The objective of the inaugural Australian Sugarcane Industry Futures Forum is to:
- Inspire and educate participants through novel thinking, future scenarios and innovation drivers;
- Work toward clarifying a sugarcane industry vision with whole-of-industry ownership; and
- Identify next steps and an action plan.
Please also see the National Sugarcane Industry RD&E Strategy, which is guiding this forum and its outcomes.
This report provides a summary of the Future Forum.
The below provides a summary of some of the presentations at the Futures Forum in Mackay on 17 April 2018.
Paul Higgins, Emergent Futures: Trends, Insights, Possibilities.
Brett Price, Agricultural Appointments: Identifying and attracting the skills and capabilities needed for the future.
Tom Rayner, Myriota: Emerging IoT applications in Australian Agriculture.
Jo Grainger, Department of Agriculture and Water Resources: The Commonwealth’s Agricultural Agenda.
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