Australia Working Visit

Australia Working Visit

A trip report is now available for Katy’s last working visit of the year to Australia on July 21-August 4.  On this working visit Katy visit traveled to Sydney to work closely with IGTC member Grain Trade Australia. Following her work in Sydney, Katy traveled on to Melbourne to participate in  the 2017 Australian Grain Industry Conference (AIGC).

At GTA Katy conducted a working visit from July 22-28 and coordinated with Sydney-based corporate stakeholders to gather insight and inform them on IGTC policy files.

At the 2017 AGIC in Melbourne from July 29 – August 5, Katy presented before the conference on the theme “Global grain industry working together to facilitate trade”. The session focused on global food security and the role of the grains industry. A copy of her AGIC presentation can be found here.

While in Melbourne, Katy also updated a smaller group of GTA leaders sitting on the Table and Market Access Committee on IGTC policies regarding phytosanitary control, electronic trading documentation, and minimum residue limits (MRL).

A copy of Katy’s trip report can be found here.