Presenters include the French Ambassador to Australia, His Excellency Christophe Lecourtier, Professor Tim Flannery, John Collee and Nell Schofield.
John Collee - 350.org Australia co-founder and board member
has written or co-written various acclaimed movie scripts including Happy Feet (2006), Master and Commander (2003), Creation (2009) and Walking with Dinosaurs (2013).
french collaborations include the Cinema documentary "Oceans" (2009) on which he
consulted with Jacques Perrin, and "Wolf Totem" (2015) co-written with Jean Jacques Annaud.
Early in his career, John studied Medicine in Edinburgh, Scotland, and subsequently worked as a doctor in the UK, Sri Lanka, Madagascar, the Solomon Islands and the former Soviet Union.
novels from this period include Kingsley's Touch, Paper Mask and The Rig, all published by Penguin
in the UK and USA.
From 1991-1996 he
wrote a weekly column about medicine and science for The Observer newspaper, UK.
In 2009, concerned about the lack of global action to address climate change, John co-founded 350.org Australia with Blair Palese and others.