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Smart Urban Futures Conference 2018

The 5th annual Smart Urban Futures conference on liveable, walkable sustainable communities will be held on 21 and 22 March 2018.

Keynote speakers include:

  • Peter Jones OBE, Professor of Transport and Sustainable Development at University College in London.  He is the leading originator of the Link and Place approach to street planning and design that has been incorporated into UK Department for Transport national guidelines and is the basis for VicRoads’ emerging Movement and Place framework. 
  • Peter Newman AO, Professor of Sustainability at Curtin University (Perth). Peter has worked in local government as an elected councillor, in state government as an advisor to three Premiers and in the Australian Government on the Board of Infrastructure Australia and the Prime Minister’s Cities Reference Group. 
  • Kylie Legge, the Founding Director of PlaceScore and the author of ‘Doing it Differently’ and ‘Future City Solutions’. She has presented to placemaking and architecture conferences in Venice, Stockholm and Buenos Aires.
  • Dr Seona Candy, Senior Research Fellow at the Victorian Eco-Innovation Lab and Deputy Leader for the Future Cities Node of Excellence in Post-Carbon Resilient Cities. She has worked with communities in Australia, Nepal, Cambodia and East Timor

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