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Andy Sheppard

Speaker: Andy Sheppard, Chief Research Scientist Biosecurity, CSIRO

Presentation: “Responsible innovation towards Biosecurity technology delivery”

Bio: Dr. Andy Sheppard is a Chief Research Scientist and Adjunct Professor at the Australian National University in Biosecurity. He is also Co-Executive Director Department of Agriculture Fisheries and Forestry-CSIRO Catalysing Australia’s Biosecurity Initiative and Director of CSIRO’s European laboratory. He is a population ecologist with an international reputation in biological control and risk assessment, focusing on the management of invasions of invasive plants, invertebrates, vertebrates and diseases. He has published two books and many book chapters as part of more than 150 peer-reviewed publications.