The three-day symposium brought together people involved in conservation, research or management of marine turtles in Australia to share the latest research, technology, techniques and policy developments.
Dr Colin Limpus, Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage, opened the event with a keynote speech celebrating 50 years of turtle research at nearby turtle rookery and research center, Mon Repos.
Dr Paul Whittock: 'The use of a UAV to complete a sea turtle track census'
Dr Catherine Bell 'Is LED lighting brightening turtle nesting beaches?'
Kellie Pendoley ran the silent auction, raising over $5000 for the next symposium to be held in Ballina, NSW in 2020.