THURSDAY 14 OCT 2021, Gateway Quality Inn, Devonport, Tasmania.

3:00PM AGM Registration Desk Open, Foyer
AGM Chair: Michael Thomsett
4.00PM AGM Sinatra Room
5:00PM Welcome Function Sinatra Room

FRIDAY 15 OCT 2021, Optional Field Tour

8:30AM Bus departs for Lentara Grove, Exeter. Field Day activities TBC.
12:00pm BBQ lunch, Glendale Olives, White Hills
1:00PM Glendale Olives, White Hills. Field Day activities TBC.
4:00PM Bus arrival back to Gateway Quality Inn, Devonport
AIOA Awards DINNER, 6.30 pm – 11.00 pm at the Paranaple Convention Centre

SATURDAY 16 OCT 2021, Day 1, Paranaple Convention Centre

7:30AM Registration Desk Open, Foyer Area

Session 1: The Big Picture

Session Chair: TBA

8:30AM Grand Opening
8:50AM Economic Review
9:30AM Olive Industry Market Update
9.55AM Session Round Up & Questions
10:00AM

MORNING TEA

Sponsored by OliveBiz

Session 2: Table Olive Varietal Performance Panel
10:45AM  Table Olives Panel Discussion
11:30AM New varieties – nursery; mechanical harvesting; Consumer demand / preferences
12:00PM Session Round Up & Questions
12:15PM Sponsor presentation followed by LUNCH
Session 3: Biosecurity
Session Chair: TBA
1:30PM Olive Fly Management
1:50PM Fruit Fly Incursion – A grower’s perspective
2:10PM Disease & Pest Issues from this year
2:30PM Xyllela Update
3:15PM Session Round Up & Questions
4:00PM AFTERNOON TEA
Session 4: Biennial Bearing in Olives
Session Chair: Paul Miller
4:00PM How to control Biennial bearing – theory
4:30PM How to control Biennial bearing – practice
4:50PM Session Round Up & Questions
5:00PM Day 1 close
CONFERENCE DINNER,  6.30PM – 11.00PM, Mersey Yacht Club, Devonport

SUNDAY 17 OCT 2021,Paranaple Convention Centre

8:00AM Registration Desk Open
Session 5: Pre- and Post- Gate
Session Chair: TBA
8:30AM Rural Finance
9:00AM Olive Oil in Cooking
9:45AM The export experience
10:15AM Session Round Up & Questions
10:30AM MORNING TEA
11:00AM From Paddock to Plate
11:30AM Improving Productivity in NZ olive groves – Focus Grove Project
12:15PM Session Round Up & Questions
12:30PM Sponsor presentation followed by LUNCH
Olive National Map Workshop
2:00PM Remote Sensing technology and the National Tree Crop Map
4:00PM Official Close and Thank You

 

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NOTE:  The National Olive Industry Conference and Trade Exhibition Program is subject to change without notice.