Registrations are now open for the 2023 Science to Practice Forum

The Future Drought Fund’s annual Science to Practice Forum, presented by Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry, is on again, 6 – 8 June 2023.

The forum brings together farmers, researchers, government, industry, and the community to explore the innovative tools and practices helping our farmers and regions prepare for future drought.

Award-winning television journalist and presenter of ABC TV’s Landline, Pip Courtney, is hosting this year’s 3-day forum and will facilitate engaging discussions with keynote speakers, presenters and panel members.

Each day focusses on a particular theme:

Tuesday 6 JuneResearch and Development

Data-driven projects, stories around research trials and outcomes, future-driven content and content relevant to opportunities under the Future Drought Fund for Natural Resource Management, farming systems groups and research bodies.

Wednesday 7 June – Farmers, Producers and Agricultural Advisors

Stories of drought and preparing for it, ‘call-to-action’ presentations, content relevant to opportunities under the FDF for producers and their communities. Farmer and farm-advisor delivered stories.

Thursday 8 June – Community and Policy

Community and social projects, including presentations on farmer wellbeing and community resilience in the context of drought. Policy discussions and input from FDF network partners.

The 2023 Science to Practice Forum is held online and free to attend.

Register here now: