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2012 TERN Symposium

The 3rd annual TERN Symposium was held at the National Wine Centre in Adelaide, from 28 - 29 March 2012. The theme for the Symposium was 'Leading by example: research and management impact of shared ecosystem data'. You can read the media release for the event here.

 

Click the hyperlinks in the program below to view the relevant presentation. (Most of the presentations are PowerPoint slides only; the keynote and guest speaker presentations are video files.)

 

Program

 

The ACEAS Great Debate: Will European land use devastate Australia's unique biodiversity?

Chaired by Sara Philips, Editor, ABC Environment Online

Visit the RiAus website for more information.

Read the media release for the event here.

TIME: 5.30-7.30pm

VENUE: The Science Exchange
55 Exchange Place, Adelaide

 

Wednesday 28 March & Thursday 29 March:

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PART 1: INSPIRATION AND CURRENT STATUS

WEDNESDAY 28 MARCH 2012
0815 Registration Open
0845 Welcome to Country
0900 Symposium Opening Remarks
0910 Welcome and goals for the symposium – Professor Tim Clancy, TERN Director, and Professor Andrew Campbell, TERN Board Chair
0930

Keynote Address 1  TERN as a game-changer: big opportunities and big responsibilties [video file]

Speaker: Dr Steve Morton, CSIRO Fellow, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences

1015 BREAK
1045 Current status of TERN – Professor Tim Clancy, TERN Director
1115

Introduction of TERN's Data Delivery Infrastructure:

1300 LUNCH – TERN Data Delivery Infrastructure demonstrations
1400 TERN Data Delivery Infrastructure demonstrations continue
1500 BREAK – TERN Data Delivery Infrastructure demonstrations continue
1530

Keynote Address 2  National infrastructure and programs for biodiversity data collection, synthesis and analysis in France [video file]

Speaker: Dr Xavier le Roux, Senior Scientist (INRA); Team Leader (Microbial Ecology Laboratory, Lyon, France); Coordinator of the European network 'BiodivERsA' and the biodiversity observatories network 'EcoScope' (France)

1630 CLOSE
1900

TERN Dinner

Speaker: Dr Paul Willis, Director, Royal Institution of Australia (RiAus)

Getting the message out: how do we communicate science to the populace?

 

PART 2: LISTENING TO THE COMMUNITY AND PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE

THURSDAY 29 MARCH 2012
0815 Registration Open
0845 Examples of science and management supported by sharing and integration - Professor Andrew Lowe and Professor Stuart Phinn, TERN Associate Science Directors
1000

DataONE: supporting the data life cycle and transforming ecological research and conservation [video file]

Guest Speaker: Professor Bill Michener, University Libraries and Principal Investigator of DataONE, University of New Mexico (USA)

1030 BREAK – TERN Data Delivery Infrastructure demonstrations continue
1100

Group discussion: TERN and YOU!

Are we providing the infrastructure and processes to support Australia's ecosystem science and management for the next 20 years?

1200 Group report and discussion
1300 LUNCH
1340 TERN 2015 and beyond – Perspectives from the TERN Board, TERN Facility Directors and Ecosystem Science and Management Communities
1445 Summary of outcomes and announcement of next TERN symposium – Professor Tim Clancy, TERN Director
1500-1530 CLOSE and Afternoon Tea

 

 

 

 

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