Day Five - Friday 27 May
Welcome and Acknowledgement of Country
Indigenous Protocols: understanding what can and can’t be done
There are unspoken and unwritten rules for working with Indigenous peoples and our knowledge. International law, through the Nagoya Protocol to the Convention on Biodiversity, calls on Parties to ‘take into consideration indigenous and local communities’ customary laws, community protocols and procedures, as applicable, with respect to traditional knowledge associated with genetic resources’ and to support the development of these protocols. This keynote will present ideas on what exactly are protocols, how can we understand them, how are they enacted by various players, and how can they support biodiversity conservation.
Getting published in peer-reviewed journals
Increasingly, Higher Degree by Research students are expected to publish peer-reviewed journal articles arising from their masters or doctoral research. Publishing in peer-reviewed journals is important because evaluation by professionals verifies that the article meets high scholarly standards, and enables you to be part of a scholarly community. It’s the means for establishing and maintaining an academic reputation—and winning promotion and grants. This 3-hour workshop will cover how the peer-review process works and introduce you to strategies for:
Conference Closing Address and Acknowledgements