Industry Levy Sessions - 2018 National Conference

Hort Innovation are proud supporters of The Growing Edge - 2018 Nursery & Garden Industry National Conference as the Principle R&D Partner.

Consider attending some of the sessions supported by the Nursery Industry Levy.


Andrew Manners, University of Queensland

Diagnosing Plant Diseases
Techniques for identifying plant diseases and the first steps for responding
Wednesday, 21 February, 9.40am (Auditorium)

John McDonald, National Biosecurity Manager, Nursery & Garden Industry Australia

Awareness and preparedness: Nursery Industry Biosecurity Program
Learn how the industry's BioSecure HACCP program is recognised. How you can your business benefit?
Wednesday, 21 February, 9.05am (Auditorium)

Prof Mark Tjoelker, University of Western Sydney

Results of the Tree Standard Research
Get the results of the Tree Standard research from lead Researcher Mark Tjoelker and understand how they will affect your practices.
Wednesday, 21 February, 8.30 am ( Auditorium)

Ben Peacock, Republic of Everyone

202020 Vision & Plant Life Balance - update for industry
Hear the results of the levy's consumer campaign for Spring 2017 following the relaunch of Plant Life Balance and planned activities for 202020 Vision.
Tuesday 20 February, 12.10 pm (Tasman)

Selwyn Snell, Chairman, Hort Innovation Australia

HIA Project and Activities Update
HIA providing an update on levy receipts, cross industry projects and HIA activities for their members.
Tuesday, 20 February, 2.40 pm (Tasman)

Jan Paul van Moort, ACIL Allen Consulting

Nursery & Garden Industry Statistics & Research: Good data and business tool
A recent research project has delivered great results and a benchmarking tool for industry. Understand why you can be confident in the results and how to use the tool in your business.
Wednesday 21 February, 11.15 am ( Auditorium)

Dr Alistair Gracie & Dr David Monckton,Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture, University of Tasmania

WORKSHOP: Horticulture Masterclass - condensed module delivery
A conference workshop providing you with a taste for the University of Tasmania's Horticulture Masterclass.
Monday 20 February, 11am (Auditorium) 1 hour 40 mins

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And don't forget the Pre-Conference Tours