Coastal Marine Wetlands in an Era of Change


Public forum as part of the Australian Mangrove and Saltmarsh Network (AMSN) Conference

Start Date

20th Mar 2017 6:00pm

End Date

20th Mar 2017 8:00pm


IMAS Waterfront Building, Castray Esplanade, Hobart

RSVP / Contact Information or - 62267674

Join this public forum, hosted as part of the Australian Mangrove and Saltmarsh Network (AMSN) Conference, co-hosted by CSIRO and School of Land and Food, University of Tasmania. Over 70 delegates are expected to attend from across Australia and overseas, representing varied interests relating to the latest science and management for saltmarsh and mangrove ecosystems. The public forum presents a handpicked sample of the delegates and their work to a broader audience, as a public window into the Conference.

Chair: Dr Ian Cresswell,  Research Director, Biodiversity, Ecosystem Knowledge and Services, Land & Water, CSIRO

Confirmed speakers:
  • Emeritus Professor Irving Mendelssohn, Louisiana State University, USA
  • Professor Lindsay Hutley, Charles Darwin University, NT
  • Professor Paul Boon, Victoria University, Melbourne, VIC
  • Professor Sabine Dittmann, Flinders University, Adelaide, SA
  • Adjunct Professor Peter Bridgewater, University of Canberra, ACT (past Secretary General of the Ramsar Convention)