In recognition and celebration of The United Nations International Day of Women and Girls in Science, GIWA and Australian Export Grains Innovation Centre (AEGIC) are celebrating women in science and R&D in Australian agriculture and the grain industry at the 2024 GIWA Breakfast.
Tuesday, 27 February 2024
Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre, Riverview Room 5
Tickets are now on sale for the 2024 GIWA Breakfast which is held in conjunction with the GRDC Grains Research Update, Perth and is proudly sponsored by AEGIC.
Guests will enjoy a video presentation from Jessica Wade, a physicist and Research Fellow at the Blackett Laboratory of Imperial College in London. Jessica is a multiple award-winner including a British Empire Medal for services to gender diversity in science and has been creating Wikipedia profiles for overlooked women scientists since 2017.
Following AEGIC’s Executive General Manager Courtney Draper will moderate a panel to discuss science in agriculture and the importance of fostering women’s leadership within the grains industry. The panel will also delve into ways we as an industry seek to broaden the diversity of voices contributing to our grains industry.
- Dr Larisa Cato, AEGIC Wheat Quality Technical Markets Manager
- Heather Brayford, DPIRD Director General
- Ben Macnamara, CBH CEO
- Prof, Sharon K. Parker, Ambassador for Women and Mentor, Researcher, Author and Public Speaker
Tickets are $80 per person, including a plated breakfast (plus booking fees).
Arrival at 7am with the GIWA Breakfast commencing at 7:15am sharp.
REGISTRATION IS ESSENTIAL
Please contact the GIWA Team if you have any questions via [email protected] or call +61 8 6262 2128.
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