evokeAG. 2020

evokeAG. 2020

Melbourne, Australia

Speakers.

  • food
  • farm
  • future
  • Jared Brown

    Global Agriculture Executive
    IBM

  • Anthony Chan

    Chief Executive Officer
    Isola Capital

  • Ranveer Chandra

    Chief Scientist
    Azure Global
    Microsoft

  • Aidan Connolly

    CEO
    Cainthus

  • David Downs

    General Manager
    New Zealand Trade & Enterprise

  • John Hartnett

    John Hartnett

    Founder, CEO
    SVG Ventures | THRIVE

  • Rob Hulme

    Asia Director
    Beanstalk AgTech

  • Darryn Keiller

    Darryn Keiller

    CEO
    Autogrow

  • Dr Fayaz Khazi

    Chief Executive Officer
    Elo Life Systems

  • Ashish Khetan

    Chief Investment Officer
    Indigram Labs Foundation

  • Ethy Levy

    Co-Founder
    The Bridge Hub

  • Mike Lee

    Founder, The Future Market
    Co-Founder and Co-CEO,
    Alpha Food Labs

  • Thomas Mehlhorn

    VP, Sales and Business Development
    Enwave

  • Liza Noonan

    ASEAN Director
    CSIRO

  • Mitali Purohit

    Senior Technology Incubator Specialist
    Callaghan Innovation

  • Steven Saunders

    Founder & Managing Director
    Robotics Plus

  • Frank Terhorst

    Frank Terhorst

    Head of Crop Strategy
    & Portfolio Management
    Bayer

  • Didier Toubia

    Co-Founder & CEO
    Aleph Farms

  • Dean Tilyard

    Venture Partner, Finistere Ventures
    Chief Executive, The Factory

  • Andy Ziolkowki

    Andy Ziolkowski

    Managing Director
    Cultivian Sandbox Ventures

  • Kim Krogh Andersen

    Group Executive, Product & Technology
    Telstra

  • Mark Allison

    CEO & Managing Director
    Elders

  • Katy Barfield

    Founder & Ceo
    Yume Food

  • Jane Bennett

    Managing Director & CEO
    TasFoods

  • Jo Burston

    Co-Founder & Managing Director
    startup.business

  • David Carter

    CEO
    Austral Fisheries

  • Phil Chan

    CTO
    AgriWebb

  • Andy Clarke

    CEO
    GAIA Innovations

  • Ric Clark

    Board Member
    AgriFutures Australia

  • Andrew Coppin

    Managing Director
    Farmbot Monitoring Solutions

  • Amy Cosby

    CQUniversity Australia
    Research Fellow - Agri-tech
    Education & Extension

  • Jack Cowin Photo

    Jack Cowin

    Founder and Executive Chairman
    Competitive Foods Australia

  • Michael Crawford

    CEO
    Soil CRC

  • Bruce Creek

    Agribusiness Livestock Consultant
    Thomas Elder Consulting

  • Gaethan Cutri

    Managing Director
    Cutri Fruit

  • Callan Daley

    Field Technician
    MEQ Probe

  • Michael Dean

    Michael Dean

    Founding Partner @ AgFunder
    Executive Director @ GROW Accelerator, Singapore

  • Dr Nicole Dimos-Byrnes

    Executive Officer
    SPAA Society of Precision Agriculture Australia Inc

  • Ayala Domani

    General Manager, Future Business
    AGL

  • Munro Farmer

    GM Technology COO & International Technology COO
    Auspost

  • Amy Fay

    Strategic Project Manager
    Murray Dairy

  • Michael Fox

    Co-founder
    Fable Food Co

  • Damon Gameau

    Damon Gameau

    Writer & Director
    2040

  • Angela Gillham

    Deputy CEO
    Maritime Industries Australia

  • Rob Gordon

    CEO
    SunRice

  • Dave Harris

    Chief Operations Officer – Supply Chain
    AACo

  • John Harvey

    Managing Director
    AgriFutures Australia

  • Nick Hazell

    Founder & CEO
    v2food

  • John Henderson

    Partner
    AirTree Ventures

  • Darren Hughes

    Co-Founder & Managing Director
    Laconik

  • Kay Hull AM

    Chair
    AgriFutures Australia

  • Ashley Hunter

    Wireless Access Executive
    Telstra

  • Tony Hunter

    Futurist
    Futurist for Food

  • Bill Hurditch

    Director
    The Fifth Estate

  • Mac Irvine

    Associate Director
    CEFC

  • Bryce Ives

    evokeAG. Master of Ceremonies and Torrens University

  • Brad Jones

    Director
    Bungulla Farming

  • Asha Kayla

    Asha Kayla

    Sustainability & Circular Economy Program Manager
    Woolworths Group

  • Melinda Knapp

    Director, Export Development and Investment Strategy
    Agriculture Victoria

  • Andrea Koch

    Principal
    Andrea Koch AgTech Pty Ltd

  • Matt Kovac

    Executive Director
    Food Industry Asia

  • Craig Lobsey

    Craig Lobsey

    Lecturer (Mechatronic Engineering)
    University of Southern Queensland

  • Steve Lockyer

    Sales and Operations Manager
    Inform Ag

  • James Madden

    Managing Director
    Flinders + Co.

  • Shahana McKenzie

    CEO
    Bioenergy Australia

  • Jen Medway

    Senior Manager, Business Development (National Rural Issues)
    AgriFutures Australia

  • Sue Middleton

    Sue Middleton

    Director
    AgDots

  • Mark Mortimer

    Owner
    Centre Plus Merinos

  • Rachael Neumann

    Rachael Neumann

    Head of Startups, Australia & New Zealand
    Amazon Web Services

  • Sarah Nolet

    Founder / Co-Director
    AgThentic

  • Kelly Pearce

    Research Scientist
    Wheatbelt Science

  • Jennie Pryce

    Jennie Pryce

    Principal Research Scientist
    Agriculture Victoria Research & La Trobe University

  • Tom Rayner

    VP Sales
    Myriota

  • Ian Reilly

    Founder & Ambassador
    Agersens

  • Leslie Revitt

    GM, Customer Insights and Experience
    Woolworths Group

  • Brian Ruddle

    Managing Director
    Impact Innovation Group

  • Dhruv Deepak Saxena

    Managing Director of Oilseeds Australia
    Founding Director & Promoter of ROBE

  • Cameron Scadding

    Cameron Scadding

    Managing Director
    Source Certain International

  • Andrew Sellick

    General Manager Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility
    Virgin Australia

  • Craig Shapiro

    Craig Shapiro

    Co-CEO & Founder
    Bridge Hub & Blue River Group

  • Fiona Simson

    President
    National Farmers Federation

  • Arianna Sippel

    Adviser Agribusiness & Food Investment
    Austrade

  • Prof. Salah Sukkarieh

    CEO
    Agerris
    Prof. @ University of Sydney

  • Ehsan Tavakkoli

    Dr Ehsan Tavakkoli

    Research Scientist
    NSW Department of Primary Industry

  • Phil Tickle

    Managing Director
    Cibo Labs Pty Ltd

  • Ben van Delden

    Partner
    AgriFood Tech Sector Lead
    KPMG Australia

  • Krista Watkins

    Managing Director
    Natural Evolution

  • Justin Webb

    Co-Founder & Chairman
    AgriWebb

  • Michael Wilkes

    Ruminant Production Consultant
    Thomas Elder Consulting

  • Pia Winberg

    Pia Winberg

    Director, CEO & Chief Scientist
    Venus Shell Systems

  • Gavin Williams

    Chief Development Officer, Regional & Remote
    NBN Co.

  • Robert Williams

    Robert Williams

    Director
    Artesian

  • Monica Chetty

    Pardoo Beef
    Director Strategic Partnerships

  • Michael Zimmerman

    Partner
    Main Sequence Ventures

2020 Finalists.

  • George Chapman

    Producer
    Ololo Farming Company

  • Leesa Chen

    Future Leaders Scholar
    Westpac

  • Maddison Clonan

    Research Horticulturalist
    Northern Territory Department of Primary Industry and Resources

  • Genevieve Griffin-George

    Founder
    PICMI

  • Angela Hughes

    Undergraduate Student
    Charles Sturt University

  • Samuel Johnston

    Co-Founder and Director
    Thank A Farmer For Your Next Meal

  • George Stacey

    Project Officer
    RCS Australia

  • Caitlin Vayro

    PhD Graduate
    University of Southern Queensland

2020 Partners

Platinum Partner.

Elders has played a key role in rural Australia for 180 years. Their expansive network offers links to markets, tailored advice and specialist knowledge across a range of products, including farm supplies, livestock, wool, grain, finance, insurance and real estate. They are committed to delivering value to the local communities in which they operate and the future of Australia’s agriculture industry.

Through their technical services business they offer sustainable crop and livestock production management advice, Thomas Elder Consulting provides independent premium services to drive long-term sustainable farm profitability consulting through to industry research, development and extension. Thomas Elder Institute drives collaboration and partnerships for better adoption of RD&E.

elders.com.au

Strategic.

Silver.

Startup Alley.

Future Young Leaders.

Additional Partners.

Hospitality Suite.

Media.

Event Organisers.

  • "Everything I experienced, saw and heard about this event, and the support from Austrade, makes this the stand out ag event of the last years."

    Gavin Smith, Bosch Australia
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    Denis Gavin, Lindsay NZ
  • "Thank you for an amazing two days – was such a fantastic and inspiring event. Exceptionally well run too.”

    Sarah Keenan, NZTE
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