WA National Climate Change Workshop – Invitation

Hi Thought this might interest communicators and educators… See below for more information. Kind regards, Emma

Hi Emma Actually I think it would be ideal for you & your other Science Communication staff to be attending this. It is designed for practitioners & educators more than for scientists. I would appreciate you RSVPing & advising your contemporaries Cheers Grant

Grant Wardell-Johnson Director and Associate Professor Curtin Institute for Biodiversity and Climate

Curtin University Tel | +61 8 9266 3702 Fax | +61 8 9266 2459 Mobile | 0413 628 201

Email | g.wardell-johnson@curtin.edu.au Web | curtin.edu.au

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The NCCARF-Terrestrial Biodiversity Network and Curtin Institute for Biodiversity will hold a Western Australian Roadshow on the 11th November 2010 at Curtin University of Technology. The aim of the Roadshow is to identify stakeholder climate change adaptation challenges and research priorities for Terrestrial Biodiversity in Western Australia.

On behalf of myself and Prof Stephen Williams we would like to invite you to attend. More information about this event is listed below. The event agenda is available here: http://hosting2.arcs.org.au/terrestrialbiodiversity/index.php/General/wester n-australia-roadshow.html http://hosting2.arcs.org.au/terrestrialbiodiversity/index.php/General/weste rn-australia-roadshow.html>

Please feel free to pass around widely to your contacts.

To register for this event please contact: events@curtin.edu.au, or call (08) 9266 2563, by 8 November 2010. T

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he National Climate Change Adaptation Research Facility -Terrestrial Biodiversity Network and Curtin Institute for Biodiversity and Climate are aiming to significantly increase their interaction with local stakeholder groups eg. management agencies, policy makers and local government, in order to identify their specific research needs and major challenges to climate change adaptation for protecting the natural ecosystems within their jurisdiction.

To facilitate this process, we will be running a national ³roadshow² that will consist of a one day workshop in each of the network nodes across Australia. Each workshop will try to identify the most significant local research needs and challenges and help put these into a national context. These workshops will be held in all states and territories over the next 12 months.

Please find attached the agenda for this event. Please be advised that morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be served throughout the day.

Event: Terrestrial Biodiversity Roadshow – Adaptation challenges and research needs of local stakeholders, Western Australia When: Thursday 11th November, 2010 Where: Building 405, Room 201, Curtin University, Kent Street, Bentley, Western Australia Who should come: management agencies, policy makers, NGO¹s, government and any interested parties

To find out more about our network please go to: http://hosting2.arcs.org.au/terrestrialbiodiversity/

Emma Donnelly| Science Outreach Coordinator Faculty of Science and Engineering | Curtin University of Technology | GPO Box U1987 Perth 6845 Western Australia t: +61 8 9266 1021 | f: +61 8 9266 2021 | Office: Building 311 Room 147

Email: e.donnelly@curtin.edu.au Web: http://science.curtin.edu.au/outreach/

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