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Food Security and Biosecurity Symposium


3 November 2011

Protecting our crops: the interaction between food security and biosecurity

Presented as a joint event with the 2011 Farrer Memorial Medal ( please see the flyer under related)

ON: 16 November 2011

IN: Quad History Room 223, The University of Sydney

AT: 9am - 7pm (Farrer Medal from 5pm)

REGISTRATION: November 7, 2011

http://www.aiast.com.au/index.php?menu=home_page&action=event_view&id=184

Download the Registration Form under related

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Anyone with an active interest in the future health of Australia's grain, fodder, horticultural and apiculture industries.

WHY

To bring together agricultural professionals to interact with six leading experts speaking on the interaction between biosecurity and food security so that as an industry we are able to pre-empt and deal with biosecurity risks in a way which minimises major impacts on our food security.

WHO

The symposium is organised by the NSW Division of AIA in collaboration with the Farrer Trust, and supported by the Australian Plant Pathology Society, NSW Department of Primary Industries, Grains Research & Development Corporation, and The University of Sydney (Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources).

COST

$30 (AIAST and APPS members), $50 (non-members). Includes lunch, morning and afternoon tea.

Students are FREE but must register.

PLEASE NOTE:

2011 FARRER MEMORIAL MEDAL

You are also warmly invited to join us for the presentation of the prestigious 2011 Farrer Memorial Medal.

Leading University of Sydney crop researcher, Dr Colin Wellings, will present the oration.

The Farrer Memorial Trust are sponsoring drinks following the oration.

Please see the flyer under related

MORE INFORMATION

Please see the flyer under related


Contact: David Gale, Department of Primary Industries

Phone: 02 4640 6430 or 0423501972

Email: 23021b23174a73555e02362d5a30233c1d463c642103194c0b400c492807