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2010 Symposium

Proceedings

Limited copies of the Proceedings are still available on CD for $5. Postage free.

Symposium - "National Parks - can they take the heat?"

07-08 May 2010

Media Release here.

Presenters Read about the authors and presenters here.

Program

Friday 7 May 2010

12:00 – 13:00
Registration
Presenter
Title/Topic
13:00 – 13:10
VIP meets speakers and media
13:10 – 13:20
Welcome and acknowledgment of indigenous land owners
Christine Goonrey
13:20 – 13:30
Symposium opening
Mr Jon Stanhope Chief Minister ACT Government
Session 1
Chair:
Kevin McCue
13:30 – 14:00
 
Professor Brad Pillans
Climate change on geological timescales and some implications for present and future climate change
14:00 – 14:30
 
Roger Lembit
Climate change and the reserve system – where are we?
14:30 – 15:00
 
Meredith Wilson
The Namadgi rock art conservation project
15:00 – 15:30
Afternoon Tea and Photo Exhibition
Session 2
Chair:
Christine Goonrey
15:30 – 16:00
 
Professor Brendan Mackey
Is biodiversity doomed by climate change?
16:00 – 16:30
 
David Patmore
Parks Australia: Managing protected areas in a changing climate
16:30 – 17:00
 
Sally Hunt
Hotspots fire project participants - are they good neighbours?
17:00 - 17:30
Wrap up/Discussion
 
 
18:30 Friday Night Dinner at the Turkish Pide House – cnr Barry Dr and Moore St Civic
 

Saturday 8 May 2008

08:30 – 09:00
Registration
Session 3
Chair:
Max Lawrence
09:00 – 09:30
 
Dr Matthew Brookhouse
The role of dendochronology in charting past climate change
09:30 – 10:00
 
Tony O’Brien
Why are national parks yellow?
10:00 – 10:30
 
Phillip Ingamells
Climate change and national parks: a Victorian perspective
10:30 – 11:00
Morning Tea and Photo Exhibition
Session 4
Chair:
Beverley Hammond
11:00 – 11:30
 
Professor Geoff Hope
Now you see them: will the ephemeral lakes of Namadgi National Park be lost to climate change?
11:30 – 12:00
 
Robert Campbell
Tasmanian national parks and reserves and ongoing management issues – 2010
12:00 – 12:30
 
Roger Good
Predicted responses of alpine plant communities to increases in solar ultraviolet light in the Alps National Parks
12:30 – 13:30
Lunch and Photo Exhibition
Session 5
Chair:
Chris Emery
13:30 – 14:00
 
Dr Andrew Claridge
Clear and present danger: balancing present-day land management issues with the challenge of climate change
14:00 – 14:30
 
Annie Bond
Prized, pretermitted or plundered?  A synopsis of park management in South Australia
14:30 – 15:00
 
Alaya Spencer-Cotton and Stuart Blanch
National parks in WA and NT
15:00 – 15:30
 
Dr Margaret Kitchin
An overview of the development of the regional fire plans for ACT public lands
15:30 – 16:00
Afternoon Tea and Photo Exhibition
Session 6
Chair:
Judy Kelly
16:00 – 16:30
 
Sharon Lane
Connectivity conservation in the ACT
16:30 – 17:00
 
John Hibberd
Conservation vision for the ACT in 2050
17:00 – 17:30
 
Christine Goonrey
Valuing our national parks
17:30
Wrap up and close
Kevin McCue

 

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