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Level 1, Endeavour House, 1 Franklin Street, Manuka ACT 2603

©2020 by Food in the Capital, Regional Development Australia ACT.

DAY ONE

1 April 2020

PLENARY AND KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Introduction - Mr Ross MacDiarmid, Chair RDA ACT. 
Opening - The Hon Nola Marino MP Assistant Minister for Regional Development and Territories. Minister the Hon Shane Rattenbury MLC.

Keynote Speaker - Henry Gordon-Smith, Agritecture, New York USA.

SUSTAINABLE URBAN FARMING

Presentation - Marc Noyce, CEO Biofilta

FOOD INNOVATION

Presentation - Sharon Natoli, Founding Director, Food & Nutrition Australia

VERTICAL FARMING

Presentation - Ben Lee, Invertigro

FOOD SUCCESS STORIES

Presentation - Roman Buckow, CSIRO

FOOD COOPERATIVES

Presentation - Food Connect, Brisbane

FARMING FOR THE CITY

Presentation - Charlie Prell, Farmers for Climate Action

INVESTOR VIEWS - FOOD SYSTEMS

Presentation - David Eyre, Future Food Systems CRC

WORKFORCE AND SKILLS

Presentation - Skills for Future Foods, FIAL

WELCOME RECEPTION

Featuring an experience of regional and local provenance, food pop-ups, wineries, spirits and horticultural produce.

FOOD CLUSTERS PRESENTATION

Experiences from Australia’s Food Clusters, FIAL

WEDNESDAY BUSINESS CONNECT

Food businesses; innovative farm and food solutions providers in the spotlight. Facilitated by the Canberra Innovation Network team (CBRIN).

DAY ONE

17 November 2020

PLENARY AND KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Introduction - Mr Ross MacDiarmid, Chair RDA ACT. 
Opening - The Hon Nola Marino MP Assistant Minister for Regional Development and Territories. Minister the Hon Shane Rattenbury MLC.

Keynote Speaker - Henry Gordon-Smith, Agritecture, New York USA.

SUSTAINABLE URBAN FARMING

Presentation - Marc Noyce, CEO Biofilta

FOOD INNOVATION

Presentation - Sharon Natoli, Founding Director, Food & Nutrition Australia

CONVERSATION FIXING A BROKEN FOOD  SYSTEM

Presentation - Pennie Scott, Bush Goddess

VERTICAL FARMING

Presentation - Ben Lee, Invertigro

FOOD SUCCESS STORIES

Presentation - Roman Buckow, CSIRO

FOOD COOPERATIVES

Presentation - Robert Pekin, Food Connect Brisbane 

ACHIEVING SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEM 

Scene Setter - Anna Neelagama, CEO, Red Meat Advisory Council

FARMING FOR THE CITY

Presentation - Charlie Prell, Farmers for Climate Action

INVESTOR VIEWS - FOOD SYSTEMS

Presentation - David Eyre, Future Food Systems CRC

WORKFORCE AND SKILLS

Presentation - Mirjana Prica, CEO Food Innovation Australia

WELCOME RECEPTION

Featuring an experience of regional and local provenance, food pop-ups, wineries, spirits and horticultural produce.

FOOD CLUSTERS PRESENTATION

Experiences from Australia’s Food Clusters, FIAL

FIRST WEDNESDAY CONNECT

Food businesses; innovative farm and food solutions providers in the spotlight. Facilitated by the Canberra Innovation Network team (CBRIN).

DAY TWO

18 November 2020

PLENARY

Introduction - Michael Claessens and Carisa Wells, Regional Development Australia ACT and Southern Inland

FOOD INNOVATION - FOOD AGTECH

Presentation - Russel Rankin, Food Innovation Partners

FOOD WASTE

Presentation - Dr Steven Lapidge, Fight Food Waste CRC

TRANSPORT,  PROCESSING AND LOGISTIC SOLUTIONS

Presentation - Hermoine Parsons, FIAL

SOCIAL VENTURE

Presentation - Dr Alana Mann, Sydney University – Sydney City Council’s FoodLab project

OUR WATER SYSTEM: BECOMING EFFICIENT, RESILIENT AND PREPARED  

Presentation - The 2020 Bridge Hub Water Challenge

BUILDING BETTER SOILS

Presentation - Greg Bender and Norman Marshall, Australian Soil Management

CONVERSATION - CHEF'S VIEWS AND FOOD SERVICE

Presentation - Mel Nathan, Founder, Executive Chef’s Club

HIGH TECH GREENHOUSES AND PRECINCTS

Presentation - Graeme Smith, Graeme Smith Consulting

GETTING READY TO EXPORT

Presentation - David Trebeck, Chair, Australia’s Oyster Coast

PROFIT FOR PURPOSE

Presentation - Will Schmitt, Co-Founder and Principal, Open2Innovate

Please note the event organisers reserve the right to make any adjustments or changes to the program.