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Conference Program

Post  David on Mon Feb 21, 2011 2:37 am

NATIONAL WOMBAT CONFERENCE 2011
PROGRAM

FRIDAY 18TH MARCH
5:00 – 7:00 Meet & Greet – Networking & Drinks - BBQ Pit

SATURDAY 19TH MARCH
8:00 – 8:45 Registration & Coffee/Tea
8:45 – 9:00 Welcome & Housekeeping – Dr Ken Henry
Opening slide show – Shirley Lack

9:00 – 9:30 Welcome to country – Yalmambirra, Wiradjuri elder
The importance of native wildlife to indigenous people
9:30 – 10:00 Keynote Speaker – Jackie French
How to Speak Wombat

10:00 – 10:30 Morning Tea

10:30 – 11:00 Amanda Cox
Director, Wombat Protection Society of Australia
State of the Wombat – responses of Australian Federal and State Governments to health & welfare issues for wombats
11:00 – 11:30 Patrick Medway AM
Wildlife Preservation Society of Australia
100 Years of Protecting Wombats
11:30 – 12:00 Professor Steve Garlick
University of the Sunshine Coast and University of Newcastle
Learning from wildlife: Relational ethics, sustainability and neuroscience

12:00 – 1:30 Lunch

1:30 – 2:00 BJ Kim
Solicitor, Environmental Defender’s Office (EDO NSW)
The law and wombats
2:00 – 2:30 Dr Erin Roger
University of NSW
Roadkill
2:30 – 3:00 Jolene McLellan
QLD Parks and Wildlife Service
Keeping an eye on Queensland’s only bare nosed wombat population

3:00 – 3:30 Afternoon Tea

3:30 – 4:00 Dr Rosemary Austen and Lesley Waterhouse
Injured adult wombats

4:00 – 5:30 Forum
Mange Treatment
Panel – Amanda Cox (Chair), Gayle Chappell, further panel TBA

7:00 – 9:00 Annual General Meeting


SUNDAY 20TH MARCH
8:00 – 8:45 Networking & Coffee/Tea
8:45 – 9:00 Welcome & Housekeeping – Dr Ken Henry

9:00 – 9:30 Dr Alan Horsup
Dept of Environment and Resource Management QLD
The history and recovery of the northern hairy nosed wombat
9:30 – 10:00 Tamara Keeley
Researcher, Taronga Western Plains Zoo
The value of non-invasive hormone monitoring in captive and wild wombats for management and conservation

10:00 – 10:30 Morning Tea

10:30 – 11:00 Dr Lindsay Hogan
Researcher, Perth Zoo Native Species Breeding Program
Wombat behaviour, wellbeing and reproduction
11:00 – 11:30 Dr Howard Ralph
Veterinary Surgeon, Southern Cross Wildlife NSW
Pain management for wombats
11:30 – 12:00 Dr Anne Fowler
Veterinary Scientist, wildlife care education, Victoria
Dental problems in wombats

12:00 – 1:30 Lunch

1:30 – 2:00 Dr Philip Borchard
Sydney University
Wombat gates and diurnal behaviour
2:00 – 2:30 Dr Suzanne Alder and Amanda Cox
Wombat Protection Society of Australia
Psychological perspectives of wombat communication and behaviour
2:30 – 3:00 Shirley Lack & Lesley Waterhouse
Feeding regimes for young wombats

3:00 – 3:30 Afternoon Tea

3:30 – 4:00 Bill Waterhouse
Majors Creek Wombat Refuge NSW
Wombat friendly goldmine – is it possible?

4:30 – 5:30 Forum
Wombat Care and Rehabilitation
Panel – David Alder and Shirley Lack (Chair), Lesley Waterhouse, Gayle Chappell, further panel TBA

7:00 – 10:00 Conference Dinner – MC – Dr Ken Henry
Short Film - 'Wombat World - Life with the Wombats'
Guest Panel – Peter Nicholson, Jackie French, Barbara Triggs, further panel TBA


MONDAY 21ST MARCH
8:00 – 8:45 Networking & Coffee/Tea
8:45 – 9:00 Welcome & Housekeeping – Dr Ken Henry

9:00 – 9:30 Alison Matthews
Charles Sturt University / DECCW NSW
The distribution and community perceptions of the common wombat in NSW
9:30 – 10:00 Audrey Koosmen
NSW Wildlife Council Chair and NATF Chair
Disaster management of wombats during floods

10:00 – 10:30 Morning Tea

10:30 – 11:00 Brigitte Stevens
Director, Wombat Awareness Organisation of South Australia
Changing perceptions of the status of the Southern Hairy-nosed Wombat
11:00 – 11:30 Dr Peter Clements
Natural History Society of South Australia
Southern hairy nosed wombats in South Australian Wildlife Reserves
11:30 – 12:00 Dr Elisa Sparrow
Conservation Biologist, Conservation Ark / Zoos SA
Distribution, abundance and management of the southern hairy-nosed wombat in South Australia

12:00 – 1:30 Lunch

1:30 – 2:00 Kris Descovich
University of Queensland
Physiological responses of captive southern hairy nosed wombats to environmental conditions

2:00 – 3:00 Forum

Future Directions in Wombat Conservation
Panel – Professor Steve Garlick (Chair), further panel TBA

3:00 – 3:30 Afternoon Tea

3:30 – 4:30 Conference Closure & Thanks – Dr Ken Henry
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Post  Louise Coghill on Sat Feb 26, 2011 6:02 am

Conference Program in pdf attached.
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Post  David on Tue Mar 01, 2011 9:10 am

Attached is the final program, speaker bios and abstracts
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