Program


Monday 23 March — Pre-Conference

15.00-17.30 Farmer Support Groups Venue and low cost registration to be advised
17.30-19.00 Welcome Reception
Albury City Council Civic Welcome
Sam Johnson, Boxgum Grazing Paddock to Plate Business using Holistic Management

Tuesday 24 March — Conference

08.30-10.30 Session 1: The Big Picture — Why Farms Matter
Jenny Bell, Earth Canvas Artists and Regenerative Agriculture
Allan Savory, Savory Institute Reductionist Thinking, Holistic Management and Regenerative Agriculture
David Farley, Matrix Commodities Regenerative Agriculture, Better Food and Health
Anna Rose, Farmers for Climate Action Engaging Courageously in Confronting the Climate Challenge
Lyn Sykes Social Consequences – Why Farms Matter
Daniela Ibarra-Howell, Savory Institute Holistic Management as the Foundation for Regenerative Agriculture
10.30-11.00 Morning Tea
11.00-13.00 Session 2: Building Natural Capital — Farm Performance Options
Terry McCosker, Resource Consulting Services What we Know About Regenerating the Food Production System
Peter Richardson, MAIA Technology Data & Benefits of Planned Grazing
Brian Wehlburg, Inside Outside Management Holistic Management Approaches to Regenerative Agriculture
Walter Jehne, Regenerate Earth Grazing Ecologies in Regenerating Australia’s Natural Capital and Safe Future
Charles Massy, Monaro Woolgrower & Author Australia’s Anthropocene Crisis and Regenerative Solutions
Rowan Reid, Bambra Agroforestry Farm Fitting Trees into the Family Farming Landscape
13.00-14.00 Lunch — Young Farmer Highlights, Local Foodies
13.30-15.00 Session 3 - Investment in Regenerative Agriculture — New Farm Business and Investment
Harry Youngman, Tiverton Investment Investment in Regenerative Agriculture
Chris Balazs, Provenir Developing a Viable Market for Regeneratively Produced Agricultural Products
Helen McCosker, Carbon8 Crowd Funding of Regenerative Agriculture
Louisa Kiely, Carbon Farmers of Australia Carbon Farming and the Challenges Associated Therewith
Gary Nairn, The Mulloon Institute Regenerative Agriculture Initiatives
Jody Butterfield, Savory Institute 'Free Up the Natural Capital' of our Farming Mindset
15.30-16.00 Afternoon Tea
16.00-17.30 Session 4 - Farmers and Their Own Approaches
Chris Henggeler, Kachana WA Natural Capitalism and an Economy Driven by Sunshine
Hugh Jellie, ATA, New Zealand Overcoming Farm Viability Challenges
Tes Herbert, RMAC Beef Sustainability Framework Chair Beef Sustainability Framework
Tony Hill, Land to Market Australia Ecological Outcome Verification as a Fundamental Part of Regenerative Agriculture
18.30-21.30 Conference Dinner
Peter Lewis, formerly ABC Landline In Conversation with Allan Savory and Jody Butterfield

Wednesday 25 March — Field Trips

Multiple field trips are offered on day two of the conference (Wed 25 March) and you can select one as part of Registration. Please note that most are limited in numbers so please book early to avoid disappointment. Each trip is a complete tour so you can only select one. See details of the Field Trips here.

Thu 26-Sat 28 March — Savory Network Gathering

The Savory Global Network Gathering is an invitation-only event, open to Savory Hubs, Savory Accredited Professionals and Savory Regenerating Members. If you don't currently have a relationship with the Savory Institute, you can find more information about joining HERE.