Conference Speakers 2018 Senator the Hon Anne Ruston Assistant Minister for Agriculture and Water Resources. Senator the Hon Anne Ruston will open the Forests for healthy farms policy & practitioner panel on Wednesday 5th September 2018 at 9am. Read more Fiona Simson Fiona Simson is the president of the National Farmers' Federation Read more Dr Graham Farquhar Senior Australian Citizen of the Year 2018 Read more Prof. Kate Auty Prof. Kate Auty is the ACT Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment and a Professorial Fellow with the University of Melbourne. Read more Kenneth Er Kenneth is the Chief Executive Officer of National Parks Board (NParks). NParks is the lead agency overseeing the greenery of our City in a Garden and biodiversity conservation in land-scarce Singapore. Read more Kathryn Williams Kathryn Williams is Associate Professor in environmental psychology at the University of Melbourne. Read more Jacki Schirmer Jacki Schirmer is an Associate Professor at the University of Canberra. Read more Greg McCormack Greg McCormack was the founding Director of Midway in 1980, which today has its primary business in the purchasing, processing, marketing and exporting of woodfibre. Read more Gary Dunning Gary is the Executive Director of The Forests Dialogue (TFD), an organization based at Yale University in New Haven, CT, USA. Read more Catherine Keirnan Catherine has worked in both private consulting businesses and Government and currently leads the ACT Government’s adaptation Climate Change Policy team. Read more Howard Parry-Husbands Howard is an experienced marketing researcher specialising in branding, innovations and communications development. Read more Jeff Swingler Qualified as a Chartered Accountant and holding a Master of Enterprise Innovation, Jeff has over 35 years of involvement in finance and investment, trading markets, and technology commercialisation. Read more Rob de Fégely Rob de Fégely is a Director of Margules Groome Consulting P/L a forest and forest industry consulting company based in Australia and New Zealand. Read more Gordon Davies Gordon has held senior roles across a diverse range of sectors and has expertise in government relations, policy and communications. Read more Professor Rod Keenan Professor Rod Keenan has over 30 years’ experience in forest research leadership, education, management and policy in a number of Australian states and with the Federal Government. Read more Adrian Gray Adrian Gray is the Manager of Urban Design at Brimbank City Council and the current Victorian State President for the Australian Institute of Landscape Architects. Read more Dr Nerida Anderson Dr Nerida Anderson is a social researcher with interests in the social and psychological aspects of human-environment interactions, in particular the human dimensions of natural resource management and forest management. Her research work has application for understanding social and psychological responses to rural landscape change. Read more Dr Lyndall Bull Dr Lyndall Bull has extensive global experience in the forest sector, including in strategic management, innovation and product development, market analysis and research management. Read more Tony Price Tony Price holds a Bachelor of Science (Forestry) and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management, has attended the International Executive Programme at INSEAD in France and is a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Read more Braden Jenkin Braden Jenkin brings over 30 years experience in domestic and international forestry: from the smallest scale producers through to large-scale global corporate operations. Read more The speakers information on this website is correct at the time of providing, however, the organisers reserve the right to change the information where necessary without notice.