The 2017 ECOCITY World Summit will bring together an outstanding gathering of the world's leading urban policy makers, practitioners and researchers. The Summit will create many exciting opportunities to discuss the climate change, sustainability and resilience challenges facing cities – and the crucial role which cities can play in meeting these challenges.

An exciting array of speakers will lead the conversations including:

  • The Hon Al Gore: Former US Vice President and Chair of The Climate Reality Project
  • Debra Roberts: Climate Change Adviser to ICLEI Local Governments for Sustainability
  • Aroma Revi: Director, Indian Institute for Human Settlements
  • Rachmat Whitoelar: Indonesian President's Special Envoy for Climate Change
  • Kate Auty: ACT Commissioner for Sustainability and the Environment
  • Kevin Austin: Deputy CEO of C40

The Summit Program has a strong focus on Urban Leadership and City Practices and provides an ideal opportunity for you to learn the latest in practical solutions to urban sustainability challenges from the very best in the world. Build your national and global professional networks and participate in practical workshops and masterclasses. Learn skills to take back to your home jurisdiction and enhance your professional development.

Following on from the resolution passed by the National General Assembly of Local Government to support the Summit we welcome your involvement.

Early bird registrations savings are now on offer so visit for further information.