The 8th National Rehabilitation Conference

Townsville, Nth Queensland, July 16-20, 2012

Call for Presenters

The 8th Australian Wildlife Rehabilitation Conference is to be held in Townsville .

It will be run by North Queensland Wildlife Care Inc, established in 1989, a not-for-profit and totally self funded organisation with a core of highly skilled and motivated rehabilitators.  The conference is to be held at the Rydges Southbank Conference Centre in the heart of the city.  A facility that has a maximum seating capacity for 300 attendees.

The theme for this conference is ‘Continuous Improvement’.

We wish to include presentations on the many aspects of wildlife rehabilitation; including speakers from wildlife care organisations, the veterinary community, environmental concerns, research, mining operations and their environmental impacts, legal constraints, and other matters pertaining  to  the care of our wildlife.

Each speaker will be given 30 minutes, this will  include five minutes for questions from the floor.  Additional questions will be collected and answered later in the conference.  Presenters will be required to allow the publication of their papers on the conference website and in the printed proceedings.  We offer speakers free registration for the day of their presentation if necessary.

Please express your interest in presenting by email to [email protected] as soon as possible. Abstracts of approximately 200 words, a biographical statement of 100 words, plus details of your audio-visual requirements should then be submitted by email to the same address.

Should you not have e-mail access, please post to:

Margaret Neihoff,  PO Box 1446, Aitkenvale, Qld 4814

Abstracts are due by 1st March 2012.   Complete papers due by June 1st 2012