Crawford Fund Annual Parliamentary Conference 2017 - Transforming Lives and Livelihoods: The Digital Revolution in Agriculture

The Crawford Fund’s annual conference holds a key place in the development and food security calendar in Australia.

Titled ‘Transforming Lives and Livelihoods: The Digital Revolution in Agriculture’, the 2017 annual conference will be held in Canberra and focus on the current and future likely impact of the data revolution for smallholder farmers.

Big data represents an unprecedented opportunity to find new ways of reducing hunger and poverty, by applying data-driven solutions to ongoing research for development impact.

By attracting the world’s best speakers, providing extended question and answer sessions and opportunities for informal networking, the Fund’s annual conferences enable participants to contribute and to place food security issues into a context relevant to their lives and work. And being the key event around food security, the networking opportunities are always highly appreciated.
When: Mon August 7 - Tue August 8
Where: Parliament House, Canberra


The AusAg & Foodtech Summit 2017 translates Australian science into business, putting the spotlight on investment in agritech and foodtech innovation. The Summit, a new event to be held for the first time in 2017, strives to fill a gap among established events in the agritech and foodtech space.
When: Tue August 29 - Wed August 30
Where: Adelaide Convention Centre


AusBiotech’s annual conference will once again bring together Australian and international biotech leaders and stakeholders to address issues critical to the industry. Global biotech trends, breakthroughs, challenges and success stories will feature prominently on the program. Panel discussions and key themes will cover regulation and reimbursement, research translational strategies, new markets, business development and capital access, emerging technologies, clinical trials and commercialisation.
When: Wed October 25 - Fri October 27
Where: Adelaide Convention Centre