We are pleased to confirm the following keynote speakers at ARS 2019
Professor Andrew Campbell FTSE, CEO of the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR)
Professor Andrew Campbell is CEO of the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR). Prior appointments include Director of the Research Institute for the Environment and Livelihoods (RIEL) at Charles Darwin University and Executive Director of Land & Water Australia. Andrew also held senior policy roles in land, water and biodiversity management in the Australian Government. He was instrumental in the development of Landcare, working with the National Farmers’ Federation and the Australian Conservation Foundation to develop the proposal that catalysed the Decade of Landcare. A Fellow of the Academy of Technology and Engineering, and a Professorial Fellow at the ANU Fenner School, he is still involved in a family farm in south-eastern Australia, where his family have been farming since the 1860s.
Keynote presentation: The converging insecurities of food, water and energy, amplified by climate change – implications for drylands, science and policy.