TECH AND INNOVATION

Ken Coombe OAM Tech Yards & Innovation Hub

Located near the Machinery Precinct and Fashion and Lifestyle Precinct, The Ken Coombe OAM Tech Yards and Innovation Hub is a buzzing showcase of the latest and up and coming ag tech and carbon solutions.

Visit the Ken Coombe OAM Tech Yards and Innovation Hub for:

  • A cohesive display of ag technology and carbon solutions that demonstrate the synergies between different products and their application to improve beef production (profitability, sustainability, productivity & health of the environment).
  • Hands-on and interactive display areas that resonate more with a visit to an operational tech farm.
  • A focus on tech that is market ready.
  • Introductions to software companies meeting the needs of beef producers and the wider beef industry.
  • A showcase of AgriTech and carbon solution start-up businesses in the dedicated Start-up Alley space.
  • A weeklong program of Tech Talks, a program exposing you to on-trend, new and futuristic concepts for the beef industry.

Who was Ken Coombe OAM?

Ken Coombe OAM was a beef industry identity and the Chair of the first Beef Australia event held in 1988. Recognised as a pioneer of on-farm computer technology, Ken engaged with the CSIRO, DPI and others. Ken was an enthusiastic supporter of beef research, focusing on fertility, genetic selection, nutrition, and pasture improvement.

NBN Tech & Innovation Talks

The NBN Tech & Innovation Talks program is a free series of tech, innovation, and carbon focused talks on the NBN Stage in the Ken Coombe OAM Tech Yards and Innovation Hub. Scheduled throughout the week, these free talks will introduce you to exhibitors and educate, entertain, and expose you to on-trend, new and futuristic concepts for the beef industry.

View the full NBN Tech & Innovation Talks Program below.

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