Make adaptation a part of your next event


Speaking engagements

Doug Parsons is available for live, in-person presentations for your conference or private company event/meeting, in 1-hour, half-day, or full-day formats. 

Doug is an expert and influencer in climate change adaptation and can share his insights and experiences talking with the world’s experts in this field in a keynote or breakout sessions. He is frequently invited to give keynote address, where he brings his unique style of humor and substance to the emerging topic of climate adaptation.

Speaking Topics:

  • The state of climate adaptation.

  • Stories from talking with some of the world’s leading climate experts.

  • Using podcasting as a medium to inform and entertain on complex topics.

  • Inspiring stories on how society can adapt to climate change.

I asked Doug to be a keynote speaker at the 2018 Adaptation Sector Summit, hosted by the Victorian Government. He was a great speaker and managed to combine professionalism, humour, and great content . . . We got great feedback from attendees.
— Mitchell Neto, Senior Policy Office at Dep. of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, Melbourne, Australia

Moderating and facilitating

Consider booking a professional conference moderator for your conference! When it comes to sessions where panels are used, a skilled (and entertaining) moderator can make all the difference. You have already devoted a lot of time to finding the right keynote speaker, but it’s just as important to get your panels right through an effective moderator.

For more information about Doug’s services, email