2011 AUSVEG National Convention, Trade Show and National Awards for Excellence

AUSVEG has announced its 2011 AUSVEG National Convention, Trade Show and Awards for Excellence will be held in Brisbane at the five star Sebel-Citigate Hotel from Thursday 14 April to Saturday 16 April.

The 2011 National Convention will attract between 800 - 1000 delegates and exhibitors from across Australia and the world as it is set to be the biggest single gathering of vegetable and potato growers across the Australian horticulture industry.

The upcoming Convention is set to eclipse the previous years with an outstanding Trade Show, speaker and entertainment programs.

The National Awards for Excellence Gala Dinner will be held on Saturday, 16 April. The National Awards celebrate the hard work and achievements of the horticulture industry’s most successful growers, researchers and businesses across the supply chain.

We look forward to seeing you in Brisbane.

This event is once again being well supported by industry. AUSVEG would like to thank Elders, Syngenta, DuPont, Bayer CropScience, Dow AgroSciences, Toolpak Engineering, Peracto, VISY, Incitec Pivot, Williames, DEEDI, Boomaroo Nurseries, Terranova Seeds and Transplant Systems for their contributions.

For convention enquiries please email convention@ausveg.com.au.

Speaker Presentations

14-17 April, 2011


Dr Michael Schaper - Deputy Chairman - ACCC
Mr Malcolm Jackman - CEO - Elders
Mr Warwick Dougherty - Soil Scientist - NSW Industry and Investment
Dr Ian Porter - Principal Research Scientist in Plant Pathology - DPI Victoria
Prof Richard Eckard - Associate Professor/Director - Primary Industries Climate Challenges Centre
Dr Robert Mikkelsen - Senior Research Scientist - International Plant Nutrition Institute
Dr Maria Teresa Almanza - Global Development Manager Beneficials and Pollinators - Bayer CropScience
Dr Arlene Harriss-Buchan - Healthy Rivers Campaign Coordinator - Australian Conservation Foundation
Dr Jennifer Marohasy - Biologist - CQ University
Mr Greg Fraser - Executive Director and CEO - Plant Health Australia
Mr Jim Page - Agricultural Economist - Department of Employment Economic Development and Innovation (DEEDI)
Mr Ian Macleod - Managing Director - Peracto
Dr Peter Roberts - Radiation Biologist - Radiation Advisory Services
Mr Darryl Wallace - National Category Manager Hard Produce - Coles Supermarkets
Mr Andrew Guthrie - Regional Director - Syngenta Asia Pacific
Mr Richard Macchiesi - General Manager - VISY Insights and Innovation
Mr Greg Spinks - Director - Consulting Implementation Services (CIS)
Mr Mark Swinchatt - Regional Business Director - DuPont
Mr Ron Gall - Business Manager - Potatoes New Zealand
Dr Robert Clayton - Director - UK Potato Council - Part 1
Dr Robert Clayton - Director - UK Potato Council - Part 2
Dr Ian Porter - Principal Research Scientist in Plant Pathology - DPI Victoria
Dr Kathy Ophel Keller - Chief Scientist - Sustainable Systems at SARDI
Mr Calum Wilson - Associate Professor in Plant Pathology - DPI Victoria
Dr Kevin Clayton-Greene - Chairman of the Technical Advisory Group - Potato IACs
Mr Mark Du Plessis - CEO - Potatoes South Africa
Mr Monty Spencer - Research and Innovation Member - A S Wilcox and Sons Limited
Mr Stuart Burgess - Industry Services Manager - Horticulture Australia Limited



Delegate Registration Brochure

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Exhibitor Registration Brochure

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2011 Potato Summit

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National Awards for Excellence - Nomination Form

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Moreton Hire Exhibition Brochure

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Exhibitor Pricing Guide

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