The food and agriculture industries in Tasmania have long been important to the local economy, but substantial challenges are ahead as consumer demand changes, climate change and enviromental considersation impac the sector, and technology transforms management approaches and skills required for the future of farming.
Join us for a fascintating evening with leaders from Willie Smith Cider, Houston’s Farm, Fermentasmania, the Future Business Council and the University of Tasmania to discuss what the future of food and agriculture look like for Tasmania.
Make sure you don’t miss this exclusive event that will answer the big questions and lay out the practical steps government, community, industry can take to unlock Tasmania’s economic future.
- Kim Seagram & Tom Lewis, Fermentasmania
- Anthony Houston, Houston’s Farm
- Andrew Smith, Willie Smith Cider
- Tom Quinn, Future Business Council
Refreshments will be served from 5.30pm. Register quick to secure your place.
Hosted by the Future Business Council and the University of Tasmania’s School of Business & Economics, this is the first event in a series exploring opportunities for the Tasmanian economy in 2016.
Find out more and become involved by contacting either organisation for more information.
About the Future Business Council
The Future Business Council is a peak business group representing the next generation of business in Australia. Our members are leading companies that recognise the word is rapidly changing and understand a new approach is needed for businesses to survive and thrive this century.
Our purpose is to set a positive new vision for Australia’s economic future and drive the reforms will accelerate the transition to a more innovative, sustainable and fair economy.
About the University of Tasmania Business School
The Tasmanian School of Business and Economics is committed to extending the boundaries of business education. It has a vision is to advance the well-being, economic and social development of the people of Tasmania and our communities.
The School is committed to creating collaborative, innovative research, teaching and engagement programs that foster sustainable economic and social impact within Tasmania and provide a model for business schools throughout the region and world. The School is works to leverage the strengths of our unique socio-ecological location in Tasmania and its strong interdisciplinary connections across the university to focus on the three general domains of: Person in Context, Collaborative Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and Sustainability in Business and Community.