Outreach

Major Awards

Appointments & Memberships

  • Chief Investigator ARC Linkage A global standard for the status of Wetlands of International Importance (2019 - 2022)
  • Chief Investigator ARC DECRA Assessing risks to coastal ecosystems with new earth observation models (2019 - 2022)
  • Chief Investigator ARC Linkage Ecosystem risk assessment: informing responses to the global biodiversity crisis (2018 - 2021)
  • IUCN Red List of Ecosystems Committee for Scientific Standards (2015 - )
  • Red List of Ecosystems Thematic Group, IUCN Commission on Ecosystem Management (CEM, 2014 - )
  • Coastal Ecosystems Thematic Group of the IUCN CEM (2014 - )
  • Commonwealth Essential Environmental Measures Saltmarsh & Mangroves working group (2017 - 2018)
  • Commonwealth Essential Environmental Measures Migratory Shorebird working group (2017 - 2018)
  • GEOBON Future Earth Ecosystem Function working group (2016 - 2018)
  • GEOBON Freshwater Wetlands working group (2016 - )
  • Australian Ecosystem Science Council Ecosystem Surveillance working group (2016 - 2018)
  • American Geophysical Union (AGU, 2012 -)
  • Society for Conservation Biology (SCB, 2010 - )
  • Shorebird Working Group, Partnership for the East Asian-Australasian Flyway (2010 - 2015)
  • Ecological Society of Australia (ESA, 2009 - )
  • UNEP-WCMC Global Saltmarsh Network (2013 - 2014)
  • Australian Bird and Bat Banding Scheme (A-Class Bird Banding License)

Invited Presentations

  • Centre of Integrative Ecology, Deakin University, Australia (2018)
  • Australian Institute of Marine Science, Townsville, Australia (2018)
  • Australian Tropical Science and Innovation Precinct, James Cook University, Australia (2018)
  • ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Australia (2018)
  • Ecosystem risk assessment symposium, EcoTas, Australia (2017)
  • Tsinghua University Beijing, Centre for Earth System Science, China (2016)
  • Beijing Normal University Beijing, School of Life Sciences, China (2016)
  • Ecosystem risk assessment symposium, Conservation Biology Oceania, Australia (2016)
  • Coasts under sea level rise symposium, Conservation Biology Oceania, Australia (2016)
  • Ramsar STRP symposium, Intecol International Wetlands Conference, China (2016)
  • Impacts on mega deltas by reclamation symposium, Intecol Wetlands Conference, China (2016)
  • University of Sydney, School of Life and Environmental Sciences. Sydney, Australia (2015)
  • UNSW, School of Biological, Earth and Environmental Science. Sydney, Australia (2015)
  • Birds Queensland. Brisbane, Australia (2015)
  • Beijing Forestry University, Department of Nature Conservation. Beijing, China (2014)
  • China Intertidal Conservation Meeting. Beijing, China (2014)
  • University of Cambridge, Department of Zoology. Cambridge, UK (2014)
  • Birdlife International. Cambridge, UK (2014)
  • Royal Society for the Protection of Birds. The Lodge, UK (2014)
  • East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership Meeting of Partners. Alaska, USA (2013)
  • Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute. Washington D.C., USA (2013)
  • East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership Meeting of Partners. Palembang, Indonesia (2012)
  • Birds Queensland. Brisbane, Australia (2011)
  • East Asian-Australasian Flyway Partnership Meeting of Partners. Siem Reap, Cambodia (2010)
  • Birds Queensland. Brisbane, Australia (2009)

Conferences / Workshops

  • 2019, Google Mountain View, USA, First Meeting of the Global Land Cover Mapping Partnership
  • 2018, Hobart, Australia, Macroalgae Working Group: Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS)
  • 2018, Adelaide, Australia, Australian Marine Science Association Annual Conference
  • 2018, Cambridge, UK, Mangrove Restoration Potential, The Nature Conservancy
  • 2018, Sydney, Australia, Australian Saltmarsh and Mangrove Research Network
  • 2018, Cambridge, UK, Valuing saltmarsh workshop, The Nature Conservancy
  • 2017, Hunter, Australia, EcoTas, Australian Ecological Society joint conference
  • 2017, Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Myanmar National Ecosystem Assessment: Initial workshop, WCS
  • 2017, Cambridge, UK, Mangrove Restoration Potential, The Nature Conservancy
  • 2017, San Francisco, USA, Google Earth Engine User Summit, Google
  • 2017, Brisbane, Australia, Global Tidal Flat Mapping Workshop, University of Queensland
  • 2017, London, UK, Global Ecosystem Typology Workshop, Kings College London
  • 2016, San Francisco, USA, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting
  • 2016, San Francisco, USA, Google Earth Engine Workshop, Google
  • 2016, Hawaii, USA, IUCN World Conservation Congress
  • 2016, Hawaii, USA, IUCN Red List of Ecosystems Committee for Scientific Standards
  • 2016, Changshu, China, INTECOL International Wetlands Congress
  • 2016, Melbourne, Australia, IUCN Red List of Ecosystems workshop, University of Melbourne
  • 2015, Melbourne, Australia, IUCN Red List of Ecosystems planning workshop, Deakin University
  • 2015, Beijing, China, World Forum on Ecosystem Governance
  • 2015, Montpellier, France, 27th International Congress on Conservation Biology
  • 2015, Dublin, Ireland, Red List of Ecosystems Collaboration Workshop, Trinity College
  • 2015, Helsinki, Finland, Red List of Ecosystems Committee for Scientific Standards Meeting
  • 2014, Sydney, Australia, IUCN World Parks Congress
  • 2014, Sydney, Australia, Google Earth Engine Workshop, Google Sydney
  • 2014, Beijing, China , Intertidal Conservation Meeting (government workshop)
  • 2014, Alaska, USA, East Asian-Australasian Flyway Meeting of Partners 7
  • 2014, Cambridge, UK, Joint Species and Ecosystems Commission Meeting, IUCN
  • 2013, San Francisco, USA, American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting
  • 2013, Auckland, NZ, EcoTas, Australian Ecological Society joint conference
  • 2013, Brisbane, Australia, Species Distribution Modelling by Prof Jane Elith (5 days)
  • 2013, Brisbane, Australia, Marxan train-the-trainer course
  • 2012, Sumatra, Indonesia, East Asian-Australasian Flyway Meeting of Partners 6
  • 2012, Bangalore, India , Society for Conservation Biology (Asia) Conference
  • 2012, Bangalore, India , Student Conference for Conservation Science
  • 2011, Auckland, NZ, 25th International Congress for Conservation Biology
  • 2011, Auckland, NZ, Getting the best out of experts by Prof Mark Burgman
  • 2011, Brisbane, Australia, Graph Theory Workshop by Dr Eric Treml
  • 2011, Cairns, Australia, Australian Ornithological Congress
  • 2010, Cambodia, East Asian-Australasian Flyway Meeting of Partners 5
  • 2010, Melbourne, Australia, Bayesian Statistics with Prof Mick McCarthy
  • 2009, Brisbane, Australia, INTECOL International Congress of Ecology