Invited Speakers

Marco Lambertini    Director General, WWF International

Marco Lambertini

Director General, WWF International

Dr Jennifer Lavers   Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania

Dr Jennifer Lavers

Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies, University of Tasmania

Laureate Professor Peter Doherty   Nobel Laureate in Medicine; Patron of the Doherty Institute

Laureate Professor Peter Doherty

Nobel Laureate in Medicine; Patron of the Doherty Institute

Jo Ruxton    CEO Plastic Oceans UK; Producer of ‘A Plastic Ocean’

Jo Ruxton

CEO Plastic Oceans UK; Producer of ‘A Plastic Ocean’

Marcus Ericsson    Co-founder, 5 Gyres Insitute

Marcus Ericsson

Co-founder, 5 Gyres Insitute

Joleah Lamb    Cornell University; University of Queensland

Joleah Lamb

Cornell University; University of Queensland

Dan Laffoley    Marine Vice Chair, IUCN's World Commission on Protected Areas    Senior Advisor Marine Science and Conservation, IUCN's Global Marine and Polar Programme

Dan Laffoley

Marine Vice Chair, IUCN's World Commission on Protected Areas

Senior Advisor Marine Science and Conservation, IUCN's Global Marine and Polar Programme

Hon. Lily D’Ambrosio    Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change and Minister for Solar Homes

Hon. Lily D’Ambrosio

Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change and Minister for Solar Homes

Sheree Marris    Marine Biologist; Commentator; Author; Public Speaker

Sheree Marris

Marine Biologist; Commentator; Author; Public Speaker

Mitchell Killeen    Chemistry Australia Representative

Mitchell Killeen

Chemistry Australia Representative

Ricki Hersburgh    Executive Director, Plastic Oceans Australasia

Ricki Hersburgh

Executive Director, Plastic Oceans Australasia

Vincent Pettigrove    Chief Investigator, AQUEST RMIT University

Vincent Pettigrove

Chief Investigator, AQUEST RMIT University

Kevin Thomas    Director, QAEHS at the University of Queensland

Kevin Thomas

Director, QAEHS at the University of Queensland

Bronwyn Laycock    University of Queensland

Bronwyn Laycock

University of Queensland