The Victorian Biodiversity Conference aims to: Showcase projects involving Victorian institutions related to biodiversity (everything from local to global projects); Strengthen networks between Victorian institutions working on biodiversity (academia, industry, not-for-profit and government); and Highlight the exceptional work of early career researchers and professionals, while providing networking opportunities with those more established in their careers. Register here.
- Seed biology and evolutionary ecology – Unlocking the challenges of germination, dormancy and seed ecology in a changing world.
- Seed sourcing and end-use – Considering genetic diversity, restoration and translocations as well as sector specific approaches to seed conservation and use.
- Seed and gene bank management – The ins and outs of managing ex situ seed banks and gene banks and the methods for maximising seed quality and longevity.
- Seeds in culture and society – Sharing stories and learning about cultural seed use, including collaborations between traditional use and ex situ seed banks and gene banks.