31 October - 2 November 2022 | Brisbane Australia

News & media


Media Releases

29 August – Towards 2050: TropAg delegates working to feed the world, Prof Matthew Morell

19 September – Protected cropping – planning for the future, Prof Paul PG Gauthier

26 September – Where one stands on livestock issues is a function of where one sits, Dr Jimmy Smith

4 October – Driving food security through sustainability, Su McCluskey

10 October – Bush foods bring Indigenous knowledge to mainstream markets, Hon Prof Henrietta Marrie

17 October – Making fruit and vegetables better for a healthier population, Dr Haven Baker

24 October – Tracing banana evolution critical to future crops,   Dr Angélique D’Hont 

25 October – Looking to the past to save the future, Enterprise Prof Bruce Pascoe and Assoc Prof Alison Crowther

28 October –  Media alert: Leaders converge on Brisbane to solve global food insecurity, ACIAR Prof CEO Andrew Campbell

31 October – Securing global food supply focus of international conference, Prof Matthew Morell

31 October – UQ research to cut methane emissions in Australia’s cattle industry, Professor Ben Hayes

1 November – Photo opportunity: Signing of Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) between UQ and CGIAR to strengthen agri-food systems in southeast Asia and the Pacific 

1 November – Sweetening the deal without the sugar, Dr Olivia Wright

1 November – Young producers outstanding in their field, The Honourable Mark Furner

TropAg Podcast

TropAg Podcast: Prof Michael Westaway on the Origins of Agriculture.

TropAg Podcast: Prof Bruce Pascoe on the Origins of Agriculture.

TropAg Podcast: Prof Paul Gauthier on Protected Cropping

TropAg Podcast: Prof Matthew Morell on the importance of TropAg

TropAg Podcast: Ms Su McCluskey on the global focus on sustainable food

TropAg Podcast: Hon Prof Henrietta Marrie on Indigenous ownership of bushfood industries 

TropAg Podcast: Prof Ian Godwin on genetically modified food

TropAg Podcast: Prof Neena Mitter on her work at QAAFI’s Centre for Horticultural Science

TropAg conference photos

Credit: The University of Queensland and Lyndon Mechielsen.

Plenary presentations

31 October: TropAg presentation slides – Su McCluskey 

1 November: TropAg presentation slides – Paul PG Gauthier

2 November: TropAg presentation slides – Jimmy Smith

2 November: TropAg presentation slides – Angelique D’Hont

TropAg media contacts:

Carolyn Martin carolyn.martin@uq.edu.au +61 (0)439 399 886
Natalie MacGregor n.macgregor@uq.edu.au +61 (0)409 135 651

TropAg 2022 stats

1009 Delegates
53 Counties represented
6 Plenary speakers
48 Symposia sessions
261 Poster presentations
6 Conference themes
43 Sponsors and exhibitors 


31 October – 2 November
2022 Brisbane Australia

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