Public Talks

During the summit, a series of public talks were held at Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Melbourne Gardens, presented by influential international speakers in the field of Botanic Gardens and Climate Change.

These engaging talks delved into the role of gardens in the survival of humanity and how previous botanic sites can offer solutions in a warming world.

Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria have now made those talks publicly available online, and can be viewed below.

Dr Paul Smith, Secretary General of Botanic Gardens Conservation International discusses how Botanic Gardens are essential for humanities survival in an ever-changing world. Introduction from Prof Tim Entwisle, Director and Chief Executive at Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria.
David Harland, Chief Executive of Eden Project International discusses how Botanic Gardens may be the answer and how they offer solutions for a warming world.
A public Q&A with Dr Paul Smith, Secretary General of Botanic Gardens Conservation International, Prof Tim Entwisle, Director and Chief Executive at Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria and David Harland, Chief Executive of Eden Project International.

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