Individual Abstract Submission


The theme of this year’s conference is:

'Waters of past and present: shaping pathways for future management

The conference focuses on decision making in times of uncertainty and the theme reflects the importance of accessing ancient knowledge, measured changes, current information and predicted scenarios in the management of our aquatic ecosystems for the future.

The theme will be supported by the following key themes:

i. Indigenous water knowledge
ii. Climate change and waterways
iii. Palaeolimnology for wetland management
iv. Adaptation pathways to the Future
v. Vegetation of Australian Riverine Landscapes
vi. The Ecology of Large Rivers – a symposium in tribute of Keith Walker
vii. Long Term Intervention Monitoring under the Basin Plan

However, the organising committee also welcomes submissions around any relevant theme examples of which can be found below:

Age and growth

Aquatic vegetation

Assessing benefits of management actions


Defining baseline condition

Ecological modelling

Ecosystem processes

Environmental flows

Estuarine ecology

Exotic/invasive species

Fisheries management/assessment

Food webs

Long-term monitoring

Molecular ecology/genetics


Rehabilitation and restoration

Science policy and management


Threatened species



Submissions close on Tuesday 28 June 2016. Click here to submit your abstract today.

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