13th Australian Barley Technical Symposium 2007 (ABTS 2007)

Venue: Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle

Location: Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia

Event Date/Time: Aug 26, 2007 End Date/Time: Aug 30, 2007
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Description

ABTS 2007 will bring together all sectors of the barley, malting, feed grain, research, marketing and brewing industries in the southern hemisphere.
The symposium will look at a unique range of issues confronting the Australian barley industry such as the possibility of deregulation, the need to compare our performance to other southern hemisphere production areas, environmental changes affecting the region, alternative uses of barley and many more.
Discussion subjects include:
Barley in the southern hemisphere
Comparing and contrasting barley industries – Australia, New Zealand, South America, Africa
Agro-ecological alliances - what value?
Will the southern hemisphere be the food bowl for the north? South versus North - supply, demand and new competitors

Latest research and technology
Breeding
Production
Grain handling and storage
Processing – malting, brewing, distilling, food and feed

Deregulation of the supply chain
Deregulation at both the supply and demand ends
Impact on breeding, research and the R & D dollar
Impact on farming, marketing and the market place
Learning from the experience of others

Sustainability of the industry
Production impact from landscape and environmental change
Exploring alternative uses of barley
Barley breeding – the David and Goliath threat
A world without barley – can it happen?

Venue

Cnr Marine Terrace and Essex Street
Fremantle
Australia
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