Events Promoted by QAAFI

Advances in Agriculture and Food Production

ATSE Agriculture Forum and Qld Division webinar presents: Advances in Agriculture and Food Production

1 September 2021 4:30pm
Join us at this exciting webinar moderated by QAAFI's Professor Neena Mitter, where we will hear from Mirjana Prica and John Harvey who will explore what’s on the plate for the Australian food and agribusiness sectors by taking a deep dive into technologies improving agricultural productivity, and discuss the current and emerging risks.

Crop design for adaptation to variable production environments – the role of crop modelling and simulation

22 June 2021 2:00pm3:00pm
Professor Graeme Hammer will present a seminar (in-person and online) for Food Agility titled 'Crop design for adaptation to variable production environments – the role of crop modelling and simulation'.
Gayathri Rajagopal, UQ PhD candidate

UQ-IITD-ICAR AgTech Workshop

15 June 2021 10:00am16 June 2021 1:15pm
The University of Queensland (UQ) in collaboration with the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD) and the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) will jointly host a workshop on Agricultural Technology, bringing together researchers to share knowledge and expertise in the areas of “Agricultural Produce Processing”, “Sensors and Automation”, “Agriculture Informatics”, and “Climate and weather forecasting and effects on crops”.
Improving cow fertility and reducing cow and calf losses in the north

Improving cow fertility and reducing cow and calf losses in the north

15 June 2021 8:30am18 June 2021 2:00pm
Improving cow fertility and reducing cow and calf losses in the North. Join Dr Geoffry Fordyce, as he discusses common breeding herd problems and effective solutions.

Sustainability Research & Innovation Congress 2021

12 June 2021 8:00am15 June 2021 5:00am
The Sustainability Research & Innovation Congress 2021 (SRI2021) is the world’s first transdisciplinary gathering in sustainability – it will be a space of fierce advocacy for sustainability scholarship, innovation, collaboration and action.

Farmers reflections - CRCNA webinar

21 April 2021 1:00pm2:30pm
This interactive session will bring together various project participants (including growers), researchers and CRCNA project managers in an exchange of information, knowledge and key lessons learned.
Join our project participants and researchers as they discuss their involvement in the CRCNA's broadacre cropping projects.

GRDC Northern Research Update

2 March 2021 8:00am
In 2021, to better manage risks associated with COVID-19, the 2-day GRDC Grains Research Update at Goondiwindi has been split into two one-day events at Dalby (2 March) and Narrabri (4 March). If you are involved in the production side of the grains industry, these are events that you cannot afford to miss. Come along and hear the latest grains research information, share ideas and update your knowledge. Numbers could be quite constrained as a result of COVID-19, so book early to avoid disappointment. For those who can’t attend, we will be livestreaming both the Narrabri and Dalby Updates free of charge.
Sugarcane

Improved genomic selection of sugarcane - webinar

21 January 2021 8:00am9:00am
Please join us as we hear from Seema Yadav (PhD candidate QAAFI UQ) who will present the latest results on incorporating non-additive genetic effects in genomic prediction.

Changes in food behaviours, diet and health during COVID-19

1 October 2020 4:00pm5:15pm
NSA Sydney Regional Group Webinar. Hear insights from QAAFI's Professor Eugeni Roura as well as Dr Janet Franklin & Dr. Jessica Swinbourne, Mr. Mark Boulet from BehaviourWorks, Dr. Sarah Berry and Dr Emily Brindal.
Katrina Hodgson-Kratky

Engineering sugarcane biomass for production of fuels and other bioproducts

9 September 2020 10:00am11:00am
Join Katrina Hodgson-Kratky, PhD Candidate, Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation, The University of Queensland presenting on her current research.
Meeting future demands for renewable fuels and other bioproducts is dependent on the use of biomass feedstocks from highly productive crops such as sugarcane.

Science Honours Week

4 September 2020 12:00pm1:00pm
Discover UQ's honours research programs in our series of webinars. QAAFI is participating in a joint Institutes Showcase on 4th September 12-1 pm. “Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, Molecular Bioscience, and Agriculture and Food Innovation webinar”. This will be run as a ZOOM meeting with a central presentation by AIBN/IMB/QAAFI co-ordinators followed by breakout rooms for prospective students to chat with academics.
Professor Eugeni Roura

Nutrition Webinar Series: Reduced protein diets

20 August 2020 12:00pm1:30pm
Please join us for our first nutrition themed webinar that focuses on research conducted in the area of reduced protein diets.
Dietary manipulation of nutrient-specific appetite in broiler chickens from QAAFI's Prof Eugeni Roura
Luis Prada e Silva

FitBits and calving cows - bringing together science and new technologies

25 June 2020 12:00pm
Join the discussion on "FitBits and calving cows - bringing together science and new technologies" with Anita Chang (Central Queensland University) and Tim Schatz (NT Department of Primary Industries & Resources), hosted by Luis Prada e Silva (UQ/QAAFI) - president of the AAAS Qld & NT Branch.

Rural Press Club (Online): Senator the Hon. Simon Birmingham

21 May 2020 12:45pm
Thursday, 21 May 2020 - 12.45pm for a 1.00pm start
Hon. David Littleproud MP

Rural Press Club (Online): Hon. David Littleproud MP

9 April 2020 12:15pm
The Rural Press Club is delighted to introduce RPC Online, our new webinar-based system to deliver the latest in agribusiness. Despite the recent global impact of COVID-19, the Rural Press Club is determined to continue to bring you valuable information and insights to help you navigate this difficult time, and to keep you connected to our strong and vibrant agribusiness community.
Professor Ian Godwin

Professor Ian Godwin: Good enough to eat?

31 July 2019 6:00pm
Join Amanda Niehaus (biologist and an award-winning writer) and an expert panel including Professor Ian Godwin, Dr Heather Smyth, and Jimmy Botella as they discuss 'Good Enough to Eat?: Next Generation GM Crops' on the 31st of July.