A SUMMARY OF SESSIONS AT FUTURE CITIES SUMMIT 2019
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Session 1 - Creating Great Places

We kicked off the conference with a sneak peek of the Property Council’s next thought leadership project, Creating Great Places. And what a sneak peek!  

 

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Keynote:
Kate Meyrick, Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Studio THI
Dr Tim Moonen, Managing Director, The Business of Cities

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Session 2 - Tech Influencing Cities

Dr Pascal Perez, Director of the University of Wollongong’s SMART Infrastructure Facility, argued that we sit at the “cross-roads” as the smart cities juggernaut takes off.

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Keynote:

Senior Professor Pascal Perez, Director, SMART Infrastructure Facility, University of Wollongong

Moderator:
Scientia Professor Deo Prasad AO, Chief Executive Officer, The CRC for Low Carbon Living

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WoodSolutions

Session 3 – Developing healthy cities

“Don’t think iconic buildings – think iconic places,” said Henriette Vamberg, Partner & Managing Director of GEHL.

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Keynote:

Henriette Vamberg, Partner & Managing Director, GEHL


Session 5 - Meeting with the Minister

Hot on the heels of the Morrison Government’s re-election victory, The Hon Alan Tudge MP, Minister for Cities Urban Infrastructure and Population took to the stage to share his thoughts on the issues that matter most to city residents.

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Keynote:

The Hon Alan Tudge MP, Minister for Cities Urban Infrastructure and Population

Interviewer: 

Ken Morrison, Chief Executive, Property Council of Australia

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Fortius Funds Management

Session 8 – Big data: a big threat or a big opportunity?

After resigning from an advisory role on the world’s “smartest city” project in Toronto, Canadian tech entrepreneur, author and advocate Saadia Muzaffar had deep insights into the possibilities and pitfalls of technology in our cities.

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Keynote:  

Saadia Muzaffar, Tech Entrepreneur, Author & Advocate

Moderator:

Jessica Christiansen-Franks, Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer, Neighbourlytics

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DIVVY

Session 9 –Show & Tell; our contribution to creating great places

Our future is limited only by the imaginations of our innovators – and we heard from two of them. Julia Suh, Founder and CEO of Paper Plain, shared the ideas behind her innovative platform which enables micro-community activities.

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Keynote:

Steve Sammartino, Australian Futurist & Business Technologist

Speakers:

Anycie Coorey, Lead Generative Designer, ArchiStar.ai
Julia Suh, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Paper Plain

Moderator:

Grant Fowler, Chief Executive Officer, DIVVY

Session 10 – Oh my Lord!

City Deals should deliver productivity rather than political wins, scooters could be either a disaster or a dream depending on where you lived, and density was never a dirty word.

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Speakers:

Sally Capp, Lord Mayor, City of Melbourne
Clover Moore, Lord Mayor, City of Sydney
Anna Reynolds, Lord Mayor, City of Hobart
Andrew Wilson, Lord Mayor, City of Parramatta

Moderator:

Mike Zorbas, Group Executive, Policy and Advocacy,
Property Council of Australia

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