Come and hear from: Robert (Bobby) Corrigan, Ph.D., Urban Rodentologist, RMC Pest Management Consulting Bobby has been active in the science of urban pest management for over 25 years. He serves a consultant who specializes in rodent pest management programs on a national and international scale and also as a part time research scientist with The City of New York’s Department of Health. Cor Vink Ph.D., MSc, Curator Natural History, Canterbury University. Cor's main research interest is the systematics and taxonomy of New Zealand spiders, but he also worked on spider ecology, biosecurity and biological control. Cor is an Adjunct Senior Lecturer in the Ecology Department at Lincoln University.
Dr. Helen Blackie Boffa Miskell, Biosecurity Consultant, Principal Auckland
About Helen Prior to joining Boffa Miskell in 2014, Helen was Associate Director at the Centre for Wildlife Management and Conservation (Lincoln University), where she led a nationwide team of experts in engineering, creative design, animal behaviour, toxicology and ecology. She also held a concurrent position as the Director of Research, Innovation and Commercialisation at Connovation Ltd, a leading New Zealand pest control company. Helen comes from an academic background where she has been focused on the development of innovative technologies and tools for wildlife management and monitoring.
She has over 13 years practical experience in ecology and more than 20 peer reviewed publications in leading international and national ecological journals. Helen has received over 10 awards for her contribution to the ecological and research sectors.
Helen has significant experience in liaising and communicating with key groups including industry and commercial partners, Maori, community groups and stakeholders.
Delegate Registrations will begin in the New Year