A highly sought after, dynamic speaker, Julian presents his ideas at many academic, community and professional events, and appears on many panels, at venues around the world.

Some highlights over recent years include:

Keynote, Aotearoa/New Zealand Geographic Society Conference - Toitū: Geographies of Resilience, University of Canterbury, Christchurch. Aotearoa/New Zealand. November 24 2022

Annual Ron Lister Lecture, University of Otago, Dunedin, Aotearoa/NZ, November 15 2022

Keynote, Justice + Equity - Restructuring Life in Our Cities, Auckland University of Technology, Aotearoa/NZ, November 11 2022

2021 Regional Studies Association Journals Annual Lecture Series, November 12, 2021

Aberystwyth University Public Lecture: “Just Sustainabilites in Policy, Planning and Practice”: October18, 2021

Inaugural lecture, TD Walter Bean Visiting Professorship in the Environment, University of Waterloo, Canada, January 26, 2021.

Lecture, Institute for Advanced Studies, University of Sao Paolo, Brazil, October 23, 2020

Keynote, Sustainable Cleveland 2020, October 14, 2020

Keynote, Ecocity World Summit 2019, Convention Centre, Vancouver, Canada, October 10 2019.

Keynote, How to Make a Just Food Future: Alternative Foodways for a Changing WorldUniversity of Sheffield, UK, 8th-10th July 2019

Keynote, European Urban Research Association (EURA) and the Urban Affairs Association (UAA), Creating Just and Sustainable Cities, University College Dublin, Ireland, June 20th, 2019

Keynote, Iceland Expert Seminar: The Futures of Public Public Space and Beyond, Reykjavik, Iceland, May 14 2019.

Keynote, Sustainable Calgary 20th Anniversary, Calgary, AB, Canada, November 30, 2018

Royal Bank of Canada Sustainability Leadership Lecture, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada, November 8 2018.

Ideopolis Lecture, Just Sustainabilities in Policy, Planning and Practice, Centre for the Future of Places, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden. June 15, 2018

Keynote, Just Sustainabilities, Congress for New Urbanism, Savannah, GA. May 16 2018

Keynote, Landscape50: 50 Years of Landscape Architecture at Sheffield. University of Sheffield, UK, March 21 2018.

Keynote, Whose Land is it anywayRMIT University, Melbourne, Australia, November 15 2017.

Keynote, 4th International Workshop on the Sharing Economy. Lund University, Sweden. June 15 2017.

Keynote, Big Thinking Lecture, Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Toronto, Canada, November 9 2016.

Keynote, Sustainable Cities: Sharing Habitat, Building ResiliencyMacalester College MN September 29 2016.

Keynote, EcoDistricts SummitDenver, CO September 13 2016.

Keynote, Race, Food and Justice ConferenceCase Western Reserve University, Cleveland OH April 22 2016.

Keynote, College of Arts DialoguesLehigh University, Bethlehem PA April 12 2016.

Keynote, School of Environment, Education and Development Annual Social Responsibility LectureUniversity of Manchester UK, March 8 2016.

Keynote, Active Living Research ConferenceClearwater Beach FL, February 1 2016.

Keynote, Sharing Cities: A Case for Truly Smart and Sustainable CitiesUniversity of Copenhagen, Denmark, December 14 2015.

Keynote, The George B. Hartzog, Jr. Lecture, Clemson University, Clemson SC, October 5 2015.

Keynote, Future of Places, Stockholm, Sweden, June 29-July 1 2015.

Keynote, Culture(s) in Sustainable Futures: Theories, Practices and PoliciesHelsinki, Finland, May 6-8 2015.

Here’s a full list of the invited talks he has given. If you would like to schedule him as a speaker at your next conference, lecture series, panel or other event please fill out and submit the form below. Please be aware that under the current COVID-19 crisis, his presentations are all online.

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