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ABARES Outlook 2020 conference

ABARES Outlook 2020 conference is exploring the practical steps to reaching what some call an ambitious target - $100 billion in farm output by 2030. Be part of the conversation as we consider the opportunities and threats in reaching that target.

When: 3-4 March 2020

Where: National Convention Centre, Canberra

Sessions at Outlook 2020 will explore:

  • What sectors will need to boost productivity and technology adoption to be the farms of tomorrow?
  • What sectors will benefit from new export markets?
  • What national and international economic trends will influence fortunes?

The keynote plenary sessions at Outlook 2020 include:

  • the opening Global and national context session
  • Agriculture in focus – outlook for commodities and farm incomes which features the ABARES commodity and farm financial performance data
  • The changing global trade landscape session
  • a closing panel discussion What would rapid growth in agriculture mean for regional Australia?

Additional sessions will examine Drought and the grains supply chain; Farms of tomorrow; Marketing beef in a changing climate; Managing biosecurity along the supply chain; Prospects for growth in irrigated agriculture; Building resilience in an uncertain climate future; Options for building natural capital on Australian farms and Horticulture.

Agenda setting sessions, thought provoking panel discussions, opportunities to hear from leading international and national industry figures, plus in-depth analysis for key commodities, presented in two information packed days, will be hallmarks of the Outlook 2020 conference.

Visit the Outlook 2020 website for full details and to register.