About AgFutures Innovation and Investment Forum 2018

The AgFutures Innovation and Investment Forum (AgFutures 2018) by Queensland Government - Department of Agriculture and Fisheries is returning to the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on 21 November 2018.

AgFutures 2018 coincides with National Agriculture Day, and will showcase the breadth of emerging innovation and investment opportunities in the Queensland agricultural sector.

This forum will provide an outstanding opportunity to network and participate in thought-provoking discussion for all industry representatives - producers, researchers, policy makers and agribusiness representatives.

AgFutures 2018 program unveiled!

The AgFutures 2018 forum will host an array of Australian and international speakers, experts in their respective fields, and at the forefront of innovation and industry advancements.

Welcome and Acknowledgement of Country Master of Ceremonies Introduction
Craig Zonca – ABC Radio, Brisbane

Ministerial Address - Queensland’s Agricultural Sector
The Honourable Mark Furner MP – Minister for Agricultural Industry Development and Fisheries

Global Agribusiness Trends and the Implications for Queensland Ian Proudfoot
Global Head of Agribusiness, KPMG

AgriTech Commercialisation - An Investment Perspective
Mark Rainbird – Managing Director, BlueMount Capital


Being an Innovator in Queensland Agriculture – Tips and Traps for New Players
Krista Watkins – Co-Founder, Natural Evolution

Driving Innovation in Queensland Agriculture through Research
Robert Henry – Director, Queensland Alliance for Agriculture and Food Innovation (QAAFI), The University of Queensland 

Presentation of the 2018 Queensland Agriculture Awards
Peter Kenny Medal and Minister’s Emerging Leader’s Award

General tickets $180 + $18.00 GST ($198 TOTAL)
For full program details, please click here

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More information

For more information, contact agfutures@daf.qld.gov.au

Venue: Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre View Map



Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Merivale Street
South Brisbane, QLD 4101
Boulevard Room