Growing Agriculture @ 41 Degrees South

Excellence in farm management through innovation, diversification and integration with tourism

The 22nd International Farm Management Association Congress will be held at the Hotel Grand Chancellor in Launceston from 3 to 8 March 2019, with a supplementary day for Next Generation agricultural managers on Saturday 2nd March.

The theme for the 2019 Congress is Growing Agriculture @ 41 Degrees South – Excellence in farm management through innovation, diversification and integration with tourism.

The Congress will devote a number of sessions to presentations, discussions and workshops to examine what Governments, educators, researchers, consultants, farmers and commercial companies will need to do to capitalise on these opportunities.

The Congress program also includes 2 days of field tours visiting farms and related institutions in northern Tasmania, presentations on global “hot topics”, and contributed papers on the Congress sub-themes.

IFMA 22 is hosted by the Tasmanian Department of State Growth and the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (a joint venture between the University of Tasmania and the Department of Primary Industry, Parks Water and the Environment).

There will be a one week pre-congress tour in Tasmania and a one week post-congress tour on mainland Australia (travelling from Melbourne through farming areas of south-east Australia to Sydney.

Registrations for the Congress can now be made through this web site; proceed to registration

If you cannot register at this time, but would like to express interest in attending, please respond with your contact details to ensure you stay updated as planning continues.

Academic papers (peer reviewed), Applied papers (not peer reviewed) and Posters are invited on the theme and associated issues; see the web site tab “Presenting”.  Sub-themes focus on management actions to increase agricultural output,  future technologies, role of governments, people, business models, downstream linkages, environment and resources, research and extension services and regional strategies for growth.

David Armstrong
Congress Chair

May 2018

Call for Papers

May 2018

Registration Opens

31 October 2018

Papers Due

21 December 2018

Paper acceptance emailed

25 January 2019

Early Bird Registration Closes

2 - 3 March 2019

Next Gens Program

3 - 8 March 2019

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Who Should Attend

  • Farm Managers and Owners
  • Individual and Corporate Producers
  • Advisors
  • Suppliers
  • Researchers
  • University Lecturers
  • Government Representatives
  • Policy-makers
  • Farming and Marketing Organizations
  • Agribusiness Companies

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Congress Managers

For all enquiries please contact the team at Conference Design:

mail@conferencedesign.com.au
+61 3 6231 2999

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Venue

Hotel Grand Chancellor
Launceston Tasmania
Australia

IFMA 22 Hosts

IFMA 22 is hosted by the Tasmanian Department of State Growth and the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture (a joint venture between the University of Tasmania and the Department of Primary Industry, Parks Water and the Environment).

Northern Tasmania Development Corporation (NTDC) is a partner with IFMA in the presentation of these themed sessions.  The organisation has established specific economic growth targets in the regional economy, with a key emphasis based on primary industry.

Sponsors & Exhibitors

Silver & Field Tour Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor

Pocket Program Sponsor

Field Tour Sponsor

Sponsor

Next Gen Sponsor

Media Sponsor

Media Sponsor

Organising Committee

David Armstrong

Paul Bowman

Robin Thompson

Donna Lucas

Robert Patterson

Jemima Hamer

Gregg Bott

International Farm Management Association (IFMA)

The International Farm Management Association (IFMA) is a non profit-making organisation. The objective of the Association is to further the knowledge and understanding of farm business management and to exchange ideas and information about farm management theory and practice throughout the world.

This includes the whole spectrum of individual and corporate producers, managers, advisors, researchers, teachers, policy-makers, suppliers, farming and marketing organizations and agribusiness companies associated with agriculture, horticulture and rural enterprise.

Currently the Association has members in over 50 countries.