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Welcome to Melbourne 2019

The 7th Chilean Graduate Conference in Australia (7CGC) is to be held on 28th, 29th and 30th November 2019, at The University of Melbourne, Australia.

This year’s conference aims to bring together Chilean professionals, postgraduate students, researchers, authorities, industry representatives, and leaders in science & technology from Chile and Australia to discuss and develop strategies for Chile to become a sustainable country, as well as to strengthen Australia-Chile linkages.

This theme will be unfolded through plenary lectures, forums, oral and poster presentations, and a networking session, giving the opportunity to share experiences and foster collaborations between academia and industry.

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Featured

Welcome to Melbourne 2019

The 7th Chilean Graduate Conference in Australia (7CGC) is to be held on 28th, 29th and 30th November 2019, at The University of Melbourne, Australia.

This year’s conference aims to bring together Chilean professionals, postgraduate students, researchers, authorities, industry representatives, and leaders in science & technology from Chile and Australia to discuss and develop strategies for Chile to become a sustainable country, as well as to strengthen Australia-Chile linkages.

This theme will be unfolded through plenary lectures, forums, oral and poster presentations, and a networking session, giving the opportunity to share experiences and foster collaborations between academia and industry.

Executive committee. Introducing Daniela Farias

meDaniela is Marine Biologist graduated from the Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile. Daniela’s works has been dedicated to different aspects of the Aquaculture. In 2012, she arrived in Tasmania to study a Ph.D. in life Science. Daniela’s investigation assessed biological and physiological responses of macroalgae to evaluate human impacts in coastal and estuarine environments to improve managements. Currently, Daniela is part of the Southern Aquaculture group in CSIRO Agriculture and Food, Hobart. For the 6th CGC she is part of the logistic committee.

Executive committee. Introducing Mauricio Ramirez

pic.jpegMauricio is a psychologist, graduate from the Universidad de Tarapaca, Arica Chile. Before moving to Tasmania in 2015, he studied a Master in Social Psychology at Universidad de Tarapaca, and a Master in Prevention Risk at Universidad Politecnica de Cataluña, Barcelona Spain.

In Chile, Mauricio developed his professional career in a private company and teaching Organisational Psychology at Universidad de Tarapaca. Furthermore, he worked in research projects related to mental health in the workplace, job satisfaction and organisational climate. During his doctoral research at the University of Tasmania, he has worked in understanding the relationship between psychological capital and positive mental health, and the moderating effect of the work-family interface, and union and organisational commitment in this central relationship. Mauricio collaborates in our conference in the coordination of Communication Committee.

Executive committee. Introducing Javier Porobic @jporobicg

javierJavier Porobic is a marine biologist from the University of Concepción (Chile). He has focused his career on fisheries resource management putting special attention on fisheries sustainability, small-scale fisheries and Ecosystem-based fisheries management. His main interests range from large-scale processes to social processes that can ensure good management. He arrived in Australia at the end of 2014 to start his Ph.D. in the Quantitative Marine Science program between the University of Tasmania and CSIRO. His Ph.D. is focused on studying the sustainability of the fishing resources of the Juan Fernández Ridge, a highly vulnerable marine ecosystem off the Chilean coast. Currently, he is helping with the organization and creation of the program for the 6th Chilean Graduate Conference.