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Sustainable Development Goals, Climate Change and Cities Symposium
September 30, 2020 - October 2, 2020
Have you registered yet for the Sustainable Development Goals, Climate Change and Cities Symposium yet? Almost 400 people from across the globe have. Live discussions with our stellar speakers from 30 September – 2 October 2020, however keynote addresses will be released early. First up is the fab Penny Abeywardena, Commissioner, NYC Mayor’s Office for International Affairs. Good reason to register now!
Hosted by the Faculty of Architecture, Building & Planning & the Connected Cities Lab at University of Melbourne with the Business Council for Sustainable Development Australia and Banksia Foundation. The virtual symposium format will provide a platform for delegates to listen and interact with some of the world’s leading voices from academia, business, government and civil society in urban sustainability.
Across three days in September and October, we invite you to the inaugural virtual ABP Symposium, which in 2020 will focus on the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Featuring interactive workshop sessions, breakout rooms, keynotes and opportunities for delegates to connect across time zones, the summit will showcase the role cities and their urban partners are playing in implementing the SDGs.
The virtual symposium format will provide a platform for delegates to listen and interact with some of the world’s leading voices in urban sustainability and action on climate change, including case studies of responses to the COVID-19 pandemic.
One unique aspect of the symposium program will be the format of the breakout sessions. There will be one stream dedicated to climate change and urban planning, two key themes of the Sustainable Development Goals.