Our 2016 AGM will be held during the Society for Conservation Biology 4th Oceania Congress, July 7th, 6.00-7.00pm in the Plaza Auditorium (Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre on Grey Street). Drinks and nibbles will be provided, so please come along …
Congratulations to our two newly elected SCB Oceania board members – Danielle Shanahan and Tim Doherty!
Thanks to everyone who put their names forward for election, and to everyone who voted. We’re looking forward to meeting many of you at SCBO 2016. Please make a note to come along to our AGM, where we’ll be brainstorming new ways to engage with all our members on SCBO activities and initiatives in the next year.
Read more about Danielle and Tim below…
We have (a record?) 11 members nominated to join the board, and two “member at large” positions available. The nominees are…
- Kathleen Beyer
- Alienor Chauvenet
- Tim Doherty
- Jean-Yves Meyer
- Dominique Pelletier
- Michele Raffin
- Danielle Shanahan
- Rebecca Stirnemann
- Amelia Wenger
- Jut Wynne
- Liane Zeroes
You can read more about the candidates on the voting page. To vote, go to www.conbio.org, log in to your member area, and click the link to vote in the first blue box on your member homepage. You must be an Oceania Section member to vote.
SCBO are pleased to announce the call for our annual student awards, and for our regional distinguished service award. The closing date for nominations for all awards is April 30th. Student Awards As usual, we have two student awards up for …
Once each year, the SCBO board try to get together face-to-face to discuss Section business. Last Thursday and Friday, most of us met up in Brisbane. Our discussions were primarily focussed on reviewing and updating our workplans – outlining and planning what we will do (Capacity, Conferences, Science and Education and Policy and Management) over the next year in line with our Strategic Plan.
Now that ICCB 2015 is over, it’s time to turn attention towards our own regional conservation conference in 2016!
The fourth biannual meeting of the Society for Conservation Biology in Oceania, ‘Science meets Action, Water meets Land‘, will be held from 5-8 July in Brisbane, Australia.
Continuing our ICCB 2015 roundup, here are a few more impressions from the conference… From Megan Evans, SCBO board member, PhD student and Social media editor for Conservation Letters: There was a HUGE Oceania presence. Not only is the President …
When the Society for Conservation Biology Service Awards were announced at ICCB 2015 three of the six awardees on stage were from Oceania! Click through to read more about them.
Those of us in the Oceania Section who attended the 27th International Congress for Conservation Biology in Montpellier in early August enjoyed the program and the exquisite French city and its history and food. We also held our inaugural highly successful Annual General Meeting, attended by more than 40 people. It was a great atmosphere for business that can often be a bit dull.
Our 2015 AGM will be held at the 27th ICCB Congress in Montpellier. Read on for more details, and the agenda.