CityTalks

Global issues, ideas and conversations.

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Have your say on Sustainable Sydney 2030–2050 Continuing the Vision

We aim to inspire, inform, educate and engage the community in an international dialogue to realise Sustainable Sydney 2030-2050 Continuing the Vision.

Our CityTalks are free events that feature high profile international or national keynote speakers and a discussion panel of local and international experts.

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Hear our big ideas and how we plan to make them happen. Global city leaders Lord Mayor Clover Moore and Mayor of London Sadiq Khan will give keynote presentations followed by a live discussion about turning these future focused ideas into reality.

World-renowned speakers

Audiences at our CityTalks have heard from:

  • Sadiq Khan, Mayor, City of London
  • Jane Fonda, Academy Award-winning actor, producer, activist and author
  • Julia Gillard AC, former Prime Minister of Australia, Chair of Beyond Blue
  • Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
  • Mary Robinson, President of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice, and former President of Ireland
  • Gloria Steinem, feminist icon, journalist, social and political activist
  • Cate Blanchett AC, Academcy Award-winning actor, producer and artistic director
  • Connie Hedegaard, former European Commissioner for Climate Action
  • Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the world wide web
  • David Suzuki, award winning scientist, environmentalist and broadcaster
  • Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize-winning economist
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