Conference Programme

Thursday October 24 – Saturday October 26


The theme for the third Australia New Zealand Biochar Conference (ANZBC19) is “mainstreaming biochar”. It will be hosted by the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University) at their historic Melbourne City Campus. The conference aims to attract large scale commercial users of biochar in a number of different industries including agriculture, building and road construction, water filtration and soil remediation. We would like to hear from growers, researchers, green builders, road construction and those working with water quality issues using biochar.

ANZBC19 programme will involve;

*10 x 30 minute plenary sessions and 40 x 20 minute concurrent sessions 

The following topic areas apply;

(i) biochar for soil, plants and trees

(ii) biochar for animal feed

(iii) biochar for construction materials

(iv) available technologies & projects

(v) biochar for water filtration & soil remediation

To be part of our concurrent sessions programme, please forward your presenters abstracts to and register as a 3 day delegate by July 1st, 2019. If your abstract is not accepted, we will refund your registration fee.



Day 1 – Lecture Theatre, RMIT University, Melbourne City Campus 

124 La Trobe Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000


Day 2 –   Lecture Theatre, RMIT University, Melbourne City Campus 

Day 3 –   Field Trip Melbourne Metro Region

Buses available from RMIT University 

Morning Session – See the Charmaker patented technology operating at the Manningham City Council Landfill site in Templestowe, Melbourne where Green Man Char & Wood Vinegar are produced from tree prunings or typical green waste. 

Morning tea will be provided as part of your registration fee C/ManninghamCity Council


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