Programme is an overview of topics and many aspects should reflect the actual run of topics.  Some changes may be required.

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Olive Exposium Welcome and Registration

Date Time Details
6/2/17 4pm – 6pm Peats Welcome BBQ and pre-registration (please advise if you are attending the BBQ for catering)

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7/2/17 8am – 9am On the day registration

Olive Exposium – Day 1 – Tuesday, 7th February 2017

Start Time Details
7.30am Breakfast at Serafino
 START OF EVENT
8.50 am Olive Exposium Opening
SESSION 1
9.00 am Welcome to the Fleurieu – Pip Forrester
9.20am Turning up the dial on olive industry growth – Challenges, Opportunities and Risks – David Valmorbida
9.40am Morning Tea & Exhibitors – Barry Mcleod
SESSION 2
10.00 am Olive Pests, Diseases and Disorders from the Weird to the Wonderful – Professor Robert Spooner – Hart & Dr Len Tesoriero
10.35 am BioSecurity: What is threatening Australia – Dr Len Tesoriero
11.15am Collective Marketing Hub – Signature Oysters – Claire McAsh & Geoff Mun
12.00pm Lunch – Barry Mcleod
SESSION 3
1.05pm KEYNOTE PRESENTATION:  Irrigation and Olive Trees – Paul Vossen
1.55pm KEYNOTE PRESENTATION:  Reasons Why Olive Trees Become Unproductive – Paul Vossen
2.15pm Modern Marketing Trends and Buyer Behaviours – Peter Strohkorb
3.15pm Afternoon Tea and Exhibitors
SESSION 4
3.45pm Cellar Door Experience & Consumer Selling – Michael House, Mimmo Lubrano & Ros Damien and Vodusek
4.30pm KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Roots of the Mediterranean Diet – Dr Aseem Malhotra
SOCIAL FUNCTION
6pm – 9pm Primo Estate – Networking Pizza & Paella Dinner

Olive Exposium – Day 2 – Wednesday, 8th February 2017

Start Time Description
6.00am Relaxation and Rejuvenation by the Lake – Kristen Nelson
7.30am Breakfast at Serafino
SESSION 5
8.30am Table Olive Production – The Whole Story – James Smyth
9.35am Quality Control of Extra Virgin Olive Oil with FT-NIR Spectroscopy – Dagmar Behmer, Bruker
9.55am Improving The Performance of Olive Trees through Grafting ( Top Working) – Dr Greg O’Sullivan
10.30am Morning Tea
SESSION 6
10.50am Olive Oil & Gastronomy – Dr Roger Haden
11.25am Are There Ways to Make Olive Products more Australian with Australian Bush Foods and Medicines? – Joanne Jamie & Subramanyam Vemulpad
12.00pm Lunch, Exhibitors and Exhibitors Workshops
SESSION 7
12.55pm What Does the Chemistry Taste Like? – Dr Richard Gawel
1.40pm Olive Oil Bottling Technology and Innovation – Roberto Riva
2.00pm Navigating the Food Code: Labelling and Health Claims – Jenny Hazelton
2.50pm Afternoon Tea
SESSION 8
3.10pm Improving Soil Structure and Health Through Compost – Peter Wadewitz
3.25pm Innovative Uses of Olive Oils, By Products and Side Products – Rick Cummisford
4.00pm Developments in the design and construction of continuous full-scale ultrasonic devices for the EVOO industry – Maria Lisa Clodeveo & Riccardo Amirante
4.35pm Marketing Basics Workshop – Peter Strohkorb
6.30pm d’Arenburg Degustation Dinner – ‘The Art of Being Different’

Olive Exposium Day 3 – Thursday, 9th February 2017

Start Time Finish Time Description
SESSION 9
8.00 am 10.00 am Advanced Marketing workshop – Peter Strohkorb
10.05am 10.35am Morning Tea
10.40am 12.40pm If 70% of Australian Olive Oils are EVOO, what happened to the rest? – Dr Rodney Mailer & Mark Gillman
END OF OLIVE EXPOSIUM PROGRAM
START WORKSHOP SERIES WORKSHOP SERIES
12.40pm 1.00pm Lunch
9.00 am 4.00pm Basic Art of Stripaggio – Dr Richard Gawel & Paul Vossen
Location: Serafino by the Lake, Restaurant, McLaren Vale SA

Olive Exposium Day 4 – Friday, 10th February 2017

Start Time Finish Time Description
9.00am 4.00pm Advanced Art of Stripaggio – Dr Richard Gawel & Paul Vossen
Location: Serafino by the Lake, Restaurant, McLaren Vale SA


*** Details are subject to change.

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