SmartBiosecurity: Australasian Plant Biosecurity Collaborative Research Institute
We are delighted to present an investment proposal for SmartBiosecurity: Australasian Plant Biosecurity Collaborative Science Institute.
This proposal for Australasian biosecurity research, development and extension builds upon the existing momentum and structures of the Plant Biosecurity CRC (which ceases in 2018), utilising the strengths of shared resourcing and overcoming the weaknesses of a short-term CRC.
Video: Working together for plant biosecurity
Dr Cathy Robinson's conversations in town halls, at the farm gate and in government offices have led to a comprehensive toolkit about how to better engage throughout the whole biosecurity system. Watch the video interview with Cathy.
International plant health conference confirmed for Australia: Science Protecting Plant Health 2017
Plant pathology and biosecurity researchers, students, educators and policy makers will discuss the latest developments in plant protection at Science Protecting Plant Health 2017, to be held at the Brisbane Convention Centre, Queensland Australia, from 26-28 September 2017.
“We are expecting 400-500 delegates to take part in an exciting and invigorating week of science, workshops and networking,” said conference co-convenor Jennifer Cobon.
“There has been considerable early interest in the scientific program and I expect a strong response when we call for abstracts from 1 October 2016.”
Smart biosecurity science is an opportunity to have your say in how future plant biosecurity research, development and extension (RD&E) can best grow markets together. If you have a role to play in the future of plant biosecurity RD&E, now is the time to get involved. Visit the website.
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