This event has been postponed due to the COVID-19 situation. We will advise a new date in the near future.
This is a master class for environmental professionals. Whether you are an academic subject matter expert, a consultant subject matter advisor, or a government regulator; this is a skills focussed intensive exposure to the business of giving evidence. This half day workshop is an opportunity to immerse with experts in the field, to be in a real court, to sit in a witness box and feel the experience of cross examination about your evidence.
This event will be held in Court 40 of the Land Court of Queensland.
||Introduction and Overview
Senior Associate, HopgoodGanim
||Expert Evidence Overview
||Expert Perspectives - Lessons learned
Senior Principal Ecologist, Cardno
Principal Consultant, Landloch
||Evidence of guilt - the roles of the expert and witness
||Ralph Devlin AM QC
||What do I say?
||Discussion of witness statements
||Group discussion let by Ralph Devlin AM QC
||Effective experts - a judicial view
||Barristers' perspective - traps for the unwary expert
Dr Justin Watson
Principal Ecologist & Director, Gondwana Ecology Group
||I am giving evidence
||Interactive group session
||Take home messages
This event will count as 5 points towards your EIANZ CEnvP Professional Development Log.
Do you pay your own registration costs to attend? Don't forget to keep your invoice as you may be eligible to claim your education expenses on your tax return.
Full refunds will be given for any cancellations made one week prior to the forum. Cancellations made less than one week but more than 24 hours prior to the forum will attract a 50% penalty. Cancellations made less than 24 hours prior to forum will attract the full 100% attendance fee. Delegates unable to attend are welcome to send an alternative delegate.
Thanks to our Partners
Land Court of Queensland
Court 40, Brisbane Magistrates Court building, Level 8, 363 George Street, Brisbane.
Student Member $125, Member $225, Non Member $270
16th Jan 20 9:00 AM
17th Apr 20 5:00 PM
Danielle Bolton, Secretariat - SEQ Division. email@example.com or 07 5429 8480.