PROGRAM

Time

Presentation

Speaker

8.30 - 9.00 a.m.

Official opening. 

Hon Tim Whetstone MP
Minister for Primary
Industries and Regional
Development (South
Australia)

9.00 - 9.45 a.m.

Composting.

Ger Hendriks - Sylvan - Netherlands

9.45 - 10.30 a.m.

Recycling of compost and casing. Green waste.

Dr Ralph Noble – Microbiotech Ltd - Unitred Kingdom

10.30 - 11.00 a.m.

Morning Tea

11.00 - 11.45 a.m.

Peat sustainability.

Julien Boijmans - BVB - Netherlands

11.45 - 12.30 p.m.

Sustainable harvesting.

Brigitte Hendrix - Mushroom Harvesting Consultancy - Netherlands

12.30 - 1.30 p.m.

Lunch

1.30 - 2.15 p.m.

Growing the future, together, Now what about the challenges?

Anne-Marie Arts - The AgriChain Centre - New Zealand

2.15 - 3.00 p.m.

Marketing and ’The Blend'.

Bart Minor - President/CEO Mushroom Council - United States

3.00 - 3.30 p.m.

Afternoon Tea

3.30 - 4.15 p.m.

Challenges and opportunities of robotisation and how it will impact the future of the mushroom industry.

Jack Lemmen - GTL - Europe

4.15 - 5.00 p.m.

Mushroom picking robotics.

Roland van Doremaele - Christiaens Group - Netherlands

Time

Presentation

Speaker

8.00 - 8.30 a.m.

8.30 - 9.15 a.m.

Wheaten straw alternatives.

Kevin Wilkinson - Frontier Ag & Environment - Victoria

9.15 - 10.00 a.m.

Value added mushroom waste opportunities.

Kyle Kessler- Asymmetric Innovation - Victoria

10.00 - 10.30 a.m.

Morning Tea

10.30 - 11.15 a.m.

Phase 2 composting project update.

Dr Michael Kertesz - Univeristy Of Sydney

11.15 - 12.00 noon

Near infrared compost analysis in action.

Jaylon Rogers - Revitalise Enterprises - South Australia

12.00 - 12.45 p.m.

PDMS Update.

Dr Warwick Gill & Judy Allan - Australia

12.45 - 1.45 p.m.

Lunch

1.45 - 2.30 p.m.

Green waste composting update.

Adam Goldwater - Applied Horticultural Research - Sydney 

2.30 - 3.30 p.m.

Hort Innovation Marketing update.

Hort Innovation marketing team

3.30 p.m.

Close

FARM WALK PROGRAM

THURSDAY 15 OCTOBER – 8.30 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.
PICK UP AT PULLMAN HOTEL FOYER FOR A DAY OF FARM TOURS

WE WILL VISIT SA MUSHROOMS
FINISHING WITH REVITALISE ENTERPRISE 

TRANSFERS AND LUNCH INCLUDED IN YOUR DAY

SOCIAL FUNCTIONS

WEDNESDAY 14 OCTOBER
WELCOME RECEPTION – PULLMAN HOTEL ADELAIDE

THURSDAY 15 OCTOBER
2KW ROOFTOP BAR

FRIDAY 16 OCTOBER
SPONSORED DINNER – RICHMOND HOTEL