D UE to COVID-19 circumstances, a decision has been made to postpone the 2020 Australian Almond Conference until 18-20 October 2021. The difficult decision was made by the Almond Board of Australia's Conference Committee late last week and was strongly influenced by the desire to preserve the value of the Conference which has been built on each year.
attend events, international and interstate travel restrictions and social distancing requirements were all considered when making the decision. The COVID-19 pandemic has already seen events for many industries cancelled or postponed. Whilst a modified 2020 Almond Conference was considered, the Conference Committee did not believe it would do justice to this signature industry event . The 2020 Australian Almond Conference was scheduled to be
held from 7-9 October 2020 at the Adelaide Convention Centre. The venue will remain the same for the 2021 Conference. The ABA will hold its AGM on the 8th October in Loxton, and /or by video conference should COVID restrictions still be in place, and will continue to keep industry informed of any further changes to planned industry events.
Uncertain timeframes for the easing of restrictions on numbers able to