Doing Well by Doing Good in Western Australia: Achievements and Opportunities

As part of our Doing Well by Doing Good Campaign, each of our State Committees is holding a related forum in the first half of 2023.

Our West Australia Committee is hosting Doing Well by Doing Good in Western Australia:

Achievements and Opportunities on Tuesday 14 March 2023 from 1.00-6.00pm including a networking reception, at the Bentley Technology Park, 2 Brodie-Hall Dr, Bentley WA. 

Join us to celebrate the benefits to developing countries, Australia, Western Australia and our researchers from international agricultural research for development, consider the opportunities ahead and how our WA Committee may develop new directions post-COVID-19.

The full program is here and please register by COB Monday 13 March to attend this free event (for catering purposes).

All are welcome for this in-person event which will facilitated by our WA Chair, Dr Mark Sweetingham and include:

  • Tony York, Member, Australia‚Äôs Commission for International Agricultural Research and Farmer
  • Dr Ben Biddulph, Chief Scientist, Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development 
  • Dr Colin Chartres, CEO, The Crawford Fund
  • Prof Jacqueline Batley, School of Biological Sciences and UWA Institute of Agriculture, The University of Western Australia
  • Prof Rajeev Varshney, Director, State Agricultural Biotechnology Centre, and Director, Centre for Crop and Food Innovation with Food Futures Institute, Murdoch University
  • Dr Miaomiao Cheng, Post-Doctoral Fellow and Associate Lecturer, Murdoch University
  • Prof Peter Batt, Adjunct Professor, UWA Institute of Agriculture, The University of Western Australia
  • Em Prof Lyn Abbott, Em Prof Lyn Abbott, Coordinator, WA Crawford Fund

We will hear about work in the past – its impact and benefit in-country and to Western Australia, and on researchers personally and professionally.

And we especially want to hear from you in guiding the Crawford Fund WA Committee on opportunities for new partnerships and training in the future.

A series of Q&A sessions will enable lots of interaction between speakers and the audience.

Following the forum, there will be a free networking reception from 5pm-6pm.

Please note that as the event includes a catered networking reception, all guests are required to register.