Climate leadership conference 2018 – Sydney

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Date(s) - 15/03/2018 - 16/03/2018
12:00 am

Dockside Convention Centre

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Climate leadership conf 2018The 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

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