We are pleased to announce the following keynote speakers.
Professor Hugh Beckie
Australian Herbicide Resistance Initiative, The University of Western Australia
Professor Laurie Drinkwater
Cornell University, United States
Dr Steve Hatfield-Dodds
Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences, Australia
Steve’s previous roles have included Executive Director of the Australian Bureau of Agricultural and Resource Economics and Sciences (ABARES, 2017-2021), and CSIRO’s Chief Coordinating Scientist, Integration Science and Public Policy, where he led the integrated modelling for the Australian National Outlook (2015). His career includes senior roles in Australian Government agencies including the Department of Industry, Science, Energy and Resources (DISER), Treasury, Environment, and Climate Change, as well as research and leadership roles at CSIRO. He is an honorary professor of public policy at ANU, and an expert member of the UN International Resource Panel. Steve has published more than 120 papers and reports, including articles in Nature, Science, Agricultural Systems, Ecological Economics, and Ecology and Society.