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2 Pierpoint Road

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Cairns City, QLD 4870

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Divers for Reef Conservation are proud to announce our second REEFxTalks event; allowing inspiring guest speakers to share their "ideas worth spreading" on reef conservation subjects.
This is a FREE event.

SPEAKERS:

Col McKenzie, president of AMPTO. The Association of Marine Park Tourism Operators is the peak body for marine tourism in Queensland. AMPTO represents the interests of the industry to government and actively lobbies for support on tourism and ecological issues. AMTPO works closely with the GBRMPA, AIMS and the CRC Reef to ensure the environmentally sustainability of the industry.

Stewart Christie, CEO of the Reef Restoration Foundation. Reef Restoration Foundation is a not for profit social enterprise that is establishing a series of offshore coral nurseries throughout the Great Barrier Reef to accelerate the recovery of damaged high value reefs and strengthen resilience to future bleaching events.

Chris Jones, Survey Coordinator for Eye on the Reef (http://www.gbrmpa.gov.au/managing-the-reef/how-the-reefs-managed/eye-on-the-reef). Eye on the Reef is a reef monitoring and assessment program run by the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA). The program enables anyone who visits the Great Barrier Reef to contribute to its long-term protection by collecting valuable information about reef health, marine animals and incidents.

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