2018 Catchments Otago Symposium

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‘Water, Biodiversity, People’

Catchments Otago Symposium

Monday 9th April, 2018

St Margaret’s College, University of Otago, Dunedin


The University of Otago Research Theme Catchments Otago, a multi-disciplinary theme exploring approaches for sharing natural resources that consider environmental, social and economic outcomes, will host a day long symposium focussing on Water & Biodiversity, Water & Society, Water & Health and Water & Movement. Invited representatives from Government agencies, Community organisations and University researchers will discuss their perspectives relating to the sub themes during each of four 90-minute long sessions. There will also be sufficient time for fruitful discussions to explore topics raised by the session presenters during three refreshment breaks provided.

The Organising Committee wishes to extend a warm invitation to interested individuals to attend the 9th April 2018 Symposium.

Confirmed speakers include: Michael Baker, Department of Public Health, University of Otago; Mark Bryan, Managing Director VetSouth; Robert Costanzo, School of Public Policy, Australian National University; Pat Garden, Otago Conservation Board Chairperson; Olga Pantos, Institute of Environmental Science and Research; Gretchen Robertson Otago Regional Council Councillor; Dan Tompkins, Project Manager Science Strategy, Predator Free 2050.

To register attendance or request further information please contact Cynthia Lawrence: cynthia.lawrence@otago.ac.nz

With kind regards,  

Catchments Otago Steering Committee