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CityTalks: What is driving Sydney's future prosperity?

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Thursday 1 August from 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Doors open from 5:30pm

Join us at our next CityTalks: I choose Sydney - what is driving Sydney's future prosperity? Book your free ticket.

As business growth and investments continue to boost our economy and increase jobs, Sydney is evolving into a 24-hour city and a weekend destination where people come to experience world-class events and unique experiences.

How do we leverage these great assets into the future and make the next decade more inclusive and prosperous for all?

You are invited to an important discussion on the next wave of innovation-led growth, inspired by creativity and technology. Hear how the City of Sydney's new economic development strategy 2025–2035 will deliver the right conditions for such innovation and lead to a more equitable and sustainable city.

A panel of experts across innovation, entrepreneurship, global events, science, and inclusive and civic leadership will demonstrate why, in an era of so much choice, you should choose Sydney. 

Book your free tickets

Hosted by author, CEO and international speaker Holly Ransom.

Hear from:

  • Clover Moore AO, Lord Mayor of Sydney

  • Zareh Nalbandian, Co-Founder of Animal Logic and CEO, Animal Logic Entertainment and Truant Pictures with movies including Happy FeetThe Lego Movie, and Peter Rabbit and visual effects for The Matrix and the Marvel movies franchise.

  • Fenella Kernebone, Head of Conference, SXSW Sydney

  • Professor Michael J. Biercuk, CEO and Founder, Q-CTRL

  • Creel Price, CEO, Investible (Greenhouse Climate Tech Hub)

  • Emily McDaniel, Curator, writer, educator and curator of Yananurala for the City of Sydney

  • Jarin Baigent, CEO and Founder, Jarin Street and Trading Blak

  • Dr Kate Reid, Founder and co-owner, LUNE Croissanterie

  • Eamon Waterford, CEO, Committee for Sydney

Also featuring:

  • Harry Guiness, Head of Net Zero Strategy, Greenhouse Climate Tech Hub

  • Professor Julie Cairney, Pro Vice Chancellor, Research - Enterprise and Engagement, University of Sydney

  • Sara Mansour, Founder and Artistic Director, Bankstown Poetry Slam

This event will be interpreted in Auslan. The venue is wheelchair accessible. If you have accessible booking requirements, please call Ticketmaster on 1300 446 925 or submit a request via the Ticketmaster help page.

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