Harnessing Food Trends and Agri-Innovation for Profit

Peel Development Commission and Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia have partnered to bring you much sought-after international speakers in support of the Transform Peel program’s Peel Food Zone. Their insights will help you make informed decisions on changes to implement in your business practices, to stay one step ahead of the competition.

Keynote Speaker

Global food marketing expert Professor David Hughes will address consumer driven food and drink trends that shape our future.

Professor Hughes is a renowned international speaker who follows emerging trends around food production, preparation and consumption. He will speak on topics including global food industry issues and opportunities, consumer trends, food packaging and preparation. His insights will inspire anyone in the food industry.

Guest Speaker

Associate Professor Christopher Vas from Murdoch University’s Singapore Centre for Research in Innovation Productivity and Technology (SCRIPT) will speak on smart urban farm factories.

Associate Professor Vas will outline some of the growing innovation and technology trends in agriculture and food security. In doing so, he will discuss new forms of urban farming (including potential vertical farms, aquaponics, hydroponics and closed loop) in the context of the Peel region and how Peel could position itself for this emergent growth.

Cost - $50 per person (breakfast provided).

Registration and breakfast 7:00am - 8:00am
Presentations 8:00am - 10:00am
Close 10:00am

Seating is limited with only 160 tickets available, limited to two tickets per booking.

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For more information, please contact Peel Development Commission:

+61 (0)8 9535 4140


When and where

HostPeel Development Commission and Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia
Start DateThursday, 9th March 2017
Start Time7:00 am
End Time10:00 am
LocationMandurah Quay Resort
40 Marina Quay Drive,
Erskine, WA 6210
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