ECOSpeak 2016 - an event not to be missed

@JCU ECOSpeak 2016 - an event not to be missed

ecospeak

ECOSPEAK 2016 - AN EVENT NOT TO BE MISSED

4.00 – 8.00pm, 3rd June 2016

‘Managing Invasive Species in the Tropics – North Queensland and South East Asia’

ECOspeak 2016 is a free, community symposium exploring the topical issue of invasive species management in the tropics. Featuring experts from Biosecurity Queensland, the Invasive Species Council and the CSIRO, it will include ample opportunity for audience participation and discussion and an informal meet and greet following the main program.

Held and promoted as part of the Cairns Regional Council’s ECOweek, ECOspeak is a multi-venue event that will be held simultaneously at JCU’s Cairns, Townsville and Singapore campuses.

Master of Ceremonies:

  • Dr Colin Grant, First Assistant Secretary, Post Entry Quarantine, Australian Department of Agriculture

Keynote Speakers:

  • Dr John Robertson, General Manager, Invasive Plants and Animals, Biosecurity Queensland, Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries
  • Dr Helen Murphy, Senior Research Scientist, Land & Water, CSIRO
  • Andrew Cox, CEO, Invasive Species Council
  • Speaker from Singapore to be advised.

When: 4.00 – 8.00pm, Friday 3rd June 2016

Venues:           JCU Cairns Campus: Crowther Theatre, McGregor Road, Smithfield

JCU Townsville Campus: Building 17, James Cook Drive, Townsville

JCU Singapore: Room C2-15

Please contact sustainability@jcu.edu.au for more information.