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Watch, listen to or read speeches, presentations and seminars by CSIRO scientists, executives and visiting scientists.

Integrated science for our carbon future

The 'Integrated science for our carbon future' presentation was delivered by CSIRO Chief Executive Dr Megan Clark. Provided here is an adapted transcript of the speech, which was addressed to Greenhouse 2011 in Cairns, Queensland, on 4 April.

Innovation: The key to productivity and growth

Speech by Dr Megan Clark on 24 June 2013 at the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) State of the Nation conference.

The innovation imperative - positioning Australia for a prosperous and sustainable future

National Press Club Address by Dr Megan Clark on 5 September 2012.

ABC's Monica Attard interview with CSIRO Chief Executive Dr Megan Clark

ABC Radio Australia's Monica Attard spoke with CSIRO Chief Executive Megan Clark about how science is tackling the major challenges faced by Australia and the world in a radio interview on 25 October 2009.

Dr James Moody: The Sixth Wave of Innovation

On 18 August 2010, CSIRO Executive Director, Development, Dr James Moody presented his bold prediction on how to succeed in a resource-limited world. See the presentations slides, read the transcript and listen to a recording of the lecture. (54:41)

Growing the green collar economy - presentation by Dr Megan Clark

This presentation, delivered by the CSIRO Chief Executive describes global sustainability challenges and the research CSIRO is undertaking to address them.

Reading the greenhouse future - presentation by Dr Megan Clark

This presentation, delivered by the CSIRO Chief Executive describes CSIRO's role in climate change research and its importance to Australia.

The future of Australian manufacturing: competitiveness through innovation - presentation by Dr Megan Clark

This presentation, delivered by the CSIRO Chief Executive covers the topic 'The future of Australian manufacturing: competitiveness through innovation'.

Generating and transforming new industries - presentation by Dr Megan Clark

This presentation, delivered by the CSIRO Chief Executive covers the topic 'Generating and transforming new industries'.

ANU Conferring of Degrees - presentation by Dr Megan Clark

This presentation, delivered by the CSIRO Chief Executive, was an address given at the 17 July 2009 Australian National University Conferring of Degrees Ceremony.

National Press Club - presentation by Dr Megan Clark

Dr Megan Clark spoke about the role science plays in securing the future in a connected planet in an address to the National Press Club on 30 September 2009.

Boosting the growth of the biotechnology sector - presentation by Dr Megan Clark

This presentation, delivered by the CSIRO Chief Executive describes CSIRO contribution to the biotechnology sector now and in the future.

A new era of discovery - presentation by Dr Megan Clark

This presentation 'A new era of discovery' was given by CSIRO Chief Executive Dr Megan Clark. Provided here is an adapted transcript of the speech, originally delivered at the University of Western Australia In the Zone Conference on 10 November 2009.

Safeguarding agriculture and the environment - presentation by Dr Megan Clark

This presentation on Biosecurity was given by CSIRO Chief Executive Dr Megan Clark at the Global Biosecurity 2010: safeguarding agriculure and the environment conference. Provided here is an adapted transcript of the speech, originally delivered in 1 March 2010.

Climate change: where science meets markets - presentation by Dr Megan Clark

This presentation 'Climate Change: Where Science meets Markets' was given by CSIRO Chief Executive Dr Megan Clark. Provided here is an adapted transcript of the speech, originally delivered at the ACI2010, 48th World Congress in Sydney, Australia, on 26 March 2010.

Boosting innovation in Australia's minerals industry

This presentation 'Boosting innovation in Australia's minerals industry' was given by CSIRO Chief Executive Dr Megan Clark. Provided here is an adapted transcript of the speech, which was addressed to the Minerals Council of Australia in Canberra, Australian Capital Territory, on 2 June 2010.

Global megatrends: driving new connections between science and industry

This presentation 'Global Megatrends – driving new connections between science and industry' was delivered by CSIRO Chief Executive Dr Megan Clark. Provided here is an adapted transcript of the speech, which was addressed to the Australian Business Foundation in Sydney, New South Wales, on 21 July 2010.

Digital Economies: creating a new wealth of nations

This presentation 'Digital Economies: creating a new wealth of nations', was delivered by CSIRO Chief Executive Dr Megan Clark. Provided here is an adapted transcript of the speech, which was addressed to the CEDA 2010 Conference – Digital Economy Series in Sydney, 27 July 2010.

Science and Australia's place in the world

This presentation 'Science and Australia's place in the world', was delivered by CSIRO Chief Executive Dr Megan Clark. Provided here is an adapted transcript of the speech, which was given at the 2010 Lowy Lecture in Sydney, 18 November 2010.

2011 ATSE oration - presented by Dr Megan Clark

This presentation, delivered by the CSIRO Chief Executive, was an oration given on the 26 November 2011 for the Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering.

Modern Farmers: 2010 National Congress

'Modern Farmers: 2010 National Congress' is a presentation that was delivered by CSIRO Chief Executive Dr Megan Clark at the National Farmers' Federation in Melbourne, Victoria, on 6 September 2010. Provided here is an adapted transcript of the speech.

Sustainable Agriculture: Feeding the World - presentation by Dr Megan Clark

The presentation 'Sustainable Agriculture: Feeding the World' was delivered by CSIRO Chief Executive Dr Megan Clark at the Science and Technology in Society Forum, Japan, on 6 October 2009. Below is an adapted transcript of the speech.

Towards a vibrant future minerals industry in Western Australia

This presentation 'Towards a vibrant future minerals industry in Western Australia', was delivered by CSIRO Chief Executive Dr Megan Clark. Provided here is an adapted transcript of the speech, which was delivered in Perth at the Women in Resources awards, 8 March 2011.