Conferences, Workshops and Events

Australasian Plant Pathology Society Queensland Seminar

22 July 2019 10:30am2:30pm
The Australasian Plant Pathology Society (APPS) Queensland Seminar Series is held thrice a year at a different location in Queensland to present the plant pathology research being conducted across the state and to facilitate potential linkages between individuals of different institutes and organisations.

Translational Photosynthesis Conference 2019

30 June 2019 9:00am3 July 2019 5:00pm
QAAFI is supporting this conference, which aims to connect with people whose common goal is to generate real-world solutions for global food production challenges.

Food Technology Association of Australia (FTAA) Qld Technical Forum

31 May 2019 8:30am12:00pm
QAAFI are hosting the FTAA Qld Technical Forum, featuring some exciting speakers from food technology industries.

World Science Festival: Professor Ian Godwin

23 March 2019 11:00am12:30pm
Professor Ian Godwin from QAAFI's Centre for Crop Science will present at the World Science Festival Brisbane event on "Feeding The World: The Big and Small Solutions"

Australian Plant Pathology Society seminar

21 March 2019 10:00am2:30pm
The Australasian Plant Pathology Society is dedicated to the advancement and dissemination of knowledge of plant pathology and its practice in the Australasian and Indo Pacific Regions. Although the society is concentrated in these regions the work of our members is of international importance and significance.

World Science Festival: Professor Neena Mitter

21 March 2019 1:00am2:15pm
Professor Neena Mitter from QAAFI's Centre for Horticultural Science will present at the World Science Festival Brisbane event on "Making It Great: Celebrating Queensland Invention"

QBI & QAAFI's International Women's Day panel and networking lunch

6 March 2019 11:00am1:00pm
UQ’s Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI) and Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) invite you to a talk and panel discussion followed a networking lunch.
GFIA in Focus

GFIA in Focus - Future farming and food workshop

27 November 2018 1:00pm4:00pm
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.
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.
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. 
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.
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.