Program Launch: 11th Liveable Cities Conference
This year the Conference will be held from the 16 – 17 July at Pullman Melbourne on the Park in Victoria and will explore the liveability of our metropolitan and regional urban centres that result in sustainable economic, social and environmental success.
Over two days, listen to and be inspired by presenters from varied disciplines including policy makers, sustainability practitioners, government agencies, waste management professionals, academics & researchers, planning professionals, social planners, town planners, place makers, councils and engineers.
Confirmed Keynotes include:
- Professor Paul Burton, Director, Cities Research Institute, Griffith University
- Mr Michael Nolan, Chair, United Nationals Global Compact - Ciities Programme
- Mr Greg Ryan, Sustainability Manager, LandCorp
- Professor Billie Giles-Corti, ECP Director, Urban Futures, RMIT University
- Associate Professor Rebecca Wickes, Program leader for the Population, Migration & Social Inclusion Program, Monash University
- Dr Ben Rossiterm, Executive Officer, Victoria Walks
- Ms Stephanie Ziersch, Director, Community & Climate Change, Sustainability Victoria
- Mr Toby Kent, Chief Resilience Officer, Resilient Melbourne
- Greening the City
- Redesigning the City
- Renewing the Regions
- Person centred liveability
- Health and well-being
- Implementing strategies
Venue & Accomodation:
Pullman Melbourne on the Park stands on the threshold of Melbourne's business, dining, sports and cultural precincts. The 419-room landmark hotel, built on the site of the 1887 Cliveden Mansion alongside Fitzroy Gardens, adds a dash of history to its thoroughly contemporary style.
For further information and to secure your spot please visit www.liveablecities.org.au