Organisation

  • Steering committee Craig Moritz (ANU), Dan Rosauer (ANU), Simon Ferrier (BEKS, CSIRO), Kristen Williams (BEKS, CSIRO), Linda Broadhurst (NRCA, CSIRO), Stephanie Von Gavel (ALA, CSIRO), Margaret Byrne (WA Dept. Parks and Wildlife) and Peter Cochrane (currently advisor to the 2016 State of the Environment report; ex-Director National Parks).
  • Workshop facilitator Wendy Russell (Double Arrow Consulting), assisted by Vicky Darling (Kintsugi Alliance)

 

Speakers: please bring your talk on a USB drive and put it on the laptop in the workshop room in the break prior to the session you are speaking in.

 

Workshop schedule

DAY 1 (Tues 6 Sept):  Understanding ‘the problem’

8:30

Registration, Tea & Coffee

9:00

What can we expect from the workshop? Wendy Russell

9:15

What is this ‘gap’ and what signals that it is a problem? Craig Moritz

What is the changing context in which scientists, policy-makers and managers interact and exchange information (or fail to)?

Linda Broadhurst​, Gregory Andrews, Kate Wilson

10:15

What is your experience of making or using data for policy?

Speed dating

10:45

Morning tea

11:15

How does it look when things aren’t working well (when the gap is wide?)

Case studies: John Kanowski, Sue Fyfe, Andrea Taylor, Carla Sgro

12:30

Lunch

2:00

What causes the problem? What is missing? What’s in the way?

Small group discussion

3:00

Afternoon tea

3:15

What opportunities are lost when the gap is wide? How could things be better if we solved this problem?

Panel: Margaret Byrne, Emma Campbell, David Salt, Cameron Slatyer

4:15

Lightning talks

5:00

Drinks and canapés

6:30

CONFERENCE DINNER University House

Workshop dinner guest speaker: The evolution of antievolution policies Nick Matzke

DAY 2 (Wed 7 Sept): Finding enduring solutions

8:30

Registration, Tea & Coffee

9:00

How does it look when things work well?

Case studies: Adrian Manning & Sam Banks, Dave Coates, Stephanie Von Gavel, Andrew Weeks, Cate McElroy​

10:00

In the best possible world, what would things look like?
Where would we like to be?

Small group visioning

10:45

Morning tea

11:15

What helps us to get there? What stops us getting there?
Where should we put our energies?

Forcefield Analysis

12:30

Lunch

1:30

What concrete steps should be taken?
What strategies will help us move in the right direction?

Open Space

3:00

Afternoon tea

3:15

What strategies have we come up with?
What are we going to do next?

Strategies report back

4:00

Close

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