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.)
The ACEAS Great Debate: Will European land use devastate Australia's unique biodiversity?
Chaired by Sara Philips, Editor, ABC Environment Online
Read the media release for the event here.
VENUE: The Science Exchange
Wednesday 28 March & Thursday 29 March:
|WEDNESDAY 28 MARCH 2012|
|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|
Speaker: Dr Steve Morton, CSIRO Fellow, CSIRO Ecosystem Sciences
|1045||Current status of TERN – Professor Tim Clancy, TERN Director|
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|
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)
Speaker: Dr Paul Willis, Director, Royal Institution of Australia (RiAus)
Getting the message out: how do we communicate science to the populace?
|THURSDAY 29 MARCH 2012|
|0845||Examples of science and management supported by sharing and integration - Professor Andrew Lowe and Professor Stuart Phinn, TERN Associate Science Directors|
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|
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|
|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|