Forums & Conferences

Smart Urban Futures conference

Victoria Walks hosts events that promote ways for urban professionals to support walkability.

Each year we collaborate with the Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV) to host the Smart Urban Futures conference on liveable, walkable, sustainable communities.

The most recent conference was held in Melbourne on 4 and 5 May 2023.

The program included:

  • Adetokunbo 'Toks' Omishakin, Secretary (CEO) of the California State Transportation Agency 
  • Etienne Krug, head of injury prevention and road safety at WHO (Switzerland, online)
  • Bridget Doran, Principal Researcher at MRCagney (NZ) and Chair of Engineering New Zealand's Transportation Group (in person)
  • Professor Jenny Roe, Director of the Center for Design and Health, University of Virginia and co-author of Restorative Cities: Urban Design for Mental Health and Wellbeing (online).

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Changing streets

Changing Streets is a free, annual online forum for council staff working in Victoria, supported by VicHealth. 

In 2023, the forum will take place on the afternoon of Tuesday June 13th 1.30pm.
We'll be hearing about projects and strategies from City of Casey, City of Kingston and Maroondah City Council Please RSVP here for more information and to register for the June 2023 event.
More information here