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New Zealand is taking a precautionary approach to the COVID-19 (as known as the novel coronavirus) outbreak to reduce the spread of the infection and we are currently in nationwide lockdown.
The INTECOL Organising Committee are currently looking at options for the conference and it is likely to be postponed to ensure those who wish to attend are able to. We will update everyone once we can provide more information. In the meantime, our abstract portal has been re-opened if you missed the previous deadline.
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Local Organising Committee
Philippe Gerbeaux, Department of Conservation - Conference chair
Jason Butt, National Wetland Trust
Tim Davie, Environment Canterbury
Jenny Davis, Australian Freshwater Sciences Society
Karen Denyer, National Wetland Trust
Deirdre Hart, University of Canterbury
Di Lucas, Lucas Associates
Shona Myers, Myers Ecology
Katie Nimmo, Lincoln University
David Perenara-O'Connell, Ngāi Tahu
Stefanie Rixecker, Environment Canterbury
Amy Whitehead, NIWA (National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research) and New Zealand Freshwater Sciences Society
Charlotte Emery, Conference Innovators
Kate Howden, Conference Innovators
Scientific Organising Committee
Tim Davie – Chair, Chief Scientist, ECAN Regional Council, Christchurch
Eugene Turner, Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, Louisiana State University
Deirdre Hart, Senior Lecturer, Coastal science, University of Canterbury
Bev Clarkson, Plant Ecologist/Capability Leader, Manaaki Whenua/Landcare Research, National Wetland Trust
Yvonne Taura, Researcher Landscape policy and governance, Manaaki Whenua/Landcare Research
Chris Tanner, Principal Scientist, Aquatic Pollution, Taihoro Nukurangi/NIWA
Brian Sorrell, Associate Professor, Aquatic Biology, Aarhus University Denmark
N.B. These are the core members of the scientific committee, a wider group will be involved in setting the programme and reviewing papers.