Hilton Sydney | Friday, 24 May 2019
Master of ceremonies:
Cities are the aggregate of places. To create great cities, we need to create great places. Take an international tour exploring the core components, which are the fundamentals of the creation of great places. Hear world-renowned experts in a sneak peek of the Property Council’s next Thought Leadership project
As cities around the world make the push towards becoming ‘smarter’ the question must be asked, are we maximising the opportunity here in Australia? Learn how government and industry can better bring together people-centred urban design with cutting edge technology to make our lives easier, travel times quicker and minimise cost.
The shape of cities influences the health of its inhabitants. Learn how the quality of urban life can be improved by re-orienting city design to focus on health. Understand how a focus on health influences strategic plans and investment decisions.
City resilience is now accepted as a critical urban agenda, yet it has typically focused on the environmental challenges facing our cities. The new paradigm facing our cities means that our concept of resilience needs to be broadened. Explore how cities can shape the wellbeing of people, improve equality, become more inclusive in the face of chronic stress or acute shock.
Joan Ko, Sustainability Leader, Arup
Rod Fehring, Chief Executive Officer, Frasers Property Australia
Emlyn Keane, Chief Executive & Co-Founder, Evergen
Prof Pauline McGuirk, Director, Australian Centre for Culture, Environment, Society and Space (ACCESS) & The University of Wollongong
Greg Paramor AO, Non-Executive Director, Charter Hall Group
Caroline Squires, Director, Ethos Urban
Australian cities are growing fast. Over the next 30 years are population is expected to grow to 36 million people. Three-quarters of this growth will happen in just four cities. The pace and scale of this change are confronting for some. Economic, social and civic infrastructure is vital to how a community perceives change and development. How are our leaders managing the perceptions that our cities are growing too fast and becoming too full?
Stephen Conry, Chief Executive Officer, Australia, JLL
David Harrison, Managing Director & Group Chief Executive Officer, Charter Hall Group
Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Mirvac
Romilly Madew AO, Incoming Chief Executive Officer, Infrastructure Australia
Mark Steinert, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Stockland
The development of new airports, hospitals and universities can be used to disrupt existing areas or drive new opportunities to greenfield sites. An anchor institution, when properly planned, can act as an important catalyst for economic and community development. How can these opportunities be
Deborah Coakley, Executive General Manager, Funds Management, Dexus
James A. Moore, Principal, Jacobs (USA)
Sam Sangster, Chief Executive Officer, Western Sydney & Aerotropolis Authority
Lucy Turnbull AO, Chief Commissioner, Greater Sydney Commission
What do you do when you believe one of the world’s biggest companies isn’t taking the community concerns about data privacy seriously enough? In an intimate conversation, explore the ethical boundaries for data-driven cities with someone who has not only taken a stand on data privacy concerns, but becomes a global force in tech entrepreneurship, and passionate advocate of responsible innovation.
The future of our cities is fast-paced and changing; limited only by the imagination of Australia’s best innovators. Be inspired by the next big things that will change business is done, reshape how we interact with the urban environment and
What are cities for? They act as magnets for opportunity and prosperity, and they are a lifestyle choice for an increasing number of Australians. But thinking about our cities today involves not just making them work today but helping them be great in the future for the people and jobs that are yet to come. How are our elected official's building and shaping our capitals for the future? Could more be done to shape our future cities?