Important dates

20–22 November 2017
TropAg2017 conference secretariat
Tel: +61 7 3848 2100
PO Box 351, Hamilton Central QLD 4007 Australia


Over 700 delegates from around 50 countries joined us at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, for an insightful discussion on how we can better nourish the world through science.

TropAg2017 numbers:
720 attendees
24 trade stands
46 countries represented
248 posters
252 speakers
35 symposia

Some key messages from TropAg2017:
“Agriculture is becoming a vibrant, innovation-driven industry”

“The future of agriculture is committed to improved nutrient content in higher valued crops whether through natural breeding programs or genetic editing”

“Think about the impact of your research outside of your ‘bubble’ – what worldly impact will it have? How can you communicate your findings to improve the lives of people in third world countries?”

To view more from the conference success, click here.

We look forward to welcoming you back 11-13 November 2019 for TropAg2019.

TropAg2017 is the world’s leading tropical agriculture event bringing together the best in research and innovation, across plant, animal and food sciences. TropAg2017 focuses on science and technology solutions across the agriculture and food supply chain, including technology and investment. Now incorporating the agricultural technology AgFutures conference, TropAg is held in Brisbane, Australia, the capital of Australia’s second largest state, Queensland, which has 83 percent of its land area dedicated to tropical and sub-tropical agriculture.

TropAg2017 is the premier event for anyone concerned with addressing the many challenges in tropical and sub-tropical agriculture and food production. The 2017 conference theme is “high impact science to nourish the world”, reflecting the critical role of science, technology and innovation to the many challenges facing tropical and sub-tropical agriculture and food production globally.

Who attends TropAg2017?

Researchers, investors, agribusiness professionals, policy makers, agricultural technicians, producers and students find TropAg2017 an excellent opportunity to network, and to and learn from colleagues and leading scientific practitioners from Australia, and the world.



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