AUSTRALIA DECLARES

SHAPING AUSTRALIA’S
EMERGENCY RESPONSE

14-15 FEBRUARY 2020
BREAKOUT SESSION

Day 2

12:00PM – 1:00PM
YARRA ROOM l LEVEL 2

WE DECLARE

PROFESSIONALS & INDUSTRIES MOBILISE

In the wake of government climate emergency declarations, many new voices are joining the call. 

Universities, professionals and industry bodies are turning up the heat and declaring their support for emergency level action. Hear from the industry activists bringing their sectors onboard.

Caroline Pidcock – Architects Declare
David Williams – CEO, Planning Institute of Australia
Jane Hadjion
– Engineers Declare
Richard Yin – Doctors for the Environment
Susanne Etti Tourism Declares

Moderated by Heidi Lee – Industry Investment Lead, Beyond Zero Emissions



SESSION

SPEAKERS

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Caroline

Pidcock

“Challenging times demand strong responses. A group of Australia’s acclaimed architects are putting up their hands to be instrumental in creating the future we need. We hope many more practices and individuals will follow their lead.”
INNOVATION & DESIGN

Caroline Pidcock


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David

Williams

“Town planners work to shape our cities and regions to reduce emissions and adapt them to a more unpredictable climate. But it’s clearly now an emergency, because no community can successfully respond to run-away climate change.”
PLANNING & DESIGN

David Williams


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Jane

Hadjion

“We are all locked in a pattern, whether we like it or not, that is unhealthy and unhelpful to our wellness as citizens and the planet itself. Therefore we all have a responsibility to redesign the system.“
INNOVATION & DESIGN

Jane Hadjion


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Richard

Yin

Health & Policy

Richard Yin


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Susanne

Etti

“It’s our responsibility to help preserve the planet for the next generation of travellers and the communities that call these places home.“

BUSINESS & POLICY

Susanne Etti


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Heidi

Lee

DESIGN & RESEARCH

Heidi Lee