting work in developing countries, or seeking to promote international development.

RAID Agricultural Research Leadership and Management Workshop

12 June 2018 12:00pm14 June 2018 5:00pm
The workshop will provide an introduction to managing and leading the context of research for development; and enable each participant to develop a set of actionable outcomes (the 30-day challenge) as a result of participation.