KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Associate Professor Will Glamore
Water Research Centre, UNSW Sydney

Associate Professor Will GlamoreAssoc Professor Will Glamore is the leader of the EcoEng Research Group and Deputy Director at the Water Research Centre, UNSW Sydney.  Dr Glamore is currently the Chairman of PIANC ANZ, the Chair of the Tuggerah Lakes Expert Panel, and a former member of the NSW Coastal Council, the Marine Estate Expert Knowledge Panel, and the PFAS Independent Expert Panel.  Over the past 25+ years, Dr Glamore has led research programs on estuaries, including ecosystem response modelling and climate change, as well as the restoration of blue carbon habitats.  Recent highlights include working with the Clean Energy Regulator to develop the Blue Carbon Method, and collaborating with the Australian Academy of Science on the ‘Sustainable Oceans and Coasts National Strategy’.  Throughout his career, Dr Glamore has been fortunate to work with many collaborative partners and talented research staff.

Dr Joelle Gergis

The Australian National University

Dr Joelle GergisDr Joëlle Gergis is an award-winning climate scientist and writer from the Australian National University. She is an internationally recognised expert in Australian and Southern Hemisphere climate variability and change; based in the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Climate Extremes. Her research focuses on providing a long-term historical context for assessing recently observed climate variability and extremes.

In 2013 Dr Gergis was awarded an Australian Research Council Discovery Early Career Researcher Award (DECRA) fellowship, and her team won the 2014 Eureka Prize for Excellence in Interdisciplinary Scientific Research – informally known as the ‘Oscars of Australian Science’.

In 2015 Dr Gergis was awarded the Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research in the Faculty of Science at the University of Melbourne. In February 2018, she was selected to serve as a lead author for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Sixth Assessment Report – a global, state-of-the art review of climate change science.

In August 2018 she was appointed to the Climate Council, Australia’s leading independent body providing expert advice to the Australian public on climate change and policy.

Her book, Sunburnt Country: The future and history of climate change in Australia, is now available through Melbourne University Publishing.

In November 2019 Dr Gergis received the 2019 AMOS Science Outreach Award, a national prize for science communication awarded by the Australian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society (AMOS), Australia’s peak professional body for climate science.

Key Dates

Presenter & Early Registration:
Friday 1st April 2022
Full Paper Submission:
Friday 29th April 2022

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