Monday 19th Nov, 2018

Eagle, dragon and bear set for Melbourne grains conference

Photo: Australian Wheat Board
Photo: Australian Wheat Board

WITH the theme of The Eagle, The Dragon, The Bear… The Kangaroo, the Australian Grains Industry Conference is set to kick off at Crown Promenade in Melbourne next week.


The Conference, which kicks off on Wednesday August 1, is to attract a host of experts from Australia and around the world.

Agriculture minister David Littleproud is to provide the opening address, while trade minister Steven Ciobo is set to provide the keynote address.

President of the Ukrainian Grain Association Nikolay Gorbachov is to present on the topic of Emerging presence of the Black Sea – what place in Asia?

ABC presenter Virginia Trioli is to do an industry leaders profile on the second morning, interviewing GrainCorp chair Graham Bradley and CBH Group chief executive Jimmy Wilson.

The event concludes with the CBH Australian Grains Industry Dinner.

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