Innovation Series: Advancing Innovation in Agricultural Industries
Davies Collison Cave is a sponsor of the Innovation Series. On 18 October, Davies Collison Cave sponsored the third and final luncheon for the year – Innovation Series: Advancing Innovation in Agricultural Industries. The series continues to attract high quality speakers and attendees; over 120 on this occasion. The focus of the luncheon was the major issues facing agriculture in Australia caused by climate change which is driving the development of frontier science and technologies with the potential to transform the agrifood sector. Industry leaders discussed how they are addressing these issues, and presented on the latest technologies that are being developed to help sustain Australia’s agri-business, which offers enormous potential for Australia to meet human food demand on a global scale. Guest speakers were Joerg Ellmanns, Chairman and Senior Bayer Representative, Australia and New Zealand; Dr Bruce Lee, Director, Food Futures Flagship, CSIRO; and David Hudson, Managing Director, SGA Solutions Pty Ltd. Will Hird a partner of Davies Collison Cave delivered the welcome. The event was attended by a number of operators from our Sydney Office including: Chris Carter, Marion Heathcote, Joanna Jones, Sue Hantos, and Dawn Logan Keeffe.