Weekend Schedule

Friday 11th September
5.30pm for 6.00pm Welcome and Introduction to Marcus Minds Weekend
Dr Simon Livingstone, Principal
7.00pm BBQ Dinner and Drinks followed by Tenpin Bowling Icebreaker
Saturday 12th September
8.00am – 9.00am Breakfast, Ivo Dean Centre
9.00am – 9.30am The Marcus Life – Campus Tour
Dr Ben Jones & Katrina Wood
9.30am – 10.00am Course Introduction
Andrew Baker, Director of Agriculture/Agribusiness
Emma Morel, Director of Equine Management
10.00am – 10.30am Marcus Means Business – The Big Picture (Agriculture/Agribusiness)

Breeding with Bill Cockram (Equine Management)

10:30 – 11:00 am Morning Tea, Ivo Dean Centre
11:00am – 1.30pm Tour and Discussion of Murnong Farming, Inverleigh Victoria

Cook BBQ Lunch at Murnong Farming

2:00pm – 3.30pm Tour of Geelong, Waterfront and Surrounds
3:30pm – 4.15pm Be Financial – Managing your Money (Agriculture/Agribusiness)

Pedigree Analysis (Equine Management)

4.15pm – 6:30 pm Free Time
6:30pm Pre-Dinner Drinks
7:00pm – 8:30 pm Invest in your Future – Dinner and Keynote Speakers
Sunday 13th September
8.00am – 9.00am Breakfast, Ivo Dean Centre
9.00am – 9.45am Be Informed – Managing your Information (All)
9.45am – 10.30am Be Productive – Technology Trends in Crop Production (Agriculture/Agribusiness)

Horse Health Management (Equine Management)

10.30am – 11.00am Morning Tea, Ivo Dean Centre
11.00am – 11.45am Be Productive – Technology Trends in Animal Production (Agriculture/Agribusiness)

Horse Anatomy (Equine Management)

11.45am – 12.30pm How can we Help? Marcus Assist and Scholarships
Tony McMeel, Deputy Principal & Finance Officer
12.30pm – 12.45pm Wrap-up
Simon Livingstone, Principal
12.45pm – 1.15pm Lunch, Surveys, Interviews & Departure

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