National Indigenous Bushfood symposium

Level 14, Tower Three, International TowerS,

300 barangaroo avenue, BARANGAROO

Wednesday 27 November  

9:00 AM

Registrations open and tea and coffee.

 

9:30 

Chair Robynne Quiggin, Associate Dean (Indigenous) UTS Business School & Law will open day 

9:35

Welcome to Country by the Metro Land Council

9:45

Reflection on the Purpose of the Day with Milan Dhiiyaan

9:55

Opening Address Rayleen Brown Kungas can Cook

10:10 

What should we consider with regard to Indigenous interests?

Eddie Fry

IBA and ILSC Chair

10:20

The tradition of large-scale sustainable farming in Aboriginal farming practices

Bruce Pascoe, author of Dark Emu

10:35

Protecting family and culture while growing a commercial bushfood business

Pat Torres, Mayi Harvest 

10:50

Morning Tea

 

Product development

11:20

Robert Dann the boab nut man from Bindam Mie

 

11:45

Partnerships to develop bushfood products

Daniel Boud, General Manager

Something Wild Australia

12:00

Kakadu Plum Alliance  and a look at the Bushfood Supply Chain (NAAKPA)

 

12:30

Panel discussion with Indigenous businesses

13:00      Lunch

14:00

International opportunities - What are the commercial opportunities for bushfoods in relation to overseas market development and or existing business opportunities for bush foods? Issues around authenticity and certification and identifying export capable producers

 

Chris Rees,  Assistant General Manager – Partnerships (Austrade)

 

Whose who in the business development space

14:30 

How the Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation can help you grow your bushfood and botanical business 

Michael Davis, Agribusiness Development Manager

Jacob Habner, Central Divisional Manager, Our Country our Future

14:50

How IBA can help in this business space

Gemma Lloyd Senior Business Development Officer Indigenous Business Australia.

15: 00 

Laying the framework -Timeline for setting up a bushfood business, Gemma Lloyd Senior Business Development Officer Indigenous Business Australia.

16:00 Afternoon tea

 

 

Thursday 28

November 

 

09:00  Tea and coffee served

 

      The Legal landscape

9:15 

The Legal Framework and the Importance of Protocols – an overview

Terri Janke, Solicitor Director, Terri Janke and Company Pty Ltd.

10:30 

morning tea

 

11.00 

Protection of Indigenous Knowledge in the IP system

Terry Moore, Deputy Director General, Policy & Corporate Division, Protection of Indigenous Knowledge in the IP system, IP Australia 

11.40

Panel discussion

 

Midday    - Tribal Warrior cruise -buffet lunch

 

A global lens to provide pathways and comparisons

 

13.20

The Slow Food movement  - Good, Clean and Fair

Developing Indigenous food communities in your country 

Dale Chapman, Dilly Bag 

13.35

The role of the Department of Foreign Affairs in advancing Indigenous rights, protecting and promoting Indigenous knowledge systems, and supporting Indigenous businesses / products

Damien Miller, Assistant Secretary of the Soft Power, Partnerships and Research Branch at the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

14:05 

Call to action 

  1. Consider lobbying for ratification of the Nagoya Protocol and Code of Conduct

  2. The value of an Indigenous controlled industry body 

  3. Mechanisms to show Indigenous Provenance

15:35

Afternoon Tea & end of Symposium

17:00  Twilight Blak Markets NCIE

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0427 824 059

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