Future Directions – Invitation Only
When investing in our future, how are we keeping people top of mind?
Master of Ceremonies: Jessica Christiansen-Franks, Co-founder & CEO, Neighbourlytics
Sponsor Address: Tom Karemacher, Vice President APAC, Procore Technologies
Fear is life’s most powerful emotion. Unpack the community’s fears for the future - what can we do today to address their concerns? How do we reimagine the future to turn fears into opportunities?
Keynote Presentation: Ben Hammersley, Founder & Principal, Hammersley Futures
By 2025 75% of the global workforce will be millennials. They could be your customer, colleague or competitor. Millennials, Gen Z’s and the generations that follow: who are the people behind these not so future trends? What are their habits, hopes and dreams for the future? How will this impact the operation, ownership and design of our cities?
Keynote Presentation: Claire Madden, Author & Social Researcher
Our Cities are among the most liveable in the world. But, is our brand better than our product? Do our cities need to be fun to be successful? Or do they just need to be efficient and productive? What do we have to do to improve our performance relative to our competitors?
Raynuha Sinnathamby, Managing Director, Springfield City Group
The Hon Rob Stokes MP, NSW Minister for Planning and Public Spaces
- Additional panellists to be confirmed
Moderator: Kate Meyrick, Director, Urbis
As our thinking about economic growth has evolved, so too has our thinking about the impacts of business activity on people and the planet. ‘Social value’ is a natural convergence of economic growth and the kind of growth we should strive for as a global economy. What is the planned transformation of Edinburgh’s city centre? How has this been deliberately planned to deliver shared value benefiting all residents, business, workers, visitors and the natural environment?
Australia’s property industry is focused on the challenges of planning and building for the future. How do we ensure our cities can grow well and support investment in innovation and liveability?
Recap of the Future Cities Summit 2020 by Ken Morrison, Chief Executive, Property Council of Australia.