evokeAG. Future Young Leaders.

Future Young Leaders Program – Proudly brought to you by the Council of Rural Research
& Development Corporations.

As part of AgriFutures Australia’s commitment to celebrating the diversity of thought and support for agriculture’s emerging leaders, the evokeAG. Future Young Leaders Program will identify 10 emerging thought-leaders within agriculture to attend evokeAG. on 19-20 February 2019 in Melbourne. The successful applicants will present their key passion and/or research relating to one of the event themes – food, farm or future – to an international audience.


Why enter?

The opportunity to present and highlight your passion and ideas to a room full of producers, investors, private enterprise, corporates, government and entrepreneurs is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and will be highly sought-after.

Winners will receive return economy airfares, accommodation, airport transfers, a delegate pass to evokeAG. as well as a five-minute presentation opportunity across one of the multiple stages at the event.

Applicants must be Australian or New Zealand citizens or permanent residents, currently residing in Australia or New Zealand. Full terms and conditions can be found here.

Application Process:

1. Follow evokeAG.:

InstagramFacebook | Twitter | LinkedIn

2. Follow AgriFutures Australia:

Instagram | Facebook | Twitter | LinkedIn

3. Sign up to the AgriFutures™ Ignite Network

4. Create a short video (maximum 55 seconds) on the topic of:

Why should you be selected as a voice of the future at evokeAG.?”

5. Start your application and upload your video


Applications have now closed, successful finalists will be announced shortly.


Click here to view the evokeAG.
Future Young Leader terms and conditions.

Review Process & Timeline:

The Future Young Leaders Selection Panel will review all applications and select the first eight places. The final two places will be awarded as ‘People’s Choice’. A shortlist of up to five applicant videos will be shared on the evokeAG. social media channels via Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn for the general public to vote for their ‘People’s Choice’.

The top two video applications receiving the most votes will be awarded the final two places. Any videos created with copyrighted music must have a license for that piece of music or submissions will not be considered. Evidence of your license (or evidence that you are using royalty free music) must be provided with your submission.

  • Applications open:
    Monday, 17 September 2018
  • Applications close:
    Friday, 12 October 2018 at 11:00pm AEDT
  • First eight places confirmed:
    Thursday, 25 October 2018
  • People’s Choice Award – online voting period:
    Monday, 5 – Monday, 12 November 2018
    The two videos with the most “likes” across evokeAG. Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn at 9:00am (AEDT) Monday, 12 November 2018 will be deemed the winners.
  • People’s Choice Award places confirmed:
    Monday, 12 November 2018
  • Public announcement of Future Young Leaders:
    Monday, 19 November 2018
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