The Auckland pre-2035 Oceania Summit workshop is designed to bring together the region’s scientific & research community, its industry leaders, agribusiness & agritech companies, farmers & growers, regulators and policy makers to meet and discuss how agrifood tech innovation and on-farm application can help address the existential threat posed by climate change.

The 2035 Oceania Summit would like to acknowledge the significant support provided by our Platinum Partner, BNZ, in assisting host the Auckland pre-2035 Oceania Summit workshop. Coffee, tea and light refreshments will be available.

You can register your free ticket on Eventbrite here.

The detailed Programme is currently being finalised but presenters will include;

    • Zahra Champion, Executive Director BiotechNZ, to talk about NZ biotech companies working in the agrifood climate space
    • Analeise Murahidy, Director Strategic Growth, Auckland Uniservices, to talk about the current agrifood research and innovation pipeline at the University of Auckland
    • Roger Robson-Williams, Chief Sustainability Officer, Plant & Food Research, to talk about current agrifood research and climate research at Plant & Food Research
    • Simon Yarrow, Agritech ITP lead, Callaghan Innovation & Sarah Hindle, Agritech ITP lead, NZTE, to talk about the Agritech ITP
    • Jon Sandbrook, NZTE Investment Manager, to talk about the 2035 Vision investment platform. (More at
    • Maria Jose Alverez, WNT Ventures Investment Manager, to join a panel discussion with Jon on the 2035 Investment Vision platform
    • Mick Liubinskas, Founder of Climate Salad, to join a panel discussion with Jon on the 2035 Investment Vision platform (remotely, from Sydney)
    • Andrew Fisher, Director of EcoGas, to talk about what’s happening to Auckland’s food scraps for the next 20 years
    • Rebekah Cain, BNZ Chief Sustainability Officer, supported by Dana Muir (Agri) & Tim Wixon (Agritech). Global sustainability trends through an NZ lens
    • Peter Wren-Hilton, Convenor, the 2035 Oceania Summit, and how stakeholders can engage

Registered attendees will be advised of the more detailed programme timing shortly.