Climate Leadership Conference

The Climate Leadership Conference will bring together over 250 climate, energy, and sustainability professionals from federal, state and local government, industry, associations, research and non-government organisations to address climate change through policy, innovation, and business solutions, with a strong focus on best-practice case studies from Australia and around the world.

 The Conference will feature:

  • Top case studies about driving business and economic opportunity through climate leadership;
  • Driving innovation and building climate action partnerships;
  • Strategies for achieving zero emissions;
  • Factoring climate change into planning and infrastructure decisions;
  • Management of climate risk;
  • Financing the low-carbon future;
  • Carbon mitigation technology and innovation;
  • Cultivating a climate culture and communicating solutions to stakeholders;
  • Building sustainable supply chains;
  • Benefits of carbon neutral commitments for industry and government;
  • Building local resilience to climate change impacts.

 Invited speakers include:

  • Dr Melanie Kaebernick – Director, Carbon Neutral Program and National Carbon Offset Standard, Domestic Emissions Reduction Division, Australian Government Department of the Environment and Energy
  • The Hon Jay Weatherill – Premier, South Australia
  • The Hon Lily D’Ambrosio – Minister for Climate Change and Energy, Victorian Government
  • Jim Reeves – Director-General, Queensland Department of Environment and Heritage
  • Anthony Lean – Chief Executive, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage
  • Dr Stephen Bygrave – Executive Director, Climate Change and Sustainability, ACT Government
  • Simon Corbell – Victorian Renewable Energy Advocate
  • Don Henry – International Board Member of The Climate Reality Project and the strategy advisor to its Chair, the Hon. Al Gore
  • The Hon Clover Moore – Lord Mayor, City of Sydney
  • The Hon Simon Clough – Deputy Mayor, Lismore City Council
  • Dominique La Fontaine – Executive Director, South East Councils Climate Change Alliance
  • Paul Orton – Director of Policy and Advocacy, NSW Business Chamber
  • Professor Jean Palutikof – Director, National Climate Change Adaptation Facility
  • Dr Andrew Pitman – Director, ARC Centre of Excellence for Climate System Science
  • Amanda McKenzie – CEO, Climate Council
  • Pete Williams – Deloitte Digital
For more information and to register please click here.


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