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World leading experts on migration available for interviews this week in Sydney – don’t miss out. Secure your interviews now.



Dear Editor, Media Representative,

Metropolis 2018 – the only gathering of its kind that brings together leaders and experts to discuss migration, diversity and integration is happening in Sydney this week.
 
We have access to exceptional talent, world-leaders and thinkers in migration. Contact us now to arrange interviews for this week.
 
Hon. Linda Burney MP is the member for Barton, one of the most multicultural areas in Australia and Aboriginal leader from the Wiradjuri people. She will talk to the Indigenous view of multiculturalism and offer candid stories from her incredible experience and public life.

Professor Stephen Castles, Research Chair, Sociology, University of Sydney. Has had an illustrious career in cutting-edge migration research spanning 50 years. You can ask him pretty much anything! https://sydney.edu.au/arts/staff/profiles/stephen.castles.php

George Megalogenis is a journalist, political commentator and author. He has strong opinions regarding the power of multiculturalism and has a particular interest in Population Policy.

David Manicom is the Assistant Deputy Minister for the Settlement and Integration Sector at Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, Canada. David will talk about: “Inclusion in the age of Anger – Canada’s approach (and why this will work in the era of Trump Rage)

Professor Ian Goldin was a World Bank Vice President and the Group’s Director of Policy, after serving as Chief Executive of the Development Bank of Southern Africa and Economic Advisor to President Nelson Mandela. He can talk to the economic benefit of migration.  https://www.oxfordmartin.ox.ac.uk/people/1
 
What: International Metropolis Conference, Sydney
When: 9:00am Tuesday 30 October - 1:30pm Friday 2 November
Where: International Convention Centre, Sydney, Darling Harbour

Interviews are available upon request. Please email marlise@zadroagency.com.au to secure a media pass or request an on-site interview. 

Full Program available here: https://metropolis2018.org.au/cms/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Metropolis-2018-Program-18-October-2018.pdf

Notes to Editors

Metropolis 2018 – the only gathering of its kind that brings together leaders and experts to discuss migration, diversity and integration.
 
This year’s event is hosted by a consortium, led by Settlement Services International (SSI), in partnership with Australian Multicultural Foundation (AMF) and Multicultural NSW (MNSW).
 
Global Migration in Turbulent Times
 
The theme for this year’s Conference is Global Migration in Turbulent Times; with a focus on the following eight sub-themes: 
  1. Enterprise, Innovation and Employment – catalysts for social change?
  2. Migration and Mobility – the dynamic shifts in the Asia-Pacific region
  3. Displacement and asylum – new dimensions driving an old phenomenon
  4. Visible and powerful – migrant voices in a connected world
  5. Conflicting agendas? National, local, regional and global responses to the governance of migration
  6. Religious diversity – a bridge or a barrier to belonging?
  7. Migration and inequality – complex challenges under the microscope
  8. Australia a multicultural paradise – myths and realities