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11th International Oat Conference 

2020 - Perth, Western Australia

The 11th International Oat Conference will be convened by the GIWA Oat Council on behalf of the International Oat Committee in Perth, Western Australia from 11th to 16th October 2020. 

Provisional Dates: 
Sunday, 11th October 2020 (Conference open)
Monday, 12th October to Thursday 15th October (Conference program, including field visits on Wed, 13th October)
Wednesday, 13th October (4pm to 8pm): GIWA Forum 2020, peak industry event featuring international industry key note speakers with a focus on the oat consumption in Asian markets.

Oat seed samples

SARDI on behalf of the International Oat Conference 2020 is now seeking interest for oat seed samples to enter Australia for growing during Autumn 2018. To submit oat seed samples, please contact Dr Pamela Zwer, Principal Oat Breeder, email

Conference & sponsorship enquiries:

Rachel Nash, Marketing and Communications Manager GIWA, Phone: +61 8 6262 2128 or email

Larissa Taylor, CEO GIWA, Phone: +61 8 6262 2128 or email:

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