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AIS Greenworks PCA Conference 2015


Events and Festivals

Event details

Program Schedule

Catering to both intending and experienced commercial growers, you can register for the 2 1/2 day package (includes Sunday welcome plus lectures Mon/Tues), or for a single-day package (lectures Mon or Tues). The conference banquet (Mon) is an optional extra. The farm tours (Wed) are an optional extra available to conference delegates only.


Saturday 4th July 3:30pm - 6:30pm Growhard Gavita Workshop

Sunday 5th July 9am - 12noon Exhibitor set-up

1pm - 5pm Trade Exhibition open 6pm PCA AGM including elections

6pm - 8pm Welcome Cocktails on the Pavilion Lawn then in the Trade Exhibition

Monday 6th July 7am - 8pm Women in Greenhouses Breakfast, presented by Sharon Jurd

8am - 5pm Trade Exhibition open 9am - 5pm Official Opening, plenary lecture sessions, special guest speakers

6:30pm Pre-Banquet Drinks

6.30pm - 9.30pm Banquet & Awards for Excellence

Tuesday 7th July 8am - 5pm Trade Exhibition Open

9am - 5pm 5 x specific crop workshop streams

Fruits & Vegetables | Aquaponics |Berries | Leafy Greens | Floriculture

Wednesday 8th July 8am - 6pm

Choice of two bus tours - North or South.

North is to the Sunshine Coast visiting Tomato Bros at Eumundi, then Nora Valley's new 2HA site at Yandina, both are state of the art tomato growing operations. The North Farm Tour will endeavour to return delegates to the Brisbane & Gold Coast airports, & Jupiters, by 6 pm.

South is to northern NSW visiting Freshzest's 1HA glasshouse growing culinary herbs, then Wardell Hydroponics NFT lettuce growers utilising IPM (following a presentation to the conference on the Tuesday). It is intended there will be an additional stopover for each tour, to be advised prior to the conference. The South Farm Tour will endeavour to return delegates to Gold Coast airport & Jupiters by 6 pm.

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