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Ecocity world summit 2017

Over 900 urban planners, environmental specialists and architects from around the world gathered within the 6-star green rated Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) to debate and discus urban ecology and sustainable city initiatives at the recent Ecocity World SUmmit 2017 (ECWS17).

Held every two years, the prestigious ECWS17 united the world's leading environmental specialists, urban planners and city architects to examine the m ost complex ecological challenges that fact the rapidly evolving and urbanising world. 

Al Gore, Former US Vice President and Chair of The Climate Reality Project, was the principal speaker delivering his insights on the role of cities in meeting the global climate challenge, and engaging with the Victorian State Government on its sustainabiltiy commitments.

With Melbourne leading the way in its commitment to a green future and as Australia's knowldge, research and innovation capital, the city qualified as the ideal location to host a sustainable event of this calibre.

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