evokeAG. Down to Earth - 21-22 February 2023
evokeAG. is the region’s premier agrifood tech event, attracting the entire ecosystem – leaders, farmers, innovators, researchers, universities, corporates, government and investors to one location to connect and collaborate. Join us at the Adelaide Convention Centre, South Australia on 21-22 February 2023 for evokeAG. Down to Earth where we will explore how farming, tech, science and people collectively have the power to bring innovative ideas to life.
Platinum partner - Elders
As rural Australia’s most trusted agribusiness, Elders has played a key role in rural Australia for more than 180 years. Our expansive network across Australia offers links to markets, tailored advice and specialist knowledge across a range of products and services, including farm supplies, agronomy, livestock, wool, grain, finance, insurance, and real estate. We are committed to delivering value to the local communities in which we operate and leading the way to a sustainable and prosperous future for Australia’s farmers.
Elders, for Australian agriculture.
Future Young Leaders Partner
Council of Rural Research & Development Corporations (Council of RDC's)
Sponsorship of the Future Young Leaders program is a collaboration between Australia’s 15 Research & Development Corporations (RDCs) through the Council of RDCs.
Thank you to Australian Eggs, Australian Meat Processor Corporation, Australian Pork, Australian Wool Innovation Limited, Cotton Research and Development Corporation, Dairy Australia, Fisheries Research and Development Corporation, Forest & Woods Products Australia, Grains Research and Development Corporation, Hort Innovation, LiveCorp, Meat and Livestock Australia, Sugar Research Australia, Wine Australia and AgriFutures Australia.
Syngenta is one of the world’s leading agriculture companies, comprised of Syngenta Crop Protection and Syngenta Seeds. Our ambition is to help safely feed the world while taking care of the planet. We aim to improve the sustainability, quality and safety of agriculture with world-class science and innovative crop solutions. Our technologies enable millions of farmers around the world to make better use of limited agricultural resources. Through partnerships, collaboration and The Good Growth Plan, we are committed to accelerating innovation for farmers and nature, striving for carbon neutral agriculture, helping people stay safe and healthy, and partnering for impact. For more information visit www.syngenta.com.au
CommBank has been supporting the Ag industry for over 100 years. Our Agribusiness specialists are locals with strong connections to farming communities and we have the expertise & agri-specific banking solutions to support Agribusiness of all types and sizes.
Find out how we can support your Agribusiness commbank.com.au/agribusiness
CSIRO applies world class multidisciplinary science, technology and facilities, relevant IP and global networks across the value chain to create healthier, trusted, safer and more sustainable food and fibre for the future.
Our research from gene to plate increases productivity and efficiencies at the farm level, improves the quality and yield of Australian crops, develops innovative food processing technologies, creates new value-added foods, and is growing the nation’s livestock, aquaculture and fishery industries.
We have a diverse range of people and partnerships that span Australia and 25 countries, fostering a shared vision to create measurable economic, environmental and social impact.
NBN Co- Welcome Dinner and Silver Partner
The nbn® network was built to lift Australia’s digital capability – from everyday streaming, to crucial connectivity in a crisis. A digital backbone, providing flexible products, solutions and essential services for people, businesses and communities in every corner of the country.
For us the build was just the beginning. We’re enhancing and optimising as we go and working with your providers to ensure the network is there to meet your needs today and helping you get the most out of it.
But we won’t stop there. Times change; needs increase; technology advances. So we’ll always be one step ahead, exploring and employing innovative products and solutions to make your network even better. Because we’re committed to delivering a network that evolves for you and
provides the connectivity you need; that Australia needs – now, and into the future.
New Edge Microbials
NEM is the leading Australian owned producer of biofertiliser, biostimulant and biocontrol products for agriculture. We harness the best Australian and global science to support sustainable farming and a healthier planet.
NEM’s scientifically proven biological products help farmers reduce their reliance on synthetic fertiliser inputs, reduce costs, increase soil organic matter, and provide improved soil and plant health.
We do this by harnessing the goodness of beneficial, naturally occurring microbes, and packaging them up in formats that farmers can easily incorporate into their crop management practices.
The SunRice Group is an ASX-listed, global food business and one of Australia’s leading branded food exporters.
With roots in Australia’s food bowl, the company was formed in 1950 when a group of rice growers pooled their resources in the Riverina region of New South Wales to build a single rice mill. Today, we have grown into one of the largest rice food companies in the world, comprising multiple businesses, assets and operations across Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East, the United States, the Pacific Islands and Asia.
For over 70 years, the SunRice Group has been transforming nature’s goodness into healthy, enjoyable and nutritious foods that meet the needs of discerning consumers around the world. In addition to its much-loved rice foods, the company offers a diverse portfolio of gourmet, ‘free from’ food products and animal feeds and nutrition.
The SunRice Group’s ̴ 35 major brands are sold in ̴ 50 global markets and it holds leading brand positions in 14 countries.
The company’s 2,000+ employees around the world have a strong focus on delivering value and are passionate about making a difference to places and lives everywhere through its more than 1,500 nourishing and delicious products.
The SunRice Group is a major employer in the Riverina, operating three rice processing mills in Deniliquin and Leeton, and a network of more than 70 storage facilities, CopRice animal ruminant facilities and other value-add facilities in Leeton.
UPL - Coffee Cart Partner
UPL Ltd. (NSE: UPL & BSE: 512070, LSE: UPLL) is a global provider of sustainable agriculture products and solutions, with annual revenue exceeding $6b.
We are a purpose-led company. Through OpenAg®, UPL is focused on accelerating progress for the food system. We are building a network that is reimagining sustainability, redefining the way an entire industry thinks and works – open to fresh ideas, innovation, and new answers as we strive towards our mission to make every single food product more sustainable.
As one of the largest agriculture solutions companies worldwide, our robust portfolio consists of biologicals and traditional crop protection solutions with more than 14,000 registrations. We are present in more than 130 countries, represented by more than 10,000 colleagues globally.
The Lucas Group- Charging Station Partner
For over three decades, The Lucas Group has been recruiting the right people for the right positions.
We're Australia's premier agri-industry recruitment firm. Providing human resource consulting services, executive search, and agribusiness recruitment across the industry. Our thorough search methods have no parallel. We combine a robust digital advertising campaign with direct contact, so you can be sure we've turned over every rock looking for your perfect fit.
The Lucas Group team comes from regional backgrounds, with many of us spending our weekends on-farm. We live agriculture, so we understand agriculture. Recruiting people in agribusiness takes more than just sitting in an office. This is why we're out and about at major industry events throughout the year, adding to our 60,000+ network of qualified candidates and keeping up with industry news.
We're here to help your agribusiness - if it involves your people, you need our people.
Rimfire - Water Bottle Partner
Rimfire are leaders in agribusiness recruitment, HR and benchmarking solutions across Australia and New Zealand. We're proud of our strong and long-standing relationships within the agribusiness sector which ultimately empowers us to find the right people and HR solutions to work in your business.
Lindsay International (ANZ) Pty Ltd
Lindsay International has been a leading global irrigation company for over 50 years with its Zimmatic brand of irrigators and is the dominant leader in irrigation technology innovation with inventing Variable Rate Irrigation (VRI) 13 years ago, the cloud-based control platform FieldNet and FieldNet Advisor, a revolutionary management solution providing growers with simple, science-based recommendations for better-informed irrigation scheduling decisions.
All these technology advancements help optimise water use efficiency to reduce costs, recognise our environmental obligations, and maximise yield and performance.
Empowering entrepreneurs to build the businesses of tomorrow, i4 Connect delivers the Entrepreneurs’ Programme Accelerating Commercialisation service nationally.
Our team of 26 facilitators have real-world business and entrepreneurial knowledge along with the skills to help founders, entrepreneurs and smaller businesses on their commercialisation journey through to first sales and beyond.
Leveraging our own start-up experiences, networks and contacts to help grantees, we guide each applicant down the pathway to receive up to $1m in matched funding grant support.
Over the past two years, i4 Connect has helped over 100 start-ups in a wide range of cutting-edge technologies with global market potential, helping them secure over $60m of grant funding.
Strategic and Industry Partners
Australian National University (CEAT)
The Centre for Entrepreneurial Agri-Technology is driven by the desire to build an agritech innovation ecosystem where world-class research and technology is targeted to agricultural challenges independent of traditional discipline boundaries.
Planet is the leading provider of global, daily satellite imagery and geospatial solutions. Planet is driven by a mission to image all of Earth’s landmass every day, and make global change visible, accessible and actionable. Planet provides mission-critical data, advanced insights, and software solutions to over 800 customers, comprising the world’s leading agriculture, forestry, intelligence, education and finance companies and government agencies, enabling users to simply and effectively derive unique value from satellite imagery. To learn more visit www.planet.com and follow us on Twitter at @planet.
2020 event highlights
evokeAG. is the premiere agrifood tech event in the Asia Pacific after having run two highly successful events in 2019 and 2020. evokeAG. 2020 was attended by over 1400 guests from 20 countries and proudly supported by 35 partners including 20 exhibitors, 52 startup displays and 10 hospitality suites.
Everything I experienced, saw and heard about this event, and the support from Austrade, makes this the stand out Ag event of the last years. Looking forward to future ones.Gavin Smith, President at Bosch Australia