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From community responses to the devastating NSW floods, or the new technologies driving our energy transition, engage with current events and our latest research through our public talks and seminars available on demand.

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2023 Events

  • 20/03/2023

    The 2023 Iain McCalman Lecture

    How can Australia successfully transition and adapt its interconnected social and technological systems as the climate crisis intensifies? Environmental law and governance expert, Dr Kate Owens, presents the 2023 Iain McCalman Lecture on how we can effectively harness climate governance to achieve deep coordination and sustained change.
  • 04/04/2023

    SEI employment pathways workshop: consulting and private sector

    Hear from consultancy professionals championing environmental and sustainability values as they share their industry career pathways.
  • 04/06/2023

    Reimagining our future: communities confronting the realities of climate change

    Many of us understand the gravity of the climate crisis and what needs to be done, so what’s standing in our way? What will it take for our future to be reimagined to enable all life to flourish? In this panel discussion, hear from researchers and communities from across Australia and India who are taking collective action to create real and sustainable futures.
  • 18/04/2023

    Just adaptation and the role of social capital

    How can we adapt all sectors of society to respond to climate pressures? In the first event of SEI’s Climate Adaptation series, leading political scientist Daniel Aldrich delves into the meaning of climate adaptation and the role of social capital in building resilience.
  • 16/05/2023

    Standing in place: Thinking with plants, corals, macro algae and fungi, and other (mostly) sedentary beings

    How are species adapting to increasing environmental change and how is this transforming concepts of mobility, belonging, and connection to place?
  • 30/05/2023

    Grounded Conversations: Farhana Sultana

    SEI Director Professor David Schlosberg sits down with multidisciplinary scholar Professor Farhana Sultana to discuss a broad range of pressing climate topics from political ecology to nature-society relationships.