The Rice Research Development Committee (RRDC), on behalf of the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC), is proud to be bringing this conference to the heart of Australia’s rice growing region in the Riverina district of New South Wales.
Join us for an opportunity to celebrate research and innovation in the field, discuss the latest issues and trends in temperate rice growing and network with industry professionals on an international level.
Designed to showcase the latest in temperate rice research, technology and innovation, the International Temperate Rice Conference will be held in Griffith, NSW from Monday, 6 March – Thursday, 9 March 2017, and will see hundreds of delegates from around Australia and the world travel to the region to attend.
Centred on the theme ‘Tradition, Technology, Productivity – A Balancing Act’, the conference will feature a series of dynamic presentations from local and international speakers, covering topics including Rice Breeding, Agronomy, Biotic and Abiotic Stress, Crop Protection, Quality, Rice Processing, Precision Ag and Extension.
Led by Keynote Speakers Dr Matthew Morrell, Director General, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI); Dr Steve Linscombe, Senior Rice Breeder, Louisiana State University Agricultural Centre; Professor Melissa Fitzgerald, Professor of Food Science, School of Agriculture and Food Sciences, The University of Queensland; and Dr Russell Reinke, Senior Scientist (Rice Breeding — Bio-fortification), IRRI; this premier agricultural event will be an invaluable experience for anyone involved in the rice industry.
he Rice Research Development Committee (RRDC), on behalf of the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC), is proud to be bringing this conference to the heart of Australia’s rice growing region in the Riverina district of New South Wales.
For more information head to itrconference.com or follow @ITRConference on Twitter.
Tickets can be purchased online at: http://bit.ly/2c4iA96
Registrations close February 24, 2017.
Full delegate registration (AUD): $880.00
Student (AUD): $440.00
62 Kurrajong Avenue Leeton, NSW 2705
Phone Number: 610269537382