Aelert Conference
About the Conference

BrisbaneThe next biennial AELERT Conference will be held in beautiful Brisbane in October 2015, with the theme “Focus on the future: Innovative approaches to environmental regulation”. The conference will showcase the best examples of innovative solutions to real-world problems and leading practice in environmental regulation from around the region and around the world.

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Venue: Sofitel Brisbane Central, 249 Turbot Street, Brisbane, Queensland
Dates: Wednesday 28 – Thursday 29 October 2015
For those arriving in Brisbane early, there will be an optional Welcome Reception on Tuesday 27 October 2015.

Thanks to the Queensland Government Department of Environment and Heritage Protection for hosting the 2015 AELERT Conference.

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Latest Conference News
Early bird registrations extended!

Early bird registrations for the 2015 AELERT Conference have been extended until Friday 14 August 2015.

Don’t miss out- register today.

The MRIT is finalised, and now we need you!

Uncle Sam I want youWe need you!

The Modern Regulator Improvement Tool (MRIT) has been finalised by the Better Regulation Cluster, and is now ready to use. The Tool has been developed to help AELERT members improve and mature as regulators, and is simple to use.

Better Regulation Cluster members Eve West (EPA Victoria) and Kimberly Maiolo (EPA SA) are hosting an interactive session at the 2015 AELERT Conference that shares MRIT results from across the network and discusses ways to improve maturity in selected attributes of regulatory capability.

They need your help to make the session as interactive and meaningful as possible. Read More »

Drones: Changing the world 1 billion trees at a time!

SeedlingThis use of new technology caught our eye, particularly given the theme of the upcoming AELERT Conference; Focus on the Future. BioCarbon Engineering, a UK firm, has developed a system using drones to plant thousands of trees per day in deforested areas.

They use a two stage process, starting with drones fitted with mapping technology that produce 3D maps of the deforested area. These are followed by secondary drones that shoot germinated seedpods into the ground at specific locations determined during the mapping stage. The planter drones use pressurised air to embed the seeds in the soil, and each seed is covered in a nutrient rich gel to promote growth.

Do you use new-technology in your role? Let us know!

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Early Bird registrations ending soon!

Early bird-sqReminder: Early bird registrations for the 2015 AELERT Conference end on 30 July.

The 2015 AELERT Conference program has just been released, giving you time to take advantage of great early bird prices.

We’ve listened to your feedback, and we’re giving you more of what you want, including…

Operational and policy balance
If operations is your passion, you can learn about using handheld laser scanners to map crime scenes, using big data to combat illegal wildlife trafficking and get expert tips on how Read More »