Speaker Presentations

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TuesDAY 5 September 2017

Concurrent Session 1

Marine Classrooms: Engaging high school students in coastal conservation
Cassidy Hayward, Reef Catchments

Celebrating 15 years of coastal community engagement on the Gold Coast, Queensland
Maggie Muurmans, Griffith Centre for Coastal Management 

A Mackay Whitsunday regional report card: is local better?
Charlie Morgan, Mackay cWhitsunday Healthy Rivers to Reef Partnership

Concurrent Session 2

Life on the fringe: Choosing spatially explicit conservation actions for coastal and estuarine systems
Debbie Chamberlain, University of Queensland

Dynamic landscapes - understanding the history and trajectory of change to inform adaptation planning: case studies from Mackay
Elisa Zavadil, Alluvium 

Urban coastal foreshore reserve management in the Whitsunday region – optimising outcomes
Scott Hardy, Whitsunday Regional Council 

Environmental Monitoring: Strategic Planning Tool or Bureaucratic Box-Ticking? How Whitsunday Shire Council Got Ahead of the Curve
John Thorogood, FRC Environmental 

Noosa Different by Nature - 50 years of Crafting a Coastal Biosphere Reserve
Brian Stockwell & Rebecca Britton, Noosa Council 

Concurrent Session 3

Improving coastal erosion hazard assessments in Queensland
Selwyn Sultmann & Paul Prenzler, Department of Environment and Heritage Protection

Tools to assist in offset delivery in the coastal environment
Tiffany Harrington, Queensland Government

Bureau of Meteorology supporting coastal decisions in Queensland
Greg Stuart, Bureau of Meteorology

Concurrent Session 4

Project Catalyst – Grower Led Innovation in Sugar Cane Farming with Proven Water Quality Benefits for the Great Barrier Reef
Craig Davenport, Catchment Solutions 

Seagrass Watch in the Whitsundays: 1999 to the present
Jacquie Sheils, Whitsunday Seagrass Volunteers

Phytoplankton and Cyanobacterial Analysis: what it is, what it does, and how it should be
Lindsay Hunt, Jarvis Hunt Consultancy

Forestry With a Purpose - High Trees and Low Glow
Michael Coleman, Greenfleet

Concurrent Session 5

Integrating Natural Hazards into Planning Framework
Kylie Drysdale, Whitsunday Regional Council

The importance of scale in assessing risk from coastal hazards
David van Senden, Cardno

Met-Ocean and Coastal Process Investigations for Re-Development of Lindeman Island Resort
Christopher Scraggs, Cardno (NSW/ACT) Pty Ltd 

Construction Work in Remote Islands in North Queensland Challenges and Solutions
Gajaba Panditha, Koppens Developments Pty Ltd 

Justifying coastal management and new infrastructure using costbenefit analysis
Pamela Wong, Jeremy Benn Pacific (JBP)

Concurrent Session 6

Visualising Coastal Risks
Thomas Mortlock, Risk Frontiers

Generic Tools for Coastal Early Warning & Decision Support
Simone De Kleermaeker, Deltares 

An assessment of coastal impacts during Tropical Cyclone Debbie
Thomas Mortlock, Risk Frontiers

Concurrent Session 7

Re-connecting Coastal Aquatic Habitats - rock ramp fishways
Matt Moore, Catchment Solutions

Integrated approach to coastal wetland ecosystem repair in the Lower Burdekin
Laura Dunstan, North Queensland Dry Tropics 

Let the Data do the Talking: St Helens to Cape Hillsborough Net Free Zone Pre and Post Declaration Surveys
Luke Galea, Mackay Recreational Fishers Alliance 

Concurrent Session 8

Using Generalized Dissimilarity Modeling to reclassify the bioregions of the Great Barrier Reef
Danielle Asson, James Cook University

Identification and prioritisation of tidal exclusion barriers for rapid rehabilitation decision making
Trent Power, Catchment Solutions 

Concurrent Session 9

Monitoring morphodynamic response of nearshore sand bars to wave climate on an open coast beach, Gold Coast, Australia
Tom Murray, Griffith Centre for Coastal Management

An overview of Wave Buoy Measurements in Queensland Past, Present and Future
Leo Peach, Department of Science, Information Technology and Innovation 

Uses and Applications of Airborne LiDAR Bathymetry for Coastal Zone Management
Darren Stephenson, Fugro 

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Concurrent Session 10

Environmental Approvals for Public Marine Infrastructure
Tonia Richard & Trevor Carter, Department of Transport and Main Roads

Persistence and perseverance in foreshore protection, Amity Point, North Stradbroke Island
Paul O'Brien, Water Technology & Tim Mitchell, Redland City Council

Concurrent Session 11

An investigation of the long-term impacts of artificial bypassing of tidal entrances and future strategic management options of sediment transport
Jemma Purandare, Griffith University 

Living on the Edge: Climate Change Impacts on Gold Coast Threatened Species and proposed management responses
Paul Donatiu, Healthy Land and Water

Concurrent Session 13

Monitoring wetland condition in the Great Barrier Reef catchments: establishing a baseline
Jan Tilden, Queensland Government

Mackay Regional Council’s Voluntary Mechanism for Stormwater Quality Management
Luke Galea, Mackay Regional Council 

Forecasts of streamflow and water quality for catchments contributing to the Great Barrier Reef
Richard Laugesen, Bureau of Meteorology

Concurrent Session 14

Supporting climate adaptation on the coast: applying CoastAdapt to local challenges
David Rissik, Griffith University