BrisScience: The Science of Sustaining our Urban Landscapes

17 August 2009
6:30 pmto8:00 pm

The 10th International Congress of Ecology ( is to be held in Brisbane from 16 – 21 August 2009. In conjunction with INTECOL we will be hosting a Public lecture & panel discussion focused on Urban Ecology, sustainable urban planning and development and the responsibility of ecologists in securing our future.

Speakers include:

  • Dr Mark McDonnell – Director, Australian Research Centre for Urban Ecology
  • Dr Darryl Jones – Director, Centre for Innovation Conservation Strategies, Griffith University
  • Prof. Cliff Dorse, City of Cape Town, Cape Town, Western Cape Province, South Africa
  • Prof. Hugh Possingham – Director, The Ecology Centre, The University of Queensland as MC

Please note the given the style of this event, we will expect to run until 8 pm.

  • Time: 6:30pm to 8:00 pm (Doors open at 6pm).
  • Venue: Ithaca Auditorium, Brisbane City Hall
  • Refreshments: There will be complimentary drinks and nibblies following the talk, and speakers will be available to answer any questions.
  • Questions? Contact Lynelle (l.ross [at]


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