Striking the Social Balance:

Regulation, Accountability

and Profitability

26-27 October

QT Hotel, Canberra

1 London Circuit, Canberra

Day 1 - Wednesday 26 October

Making good policy to encourage a strong industry - producer and peak council briefing

12.00 Registration opens

2.00 Welcome and overview of industry

accountability of levy investment

2.15 Market access and trade opportunities -

the processes and challenges of translating

market access and compliance into trade

Facilitated discussion with Exporter


Liesel Alexander Commercial Manager, LiveCorp

Wayne Collier LEP Industry Capability Manager

Exporter Participants

Conference Welcome & Opening

3.00 What we are doing to capture the trade


3.40 Afternoon tea Roebuck Export Depot

4.00 Advocating and influencing - what is the

vision and how can industry overcome the


Richard Trivett Live Export Research and Development

Advisory Council (LERDAC) Chair

Cameron Hall Breeding Livestock Committee Chair

Adam Armstrong Protocol Committee Representative

Matt Linnegar Panel Facilitator

CEO, Australian Rural Leadership Foundation

Peak Industry Council Panel Participants:

Jed Matz CEO, Cattle Council of Australia

Kathleen Giles CEO, Sheepmeat Council of Australia

Fiona Landers Goat Producer, Goat Industry Council of

Australia Representative

4.45 End of session and closing remarks

6.10 Buses depart QT Hotel to Old Parliament House

6.30 Coopers Animal Health Sundowner Welcome BBQ and Drinks

10.00 First bus departs Old Parliament House to QT Hotel

10.30 Second bus departs Old Parliament House to QT Hotel

Day 2 - Thursday 27 October

Striking the social balance: regulation, accountability and profitability

8.00 Trade displays open

8.30 Conference introduction Don Heatley Forum MC

8.40 Welcome address David Galvin Chairman, LiveCorp


8.50 Official opening

9.00 Mastermind keynote address Andrew Hall Executive General Manager, Corporate Affairs,

Commonwealth Bank of Australia

9.45 Address by the Assistant Minister

to the Deputy Prime Minister

Hon Luke Hartsuyker MP

Assistant Minister to the Deputy Prime Minister

9.55 Morning tea ACE Laboratory Services

The global outlook for live export: can we deliver to the world

10.15 Global food production - what will it take

to reach the production peak?

Angus Gidley-Baird Rabobank

Session 1

10.55 Competition and Agriculture Mick Keogh ACCC, Agricultural Commissioner

11.35 Understanding the Indian Buffalo Trade:

a Malaysian perspective

Yusof Dayan Iskandar Carey

12.05 Lunch Wellard Rural Exports

Modernising regulation - dealing with the now

12.55 Overview of Labor's animal welfare policies

as they relate to the live export industry

Hon. Joel Fitzgibbon MP

Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

1.25 Regulation - the impact Michael Maxwell Clayton Utz

Session 2

1.55 Panel Session / Q&A

Balancing the issues - what should

regulation look like?

Michael Maxwell Clayton Utz

Mick Keogh ACCC, Agricultural Commissioner

Hon. Joel Fitzgibbon MP

Shadow Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry

2.30 Announcement of LIVEXforum

scholarship recipient

Peter Parnell CEO, Angus Australia

2.35 Afternoon tea Angus Australia

Transparency and accountability and the difference it makes

2.55 Updating Animal Welfare Thinking:

‘freedoms,’ ‘provisions’ aligned

‘welfare aims’ and ‘lives worth living’

Prof David Mellor Science Director, IAWC Ltd

3.40 Welfare indicators: how we shape the future Dr Teresa Collins Murdoch University

Session 3

4.10 Being seen: transparency and accountability Kelly Parkinson Futureye

4.40 Panel session / Q&A

Addressing the outrage

Troy Setter CEO, Consolidated Pastoral Company

Andrew Spencer CEO, Australian Pork Ltd

Heather Neil CEO, RSPCA

Kelly Parkinson Futureye

Prof David Mellor Science Director, IAWC Ltd

5.20 Closing remarks Simon Crean Chairman, ALEC

Conference Conclusion

6.00 IDEXX Pre-dinner Drinks at the QT Hotel IDEXX

7.00 Gala Dinner MC and Speaker - Jeff Green

• Young Achiever of the Year Award presentation

• Lifetime Achievement Award presentation

• Charity Auction - beneficiaries Royal Far West and Lily Mackett

LIVEXforum 2016


LiveCorp and ALEC would like to acknowledge the sponsorship of the

following organisations whose support has made this event possible.

Sponsors of the Gala Dinner

Gold Sponsor: Sponsor of the Sundowner Welcome BBQ and Drinks

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

LIVEX Supporters

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