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2019 event

evokeAG. was launched in 2019 at the Royal Exhibition Building, aiming to create an international event that would showcase, inspire, connect, provoke and elevate the importance of collaborative thinking for the future of agriculture by bringing together in one room; farmers, start-ups, entrepreneurs, investors, industry heavyweights, researchers, government, corporates and future young leaders.

2019 event highlights

  • 1,191

    Attendees across two days

  • 70

    Primary producers

  • 220

    International delegates from 16 countries

  • 76

    Investors

  • 10

    Future Young Leaders

  • 89%

    of post-event survey respondents rated their overall experience as high or very high

  • 12

    Pitch Tent participants

  • 115

    Speakers (82 Australian and 33 International)

  • 5

    Plenary sessions

  • 32

    Breakouts

  • 18

    Startups in startup alley

  • 30

    Partners

2019 program

Under the theme of `Food Farm Future’, the program included masterclasses, plenary sessions, breakout sessions, industry speakers and support for start-ups and agrifood tech businesses.

We challenged the conventions of how we think about what we eat and the ethics and impact of those choices. The sessions were thought-provoking, urgent and ignited conversations that every single person and organisation involved in agrifood tech should be having.

Some of the topics to take the stage were, the popularity of nutrition, health and wellness markets, advances in wine production, the role of genetics and cell biology in agrifoods, robotics, global venture capital investments plus insight into the buying trends of Millennials and Gen Z. There was also a focus on alternatives to traditional agricultural methods and why we need to evolve our farming practices.

News & media from 2019

Catch up on what you missed by exploring all the evokeAG. 2019 highlights, including editorials, plenary session recordings, podcasts and more.