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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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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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