CSIRO Armidale Connected: Celebrating Country, Community and Agriculture

November 2nd, 2023

CSIRO Armidale open day, 15 November 2023

The CSIRO Armidale Connected Event is an exploration of CSIRO’s key role in assisting Australia’s livestock industries meeting their challenges as sustainable and profitable operations.

This event will showcase our current research, bridging the past though to the future, and understanding of how we can meet industries needs together and build a sustainable future.


9.00 – 9.45MarqueeRegistration
9.15 – 9.55LawnSmoking Ceremony
10.00 – 10.25Meeting placeWelcome to CountrySteve Widders
(Anaiwan Elder)
10.25 – 10.35Response and HousekeepingDrewe Ferguson
10.35 – 10.50Agriculture Innovation Catalyst Mike Robertson
(CSIRO Agriculture & Food)
10.50- 11.10Morning tea
11.10 – 11.25Connected with CommunityKaren Zirkler
(Southern New England Landcare)
11.25 – 11.40Connected with CollaboratorsDougal Gordon
(NSW DPI – Dept of Regional NSW)
11.40 – 11.55Connected with IndustryJason Strong
(Meat & Livestock Australia)
11.55 – 12.10CSIRO Livestock & AquacultureMat Cook
(CSIRO Agriculture & Food)
12.10 – 12.40CSIRO Connected Panel Discussion
12.40 – 3.00Lawn, Marquee and Meeting PlaceLunch, Viewing Displays and Networking

Read more about the research we undertake for the livestock industries at Armidale.