"The Eagle, The Bear, The Dragon ... The Kangaroo?"

Australian Grains Industry Conference 2018

1-2 August 2018, Crown Promenade, Melbourne (AGIC Golf Day on 31 July)



Early Bird rates closed on 6 July, but conference registrations remain open. Registration options include: full conference (with and without the dinner included), day-only and dinner-only options - and of course Golf Day bookings. Registrations can be made via this website and discounted group bookings can be made for 5 or more delegates.

cbh_group_logo.gif  Conference Dinner.

Always a highlight of the conference, the CBH Australian Grains Industry Dinner tables are filling fast. Table reservation requests need to be advised to the conference organisers as soon as possible and individual bookings can be made via this website.

download (5).jpg  Conference Technical Program

The strongest-ever line-up of international and local speakers is now confirmed for AGIC 2018. Details of the program are available on this website and on our AGIC2018 App. Based around our "The Eagle, The Bear, The Dragon ... The Kangaroo?" conference theme, speakers will canvas the critical issues relating to changing world grains supply and demand patterns, new trade and political developments, critical technology changes and much more. AGIC 2018 will cover all the key issues affecting all levels of the industry.

Some of the international speakers include:

  • Bill Lapp (Principal Advanced Economic Solutions, USA)
  • William Syers (Bunge Asia Pte Ltd)
  • Andrei Agapi (S&P Global Platts, Singapore)
  • Yebin Li CEO (COFCO Agri Australia)
  • Lyndon Asser (Glencore Agriculture Pty Ltd)
  • Nikolay Gorbachov (Ukrainian Grain Association)
  • Guruswamy Chandrashekhar, Global Agribusiness and Commodities Market Specialist, India)
  • Jorg Binkert (KASPAR SCHULZ, Germany)
  • Dr. Rory Deverell (INTL FCStone)

The program also features leading Australian political and industry leaders, including:

  • Hon David Littleproud (Minister for Agriculture & Water Resources)
  • Hon Steven Ciobo (Minister for Trade and Investment)
  • Hon Joel Fitzgibbon (Shadow Minister Agriculture)
  • Graham Bradley (GrainCorp)
  • Jimmy Wilson (CBH Group)

Many other industry experts are also lined-up to speak and participate in panel sessions.

  IKON AGIC 2018 Golf Day (31 July)

Plans are in place for the IKON AGIC 2018 Golf Day at the prestigious Huntingdale Golf Club. Last year's inaugural event was a great success and this year promises to be better still! Places are limited, so individual players and company teams need to book as soon as possible to ensure a place. Registrations for the Golf Day can be made on this website.

download (7).jpg  Sponsorship

Almost every AGIC 2018 sponsorship opportunity has now been taken-up by past and new supporters of the conference. We sincerely thank all those organisations who have chosen to support the conference this year - see AGIC Sponsors page. Contact us today if you would like to discuss the remaining sponsorship opportunities.

download (3).jpg  Trade Exhibition

We are delighted that we have an increased number of trade exhibitors this year, but we have now passed the final deadline for accepting any new applications. We appreciate greatly the support we have received from previous and new trade exhibitors this year and remind all participants to check that they have sent their information to MoretonHire and/or the conference organisers, and that they are making arrangements to get all required exhibition materials to the Crown by the due dates, and labelled appropriately.

   AGIC2018 App, Twitter, or register your interest ... keeping you up to date

Our new AGIC2018 App (sponsored by CME Group) is now available and includes all program, sponsor, speaker, registration, accommodation, exhibition and other information. See all essential AGIC 2018 information on your mobile phone/computer and follow the latest conference developments as they occur. Enter the following URL code and follow the instructions to install the App on your phone, or, mobile device http://my.yapp.us/9K2Z8A. AGIC 2018 details in your pocket and up to date!Also, visit our #AGIC2018 Twitter site and follow our AGIC communications to stay up to date on AGIC 2018 details and developments.