Livestock Breeding and Genetics Forum
MLA’s inaugural Livestock Breeding and Genetics Forum was held in Brisbane on 21 February 2018. Attracting more than 350 attendees, the forum consisted of four sessions: data platforms; linking genetics to the end product and consumer; disruptive technology and the future of genetics; and culture change and adoption.
- Forum feedback: high level summary
- Forum feedback: full feedback summary
- Ipsos survey: Understanding the usage and perceptions of Genetics and genomics in the Australian beef and sheep sectors
- Final report: Barriers to adoption of genetic improvement technologies in northern Australia beef herds
Welcome and introduction
|Welcome remarks||Richard Norton||Download||Watch|
|Strategic direction of the National Livestock Genetics Consortium||Michael Crowley||Download||Watch|
Session one: Data platform
|How can an accessible data platform add value to the Australian industry?||Andrew Skinner||Download||Watch|
|Developing a large scale data platform||Dr Rod Polkinghorne||Download||Watch|
|How does an accessable data platform work?||Andrew Cooke||Download||Watch|
|Panel discussion: Data platform||Mark Mortimer, Andrew Skinner, Dr Rod Polkinghorne, Andrew Cooke||Watch|
Session two: Linking genetics to the end product and consumer
|The influence of genetics across the value chain||Jason Strong||Download||Watch|
|Value based marketing - valuing genetics||Tom Maguire||Download||Watch|
|Utilising the tools available to improve a consumer outcome||Dr Alex Ball||Download||Watch|
|Panel discussion: Linking genetics to the end product and consumer||Brett Coombe, Jason Strong, Tom Maguire, Dr Alex Ball||Watch|
Session three: Disruptive technology and the future of genetics
|Opportunities for a multi-breed analysis||Tom Bull||Download||Watch|
|The next generation of genetic technologies||Professor Ben Hayes||Download||Watch|
|Advancement in Australian genetic evaluations||Dr Rob Banks||Download||Watch|
|Panel discussion: Disruptive technology and the future of genetics||Tom Gubbins, Tom Bull, Professor Ben Hayes, Dr Rob Banks||Watch|
Session four: Culture change
|Creating a culture for adoption: will you play your part?||Associate Professor Ruth Nettle||Download||Watch|
|Approach to adoption||David Packer||Download||Watch|
Concluding comments and Forum close
|Concluding remarks||Richard Norton||Watch|
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