Our next "20th ABTS"
will be held in 2021

Thank you to all who attended our 19th ABTS, held in Perth in September 2019


The Symposium was held in Western Australia at the recently opened luxury The Westin Perth Hotel, ideally located at the eastern end of the Perth CBD.

The Westin Perth Hotel boasts 368 beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites plus there are over 2300 square metres of meeting and exhibition space, featuring all the very latest technology to support our event.

Last held in Perth in 2007, Symposium delegates will be amazed at the transformation and development in and around the City.

The theme chosen for the 2019 Symposium is “Australian Barley: A Growing Opportunity” which reflects the growing importance of barley in Australian farming businesses and the growing demand from malt, beer, distilling, food and feed end-users for Australia’s unique barley.

The science that is required to support this increase in production and meet the quality requirements of the current and emerging market demand will be a focus of the sessions and presentations over the three days of the 2019 Symposium.


An invitation to become a
Symposium Partner

On behalf of the organising Committee, I invite you to join us as a Partner to stage the 19th Australian Barley Technical Symposium to be held in Perth, Western Australia, in September 2019.

As a Partner, your organisation will be highlighted in front of a unique gathering of over 150 national and international attendees representing all sectors of the barley industry – research scientists, plant breeders, agronomists, chemists, malting and brewing industry technical and marketing personnel, grain traders and barley growers.

The Symposium theme is “Australian Barley: A Growing Opportunity”, which reflects the growing production, growing markets and the new technologies and research needed for the range of changes and market factors that continue to expand the demand for Australian barley.

The symposium will be widely promoted nationally and overseas via the Barley Australia database, Symposium database of previous participants and the 2019 Symposium website. Plus there will be publicity through social media, interest-group newsletters, mailings, industry publications and linked websites.

Your financial support and involvement will enable us to deliver a high quality event that can proudly represent the Australian barley industry to a worldwide audience. Participation will enable us to engage high profile keynote speakers, provide excellent meeting facilities and social functions plus assist in maintaining affordable delegate registration fees.

Partnership Packages are being offered at various levels and I ask you to consider joining us in Perth for the 2019 Australian Barley Technical Symposium.

I look forward to your involvement in this important event.

Yours sincerely,

Blakely Paynter
Committee Chair