2010 AUSVEG National Convention, Trade Show and National Awards for Excellence

The 2010 AUSVEG National Convention, Trade Show and National Awards for Excellence was held at Jupiters Hotel Casino, Gold Coast, Queensland, Thursday 27 May to Sunday 30 May.

With more than 650 delegates in attendance the 2010 AUSVEG National Convention surpassed previous conferences as the largest gathering of growers, researchers and supply-chain representatives from the vegetable industry ever held.

An informative speaker program featured alongside a trade show, sporting and political figures, a strong social program and the 2010 AUSVEG National Awards for Excellence.

The Annual Levy Payers meetings were also held at the Convention on Friday 28 May 2010.

Speaker Presentations

27-30 May, 2010

Speech by Senator Nick Xenophon - Friday Breakfast (28 May)

Mr David Hughes
- Group General Manager Commercial - Plant & Food Research New Zealand
Dr Eva Bennet-Jenkins- Chief Executive Officer - Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Authority
Ms Heleen Kruger- Bureau of Rural Sciences
Ian Harrison- Chief Executive - Australian Made, Australian Grown campaign
Dr Ian Porter- Principal Research Scientist - Victorian DPI
Ms Kathryn Adams- Research Fellow with the Australian Centre for Intellectual Property in Agriculture
Mr Martin Kneebone- Director - freshlogic
Mr Mike Guerin- Chief Operating Officer - Elders Rural Services
Mr Paul Luxton- General Manager - Syngenta
Mr Peter Dal Santo- Principal - AgAware Consulting
Mr Richard Dickmann- Head of New Business Development - Bayer CropScience
Mr Richard Mulcahy- Chief Executive Officer - AUSVEG
Dr Robert Edis- Principal Honourary Fellow - University of Melbourne
Dr Sandra McDougall- Industry Leader - Industry & Investment NSW
Dr Susan Lambert- Postdoctoral Research Fellow in in Sustainable Vegetable Production - University of Tasmania


AUSVEG National Awards for Excellence Nomination Form 2010

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Convention Registration Brochure

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National Convention Accommodation Information

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Exhibitor Registration Brochure

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Corporate Golf Day Registration

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Moreton Hire Exhibition Brochure

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Exhibitor Pricing Guide

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