ABOUT THE SUMMIT

Future Cities Summit is an essential event for all Property Council members and the wider property industry who need to create future-proof business plans for the new decade. Explore the psychology behind cities and what that means for decision making and creating great places for people.

Future Cities Summit is a one-day program that challenges your thinking towards creating great places and thriving cities for people. Launched in 2019, Future Cities Summit is back in 2020 with a bigger and better program including site tours, more keynotes, international case studies and Future Directions Hour of Power.  Unlike other city events, Future Cities Summit focuses on the needs and hopes for a diverse, growing population with a program designed to challenge, provoke and inspire. 

Whether you are looking for insights behind the future of data and trends, global cutting-edge learnings, or practical applications for your projects and services, Future Cities Summit will deliver strategies for creating great places and thriving cities for people.

WHAT TO EXPECT?

 

New decade, new thinking. From international keynotes and panel discussions, to Q&As and networking with the industry’s brightest minds, here’s what you can expect from the 2020 Future Cities Summit.

 

Global case studies
Delegate and speaker networking
Future trends
Community building
City demography
International keynotes
Infrastructure and urban development
Technological change and behavioural economics
Industry sponsors and exhibitors
Data and the economy
Sustainability
Planning
Visions for the future
Q&A’s
Site Tours
Exhibitor lounge
 
 

WHO IS FUTURE CITIES SUMMIT FOR?

 

Whether you’re a rising star in the property development industry or an established leader, policy maker or implementer, planner or service provider, Future Cities Summit is the only place you’ll find so many focusing on people, cities, communities and the future built environment. Leverage opportunities with your peers and discover new ideas to create your business structure of the future.

 

Industry directors, CEOs, owners and managers

 

Professional services

Architects, town planners, risk management, surveyors

Consultants

Property, building, design management, insurance

Government

 

Property developers

Commercial, retail, residential, entertainment

Property owners and investors

Public, private, community housing, government, education

Technology & software services

 

Health services

 

 

 

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND

 

One day. 10 sessions. 30+ industry speakers. All in the one building. You need to come to Future Cities Summit to connect with leaders, rising stars and thought provokers from around the country and the world, to take part in building our future cities for generations to come. Discover how you can create for people. It’s your chance to understand the future, so you can influence your business today! 

 

 

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT FUTURE CITIES SUMMIT

 

“The Future Cities Summit was an exceptional experience in discovering the new challenges, innovations and panorama of how cities are being shaped, and where they need to be directed. The networking was excellent, with a multitude of interesting and influential people joining the event!”

 Christine Northam, Transaction Manager, CBRE

 

“Exciting, Engaging & Entertaining - a great balance of Global and Local perspectives”

Brian McGuckin, Head of City Development, Springfield City Group

 

“For anyone in the built environment, this is a must attend event to ensure you are keeping up with the current state of cities as well as where Australian cities and associated infrastructure is heading.”

 2019 Summit Delegate

 

“The Property Council's, Future Cities summit is the perfect place to learn, engage and discuss with industry leaders the challenges and opportunities in shaping our cities”

2019 Summit Delegate

UPDATE 19 March 2020: Given the rapidly evolving situation around the coronavirus outbreak, the Future Cities Summit 2020 has been postponed until 2021.

If you have any questions about the event, please contact concierge@propertycouncil.com.au

 

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