Conservation Finance Intensive 2022

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October 27, 2022
October 27, 2022

The Conservation Finance Intensive will take place as an in-person event on Thursday 27 October in Canberra.


We are looking forward to you joining us at the ever-popular Conservation Finance Intensive – this time in Canberra – on Thursday 27 October 2022.


Register here


Join us as we explore: Financing for nature – what’s driving it and what are the opportunities?


Date: Thursday 27 October 2022


Time: 10:00 am until 4:00 pm AEDT (arrive from 9:30 am, lunch provided)

At the conclusion of the intensive you are invited to join us for an optional networking event from 4 pm to 5 pm.


Venue: QT Canberra – The Eureka Room, 1 London Circuit, Canberra ACT


Ticket price: $110 per person


This year’s intensive will focus on the current global drivers of investments in nature and how those drivers are influencing action by the private sector, government and the non-profit sector. It will be packed with case studies, panel sessions and analysis from overseas and Australia, plus interactive roundtables that will dive into some of our most promising opportunities to unlock more investment. Join the growing network of conservation finance practitioners across the non-profit, private and public sectors.


Confirmed speakers include:

  • Simon O’Connor, CEO and Executive Director, Responsible Investment Association Australasia
  • Laura Waterford, Director, Pollination
  • Gillian Mayne, Director of Natural Capital Strategy and Investments, Queensland Department of Environment and Science
  • Justin Story, Principal, Aither


Plus speakers from:

  • The federal government’s Biodiversity Market initiative
  • Wilderlands

and more to be confirmed in future updates.


The intensive will be expertly MC’d by Marnie Lassen, Acting Statewide Operations Manager Trust for Nature and Dr Adrian Ward, CEO Accounting for Nature.


If your organisation is interested in sponsoring access for those who are unable to attend in person, please get in touch to discuss supporting live streaming of the event at