The annual International WagyuEdge Conference, hosted by the Australian Wagyu Association in Cairns, the ‘gateway to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef,’ will begin from April 10 to 12, 2024.
Run over three days and nights, our speakers will cover important topics such as the challenges to a new age for Wagyu, the changing face of Northern Australian beef production, advances in rumen methane management and Wagyu and worldwide Wagyu, AgTech innovations driving Wagyu’s future, developing global demand and market and consumer dynamics.
Day one ~ Wednesday 10 April
AWA Member Information Session + Session 1 – Challenges to a New Age for Wagyu including guest speaker, Simon Quilty
2024 Wagyu Branded Beef Competition Awards dinner
Day two ~ Thursday 11 April
Session 2 – Changing Face of the Northern Australian Beef Production including guest speakers Troy Setter and David Foote, Session 3 – World Wide Wagyu including guest speakers Dave Dreiling and Richard Saunders, Session 4 – Advances in Rumen Methane including guest speakers Dr Fran Cowley, Prof Richard Eckard and Bobby Miller and Session 5 – AgTech Innovations driving Wagyu’s Future
2024 Elite Wagyu Sale and Cocktail event
Day three ~ Friday 12 April
Session 6 – Developing Global Demand, Session 7 – Market and Consumer Dynamics including guest speakers Doug McNichol, Maeve Webster and Angus Gidley-Baird and Session 8 – Future Breed Leaders including guest speakers Reid Smith and Jack Sher.
2024 Wagyu Industry Dinner
Early bird discounts closing
Early bird tickets on sale now, closing 1 March.
There will be venue capacity limits for our events in Cairns. To avoid missing out, book your tickets now.
For a very limited time, WagyuEdge delegates can save on their accommodation costs by reserving a room at the corporate rate being offered at Crystalbrook Flynn (AU $225 per night, room only – normally $275) and Crystalbrook Bailey (AU $195 per night, room only – normally $266). Both are an easy walk from Cairns Convention Centre.
Alternatively, the Pullman Cairns International and Park Regis are also close to the conference venue. Find out more details on our conference page.