2020 Program to be advised. 2019 program below.
AOA AGM – WEDNESDAY 16 OCT 2019, Albury Entertainment Centre, Albury
|3:00PM||AGM Registration Desk Open, Foyer|
|AGM Chair: Michael Thomsett|
|5:00PM||Welcome Function In Exhibition Room||Exhibition Room|
|6:00PM||Official Opening Of Exhibition||Exhibition Room|
CONFERENCE DAY 1 – THURSDAY 17 OCT 2019, Plenary Room, Albury Entertainment Centre
|7:30AM||Registration Desk Open – Plenary Foyer Area|
|Session Chair: Michael Thomsett|
|8:15AM||Welcome & Housekeeping|
|8:25AM||Best You, Better Business – Strategies to Increase Effectiveness||Rob Edwards|
|9:40AM||Session Round Up & Questions|
Sponsored by Braud Australia
|10:30AM||The Benefits of Benchmarking – The Macadamia Experience||Jeremy Bright|
|11:10AM||Horticulture Innovation Presentation||Brenda Kranz|
|11:20AM||IPDM Project – The Next Phase||Dr Robert Spooner-Hart|
|11:40AM||Remote Sensing – The Sky Is The Limit||Alex Schultz|
|12.00PM||OliveCare – Upping The Ante On Quality||Peter McFarlane|
|12:20PM||Session Round Up & Questions|
Sponsored by Modern Olives
|Session Chair: Andrew Burgess|
|1:40PM||Olive Wellness Institute – What’s On Offer?||Abby Dolphin|
|2:00PM||The Importance Of Soil Carbon||John Barton|
|2:30PM||Climate Change, Extremes and Agriculture||Gary Allan|
|3:00PM||Session Round-Up And Questions|
Sponsored by Australian Frost Fans
|3:35PM||Don’t Get Burned – How To Manage Frost||Steven Falivene|
|4:05PM||Impact Of Frost On EVOO Quality Parameters||Claudia Guillaume|
|4:35PM||Real World Outcomes From The Food Service Project||David O’Dea|
|5:00PM||Session Round Up & Questions|
|5:10PM||DAY 1 PLENARY CLOSE –|
|CONFERENCE DINNER, 6.00 pm – 11.00 pm at the ALBURY CLUB, ALBURY|
DAY 2 – FRIDAY 18 OCT 2019, Plenary Room, Albury Entertainment Centre & NSW TAFE
|8.00AM||Registration Desk Open.|
|Session Chair: Paul Miller|
|8:30AM||Olive Market By Numbers||Andrew Burgess|
|9:00AM||Opening The Door To Grove Retail Sales||Rob Whyte|
|9:30AM||Alternative Business Models For Small Operators||Stephen Parker|
|9.55AM||Session Round Up & Questions|
Sponsored by Agromillora
|10:30AM||Xylella – Act Like It Is Already Here||Craig Elliot|
|11:00AM||Cybersecurity – Keeping You And Your Business Safe||Glenn Makowski|
|11:30AM||Digital Marketing For Small Business||Lauren Hamilton|
|11:55PM||Session Round Up & Questions|
Sponsored By Grochem Australia
FIELD VISIT – TAFE NSW National Environment Centre. A Case Study In Sustainable Grove Management
|Buses Depart Albury Entainment Centre at 1.00PM|
|5:00PM||Day 2 Close|
|AIOA GALA PRESENTATION DINNER, 6.30PM – 11.00PM at the Albury Entertainment Centre, Albury|
DAY 3 – SATURDAY 19 OCT 2019, Super Saturday Workshops & More.
|8:00AM – 11.30AM||
Social And Digital Marketing Workshop
Learn the tricks of the trade with this hands-on digital marketing workshop that outlines gold star content, best practice engagement for Facebook and Instagram, and search engine optimisation for your website. Learn and practice the latest techniques from a highly respected professional who understands small businessess. From beginners to veterans, Lauren will provide a practical experience that will give everyone something beneficial to take home. As participation is encouraged during the workshop, attendees are encouraged to bring along their laptops, phones or tablets.
|8:00AM – 11.30AM||
The Economics of Table Olives Production From Set-Up To Sales
Linda Costa is back by popular demand after her widely acclaimed table olive workshop at last year’s conference. This year’s workshop will focus on setting up a table olive operation, and then cover the requirements of the raw material, processing issues, storage, monitoring, packaging, labeling and pasteurisation. The workshop will end with a tasting session.
|1:00PM – 4.30PM||
TasteBook™ Live – EVOO & Olive Sensory Workshop.
A convenient session of the highly popular TasteBook™ sensory development program. Delegates will taste and workshop a range of EVOOs and Table Olives.
|Dr Soumi Paul Mukhopadhyay|
|12.00PM – 11.00pm||
Olives And Wines Field Tour
The afternoon begins with a bus ride to a memorable lunch and matching wines at the famed Jones Winery. Next stop is the international award-winning Morris Winery where delegates will participate in a unique session of matching olives and wines. Then its round-the-corner for a technical session in the grove at Gooramadda Olives. The day concludes with a farewell dinner at the renowned Tuileries resort. Join your olive industry colleagues for a taste-worthy experience.
|Jones Winery, Morris Winery, Gooramadda Olives, Tuileries Resort (Dinner tickets can be purchased separately)|
|Buses depart back to Albury Entertainment Centre from 10.00PM.|
NOTE: The National Olive Industry Conference and Trade Exhibition Program is subject to change without notice.