Climate Change and Tasmanian Production Forests - In-person attendance

Climate Change and Tasmanian Production Forests - In-person attendance

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$20

Date and time

Location

Wrest Point

410 Sandy Bay Rd

Sandy Bay, TAS 7005

Australia

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Refund policy

Contact the organiser to request a refund.

Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

This one-day symposium will provide an overview of key issues likely to be faced in Tasmanian production forests under a changing climate.

About this event

Climate change poses a considerable challenge to forest managers. This one-day symposium will provide an overview of key issues likely to be faced in Tasmanian production forests under a changing climate, as well as outlining potential adaptation options. Topics to be covered by expert presenters include:

• climate change projections

• policy context

• carbon accounting

• fire

• forest health

• soil and water

• weeds, pests, and diseases.

This symposium is expected to be of interest to forest managers, forest policy officers, ENGOs, NRMs, and interested members of the public.

Guest presenters

    • Dr Tom Remenyi, Climate Futures

    • Dr Sarah Russell, Tasmanian Treasury

    • Dr Shaun Suitor, Sustainable Timbers Tasmania

    • Professor David Bowman, University of Tasmania (UTAS)

    • Dr Tim Wardlaw, UTAS

    • Dr Ryan Wilkinson, Biosecurity Tasmania

    • Dr Chris Sharples, UTAS

    • Professor Greg Jordan, UTAS

    • Professor Patrick Lane, University of Melbourne

    • Associate Professor Leon Barmuta, UTAS

    • Associate Professor Mark Hovenden, UTAS

    • Dr Peter Harrison, UTAS

    • Associate Professor Craig Nitschke, University of Melbourne

Attendance Options

In-person attendance: Meet at Wrest Point in Sandy Bay. The cost is $20 for the day and includes morning and afternoon tea and lunch. There will be an opportunity for further discussion after the event at a nearby restaurant (TBD).

Online attendance: Please see the "Climate Change and Tasmanian Production Forests - Online Attendance" Eventbrite page to register for online viewing of this symposium. Capacity to remotely participate in the Q&A sessions may be limited. Registration is free. Links to remotely view and participate will be associated with your online event ticket.

Refund Policy

Please do not attend in person if you are unwell on the day. You may contact the Forest Practices Authority to receive a refund if you are unwell.

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