Healthy Land and Water is pleased to present the premier environmental event for South East Queensland in 2021

 
Showcase environmental conference for SEQ (8:30 am) & celebration dinner (6:00 pm) Theme: Shaping Future SEQ: Boosting the resilience and liveability of our growing region
25 November 2021
Customs House, Brisbane  &  ONLINE
Conference: tickets to attend in person are sold out
Online: no cost – tickets available – please click here to register
Dinner: $115 per person – tickets available – please click here to register
Please click here to register

Program

Celebrating 21 years of impressive work for the catchment, and setting the scene for the next 10 years of integrated action to get SEQ ‘green’ Olympics ready.

 
REGISTRATION
08:30 am Arrival tea, coffee and registration
   
 OPENING & KEYNOTES                                                                                         Session host: Julie McLellan
09:00 am Welcome and safety briefing Julie McLellan,
CEO,
Healthy Land and Water
 
09:05 am Welcome to Country Shannon Ruska,
Tribal Experiences
09:20 am Opening address Stephen Robertson,
Chair,
Healthy Land and Water
 
09:30 am Keynote: 20000 years of action Aunty Val Cooms,
Nunukul people of Minjerribah or North Stradbroke Island
 
9:50 am Minister address: Resetting direction – NRM Plan refresh The Hon Sussan Ley MP
Australian Government, Minister for the Environment – Invited
 
10:00 am Morning tea  
     
SESSION 1: COLLABORATION AS A SUPERPOWER: AMPLIFYING IMPACT       Session host: Grace Muriuki
10:45 am Launch of Report Card 2021:
Marking 21 years of monitoring and reporting for South East Queensland
The Hon Meaghan Scanlon MP,
Minister for the Environment – Invited
 
11:00 am Unveiling Report Card 2021 results

 

Rod Connolly,
Chair of Science Committee
 
11:15 am

 

 

 

 

 

A taster of some of great projects across the region:

  • Citizen science upsurgence
  • Sustainable agriculture innovated
  • Biodiversity wins threat
  • Threatened species protection wins
  • Climate action
  • Everything is connected: farm to bay
12:15 pm Q&A: Action on all fronts to shape future SEQ  

 

Panel moderator:
Pip Courtney, ABC Landline
 
12:30 pm Lunch  
   
SESSION 2: SHAPING FUTURE SEQ: THE NEXT GENERATION IS HERE  Session host: Andrew O’Neill
1:30 pm Panel session:
Sustainable Development Goals: Partnership for the region

  • Panel moderator: Pip Courtney,
    ABC-TV Landline

 

 

 

  • Dr Claire Brolan,
    UQ Centre for Policy Futures
  • Craig Wilson,
    Port of Brisbane
  • Hugh Possingham,
    Queensland Chief Scientist
  • Melissa Impiazzi, Healthy Land and Water Board
  • Simon Costanzo,
    Darwinian
 
 
2:20 pm Reveal next gen Future Card
TBA – Invited  
2:40 pm Sneak peak Future Card
  • Simon Costanzo,
    Darwinian
  • Andrew O’Neill,
    Chief Operating Officer, Healthy Land and Water
 
03:00 pm Afternoon tea  
     
SESSION 3: OUR FUTURE CATCHMENT: GREEN OLYMPICS READY                    
  Session host: Scott Jose
3:30 pm Panel session:
Getting green Olympics ready: Future SEQ needs a green and gold revolution!

  • Panel moderator:
    Pip Courtney,
    ABC-TV Landline 
 

  • Cameron Costello,
    Deputy Chair at Queensland Tourism Industry Council
  • Natalie Cook,
    Executive Director, Queensland Academy of Sport
  • Andrew O’Neill,
    Chief Operating Officer, Healthy Land and Water
  • Tim Wright, Program Manager /Branch Manager, Brisbane City Council
  • Councillor Krista Adams,
    Deputy Mayor Brisbane City Council, Chair of City Planning and Economic Development
 
 SESSION 4: INVESTING IN OUR FUTURE CATCHMENT: MAKING IT HAPPEN  Session host: Corey Davis
4:30 pm The big picture: Building the prosperity, liveability, and sustainability of our ‘future region’: our path to delivering impact.  

 

Julie McLellan,
CEO, Healthy Land and Water
 
4:50 pm In song form: 21 years of impact for South East Queensland Bill Dennison,
Darwinian
 
4:55 pm Closing Stephen Robertson,
Chair, Healthy Land and Water
 
5:00 pm Conference close
CONFERENCE CELEBRATION DINNER HOST: Pip Courtney
05:30 pm Pre-dinner drinks & nibbles
06:30 pm Meals & shoutouts
9:00 pm Last drinks

 

Summary

Attendees at the one-day event will be treated to an engaging showcase of impactful work for the region, including:

  • Launching the roadmap for the refreshed NRM Plan for SEQ.
  • Launching the 2021 Report Card and celebrating the 21st birthday of the Report Card for SEQ.
  • Revealing the next-gen of future planning and reporting – Future Card.
  • Profiling two decades of projects and actions that will ensure SEQ’s sustainability into the future, aligned with the NRM plan.
  • Engaging panels delving into the Sustainable Development Goals and getting the catchment green Olympics ready.

 

Please click here to register

 

For more information

Please contact us on info@hlw.org.au or call 0427 641 239.

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