june, 2019

20jun8:30 am4:30 pmClimate Risk in Agriculture 2019 ConferenceThursday, 20 June, Warragul Arts Centre

Event Details

A one-day event that includes expert presenters and discussions covering topics from building farm resilience through to carbon farming opportunities. The speakers  include:

Mark Howden,  Director of the Climate Change Institute at the Australian National University (Keynote address).
Charlotte Turner, Associate, Climate Risk Governance Team, Minter Ellison.
Graeme Anderson, Climate Change Specialist with Agriculture Victoria.
Richard Eckard, Professor and Dean of Research, Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences at the University of Melbourne.
Andrew Watkins, Manager of Climate Prediction Services, Bureau of Meteorology.
Madeleine Johnson, Centre for Regional and Rural Futures, Deakin University.
Cara Stitzlein, Post-doctoral Fellow, CSIRO

Event MC is Tim Lee, from ABC Landline

Find out more about the presenters by reading our speaker profiles.

View the Conference Program here.

Tickets are $35 and can be booked online at: www.trybooking.com/BAUZZ

Presented by the West Gippsland Catchment Management Authority through funding from the Australian Government’s National Landcare Program.

The conference is supported by:  Commonwealth Bank, Wellington Shire Council, Western Port Catchment Landcare Network, Agriculture Victoria, Food & Fibre Gippsland, Hort Innovation and National Vegetable Extension Network, Farmers for Climate Change and OSMI Australia.

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Time

(Thursday) 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Location

Warragul Arts Centre

Smith and Albert streets, Warragul

Organizer

West Gippsland Catchment Management Authoritywestgippy@wgcma.vic.gov.au

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