More than 200 farmers from across New South Wales will be attending this year’s NSW Farmers’ Association Annual Conference at the Marriott Hotel, Circular Quay.
Key note speakers include Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce, NSW Minister for Primary Industries Niall Blair, Minister for Innovation and Better Regulation Matt Kean, National Farmers’ Federation President Fiona Simson and NSW Farmers’ Association President Derek Schoen.
This year three panel sessions will also be held:
Telecommunications panel session- Rural Connectivity out in the Paddock
Chair- Johanna Plante, ACCAN- Tuesday, July 18 at 3:25PM
Dan Lloyd- Vodafone
Tim O’Leary- Telstra
Tony Bundrock- Activ8me
Political panel session- The future of Regional NSW and our Agricultural Industry
Chair- Sean Nicholls, Sydney Morning Herald- Wednesday, July 19 at 1PM.
The Hon. Niall Blair, MLC
Mr Ryan Park, MP
Mr Justin Field, MLC
The Hon. Robert Brown, MLC
The Hon. Paul Green, MLC
Water panel session- What’s next for the Murray Darling Basin Plan
Chair- Scott Hansen, Director General, NSW DPI- Thursday, July 20 at 10:25am.
Gavin Hanlon- NSW DPI
Phillip Glyde- MDBA
Steve Whan- NSW Irrigators’ Council
Perin Davey- PD Strategy
Tony Quigley- Quigley Farms