Day 1 - Monday 23 February 2015

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Day 1 - Monday 23 February 2015
Day 1 - Monday 23 February 2015
8.00
9.00
9.15
Conference registration
Formalities and introductions
Opening presentation: INSERT TITLE
10.00
10.15
Hydrodynamics and sedimentation in mangrove systems
Feasibility of Plutonium (Pu) isotope concentration to constrain the
timing of contemporary sedimentary development of a mangrove basin
Hydrodynamic exposure mediates transitions between bare and
vegetated states in temperate mangrove ecosystems
Challenging the emerging paradigm of ecogeomorphic adjustment to
sea-level rise
Morning tea (30 minutes)
Colin Woodroffe
Jon Knight
Climate change combined with direct human impacts on mangroves in
Torres Strait: the need for strong partnerships to maximize the resilience
and sustainability of tidal wetlands
Predicting recruitment of mangroves under environmental change
Can high-intensity storms reduce impacts of sea level rise to coastal
wetlands?
Predicting sea-level rise and infrastructure effects on estuarine wetlands
using a numerical model.
Mangroves past, present and future in Princess Charlotte Bay, Far North
Queensland; the need for strong partnerships to maximise climate
change resilience
Lunch (45 minutes)
Norm Duke
Mangrove –saltmarsh interactions in broader context
Saltmarsh and mangrove expansion in the Gippsland Lakes since
European colonization
Dynamics over a sixty year period of mangrove and associated
communities in the marine tidal environment of Moreton Bay
Queensland Australia.
Environmental Assessment of Mangrove Communities In Tarut Bay, East
of the Arabian Peninsula based on a Multidisciplinary Approach
The Global Mangrove Watch
Mangrove Response to Environmental Change in Northern Australia
Utilizing Rapid Hyper-Portable Ground-Based LiDAR to Improve Temporal
and Spatial Resolution of Observations in Saltmarshes and Mangroves
Afternoon tea (30 minutes)
Neil Saintilan
Paul Boon
A critical look at predicting global patterns of above ground biomass in
mangroves
Litterfall production, decomposition and nutrient dynamics in arid
mangrove systems on the Red Sea coast of Saudi Arabia
Carbon stock and fluxes in a semi arid mangrove (New Caledonia)
Blue is the new green: demonstrating the potential for creating blue
carbon offset programs
Mangrove encroachment of saltmarshes: what does it mean for carbon
sequestration potential?
Isotopes help evaluate the ecological value of saltmarsh and mangrove in
Southeast Australia
A multidisciplinary approach to blue carbon futures in Vietnam
Poster session and free time
Conference dinner
Colin Field
Session 1: Hydrodynamics and sedimentation
10.30
10.45
11.00
Kerrylee Rogers
Bruce Thom
Thomas A. Hurst
Kerrylee Rogers
Session 2: Wetland evolution and climate change
11.30
11.30
11.45
12.00
12.15
12.30
12.45
Todd E. Minchinton
Irving Mendelssohn
José F. Rodriguez
Jock MacKenzie
Session 2: Distribution dynamics and remote sensing
1.30
1.45
2.00
2.15
2.30
2.45
3.00
3.15
Arnon Accad
Ali Maden Al-Ali
Richard Lucas
Emma Ashbridge
Ian Paytner
Session 3: Carbon and nutrient cycling
3.45
4.00
4.15
4.30
4.45
5.00
5.15
5.30
7.00
Refaat Atalla A.
Abohassan
Cyril Marchand
Carolyn Ewers
Jeff Kelleway
Debashish Mazumder
Robin Warner
Day 2 - Tuesday 24 February 2015
8.00
9.00
9.15
Conference registration
Formalities and introductions
Keynote presentation: INSERT TITLE
10.00
Review of existing global and Australian instruments for mangrove
conservation and management
Development offset policy and mangrove rehabilitation
Mangrove and Saltmarsh restoration project – offsets in action
Protecting and restoring Australia’s ‘Great Southern Seascapes’
Morning tea (30 minutes)
Ian Cresswell
Working Towards an Integrated Modelling Approach for Restoring
Saltmarsh Ecosystems
Port Botany the Biggest Saltmarsh Planting Project in the World –
Outcomes from Six Years On
Ground Zero: Assessing a Future Mangrove Mitigation Area in Guam
Observations following spoil excavation and saltmarsh return to
Pemberton street, Parramatta, 9 years on
Lunch (45 minutes)
Duncan Rayner
Mangrove vulnerability to sea level rise in Southeast Asia and the wider
Indo-Pacific
Mangrove Restoration an Evidence Based Approach
Sedimentary characteristics and vegetation structure at the southern
limit of mangrove forests in Brazil
Extension of salinity zones estimated from a predictive estuarine and
mangrove foraminifera-based model
Do you know where the tide is?
The use of different water sources by mangrove trees: dependence on
groundwater and atmospheric water sources
Poster session and afternoon tea (45 minutes)
Catherine E. Lovelock
Constructed Saltmarshes. Years on are they working?
Mangrove and saltmarsh management at Sydney Olympic Park is more
challenging than ever
Is there a future for costal saltmarshes in Tasmania?
Hazard reduction strategies to reduce the risk of mosquito-borne disease
risk associated with rehabilitated estuarine wetlands
Stability and effectiveness of runelling in saltmarsh as a mosquito
management tool
Engaging Community in Appreciation and Care of Saltmarsh and
Mangroves
AMSN discussion and wrap-up
Free time. A dinner venue can be co-ordinated if needed.
Geoff Sainty
Swapan Paul
Session 4: Sustainable wetland policy, conservation and restoration
10.15
10.30
10.45
11.00
Kerrylee Rogers
Karen McKee
Patrick Dwyer
Louise Johns
Simon Branigan
Session 5: Restoration at work
11.30
11.45
12.00
12.15
12.30
Andre Olson
Jessica Gross
Simon Rowe
Session 5: Monitoring and assessment for sustainable outcomes
1.15
1.30
1.45
2.00
2.15
2.30
2.45
James Machin
Jarbas Bonetti
Carla Bonetti
Robert J. Williams
Catherine Lovelock
Session 6: Sustainable wetland management
3.30
3.45
4.00
4.15
4.30
4.45
5.00
5.30
9.00
1.00
5.00
5.30
Day 3 - Wednesday 25 February 2015
(More details later)
Sett-off from Innovation campus
Visit Lake Illawarra, Minnamurra River
Lunch at Shoalhaven Heads
Visit Shoalhaven River entrance
Return to Innovation conference
Close of conference
Vishnu Prahalad
Cameron Webb
Pat Dale
Mia Dalby-Ball
Norm Duke
Poster Session
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Modelling changes of Coastal Wetlands Responding to disturbance
regimes;
Mangrove Rehabilitation – Crabs and Coir
Surface and subsurface elevation in a wet-dry tropical macro-tidal
harbor; determining the contemporary rates of carbon
sequestration
Preliminary analysis of the nutraceuticals and animal feed additives
value of the Indian mangrove leaves
Current regulation of marine plant disturbance in Queensland,
Australia
Ecology of the rare water mouse (Xeromys myoides)
Composition and spatial variation of benthic foraminifera in
mangrove and saltmarsh of Carama Inlet, Jervis Bay
Soil seed banks dynamics of endangered estuarine plant
communities in temperate Australia
An object-based approach to understanding spatial variability in
wetland vegetation
WET (Wetland Education and Training) delivering cutting edge
wetland training
Mangrove forests and their importance for terrestrial vertebrate
fauna
Recognition of coastal features in wet tropics: a review in Brazilian
Amazon Coast
Examining 239+240Pu, 210Pb and historical events to determine carbon,
nitrogen and phosphorus burial in mangrove sediments of Moreton
Bay, Australia
Ali Al-Nasrawi
Mia Dalby-Ball
Madeline Goddard
G.
Iyyapparajanarasimapallavan
Louise Johns
Janina Kaluza
Kirti Lal
Bess E.A. Murphy
Chris Owers
Swapan Paul
Stefanie Rog
Rafaula Salum
Christian J. Sanders