The QSA invites you to “A Future for Sustainable Food Systems” symposium - where we will discuss topics around the future of food.

The QSA invites all students and staff across QAAFI and other institutes to learn how we collectively are helping to secure a sustainable future for food systems.

Research themes:

  • Smart selection - accelerating crop & livestock genetic gain
  • Plant and livestock disease prevention and management
  • Shaping the future food market
  • Enhancing food safety and nutritional quality

We’ve got morning tea and lunch lined up for everyone and the symposium will wrap up with a panel discussion from 4 industry and 4 research leaders, including some of our very own QAAFI centre directors.

Industry panellists:

  • Francesca Goodman-Smith - Project leader at Fight Food Waste CRC
  • Dr Hanna Robinson - Barley Breeder at Intergrain
  • Paul da Silva - Marketing & Innovation Director at Arcadian Meat Co.
  • Tim March - Business Manager at Rijk Zwaan

Research panellists:

  • Prof. Ben Hayes - Centre Director, Animal Science
  • Prof. Ian Godwin - Centre Director, Crop Science
  • Prof. Mike Gidley - Centre Director, Nutrition and Food Sciences
  • Prof. Neena Mitter - Centre Director, Horticulture Science

The QSA is looking forward to welcoming you to the event at:

Queensland Bioscience Precinct (Building 80) Auditorium & Foyer, The University of Queensland, St. Lucia campus

Download the Program Download the Flyer Download the Abstract Booklet


Event contact: Saskia Urlass, VP QAAFI Student Association, E.

This event will comply with Queensland Government COVID safe event requirements. All guests will be required to sign in using the Check In Qld app and follow social distancing directives at the time of the event.

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