Wombats Through Time and Space Conference 2018

The Wombat Conference will be a celebration of research into all things wombat, and the 20th anniversary of the first edition of the Wombat book, fondly known as ‘The Wombat Bible’.

When: 17th – 19th September 2018
Where: The University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia 5005
Book: Eventbrite – Early bird and single day tickets available.

This 3-day conference will give attendees the chance to participate in two daily sessions on topics including demographics and reproduction, remote sensing, health and disease, behaviour and ecology and human-wildlife conflict.

Keynote Speakers include:

  • Dr. David Taggart – Conservation Research Fellow, University of Adelaide – Southern Hairy Nosed Wombats
  • Dr. Alan Horsup – Senior Conservation Officer, Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service – Northern Hairy Nosed Wombats
  • Dr. Scott Carver – Senior Lecturer in Wildlife Ecology, University of Tasmania – Common Wombats
  • Ms. Jacqui Mills – Director, The Wombat Foundation – Non-Government Organisations

Lunch will be served at the venue between sessions, with a short break for morning/afternoon tea during each session.

The Wombat Conference wouldn’t be complete without a chance to socialise! On 17th September, there will be a Quiz Night with the Conference Dinner on the 18th September. This will also be held at the University of Adelaide, consisting of a three course meal and drinks package with light entertainment. A fantastic opportunity to network with the widespread wombat community gathering in Adelaide.

For further information including abstract submission, conference program outline (including session themes) and venue details, please visit Wombat Conference 2018.

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