CIE 2021 Annual Conference (Virtual): Just another statistic? How quantitative ecology influences ocean conservation priorities

GUEST SPEAKER: Dr Chris Brown, Research Fellow, Griffith University.

We are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2021 CIE Annual Conference (Virtual) to be held on Thursday, 14th and Friday, 15th October 2021.


Chris is a Senior Lecturer at Griffith University and an Australian Research Council Future Fellow. Chris and his team in the Seascape Models Lab work on the conservation of ocean ecosystems and sustainable management of fisheries.

His team uses advances in statistical modelling approaches to synthesize ecological data and inform environmental decision making. Their latest project will study the limits to predicting the unprecedented change facing ocean ecosystems.

Chris has a PhD in Biological Science from the University of Queensland, a BSc from the University of Tasmania, has published over 90 peer-reviewed papers and is a former DECRA Fellow and Young Tall Poppy Award recipient.

He works closely with conservation agencies and his engagement roles include advising Pacific Island nations on tuna fishery monitoring, being science advisor to the Global Mangrove Alliance and analytical advisor to the Reef Life Survey.

Chris will be presenting at 1pm on Thursday, October 14th

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As a courtesy, we request that when connecting to the seminar/talk that you mute your microphone unless you are required to speak, this would ensure that the sound from the speaker to the audience is not disrupted by feedback from your microphone.

Thanking you in advance!