Red Meat 2019 Program

Australian red meat producers and stakeholders are invited to attend Red Meat 2019 in Tamworth.

The program includes on-farm tours, the latest research, innovation and marketing insights, a red meat showcase, technology demonstrations, an industry breakfast and unrivalled networking opportunities. 

Please note this program is subject to change and will be updated as more details are confirmed. 

For catering purposes event registrations will close Friday 8 November. Register now.

 

Monday, 18 November 2019

TimeDetailsVenue

7:30am

Registrations open

Tamworth Regional Entertainment and Conference Centre (TRECC)

8:30am - 5:00pm

On-farm producer tours

As part of the Red Meat 2019 program, on-farm tours will visit Elders Killara Feedlot and Romani Pastoral Company. This is an opportunity to tour local properties and see innovative farming systems in action.

Numbers for these tours are strictly limited and will be allocated on a first to register basis.

Buses depart from and return to Tamworth Regional Entertainment and Conference Centre

5:00pm

MLA red meat showcase

Meet leading MLA researchers, leaders and the Board and gain insight into everything from emerging technology and research and development; to meeting consumer demand at home and around the world.

TRECC Showcase area

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Red Meat 2019 welcome function with drinks and canapés

TRECC Showcase area

Tuesday, 19 November 2019

TimeDetailsVenue

7:00am

Registrations open

Tamworth Regional Entertainment and Conference Centre (TRECC)

8:00am - 4.00pm

MLA red meat showcase

Meet leading MLA researchers, leaders and the Board and gain insight into everything from emerging technology and research and development; to meeting consumer demand at home and around the world.

TRECC Showcase area

8:00am - 8:15am

Welcome

TRECC Conference area

8:15am - 9:45am

Producer Consultation & Adoption Forum - driving profit through the farm gate

Panel session: Building resilience in a changing climate while maintaining productivity and animal wellbeing.

TRECC Conference area

9:45am-10:30am

Morning tea

TRECC Showcase area

10:30am - 12:00pm 

Producer Consultation & Adoption Forum - driving profit through the farm gate

Session 2: investments shaping red meat’s future

TRECC Conference area

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Lunch and cooking demonstrations

TRECC Showcase area

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Digital Forum session 1: Twelve months on from the Carwoola Digital Livestock 4.0 pilot

What have we learned and what are the aspirations?

TRECC Conference area

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Digital Forum session 2: Romani Digital Livestock pilot

What has been deployed, who has been engaged, and what are the next steps.

TRECC Conference area

3:30pm - 4:00pm

Afternoon tea

TRECC Showcase area

4:00pm - 5:30pm

 Red Meat Integrity Systems forum: 2025 and Beyond

This session will cover future opportunities for the red meat integrity system through technology and data systems, and how these will support industry in growing its competitive advantage, while creating real value for all participants within the value chain. 

TRECC Conference area

7:00pm  - 10:00pm

Social function

Join us for the social highlight of Red Meat 2019.

Tamworth Town Hall

Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Time DetailsVenue

6:30am 

Registrations open

Tamworth Regional Entertainment and Conference Centre

7:00am - 8:30am

Industry breakfast – sharing red meat’s story

Join MLA for a red meat-inspired breakfast and listen to an in-depth discussion about why red meat producers should be confident to ‘share their story’. 

TRECC Showcase area

8:00am - 3:30pm    

MLA red meat showcase 

Meet leading MLA researchers, leaders and the Board and gain insight into everything from emerging technology and research and development; to meeting consumer demand at home and around the world.

TRECC Showcase area

9:00am - 10:15am 

Global Markets forum session 1: Expanding market opportunities in Australia

The domestic market is the largest and most valuable destination for Australian red meat. This session will share the latest Australian consumer insights and what’s needed to capitalize on this demand.

TRECC Conference area

10:15am - 10:45am

Networking break

TRECC Showcase area

10:45am - 12:00pm

Global Markets forum session 2: Navigating the complex global trading and marketing environment

With more than 70% of Australian red meat production going to more than 100 markets, hear from one of our leading experts on latest global trade insights and a producer who is successfully navigating this complex marketplace.

TRECC Conference area

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Lunch and cooking demonstrations

TRECC Showcase area

1:30pm - 2:45pm

Sustainability forum: why demonstrating sustainability is critical to all red meat businesses from paddock to plate

What does a sustainable red meat and livestock industry look like and what does it mean for producers and the red meat value chain?  

TRECC Conference area

2:45pm - 3:30pm

Afternoon tea

TRECC Conference area

3:30pm - 5:00pm

MLA Annual General Meeting

TRECC Conference area

5:00pm

Closing function - BBQ and drinks

Featuring MLA chef Sam Burke and the Angus Reserve Barbeque Crew serving award-winning brisket and fire-pit lamb.

TRECC Forecourt