HERDSA 2018 is pleased to introduce the following Keynote speakers

Professor Tim Flannery

Professor Tim Flannery is one of Australia’s leading voices on climate change – An internationally acclaimed scientist, explorer, conservationist and inspiring community leader.  In 2005 he was named Australian Humanist of the Year and in 2007 Australian of the Year. In 2007 he co-founded and was appointed Chair of the Copenhagen Climate Council. In 2011 he became Australia’s Chief Climate Commissioner, and in 2013 he founded the Australian Climate Council.

A well known media personality, he has hosted numerous TV series, including The Future Eaters (1998), Wild Australasia (2003), Islands in the Sky (1992) and Bushfire (1997), ABC’s Two in a Tinnie series (2000-2011), and Foxtel’s Coast Australia series (2013-2-16). His books include the global best seller The Weather Makers (2005) and most recently Sunlight and Seaweed (2017).

Professor Tim Flannery is an inspiring and motivating leader, with a proven track record for engaging people around critical issues, and creating community groups that can effectively respond.