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Tuesday 9 July 2019

1600 REGISTRATION DESK OPEN | Exhibition Foyer
1710-1720 Welcome to Country | Uncle Rodney Dillon
Message stick handover ceremony
Welcome Reception | Exhibition Foyer
PLENARY SESSION 1 | Plenary Hall
Jason Byrne, Aidan Davison
1810-1830 Vice Chancellor Address
Professor Rufus Black – UTAS Vice Chancellor
1830-1850 Keynote Speaker
Philosophical explorations in geography: notes from the field

Distinguished Professor Jeff Malpas
1850-1910 Keynote Speaker
Socioecological change in a feudal island state

Distinguished Professor Jamie Kirkpatrick
1910-1930 Question Time

Wednesday 10 July 2019

0730 REGISTRATION DESK OPEN | Exhibition Foyer
0820-0830 Welcome and Housekeeping
PLENARY SESSION 2 | Plenary Hall
CHAIR Kirsten Martinus
0830-0925 Keynote Speaker
Indigenous Knowledge in Climate Adaptation: Examining the Resettlement of Coastal Communities on the Periphery
Associate Professor Janelle Knox-Hayes
SESSION Geographies of participation: practices, publics, power, and politics I: Alternatives ‘Abundant Futures’: The ethico-political potential of thinking with race: Panel Health Geography I Tourism Geographies I: Asian tourism geographies The Unconscious and Emerging Behaviour Mobilising colours in geographical research: vibrancies, saturations and more-than-visual methods I A global Concept in local Contexts: Local understandings of sustainable development and its practice
ROOM Plenary Hall Wellington 1 Wellington 2 Tasman A Green Room Tasman B Tasman C
CHAIR Brian Cook Michele Lobo Lukar Thornton Joseph Cheer Andrew Lapworth / Nina Williams Kaya Barry Jerome Jeffison Ofori

Land Use Regulation in an Age of Limits: A suggested alternative to current path-dependent policy approaches

Paul McFarland

(Sponsored by the Cultural Geography and Urban Geography Study Groups)






John Snow would not be able to solve the Cholera epidemic with 21st century privacy laws!

Neil Coffee

Tourism and climate change in China: a research agenda for geography

Benjamin Iaquinto

An individual experience in a collective forum: the sounds of epigenetic landscapes

Michelle Duffy

Considering a Geography of Colour

Tim Edensor

In pursuit of sustainable development: Class differences and contested interpretations

Jerome Jeffison Ofori


Global environmental assessment in the 21st century: towards a new paradigm

Noel Castree

Utilising health data to fill service responsiveness knowledge gaps for people with traumatic injury: Presenting Epidoros-V2, a spatial data repository

Ali Lakhani

Exploring the Global-Local Gap in Chinese Tourism: A Place Making Perspective

Zhikang Wang

The Internal Drivers of a Fashionable Collective: Simondon, individuation and the amplifying nature of aesthetics

Breeze Mojel

Alert but not alarmed: Colour coding the in/securities of airport mobilities

Kaya Barry, Diti Bhattacharya

Regional Economic Diversification: Convergence and divergence regarding who benefits from the unconventional gas sector and at what cost

Fiona Haslam Mckenzie


A Manifesto for Shadow Places to re-imagine and co-produce connections for justice in an era of climate change

Fiona Miller

“I used to be a gardener”: Communal gardens as conduits for Age Care residents to activity, identity, and to others

Pauline Marsh, Hannah Fielder

An Investigation Of Stakeholders’ Experiences of Golf-Based Tourism Development in a Peri-Urban Landscape in Vietnam

Quynh Pham

Unconscious style: on the expressive mode of aesthetics

Nina Williams

Virtual Presentation

AIRPORT COLOUR Re-imagining airport space through the application and manipulation of colour, via physical and digital surfaces

Clare Booker

Sustainable development and its practice: an intersection case of large-scale mining and artisanal, small-scale mining operations in Gorontalo Province, Indonesia

Bernadetta Devi


Both with and against the state? Thinking participation through Aboriginal fire management in southeast Australia

Timothy Neale

The experience of living on contaminated land and its effect on mental health and notions of home

Rupert Legg

Path creation or path dependence? Unleashing entrepreneurial responses to tourism development

Yoshi Abe

Toward an evolutionary political ecology of neurophysiologic political disposition

John Carr

Light at the End of the Tunnel: Transit Wayfinding in Underground Spaces

Anthony Ferri

Biodiversity on the fringe: the importance of local land use planning in achieving effective biodiversity conservation outcomes

Nikki Den Exter

1055-1115 DISCUSSION

The AURIN Workbench: An Online Spatial Analytical platform empowering health research and other geographic analysis in academia and government

Xavier Goldie


Simondon, Psychic Individuation, and the Transindividual Unconscious

Andrew Lapworth


Working to Live in Haida Gwaii: The Paradoxes of Life in a Remote, Amenity-Rich Region

Megan Hinzman

1115-1140 MORNING TEA | Exhibition Foyer


SESSION Geographies of participation: practices, publics, power, and politics II: Community Risky actors, risky places, and the natures of insurance Thinking Intersectionality in Critical Feminist Development Studies Tourism Geographies II: Challenging perceptions of tourism Convergences and divergences in the role of race and class in environmental justice research Mobilising colours in geographical research: vibrancies, saturations and more-than-visual methods II From Ship to Shore: a cultural geography of seafarers
ROOM Plenary Hall Tasman C Wellington 1 Tasman A Green room Tasman B Wellington 2
CHAIR Brian Cook Kate Booth Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt Benjamin Iaquinto Mark-Stanton Bailey Kaya Barry Uma Kothari

Remaining optimistic: Curative ways to embrace loss by engaging with place from within

Petra Tschakert

Natural Disaster Risks and Confidence in Insurance Cover

Bruce Tranter

Intersectionality in gender and development practice: A useful tool or blunt-edged sword?

Kuntala Lahiri-Dutt

Verticality in urban transport networks: A case study of trip experience of tourists in Melbourne

Victoria Radnell

The complexity and diversity of shifting emotional geographies in environmental justice research

Mark-Stanton Bailey

Blood Red and Neon Stain: the para-site of colour in micro-mobile geographies

Jen Southern, Rod Dillion

The Place Between: an intergenerational practice-led approach to the geographies of seafaring

Clare McCracken


Volunteer Participation in Development: How Organisational Power and Structure Interact to Exclude or Include

Stephanie Houghton

Of two different worlds: Bushfire, rurality, and risk perceptions in peri-urban Melbourne

Travis Young

Extending Intersectionality

Maree Pardy

“They do not know what promotes the desire to excel.” Politics and data activism in the platform economies of tourism

Maartje Roelofsen

Advancing environmental justice to disaster settings: Insights from Nepal’s earthquake recovery practice

Krishna Shrestha

Between Colour and Chromatic Perception: exploring the tensions through movement

Diti Bhattacharya

Seafarers and Weather

Maria Borovnik


Reimagining the city as a commons: local stakeholders’ visions and practices for creating Sydney as a Sharing City

Inka Santala

Risky safety nets and sure-fire risk: How households are reconfiguring or nullifying house and contents insurance

Kate Booth

Social Sustainability, Development and Gendered Entrepreneurial Practices in India: De-essentialized Intersectional Perspectives

Debarati Sen

‘Already existing’ sustainability experiments: Lessons from the UK camping music festival

Alison Browne

It might be just, but it’s just not fair: exploring policy in the governing of natural resources

Anna Leditschke

Colour and emotion in the museum

Candice Boyd, Deborah Tout-Smith

Filipino seafarers, sailing the frozen seas of Finland

Jonna Laine


Trojan horse methodologies: a participatory nightmare

Brian Cook

In the shadow of debt: Liminality and the making of insurance subjects

Shaun French

A Feminist, Intersectional Analysis of Urban Agriculture in Quito, Ecuador

Laine Young

Geographies of Marginalisation: Modern Day Slavery in Global Tourism Supply Chains

Joseph Cheer


The material culture of seafarers and the circulation of intimate things

Uma Kothari


LUNCH | Exhibition Foyer

Please see below for events happening during the lunch break

Geographical Research Editorial Board Meeting | Tasman C

IAG Equity Reference Group Meeting | Tasman A

IPKRSG (Indigenous Peoples Knowledge and Rights Study Group) | Tasman B

Urban Geography Study Group Meeting | Plenary Hall


SESSION Geographies of participation: practices, publics, power, and politics III: Deliberation Energy Geographies: climate change, conflict and governance Food possibilities I: Foodways and infrastructures Material laws, material worlds: converging potential as between political ecology and legal geography Granular Geographies: sensing the materiality of stone, sand and soil I: assembling and disassembling Experiments in green finance I: Global Geospatial analysis of ecosystem and landform change: I
ROOM Plenary Hall Wellington 1 Tasman C Wellington 2 Tasman A Tasman B Green room
CHAIR Brian Cook Heather Lovell Fanqi Liu Tayannah O’Donnell Uma Kothari Ryan Jones / Tom Baker Jagannath Aryal

Advancing deliberation in a hydrosocial field: insights from participatory planning, Kamala river basin, Nepal

Tira Foran, Hemant Ojha

The ‘discretionary principle’: understanding the implications of government policy for developing unconventional gas and oil in Australia and the UK

Bridie Meyer-McLean

Virtual Presentation

Staying in Sydney: Formal/informal foodways in a time of gentrification

Kate Johnston

Making China’s water market: the legal and political dynamics of water trading in the South-North Water Transfer Project

Min Jiang

Following a disappearing resource: Research methods for study of the global trade in sand

Vanessa Lamb

Placing carbon markets in a climate-changing capitalism

Gareth Bryant

Time series of crustal motion using GNSS: Exploring the expression of systematic errors

Nathaniel Young, Christopher Watson


The Art of Engagement: The politics of public participation and paying attention in place making practice for urban planning

Melissa Nursey-Bray

Is bigger better? Community energy modelling in Australia

Hedda Ransan-Cooper

The kangaroo tail tax: Indigenous urban food altruism

Margaret Raven

Comprehensive Assessment of Environmental Regulatory Systems Governing Upstream Petroleum Operations

Derrick Sowa

From mountain to sea: The erosion and extraction of sovereign sands

Katherine Sammler

Climate finance, justice, and the Green Climate Fund: More than rhetoric?

Pia Treichel

Assessing the effect of land use transition, climate and vegetation anomalies on fire and encroaching species distribution in mountainous grassland

Kayode Adepoju


Examining public participation in New Zealand and the implications for resource management decisions and outcomes

Ronlyn Duncan

Making the most of energy efficiency upgrade programs in social and Indigenous housing

Theresa Harada

How does convenient-eating become ‘convenient’? Exploring the spatio-temporalities of eating at an inner urban university

Bhavna Middha

Fire and Flood: the agency of more-than-human actors in wetland conservation

Dan Penny

Re-placing soil in cities

Sarah Robertson

Green Structural Adjustment in the World Bank’s climate city

Sophie Webber

Patterns of vegetation and landscape change before and after rabbit eradication on subantarctic Macquarie Island

Nick Fitzgerald


Citizen science: knowledge work and the labour of engagement

Matthew Kearnes


Making sense of food: food infrastructures in migrant communities

Fanqi Liu

Environmental litigation in the Brigalow Belt South Bioregion: the importance of the non-state sector

Jo Gillespie

Restoring Broken Histories

Lilian Pearce

Financing a blue economy regional rent platform in Kaikoura, New Zealand

Nicolas Lewis

Using Spatial Technologies in Geoconservation and Geotourism

Mark Williams

1520-1550 AFTERNOON TEA | Exhibition Foyer


SESSION Geographies of participation: practices, publics, power, and politics IV: Adaptation Environmental Regulation and the More-than-human Food Possibilities II: Actors, practices and relationships Indigenous Peoples’ knowledges and rights: emerging, diverging, converging research methods/practices Granular Geographies: sensing the materiality of stone, sand and soil II: on more solid ground Experiments in green finance II: Local Geospatial analysis of ecosystem and landform change: II
ROOM Plenary Hall Wellington 1 Tasman C Wellington 2 Tasman A Tasman B Green room
CHAIR Brian Cook Jo Gillespie Fanqi Liu Sandra Potter Uma Kothari Ryan Jones / Tom Baker Jagannath Aryal

Participatory Politics: Social Innovation for Climate Adaptation at the Local Scale

Wendy Steele

Diverging from the economic water valuation paradigm: emergent valuation approaches from an omnicentric perspective

Liz Charpleix

Farmers’ motivations and values for the conservation of vegetable diversity in Japan

Ayako Kawai

Indigenous communities in disaster resilience: Lessons from Newar communities in Nepal’s earthquake recovery

Ayusha Bajracharya

Territory and the Archaeosphere: Surface Disruptions at Barangaroo

Andrea Connor, Donald McNeill

The construction of green bond markets

Tom Baker, Ryan Jones

Structural vulnerability assessment using an artificial neural network for earthquake hazard in Banda Aceh city, Aceh Province, Indonesia

Ratiranjan Jena


Community-based adaptation in practice: insights from coastal communities in Bangladesh

Md Masud All Kamal

The law of the river: exploring more-than-human agency in water governance in the Riverland, South Australia

Nicola Perry

Wine, Relationships and Stories

Amie Sexton

Emu oil and Emu Dreaming: More-than-human geographies/natures and colonial biopiracy

Daniel Robinson

Trace elements: Selenium and its weed across the ‘Badlands’

Amelia Hine

‘Broccoli Bonds’, Composting and Urban Food

Gradon Diprose

The influence of satellite imagery on landscape perception

Daisy San Martin Saldias


Closing of the session and bridge to further steps and discussions

Brian Cook

When nature does not keep her promises

Lesley Crowe-Delaney

Balinese Ducks: From the Holy to the Crispy and back again

Putra K.P. Dalem

Applying the Malparara Model to explicate geographic markers within women’s bodies, Patjarr Community, far eastern Western Australia

Jan Turner

Textures of aluminium: Attending to situated entanglements of C21st construction

Anna Tweeddale

The realisation of, and limits to, alternative financial logics in urban renewable energy

Paris Hadfield

Tropical Cyclone Hazard mapping Using Geospatial Techniques for the Eastern Coastal Region of Bangladesh

Muhammad Al-Amin Hoque


PLENARY SESSION 3 | Plenary Hall
CHAIRS Jason Byrne
1700-1800 Keynote Speaker
In the Now*: Convergence, Emergence and Dreaming a Future Possible
Dr Carolyn Finney | Independent Scholar (sponsored by Wiley)
1800 END OF DAY 1 – Evening at Leisure
1800-1845 Wiley Sponsored Reception | Boardwalk Gallery
1815-1915 IAG General Meeting | Plenary Hall

Thursday 11 July 2019


0800 REGISTRATION DESK OPEN | Exhibition Foyer
PLENARY SESSION 4 | Plenary Hall
CHAIR Rob Anders
0830-0925 Keynote Speaker
Landscape Painting in Colonial Tasmania: a visual terra nullius?
Dr Greg Lehman
SESSION Health Geography II Embodying Nature Protection New and Emerging Research in Cultural Geography I #Metoo: Exploring everyday negotiations of gender, space and place Work and workers in the digital economy Decolonising the University: Theory and praxis Environmental management in dynamic social-ecological systems I
ROOM Wellington 2 Wellington 1 Tasman A Tasman C Green room Tasman B Plenary Hall
CHAIR Lukar Thornton Ben Cooke Michelle Duffy Ainsley Hughes Robyn Mayes Michele Lobo Vanessa Adams

Is physical activity higher among public transport or motor vehicle users in a regional setting?

Verity Cleland

Can’t see the power plant for the manatees: Directing view, making unsustainable human accretion invisible to the public eye

Tema Milstein

Listening for Layers: Exploring Place through Walking and Talking

Matt Novacevski

Gendered Subjectivities and Climate Change Adaptation Processes in Ghana’s Central Region: Moving Toward More Equitable Adaptation Decision-Making and Outcomes

Alicea Garcia

The Shifting Dynamics of Time and Work in the Philippines

Justin Stern

Decolonisation and knowledge production

Haripriya Ranga

Using species traits to ensure protected area ‘representation’ and ‘adequacy’

Vanessa Adams


Mapping food purchase behaviour patterns in the State of Kuwait

Saad Alsharrah

The Role of Emotional Experiences on a World Heritage Reef in Facilitating Conservation Outcomes

Freya Croft

The culture of play in inclusive playspaces: Gaining visual and spatial insights from children with disabilities

Lisa Stafford

“…they can’t read maps. Apparently that’s a woman thing”: Exploring gendered performances of everyday wayfinding

Ainsley Hughes

Platform Workers and the Development of Human-Data Capital

Jathan Sadowski

Gnarly problems and provocative questions: De-colonising global citizenship in a Te Tiriti led university

Sharon Mclennan

Conceptualising Geodiversity – an exploration of theory and practice

Anne Boothroyd


Using structural equation modelling to explore the pathways linking the neighbourhood built environment and child body size: a cross-sectional study

Victoria Egli

Out of Bounds: Wildlife Conservation Across Private Landscapes

Matthew Taylor

Being out of place: where do urban children belong?

Lynette Spence

Transnational social spaces and its implications on social inclusion for high skilled NESB women

Prabha Bogoda Arachchige

Digital platforms: space, time and community in platform mediated work

Robyn Mayes

Challenging the Colonial Legacy of/at Macquarie

Richard Howitt

Eastern honeybee beekeeping in Japan and its socio-ecological context: a transdisciplinary, more-than-human journey

Christoph Rupprecht


Geographies of walking: Examining how qualities of place correlate with users’ perceptions and levels of walking

Tamara Bozovic

On the island, on the water, underwater: arts–science collaboration for the Great Barrier Reef

Leah Gibbs


Gendered Geographies of Islamophobia in the San Francisco Bay Area

Rhonda Itaoui

Embodying Digital Work on Instagram

Nida Mollison

Aboriginalising the curriculum: Transcending Australian geography’s dark past

Roger Vreugdenhil

Assessing the spatial patterns of tweets about national parks: a global social media analysis

Patrick Norman


Food environments: do neighbourhoods matter?

Lukar Thornton

A Big Mood: Political Depression & Ecological Anxiety in Activists

Natalie Osborne

Quantifying the Queer in an Australian Urban Context

Xavier Goldie


Doctoral ‘best practice’ research ethics reconsidered

Jessica Weir

Social acceptability of culling koalas

Dave Kendal

1115-1140 MORNING TEA | Exhibition Foyer


SESSION Research assemblages: thinking through the production of research Spatialities of educational engagement I New and Emerging Research in Cultural Geography II Sport Geographies Animal urban geographies of the Global South: Making spaces for, with and by non-humans Antarctic Connections Environmental management in dynamic social-ecological systems II: Perceptions
ROOM Wellington 1 Wellington 2 Tasman A Tasman C Tasman B Green room Plenary Hall
CHAIR Susannah Clement Elaine Stratford Michele Lobo Jora Broerse / Adele Pavlidis Yamini Narayanan Charity Edwards Vanessa Adams

Conjuring Geographies: Using Experiential Techniques to Explore and Evoke Place

Meg Mundell

Connecting primary students to their local area in geography, history and science

David Boon

Doing Good’: Mapping humanitarian action in Melbourne through social media

Tracy De Cotta

The virtual and physical spaces of powerlifting for women: attempted escapes from neoliberal affects

Adele Pavlidis

Donkeys and development in Malawi

Max Kelly

Antarctic Geopolitics and Australian Heritage: Historic Sites and Monuments of the ‘frozen’ continent

Rebecca Hingley

An exploration of perceptions and connections to nature (Auckland, New Zealand)

Lissy Fehnker


Towards Many Ways of Knowing: A Dialogue

James Jang, Anna Carlson

Literacy teaching in Tasmania: challenges and opportunities for spatial innovation

Elaine Stratford

Translating another’s loss: for a non-mimetic, post-phenomenological account of the other

Vickie Zhang

Sport spaces as sites of multiculturalism: A neighbourhood study examining experiences of diversity and belonging

Jora Broerse

Jugaad and informality as drivers of India’s cow slaughter economy

Yamini Narayanan

‘The collapse of centre and periphery’: an urbanising Southern Ocean amongst a de-urbanising world

Charity Edwards

Farmers conserving biodiversity: the complexity of perceptions and outcomes in the McLaren Vale, South Australia

Douglas Bardsley


Assembling research by listening to refugees’ emotions and stories

Charishma Ratnam

Spatial metaphors and educational attainment in locations of poverty

Aspa Baroutsis

Reconceptualising the Creative Economy: Possibilities in Place in Rural Victoria

Melissa Kennedy


Multispecies Cities: Challenging anthropocentrism through more-than-human speculative fiction, public health and transdisciplinarity

Christoph Rupprecht


Seeing the forest amongst the trees: socio-political responses to the expansion of Eucalyptus plantations in Galicia

Diego Cidrás


GoProing: Becoming participant/researcher

Susannah Clement


Music videos, emotional geography, and pedagogy

Tyler Sonnichsen

Where the Wild Things Are

Wendy Steele


LUNCH | Exhibition Foyer

Please see below for events happening during the lunch break

Book launch: Home, Nature, and the Feminine Ideal: Geographies of the Interior and of Empire – Elaine Stratford | Tasman A

Heads of Geography Meeting | Tasman B

Study Group Meetings

Cultural Geography Study Group Meeting | Tasman C


SESSION Geographies of Energy Access, Poverty, and Justice I Coasts and Wetlands I Emotional Geographies of Migration Disruption, transformation and innovation in the peripheries I Developments in Geographies by, for and on behalf of Indigenous peoples Co-producing Critical Development Geographies Environmental management in dynamic social-ecological systems III: Ecology and Biogeography
ROOM Tasman B Tasman C Green room Tasman A Wellington 1 Wellington 2 Plenary Hall
CHAIR Komali Yenetti Vishnu Pralahad Elaine Stratford Kirsten Martinus Sandra Potter Fiona Miller Vanessa Adams

Africa’s Photovoltaic Turn: changing geographies of energyaccess, poverty, and justice in northern Uganda.

Paul Munro

Endemics on the misty edge: explaining the centre of local endemism on Tasmania’s southeastern peninsulas

Joe Atkinson

Exploring belonging in regional resettlement: An examination of Syrian refugees’ resettlement experience on the island of Newfoundland, Canada

Sarah Burrage

Experiments at the edge: ecological crisis, resource security, and core-periphery dynamics in guitar global production networks

Chris Gibson

Reigniting Connections: Aboriginal women and cultural burning in NSW

Vanessa Cavanagh

Climate change impacts and adaptation strategies in rural Cambodia: perceptions from flood-affected communities in Kratie

Vidushi Patel

Identifying soil fungal species and communities, and their environmental correlates, using high throughput DNA sequencing

Julie Fielder


The perplexing persistence of the development community’s faith in market-based energy access projects in the global South

Jonathan Balls

Species richness and composition of farm dams in southeast Tasmania

Fang Zhao

Forced Migration of Aboriginal People in South Australia

Kylie Lower

Low-tech industries, serious leisure seekers, and innovation in the economic peripheries

Kirsten Martinus

Diverging water and land property rights: Historic acquisition pathways and implications for contemporary Aboriginal water access

Lana Hartwig

Educated migrants mobilising rural and urban identities in north Indi

Andrew Deuchar

The effects of introduced vespid wasps (Vespula germanica and V. vulgaris) on threatened native butterfly (Oreixenica ptunarra) populations in Tasmania

Josephine Craven


Introducing ‘retrofit poverty’: the inequality of opportunity to improve the energy performance of the home

Nicola Willand

A swell-dominated shoreline reaches climate-induced recessional tipping point at Ocean Beach, Tasmania

Chris Sharples

Temporary migration: transnational mobilities, big sisters, and social reproduction

Robyn Mayes

The peculiar case of toll roads in eastern Australia

Phillip O’Neill

Cultivating boundary crossers – trespass gardening by urban Maori as Indigenous leadership and critical pedagogy

Brad Coombes

Thesis as kin: ontological relationships with critical development research

Lauren Tynan

Socio-ecological dimensions of the West Australian (WA) bee industry: spatial patterns and process associated with migratory beekeeping

Vidushi Patel


Low-Carbon Frontier: Towards a relational geography of energy transitions

Tyler Harlan

Fish use of vegetated saltmarsh flats – gaps, methods and opportunities

Violet Harrison-Day


Bringing Indigenous Standpoints to Trans Geographies

Corrinne Sullivan

Silent citizens and hidden economies: theorising gendered power relations in and about marketplaces in the Pacific

Yvonne Underhill-Sem

Enhancing tools for environmental management of Threatened and migratory species

Ashlea Ostwald

1520-1550 AFTERNOON TEA | Exhibition Foyer


SESSION Geographies of Energy Access, Poverty, and Justice II (EJP – IGU YEGC joint session) Coasts and Wetlands II Spatialities of educational engagement II Disruption, transformation and innovation in the peripheries II Food Possibilities III: Pedagogies and gastronomies PANEL | Author meets critic: Janelle Knox-Hayes  Granular Geographies sensing the materiality of stone, sand and soil III
ROOM Tasman B Tasman C Wellington 2 Tasman A Wellington 1 Green room Plenary Hall
CHAIR Jonathan Balls Vishnu Pralahad Elaine Stratford Phil O’Neill Fanqi Liu Sangeetha Chandrashekeran Uma Kothari

The Trilemma of Energy Justice – Insights from India’s Solar Mission

Komali Yenneti

Quantum and distribution of Blue Carbon stocks of Tasmanian coastal saltmarshes

John Aalders

The pop up café changing lives: creating meaningful learning with a familiar spatial experience

Fiona MacDonald

Politics and tourism for Western Australia, the mining state

Lesley Crowe-Delaney

The meat of memory: chewing on the affective politics of The Satay Club, Singapore

Kaylene Tan

Author meets critic:
Janelle Knox-Hayes

Guiding carbon farming using interdisciplinary mixed methods mapping

Alison Browne


A Solar Convergence: The Geographies of Solar Household Systems in Malawi

Shanil Samarakoon

Assessing cultural service values associated with coastal saltmarsh in a rapidly changing urban landscape in South Australia

Beverley Clarke

Mapping social enterprise wellbeing outcomes using qualitative GIS: comparing three cases

Peter Kamstra

Divergence and convergence in a second city: The case of Geelong, Victoria

Louise Johnson

Traversing pedagogies of native Australian or endogenous foods

Rosie Welch

Making Melbourne concrete: Geographies of materiality and supply

Tim Edensor

1630-1650 DISCUSSION

Wetland conservation and climate change adaptation through statutory land use planning: a Tasmanian case study

Vishnu Prahalad


From gastro nullius to ‘nourishing terrain’: preliminary reflections on decolonising gastronomy in Australia

Kelly Donati

Shifting sands: the rhythms and temporalities of island sandscapes

Uma Kothari


PLENARY SESSION 5 | Plenary Hall
CHAIR Elaine Stratford
1700-1800 Keynote Speaker | Fay Gale Lecture
Re-instating Power: Decarbonisation, Decentralisation and Digitalisation in Electricity
Dr Sangeetha Chandrashekeran
1900-2300 CONFERENCE DINNER | Boardwalk Gallery

Friday 12 July 2019

0800 REGISTRATION DESK OPEN | Exhibition Foyer
SESSION ‘Abundant Futures’: The ethico-political potential of thinking with race

PANEL (sponsored by Wiley)

Housing and Home I: Emerging Meanings and Experiences of Home 1 Emerging geographies of protected areas Attending to divergence in participatory processes of decision making All at Sea? Established and emerging concepts and practices in marine governance
  Wellington 1 Tasman A Plenary Hall Tasman C Wellington 2 Tasman B
CHAIR Michele Lobo Elaine Stratford / Steve Turton Rae Dufty-Jones Aidan Davison Ronlyn Duncan Jim Sinner / Marc Tadaki

White space and urban belonging: a scoping review

Iris Levin

Roundtable: trends in the discipline and implications for writing and publishing

How to get your research into the Conversation

The shared (room) house: A social and material assemblage

Zahra Nasreen

Enabled and embedded? Non-government protected areas in Australia

Benjamin Cooke

Alternatives to consensus decision-making in New Zealand’s freshwater collaboration

Nick Kirk

Narratives enabling ecosystem based management: reworking public conversations

Alison Greenaway


Shadowing Places: Toxic Geographies and Multispecies Justice

Donna Houston

From backyards to balconies: Exploring parents’ experiences of home and belonging in apartments

Sophie-May Kerr

The effectiveness of conservation covenants in enhancing the breeding activity of eagles on private land in Tasmania

Erin Harris

Public Participation in the Digital Age: Social Media Reactions about an Iconic Species

Montannia Chabau-Gibson

Integrating adaptation pathways with Seascapes governance in a resource-cursed Papua New Guinea

James Butler


Melbourne celebrates animal cruelty while refugees suffer”: connecting distant sites of detention and the ‘race that stops the nation’

Andrew Burridge

Coliving Housing: Emerging Meanings and Cultures of Home for the Creative Class

Tegan Bergan

The rise and role of Indigenous Protected Areas in Australia. Divergence or convergence with settler colonialism?

Lydia Schofield

Making space for divergence: Academics, plane travel and climate change. Insights from South Australia

Melissa Nursey-Bray

Can a heterogeneous community grant a social licence? NZ survey on aquaculture

Jim Sinner


Dazzling Worlds: Radiations from the Indian Ocean Edge

Michele Lobo

1979 Battery Point Planning Scheme: creating dense, diverse and desirable Australian housing through built heritage conservation

Alysia Bennett

Privtising nature: government support for public and private protected areas

Jamie Kirkpatrick

Addressing who is not at the table?: Including diverse children’s ‘Voices’ in ‘Participatory’ Processes

Lisa Stafford

On the promise and impossibility of a ‘best’ valuation framework for marine management

Marc Tadaki

0950-1010 DISCUSSION

Sustainable Heritage and ‘Shop-Top living’: Case Studies

Katrina Hill


Risk as collectively produced: advancing empirical understandings of human-human interactions that affect risk

Peter Kamstra

Indigenous and scientific knowledge to manage Aotearoa New Zealand’s marine estate

Karen Fisher

1010-1040 MORNING TEA | Exhibition Foyer


SESSION Tackling ethical and methodological challenges and possibilities in geographical research Justice, Indigeneity and the Settler-Colonial City I: New directions Housing and Home II: Emerging Meanings and Experiences of Home 2 Geographies of Conflict I: Law, Legalism and Legality Landscape narratives I: Power, inclusiveness and transformation Urban environmental transformations in the Asia Pacific I: Infrastructure, materiality and agency New geographies of environmental sustainability, risk and resilience I: Resilience
ROOM Green room Tasman C Plenary Hall Wellington 1 Tasman A Wellington 2 Tasman B
CHAIR Laura Wynne Francis Markham Rae Dufty-Jones Brad Jessup Jennifer Bond Alison Browne Phil McManus

Dynamic, fraught and messy: The unresolvable ethical challenges of scholar-activism

Alistair Sisson

Toward an Emerging Indigenous Feminist Spatial Methodology

Maeve Powell

Assembling the renovated home: unpacking the fluid social and material assemblages of home renovation in Newcastle, Australia

Kristian Ruming

Mine or Yours?: The Sites of Struggle at the Carmichael Coal Mine in Queensland, Australia

Michael Rupic

Illness and Healing in Wilderness Iceland: ‘The Stones Speak’ by Thórbergur Thórdarson

Allison Williams

The role of cities in low-carbon energy transitions: Understanding capacities, challenges and conflicts in Hong Kong and Hamburg

Ting Ting Tracy Cheung

Vulnerability as a means of developing agency

Tim Smith


#ethics: Digital spaces and ethical challenges

Rachel Sharples

Historical Geography and the nature of public space: Exploring how the settler-state employs neoliberal logics to transform the Indigenous estate

Paul Dornan

Moving home: the experience of precarious housing

Emma Power

Denaturalising the compact city | Rethinking spatial justice

Claire Collie

Social movements, social media, and historic landscapes: an Indonesian case study

Tod Jones

Lessons from the Transformation of Bangkok’s Treescapes

Chieh-Ming Lai

Resilient Livable Cities: Smart Disaster Prevention Mechanisms for Older Adult Communities

Wei-Kuang Liu


‘Socially just’ publishing by, and for, geographers: what can we do?

Simon Batterbury


Writing Home: Exploring Personal Geographies with People who have Experienced Homelessness

Meg Mundell

Conflicts over statues: The legal geographies of time, humour and violence

Brad Jessup

Islands of the dead: Inscribing personal narrative and memory within the documentary representation of burial islands

Emma Shepard-Simms

Households in sustainability transitions and urban experiments

Ruth Lane

Resilience offers escape from trapped thinking on poverty alleviation

Steven Lade


Paternalism gone ridiculous? Encounters with risk-averse ethics committees in doing participatory research with children with and without disabilities

Lisa Stafford

The role of place in policy responses to address disadvantage experienced by social housing residents

Ella Horton

Neighbourly compensations: lawyers, parliamentary submissions and coal seam gas in Australia

David Turton

Reflecting on participatory approaches to social-science research in the development field

Helena Shojaei

Decoupling analysis of water-environment-economic growth in the city: A case study of Beijing

Wenjing Zhang


LUNCH | Exhibition Foyer

Please see below for events happening during the lunch break

Royal Geographical Society archive launch, presented by Wiley | Tasman A

Critical Development Study Group | Tasman B

Nature Risk and Resilience study group | Tasman C

Economic Geography Study Group Meeting | Wellington 1

Legal Geography Study Group Meeting | Wellington 2


SESSION New and Emerging Research in Cultural Geography III Justice, Indigeneity and the Settler-Colonial City II: Colonialisms of the present Housing and Home III: Diverging and alternate housing Geographies of Conflict II Landscape narratives II: Climate, environment and sustainability Urban environmental transformations in the Asia Pacific II: Ethics, identity and culture New geographies of environmental sustainability, risk and resilience II: Sustainability
ROOM Green Room Tasman C Plenary Hall Wellington 1 Tasman A Wellington 2 Tasman B
CHAIR Vickie Zhang Francis Markham Rae Dufty-Jones Brad Jessup Eloise Biggs Alison Browne Lauren Rickards

The Parameters of Cultural Appropriation

David Wadley

Urban indigenous invisibility in the neoliberal age

Deirdre Howard-Wagner

Assembling housing using digital data

Rae Dufty-Jones

Regulatory failure and regression of environmental protections: greed, governance and generality

Robyn Bartel

Governing climate across ontological frictions in Timor-Leste

Alexander Cullen

Reframing urban climate responsibility: perspectives from the Asia Pacific

Sara Fuller

WestConnex: Using sustainability discourse to construct a major transport infrastructure project in Sydney

Phil McManus


The Establishment of the Framework for Potential Evaluation to Culture-led Urban Development

Yi-Ya Hsu

Do housing markets reproduce logics of settler-colonial dispossession? Evidence from the current land boom in Australian cities

Francis Markham

“They don’t care as long as we pay them rent”: Aboriginal social housing reform in the Murdi Paaki Region

Judith Burns

Restorative Justice as a site of Environmental Justice

Deborah Cleland

I Manestorian Talakhaya: altering coastalscapes, material time, and fluid non-relationality on the island of Rota

Malcolm Johnson

Residents’ place identity in a city of becoming

Po-Hsin La

The Anthropocene and the Destruction of Place

Briohny Walker


Rethinking the Transformation of State-owned Enterprises in North-east China in a globalized market

Shuang Wu

An Urban Cultural Interface: (Re)thinking Urban Anti-capitalist Politics and the City in relation to Indigenous Struggles

Lara Daley

Home in the ‘global arc’: a governmentalities approach to understanding divergent rationalities around public housing renewal

Laura Wynne

Enabling marine ecosystem-based management: Is New Zealand’s legal framework up to the task?

Alison Greenaway, Lara Taylor

Using narratives of a sustainable landscape to inform product design: A tool helping transition farms to a low carbon future

Cara Stitzlein

Angkor In-situ: Ontological Interpretations of the Relationships between Cultural Heritage and its Surrounding Spaces

Rowena Butland

Evaluating the Co-benefits of Green Space in Tainan

Zih-Hong Lin


‘Backstage’ responses to the Sydney Siege: a case-study of the sermons delivered in the mosques of Sydney

Husnia Underabi


Silence in the city: precarity and peripherality

Kathleen Flanagan

Campsites and caravans as informal housing

Philippa Chandler

Competing conflicts in coastal climate change adaptation: rethinking binaries

Tayanah O’Donnell

Treasures in the rubble: materialised memory and the traumatic loss of belongings in bushfire

Scott McKinnon

Using social media to assess spatial and temporal patterns of use: Investigating what makes a cities identity

Jesse Raneng

Risks and Repulsion: The Fatberg!

Elizabeth Duncan


CHAIR Yamini Narayanan
1430-1530 Keynote Speaker
Zoopolis: Past, Present and Future
Distinguished Professor Jennifer Wolch
1530-1600 Close of conference – Handing over of message stick
1600 FAREWELL AFTERNOON TEA | Exhibition Foyer

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