|8.50am||Introduction & Welcome: Prof Jon Hickford|
|9.00am||Hon James Shaw, Minister for Climate Change (via Zoom)
New Zealand’s international and moral obligations to reducing our GHG emissions
|9.30am||Dr Rod Carr, Chairperson, Climate Change Commission
How does NZ need to respond to the challenges of climate change?
|9.55am||Kelly Forster, Programme Director, He Waka Eke Noa
Is He Waka Eke Noa succeeding in implementing a framework to reduce agricultural GHG emissions and build the agriculture sector’s resilience to climate change?
|10.45am||Prof Bronwyn Hayward, University of Canterbury
Climate politics and New Zealand
|11.10am||Prof Ken Hughey, Lincoln University (Invited)
The role of our conservation estate in reducing the impact of climate change in New Zealand
|11.35am||Hon Prof Keith Woodford, Lincoln University
How might enforced GHG reductions from the NZ livestock industries affect our economy and climate change?
|12noon||Dr Geoff Ross, Director, Lake Hawea Station
A farmer’s perspective: What will drive how farmers respond to climate change challenges?
|1.30pm||Michelle Sands, Strategy & Policy Manager, Horticulture New Zealand
A horticulturist’s perspective: What will drive how horticulturists respond to climate change challenges?
|1.55pm||Dr John Reid, Senior Research Fellow UC/Ngai Tahu Research Centre
A Maori perspective. Food production, land-use change and solutions to help reduce GHG footprint and improve kaitiakitaka.
|2.20pm||Prof Euan Mason, School of Forestry, University of Canterbury
On farm carbon sequestration – introduced species or reverting less productive/sensitive land to its natural state
|2.45pm||Prof Keith Cameron & Prof Hong Di, Lincoln University,
Developing technologies for on-farm greenhouse gas mitigations
Chair: Dr Robyn Dynes, AgResearch