Beef 2015

Four-day Beef 2015 seminar program covers diverse, topical material

Beef Central, 07/04/2015



BEEF industry stakeholders can take inspiration from the best minds in the industry – both here and overseas – at Beef 2015’s four-day seminar program taking place next month.

The program includes speakers who will challenge producers and other stakeholders to extend their knowledge and improve their productivity.

Some 27 seminars will be held in multiple seminar rooms on the Rockhampton showgrounds from Tuesday May 5 to Friday May 8, from 8.30am to 5.30pm each day.

Venues operating concurrently will be the Gallagher Energizer Room and the Gallagher Livestock Manager Room within the James Lawrence Pavilion, and the nearby Hegvold Stadium.


Topical themes focus on the hip-pocket

Renowned US cattle vet and animal behaviourist, Dr Tom Noffsinger

Renowned US cattle vet and animal behaviourist, Dr Tom Noffsinger

Beef Australia is hosting four seminars along theme-lines of ‘investment’, ‘marketing’, ‘scalability’ and ‘people’.

Event sponsors will also be hosting sessions covering everything from global capital, animal research, meeting consumer expectations, reproduction strategies, profitable beef production, estate planning and biosecurity.



The line-up features a number of prominent international speakers including:

  • Detlef Schoen – Managing Partner Farm Investments, Aquila Capital, Germany (AUX Venture Seminar)
  • Dr Gabriel Bó – President and Director of Research and Post-graduate training,  Instituto de Reproducción Animal Córdoba, Argentina (Bayer Seminar)
  • Dr Paulo Loureiro – Global Marketing Director, Merck Animal Health, Brazil (Coopers Animal Health Seminar)
  • Dr Tom Noffsinger (pictured above) – Partner, Production Animal Consultation, USA (Coopers Animal Health Seminar)
  • Ed Green – Board member English Beef and Lamb Executive, UK (Beef Australia Marketing Seminar)
  • Bruce Vincent – Partner, Environomics Inc, USA (AgForce Seminar)
  • Kit Pharo – Owner and Manager at Pharo Cattle Company, USA (Resource Consulting Service Seminar)

To ensure that Beef Australia 2015 can provide adequate seating at each of the seminars, we encourage you to register and purchase your tickets to the seminars.  While tickets will be available ‘at the door’ numbers are limited.

The full Seminar Program can be viewed here. 

Tickets can be purchased direct from



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