AGIC Asia 2019 - China Program

Date:    7 March 2019

Venue: Kempinski Hotel, Shenzhen

(Program subject to change without notice)


8.30am - 9.00am Registration and Arrival tea & coffee


MC: Stephen Thompson & Peter Murphy Partner HFW

Opening/welcome presentations

Andrew Goyder Chair Grain Trade Australia

Ms Jan Adams Australian Ambassador to China

Pat O’Shannassy CEO Grain Trade Australia: Australian grain value proposition for customers 


10.15am -10.45am Networking morning tea break


Market outlook

Jack Zhuang CEO China AGLOOK: China grain market - trends and outlook

TBC China feed market - trends and outlook


Australian crop quality

TBC - Australian S&D and Australia’s grain industry capacity and supply potential  

TBC – 2018/19 Australian crop quality 

Andrew Goyder GrainLink: Market/trade perspective on oats

NTM video

Panel discussion – What makes the Australian industry attractive to customers

1.00pm-2.00pm Networking lunch break 


Maximising value of Australian grain – what’s new

Brenton Hosking Consultant AEGIC - Australian feed grains: Barley and canola meal for pigs 

Mark Tucek Barley & Oat Quality Program ManagerAEGIC - Novel oats products 

TBC – What’s in the variety pipeline

TBC – Barley in focus

Sara Grafenauer, Grains & Legumes Nutrition Council - Nutritional benefits of wholegrain consumption on population health

TBC: Utilising Australian wheat in Chinese noodle and bakery products


Summary remarks - Pat O’Shannassy CEO Grain Trade Australia

4.00pm-6.30pm Networking function

Incorporating presentations and tasting of bakery and traditional Chinese pastry samples made from Australian wheat flour