SCBO 2016 Wrap Up!

UPDATE: The final conference report can be downloaded here.

Many thanks everyone for coming to SCBO 2016!  It was great because you were here, and generated the friendly, engaging and informative discussions typical of our society.

Please take a few minutes to complete our feedback survey so that we can make Wellington 2018 even better. And enjoy the photo gallery below as a reminder of what we think was a great week!

Welcome to country with Brisbane River Dreaming from Turrbal songwoman


Dr Steven Miles MP officially opening the conference.
SCB Oceania President Richard Kingsford
Hugh Possingham networking with conference attendees
Priscilla platypus!
Public Forum: Northern Australia – the new development frontier?
Payal Bal presenting her poster
Poster session fun
Mark Burgman and Megan Evans
Ngukurr Youngbala Team presenting

Hans Wendt presenting
Packed rooms for presentations
Richard Kingsford putting the Scientists’ Declaration on land clearing in Australia to the floor
Alifereti Tawake presenting on the Locally Managed Marine Areas Network
Richard Kingsford (centre) presenting the 2016 Society for Conservation Biology Oceania Distinguished Service Award to Alifereti Tawake (left) and Roko Josefa Cinavilakeba (right) of the Locally Managed Marine Areas Network
The NZ team announcing that our next conference will be in Wellington in 2018!