The ABTS provides a “whole of industry” forum
for the barley grains industries to discuss
important issues.

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The Australian
Barley Technical
Symposium

The Most significant
Technical Symposium On
Barley

Revered as probably the most significant technical symposium on barley that rivals any other held anywhere in the world, the ABTS attracts scientists, researchers, maltsters, brewers, marketers, extension officers and many others in the barley industry from around the world.

Delegate attendance is generally from Australia, China, Japan, USA, Canada, France, Germany, England, Belgium, Scotland, Argentina, Uruguay, Morocco, South Africa and others.

​ The biannual Australian Barley Technical Symposium (ABTS) allows delegates to see fresh, new overseas keynote speakers addressing new technologies and opportunities for the grains industry with an emphasis on focusing on grain quality to produce a premium product.

These topics update the Australian industry and researchers on the current research progress of their groups, provide opportunities for Australian researchers to participate in collaborations, and maintain and support the ABTS’s enviable International reputation for being the best meeting of its type in the world.

The Symposium ensures that more of our young scientists and key farmers are exposed to new developments and the people actively involved in new technologies and innovation. As such the Symposium serves as a showcase for the world leading research being undertaken in Australia and emphasized that the Australian barley industries excellent support base in producing a premium quality product.

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