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AusCider Conference 2019

June 2 - June 5

$150 – $250
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AusCider 2019 is the cider industry’s annual information exchange and networking event. It connects cider producers, fruit growers, researchers, suppliers and other industry representatives from Australia and overseas.
AusCider 2019 will be held in Hobart, Tasmania from 2-5 June.

The program features welcome drinks on Sunday evening, a one and a half day conference at the C3 Convention Centre in South Hobart, the AusCider dinner on Monday night along with site visits and events in other regions of Tasmania.

Speakers:

  • Keynote – Jane Peyton (UK), Drinks educator, Pommelier and founder of the School of Booze drinks consultancy.
  • Sam Reid, President, Cider Australia and co-founder, Willie Smith’s Cider Makers
  • Caro Brown, President, Cider Tasmania and co-owner, Brady’s Lookout Cider
  • Philippa Dawson, CEO, Fermentasmania/Non-Executive Director
  • Dr Nigel Swarts, Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture & Australian Cider Research and Development Group (ACRAD) Program Lead
  • Madeleine Way, PhD student, University of Tasmania
  • Dr Tim Jones, Head Cider Maker and Distiller, Willie Smith’s Cider Makers
  • Clive Crossley/Lynne Uptin, Co-owners, Red Sails Cider
  • James Kendell, Owner, Small Acres Cyder, Destination Marketing Store
  • Matthew Tack, Owner, Our Mates Farm

Delegates will have the opportunity to meet and chat with our sponsors at the Cider Supplier Showcase and discover the products and services they have to offer.

Exhibitors include:

  • ABEVE – a distributor of high quality equipment into wine, cider, beer and spirits industries for over twelve years.
  • Lallemand – a family owned company that has been an integral part of worldwide fermentation since the 1920’s.
  • Midland Insurance Brokers – providing tailored insurance for cider manufacturers.
  • Plasdene Glass Pak – a supplier and national wholesale distributor of glass and plastic bottles, jars, containers and closures to valued clients throughout Australia and around the world.
  • Vintessential – offering a full range of winemaking services including wine testing in ISO17025 accredited laboratories, enzymatic test kits, export certification and wine microbiological testing services.
  • Visy – a global leader in the packaging, paper and resource recovery industries, providing high quality, innovative and sustainable packaging products and solutions.

Tickets

Tickets to the AusCider conference, dinner and Tuesday afternoon tour are sold separately. Members of Cider Australia receive discounted tickets. Entry to the welcome drinks is free for conference ticket holders, but please register for a ticket as capacity is limited. For information on membership visit the Cider Australia website.

AusCider 2019 is being held in conjunction with the annual conference of Fruit Growers Tasmania. Ticket holders are eligible to purchase entry to the Fruit Growers Tasmania conference at the member discount rate – please contact [email protected] for more information.

Cider Australia acknowledges the support of its sponsors and partners including the Batlow CiderFest which founded and ran the national cider conference in Batlow, NSW for the past 7 years.

Schedule and Prices:

SUNDAY 2 June: Welcome Drinks, 6pm
AUD $0.00

CONFERENCE: Member
Includes conference on Monday and Tuesday at the C3 Convention Centre and morning tea and lunch (Monday only)
AUD $150.00

CONFERENCE: Non-Member
Includes conference on Monday and Tuesday at the C3 Convention Centre and morning tea and lunch (Monday only)
AUD $250.00

MONDAY 3 June Dinner, 7pm: Member
Includes 3-course meal and a welcome drink, plus informal pre-dinner cider tasting
AUD $80.00

MONDAY 3 June Dinner, 7pm: Non-Member
Includes 3 course meal and a welcome drink, plus informal pre-dinner cider tasting
AUD $100.00

TUESDAY 4 June Tour: Member
Includes lunch at Willie Smith’s Apple Shed and cidery tour, Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture visit and return transportation
AUD $45.00

TUESDAY 4 June Tour: Non-Member
Includes lunch at Willie Smith’s Apple Shed and cidery tour, Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture visit and return transportation
AUD $55.00

TUESDAY Tour Coach Transport
AUD $0.00

Details

Start:
June 2
End:
June 5
Cost:
$150 – $250
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Website:
http://www.cideraustralia.org.au/events/auscider2019/

Organiser

AusCider
Email:
office@cideraustralia.org.au
Website:
http://www.cideraustralia.org.au/events/auscider2019/

Venue

C3 Convention Centre
64 Anglesea Street
South Hobart, TAS 7004 Australia
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Website:
http://www.cideraustralia.org.au/locations/c3-convention-centre/