Workshop 3: Contribution of biodiversity genomics to policy and management

Date/time

9am–12pm 5 April

Location

Sciences Teaching Building, ANU

Description

Coordinators

Judy West and Andy Sheppard

Venue

Sciences Teaching Building Seminar Room 2 (ANU) 

Target audience

Policy makers and researchers interested in discussing how genomics might inform decisions about policy, management and conservation.

Outline

This half-day workshop will be made up of two panel discussions on:

  1. The potential contributions of biodiversity genomics to policy around conservation management, biodiversity monitoring and conservation decision making, especially in the context of climate change; and
  2. How do we, as biodiversity scientists, connect and translate new biodiversity knowledge with policy and management across government, non-government organisations and community?

Presenter(s)

Ary Hoffmann

University of Melbourne

Carla Sgro

Monash University

Craig James

CSIRO

Janine Deakin

ANU

John Oakeshott

CSIRO

Linda Broadhurst

CSIRO

Malcolm Thompson

SEWPaC

Margaret Byrne

DECWA

Peter Cochrane

SEWPaC

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