An Urbanicity Alert: Ecocity World Summit 2017


We are delighted to announce that the Hon Al Gore (former US Vice President and current Chair of The Climate Reality Project) will be the Principal Speaker at the ECOCITY World Summit 2017.

Mr. Gore will deliver his famous slide presentation including his insights on the role of cities in meeting the global climate challenge.

The involvement of Mr. Gore will further strengthen the potential for the Melbourne ECOCITY World Summit to play a crucial role in accelerating global climate change action by cities and subnational governments.

Visit the ECOCITY World Summit 2017 website for further program highlights. We encourage you to register now to attract early bird savings.


Call for Contributions to the Program are now open. Consider submitting an online abstract for the Academic or City Practices Tracks and play an active role in ECOCITY 2017.

Academic contributions will be double peer reviewed whilst the City Practices Track is aimed at city, government and community practitioners.
For more details visit the website.

Submissions close on 17 February 2017.


The ECOCITY World Summit 2017 has already attracted strong support from Government, Corporates, the City of Melbourne and the University of Melbourne as major sponsors and we also have strong support from international associations such as ICLEI, C40 Cities and Metropolis.

Sponsorship engagement will allow your organisation’s name and brand to be associated with this important event on a national and international level.

Exhibition engagement will ensure you have the opportunity to meet face to face with both national and international participants and showcase your projects, products or services.

Demand for these opportunities is strong and places are limited so we encourage you to review the sponsorship and exhibition prospectus below and act promptly by clicking on the application link below.


We encourage you to join the conversation and follow the Summit on social media.



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