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Event Program

Global Table is a multi-faceted, interactive event focused on solving our biggest food challenges and creating tomorrow’s breakthroughs.

The program features:

  • Three international keynote speakers: 68th US Secretary of State John F. Kerry, Dr Howard-Yana Shapiro, Chief Agriculture Officer – Mars Inc, Shama Sukul Lee, Founder and CEO – Sunfed
  • 60+ conference sessions featuring 200+ thought-leaders from Australia and the world
  • 30+ Teenovators participating across all conference sessions
  • 60+ startups and innovators presenting solutions to challenges
  • 100+ Australian export-ready food producers in the Global Table Trade Zone
  • A day of hosted site visits to see innovation in action on 6 September 2019

Conference program

A full conference program will present more than 30 topics, with hundreds of speakers bringing their expertise, insights and ideas to the table, under five themes.

  • Rich Diversity
  • Technology, Innovation, Research & Development
  • Commitment to Wellbeing
  • Globally Connected
  • Artisan Spirit

Innovation Precinct

A space to talk about and present cutting-edge agtech and foodtech. See and speak to the innovators and startups who have solutions to make our processing facilities, farms, homes and cities smarter and more sustainable.

Trade Zone

Activated through a showcase of Australian exporting companies, panels and presentations, and dedicated buyer/supplier meetings, this is the place to connect to new opportunities, discuss markets and be across the latest market information and insights. The Trade Zone includes three days of presentations tailored to exporters, featuring industry experts as speakers.

Site visit program

See innovation in action, try a new product or test an enterprise’s capability – Global Table site visits offer a chance for delegates to go straight to the source. Businesses and decision-makers can connect through one of the many tours managed by Global Table.

Networking and events

An introduction, a hand shake, a discussion face-to-face: at Global Table, the power of pitching your product or service in person will be proven time and time again.

  • Connect with agribusiness leaders from around the world through onsite meetings and face-to-face interactions
  • Join us at the VIP Networking Event
  • Host a function in conjunction with Global Table
  • Showcase your projects and innovations on the global stage through the various award programs




The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals anchor all of Global Table’s programming.