Climate crisis has been declared across Aotearoa New Zealand and our food and fibre industries are faced with the challenge of how to produce high-value food sustainably, whilst adapting and building resilience to a changing climate. Reducing emissions, finding the best use for land, protecting our water, animal and social welfare and improving biodiversity are all pieces in this very complex demanding puzzle which will be explored in this session. An increase in floods, droughts and pests are all possible – how might we build climate resilience and protect our natural resources and food production for future generations?
Seminar Session A : Our Changing Climate – A Global Outlook
8.00am Networking & Morning Tea
8.45am Session Introduction
8.50am Keynote 1 - Impacts of the Climate Crisis on Pastoral Agriculture
9.00am Keynote 2 - Transforming New Zealand Agriculture
9.10am Keynote 3 - Global Trends in Future Proteins : Fad or Here to Stay?
9.20am Panel Discussion and Q&A
9.45am Session A Ends
MORNING TEA BREAK
Seminar Session B : Climate-Smart Food Production
10.15am Session Introduction
10.20am Keynote 1 - Impacts of the Climate Crisis on Pastoral Agriculture
10.30am Keynote 2 - Transforming New Zealand Agriculture
10.40am Keynote 3 - Global Trends in Future Proteins : Fad or Here to Stay?
10.50am Panel Discussion and Q&A
11.15am Session B Ends