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to the

25th Symposium of Australian Gastronomy

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Launceston Airport

The Program In Brief

Proceedings of the 25th Symposium of Australian Gastronomy will be hosted at the University of Tasmania's Inveresk Campus in Launceston, Tasmania, from July 5th to 8th, 2024. Most other events and proceedings are within a 7-minute walk from the Inveresk Campus.  

Day 1

Friday 5th July, 2024

4.00 pm to 7.30 pm

Event: Registration, launch, canapés and networking.

Location: Design Tasmania, Corner Brisbane and Tamar Streets, Launceston

Featuring, Welcome to Country from Melissa Carter, abalone tasting from Chef Rhys Hannan, immersive art, and catering by Hubert & Dan. Plus, The Design Tasmania store will be open especially for Symposium guests to enjoy a curated retail collection featuring the best of Australian design, with a core focus on Tasmanian designers and makers.

Day 2

Saturday 6th July, 2024

Harvest Market 8.30 am to 9.15 am

Proceedings: UTAS Inveresk, 9.30 am to 4.30 pm

Themes: Indigenous marine stewardship, culinary pedagogy, colonial food history, rethinking hospitality, island imaginaries.

Featuring, Harvest Market and Keynote speakers Professor Emma Lee, Robert Oliver and Leonid Vusilai.

Dinner Event: Du Cane Brewery, 5.30 pm to 8.30 pm+

Day 3

Sunday 7th July, 2024

Proceedings: UTAS Inveresk, 9.30 am to 4.00 pm

Themes: Island products and economies, fermentation, indigenous interpretations, foods and cultures.

Featuring: Keynote panel with Professor Alana Mann and Jamie Loveday

Dinner Event: Whisky, networking, and the Feature Banquet at Grain of the Silos, 5.15pm to 9.30pm+

Day 4

Monday 8th July, 2024

Proceedings: Boags Wizard Room, 9.30 am to 12.00 pm+.

Themes: Health, food security and justice, education, futures and flavours

Featuring: Danny McCubbin, a bonus 5th Plenary session, plus High Tea by the CWA followed by optional tours.

The full version of the program is out now. 

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