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Crazy and Ambitious Conference. This is not your usual National Science Conference
May 8 @ 8:00 am - May 10 @ 5:00 pm
A piquant mixture of stretchy science, disruptive technologies, Māori and indigenous knowledge, business and industry, government and NGOs. We look forward to hearing your ideas (even if they do sound a bit crazy!), ambitions, progress, promises, experiences and future plans at this, our first national meeting.
Symposia will be organised around the following themes, broadly including all aspects of New Zealand’s Biological Heritage:
Indigenous session: cultural and biological heritage
Reversing the decline of NZ’s threatened and endangered species
Beyond the halo: widescale predator control and a Predator-Free NZ
Restoring resilience in freshwater ecosystems
Partnerships in Conservation
Social licence to operate
Biosecurity: protecting NZ’s primary industries from damaging weeds and pests
Distruptive technologies: the role of genetics, genomics and eDNA in protecting NZ’s biological heritage