Australia's global climate summit returns to Sydney
Accelerate climate and nature action and shape a future, transformative COP for Australia and the Pacific
Global insights from 200+ Impact X speakers
A multi-stakeholder event where leaders from government, business, science and technology will come together to drive unprecedented collaboration in climate action. New speakers announced weekly.
Participate in one of six working groups.
Impact X working groups bring together leaders from across the country and the Asia Pacific region to discuss and identify the priority breakthroughs needed to accelerate the transition to a net zero, nature positive economy.
Facilitator: Monica Richter, Senior Manager, Low carbon futures, WWF
Facilitator: Helen Rowe, Transport Program Impact Manager, Climateworks Centre
Facilitator: Sharelle Polack, Senior Manager of Sustainable Agriculture, WWF
Facilitator: Deo Prasad, Professor, Built Environment, UNSW
Facilitator: Heidi Lee, Chief Executive Officer, Beyond Zero Emissions
Facilitator: Daniel Zavattiero, GM Climate & Energy, Minerals Council of Australia
Join one of six sector breakouts focussing on 2030 targets. EV transition, Circular Economy, Scope 3 Emissions, Forests, Oceans, Indigenous knowledge systems.
Facilitator: Behyad Jafari, Chief Executive Officer, Electric Vehicle Council
Facilitator: Lisa McLean, Chief Executive Officer, Circular Australia
Facilitator: Lynette Mayne, Co-Chair, Climate Leaders Coalition, Executive Chair, The B Team
Facilitator: Rachel Lowry, Chief Conservation Officer, WWF Australia
Facilitator: Charles Goddard, Editorial Director, Economist Impact
Facilitator: Susan Moylan-Coombs, Founding Director, Gaimaragal Group
Some of our past speakers
Professor & Director, the Potsdam Institute
Chair & Founder, Fortescue Metals Group
Chief Executive Officer, Business Council of Australia
Co-founder & Co-Chief Executive Officer, Atlassian
Help drive the net zero, nature positive transition
Impact X 2021, 2021 outcome reports
Acknowledgement of country
Impact X respects and acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past, present and emerging. We recognise their rich cultures and connections to land, sea and community. Together, we commit to building a sustainable future together.
Getting to the ICC
Sydney is host to beautiful recreational and coast walks. Routes to ICC Sydney include from Central Station via The Goods Line. More information.
Bike racks are available in Exhibition Car Park 1 including male and female shower and change room facilities. Personal locks are required. Find your Sydney cycling route here.
A short walk from Central or Town Hall will take you directly to Darling Quarter, Tumbalong Park and Sydney Visitor Centre. Town Hall and Central Stations are a 10-minute walk from ICC Sydney.
Cruise into Darling Harbour on a ferry with direct services from Circular Quay, King Street Wharf or Pyrmont Bay Wharf. View Ferry services to plan your trip.
ICC Sydney has its own bus stop. Bus routes 389 and 501 stop at Harris Street near Allen Street – a 10-minute walk from ICC Sydney.
Taxi & uber
The best taxi and Uber drop off and pick up locations include the new Iron Wharf Place next to Harbourside Shopping Centre and Zollner Circuit on the Southern end of Aware Super Theatre, both accessed via Darling Drive.
Darling Harbour is only 8km from Sydney Airport.
ICC Sydney has two car park facilities located within the Exhibition Centre and Aware Super Theatre, comprising a total of 826 car spaces. Additionally, there are secure car parks located in and around Darling Harbour, including Wilson Harbourside Car Park and First Parking Darling Square Car Park. View parking rates here.