AdvanceAg will feature a mixture of plenary and concurrent breakout sessions throughout the day. More speakers will be added soon.

Thursday 22 July 2021

TimeEvent
5 pmMC welcome
5.05 pmNetworking
6.05 pmWelcome to conference from Hon David Basham MP, Minister for Regional Development
6.10 pmAgTech update with Croplife CEO Matthew Cossey
6.20 pm

Panel session with members of the AgTech Advisory Group

  • Hosted by Elders Managing Director and CEO Mark Allison
  • Includes Q&A from the floor
7 pmFormalities end

Friday 23 July 2021

TimeEvent
8 amRegistration opens
9 am

Welcome to AdvanceAg

  • Welcome to Country
  • Hon Steven Marshall MP, Premier of South Australia
  • Mark Allison, Managing Director and CEO, Elders
9.30 am

Keynote address

From NZ to SA – Why AgTech is not just another buzzword
Peter Wren-Hilton, Head of Global Alliances, AgriTech New Zealand

Presented by Elders

10.05 am

Plenary address

Has COVID-19 spurred an AgTech revolution?
Ros Harvey, Entrepreneur, Founder and Managing Director of ‘The Yield’

10.30 am

Morning tea

Networking and opportunity to explore the exhibitor showcase

11.00 am

Concurrent sessions

Bringing together tech producers and farmers for case study presentations

Meat, Dairy and Livestock

  • Using technology to hit market specs (Thomas Elder Consulting)

Grains/broadacre

  • The Mid North Mesonet and Inversions: A spray applicator’s experience (COtL)

Horticulture

  • Adopting multi-spectral and thermal imagery on-farm (Ceres Imaging)
  • Maximising water optimisation outcomes (Phytech)

Viticulture

  • Grapes’ journey – connected solutions (eBottli)
  • Grape expectations – using AI to win the trifecta of yield, maturity and quality (Deep Planet)

More details to come!

12.45 pm

Lunch

Networking and opportunity to explore the exhibitor showcase

1.30 pm

Concurrent sessions

Bringing together tech producers and farmers for case study presentations

Monitoring, sensors and imagery

  • Time is money: Adapting decision agriculture (D-CAT and Elders)

Connectivity and communication

  • Fixing the Agtech blackspot: Rural connectivity innovations (Zetifi)

Software

  • How connected AgTech can help (Pairtree Intelligence)

More details to come!

2.40 pm

Afternoon tea

Networking and opportunity to explore the exhibitor showcase

3.10 pm

Plenary session

AgTech: The speed of change

Panel discussion with industry experts on the rapid pace of changing technology in agriculture

3.40 pm

Plenary session

Macro Meats Pitch to Farmers

Five companies, five pitches – who will win the audience vote?

If you have a technology innovation for primary producers, send us your pitch by 8 July 2021.

4.15 pm

Closing remarks

Hon David Basham MP, Minister for Regional Development

4.30 pm

Networking drinks

Opportunity to explore the exhibitor showcase

*Program subject to change at any time

AdvanceAg 2020

AdvanceAg 2020 was on 24 February 2020 at the Adelaide Showgrounds. The day included speakers and sessions on topics like farm management, remote sensing and IoT devices, emergency recovery, and barriers to adopting AgTech.