Sustainability Research and Innovation 2020

14.06 - 17.06.2020  
Brisbane, Australia
Contact person:
Future Earth and Belmont Forum, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The inaugural Sustainability Research and Innovation Congress (SRI2020) will be held from 14-17 June 2020 in Brisbane, Australia.


Future Earth, which supports the largest global community of systems-focused sustainability researchers and innovators, and the Belmont Forum, the world’s largest consortium of transdisciplinary global change and sustainability research funders, are joining forces to establish a marquis congress in which the world’s foremost research and innovation communities come together to share successes, exchange views, and work across disciplines and sectors to support a global transformation to sustainability.

SRI2020 will be the first in a congress series that will serve as a focal point in the sustainability science and innovation calendar, and will be a venue for networking, training, partnership building, and knowledge exchange opportunities. As such, the meeting series is being designed as an umbrella under which side events, special sessions, mentoring, valorization, capacity-building and town hall activities will take place to support a vibrant, diverse, and growing community.

The SRI2020 congress will gather leads in sustainability science, innovation, funding, communication, and implementation, providing opportunities for career development, engagement, and active participation not possible in the sector or discipline-specific meetings.


The first convening will bring together a global community of transdisciplinary research and innovation in an engaging, interactive format, allowing leaders in sustainability innovation to work alongside the world’s leading sustainability scientists, and to engage policy leaders working to support the major international policy processes supporting this transition (Agenda 2030, the UN SDGs, Paris Agreement on climate change, Sendai Framework for Disaster and Risk, Aichi targets).

Supported by

SRI2020 is supported by a consortium including: Future Earth Australia (hosted by the Australian Academy of Science), CSIRO, the University of Queensland, Queensland University of Technology, Griffith University, and the University of the Sunshine Coast.

Further information

More information will be provided as soon as possible.

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