Global issues, ideas and conversations.

We aim to inspire, inform, educate and engage the community in an international dialogue to realise our 2030 vision.

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

World-renowned speakers

  • Mary Robinson, President of the Mary Robinson Foundation – Climate Justice, and former President of Ireland
  • 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
  • Chris Anderson, curator of TED Conference
  • David McWilliams, economist, author and broadcaster
The entrance to Sydney Town Hall lit up at night.
A large hall at night with blue and green lights.
A group of people sitting in a conference.

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