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The program of the 17th Australian Wine Industry Technical Conference will include 11 plenary sessions incorporating WFA’s Outlook Conference.  A comprehensive workshop program, large poster display, student forum, a variety of social events and WineTech – the Australian Wine Industry Trade Exhibition will also be available to delegates.

Draft program outline:

Sunday, 21 July 2019
8.30am – 11am – workshops
12.30pm – 3pm – workshops
4.30pm – 7pm – workshops

Monday, 22 July 2019
8.30am – 10am – Session 1: Supply and demand outlook
10.45am – 12.15pm – Session 2: Where the future lies
1.45pm – 3.15pm – Session 3: Getting the foundations right
4pm – 5.30pm – Session 4: Doing business in a changing climate
7pm – 11pm – McWilliam’s Maurice O’Shea Award Dinner

Tuesday, 23 July 2019
8.30am – 10am – Session 5: Fresh science A
10.45am – 12.15pm – Session 6: Protecting and building better vineyards
1.45pm – 3.15pm – Session 7: The wine sensory experience
4pm – 5.30pm – Session 8: AgTech: the here and now
5.30pm – 7.30pm – Networking function at WineTech trade exhibition
7.30pm – 9pm – Student forum: In the wine light

Wednesday, 24 July 2019
8.30am – 10am – Session 9: Fresh science B
10.45am – 12.15pm – Session 10: Opportunities from new winemaking technologies
(includes announcement of Poster and Fresh science prize winners)
1.45pm – 3.15pm – Session 11: The future of industry, technology and wine
3.15pm – 4.30pm – Regional tasting

The program information is correct at the time of writing however the conference organisers reserve the right to change the program without notice.

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