[Coral-List] CZAP '04

CCEFI ccef at mozcom.com
Wed Feb 11 22:11:55 EST 2004

Coastal Zone Asia Pacific Conference, Brisbane, September 2004

Australia will host the second international Coastal Zone Asia Pacific
conference in Brisbane from 5-9 September 2004.  The conference theme
'Improving the quality of life in coastal areas'  will explore issues in
various session including: poverty and sustainable livelihoods; ecosystem
management; community participation; resource economics; integrated coastal
management; and coastal communities and cultures. More than 200 participants
are expected to attend, with many delegates from south-east Asia,
Australasia, Pacific islands and the west coast of North America.
Researchers, natural resource managers, educators, policy makers,
conservation leaders, urban planners, marine park managers and tourism
operators from more than 20 countries have registered interest. Australia's
Coastal Cooperative Research Centre and CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems are
major sponsors and hosts. To submit abstracts (due by March 2004), register
interest and participate visit:  www.coastal.crc.org.au/czap04

The organising committee is seeking support from Australian and
international organisations to assist delegate attendence, particularly NGO
representatives from developing countries in the region, and as sponsors for
some conference events and field study trips. There are opportunities for
specialist workshops, keynote speakers, presenting papers, poster sessions,
trade exhibits, coastal tours and information sharing.  Details about how to
become involved, including a sponsorhip package, are available on the
conference website.

A web-based database of 'Coastal Management Resources in Asia-Pacific'
resources will be developed to exchange resources, case studies and
solutions for integrated coastal research and management initiatives.
Proceedings and action plans will be published on CD Rom, and selected
papers will be published in an international, peer reviewed coastal
management journal.

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