Earthrise Summit returns on September 28th to bring together the world's bravest visionaries leading the way on how we build a more sustainable, more equitable urban future.
And we can’t take that road alone, which is why Earthrise Summit is returning for September 2022 with a mission to drive collective action toward a more sustainable urban future. And this year, it’s going global - with speakers addressing a virtual audience from stages in London, New York, LA, Berlin, Dublin, and Manchester.
Jan Gehl's life work has centred around reorienting our cities for pedestrians and cyclists. He has truly transformed the very fabric of urban spaces worldwide and we can’t wait to welcome him to the stage.
Tia Kansara is dedicated to giving guidance to help governments, companies and individuals to make fulfilling commitments that benefit the world around us. Through her work, she empowers policymakers and companies on how to build smarter cities that replenish Earth.
Liam Young brings his provocative edge and bold idea The Planet City to Earthrise. This city, imagined in the future is home to the world’s entire population of 10,157,030,257 people and features 121,307 km² of hydroelectric canals, 2,357 algae farms, and hosts 2,555 cultural festivals.
Since founding his own practice in 1985, David Chipperfield has built a design methodology that is now used across four offices in London, Berlin, Milan and Shanghai. In his book On Planning – A Thought Experiment, he explores and theorises the urban qualities of contemporary urban developments.
A strategic visionary who has predicted and helped further systemic change and positions organisations to take advantage of that change. He recently joined Infarm, a global network of urban farms that are closer to our communities and kinder to our environment.
Saskia is noted for her analyses of globalization and international human migration. She is Robert S. Lynd Professor of Sociology at Columbia University and Centennial visiting Professor at the London School of Economics. Sassen coined the term global city.
What role does investment play in creating a better urban future?
Urban farming? Rewilding? Urban engineering inspired by indigenous thinking?
Urbanisation is accelerating - fast. We need to learn from our cityscapes and address the impact of this phenomenon.
People form the very heartbeat of a city. Community, togetherness, movement - how do we maintain these integral elements of cities as they scale?
Exploring two groundbreaking ideas that put humans at the heart of urban transformation and create a framework for sustainable development.
With the right planning, expertise, and a human-centric approach - micromobility has the power to transform the way we move through the urban environment.
Explore key sustainability issues but, more importantly, emphasise possible solutions.
Learn from urban visionaries, city planners, activists, urban farmers, politicians, startup founders, academics, and more.
Add your voice to the conversation and debate how we can create an urban future that accounts for everyone.
“The solutions to climate change fundamentally begin and end in our cities. We recognise a responsibility as an innovation ecosystem to unite our powerful network to drive real and meaningful impact - the Earthrise Summit mission was born from this. With this summit, we’re uniting the world’s most action-led thinkers to inspire change towards a more sustainable future, for us and generations to come.”
Gabriela Hersham, Co-founder and CEO