Invited Speakers

  • Nico Lamouroux forweb

    Nico Lamouroux is a civil engineer that jumped into stream ecology during his PhD at the University in Lyon. He leads a team of 20 people at Irstea targeting the development, test and transfer of ecohydrological models....Read More>>

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    Vladimir Nikora

    University of Aberdeen, UK

    Vladimir Nikora is the Sixth Century Chair in Environmental Fluid Mechanics at the School of Engineering, University of Aberdeen, UK. Before coming to Scotland in February 2006, he was Principal Scientist and Manager of the Hydrodynamics Group at the National......Read More>>

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    David Papps

    Commonwealth Environmental Water Office

    David Papps is the Commonwealth Environmental Water Holder - a statutory position responsible for managing Commonwealth environmental water to protect and restore the Murray-Darling Basin’s environment....Read More>>

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    Angela Gurnell

    Queen Mary University of London

    Angela Gurnell is Professor of Physical Geography at Queen Mary University of London. During her 40 year research career she has published over 160 journal papers, and 70 book chapters and full conference papers, mainly focussing on interactions among vegetation,......Read More>>

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    John Nestler

    Research Ecologist

    Dr Nestler was awarded a BS in Biology from Valdosta State College (1972), MS in Zoology from the University of Georgia (1976), and PhD in Zoology from Clemson University (1980).  He worked as an ecologist at the US Army Engineer......Read More>>

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    Peta-Joanne Derham

    Murray Darling Basin Authority

    Dr Peta-Joanne Derham joined the Murray-Darling Basin Authority (MDBA) in May 2012 and is currently Acting General Manager, Ecohydrology Analysis Branch. The Branch is responsible for environmental monitoring and evaluation, and for providing ecological science and model-based advice to support......Read More>>

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    Tom Chesson

    National Irrigators' Council

    Tom Chesson was appointed CEO of the National Irrigators’ Council (NIC) in October 2011.  He comes to the NIC with a background in public affairs, politics and government at a State, National and International level.  He is based in Canberra....Read More>>