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Sustainable Communities & Infrastructure

Paving Australia’s way: sustainable communities and infrastructure


Sustainable, high-quality buildings connected by a network of supporting sustainable, high-quality infrastructure are the key to healthy, happy and prosperous communities, and Australia must make the design and delivery of sustainable urban infrastructure a top priority if our nation is to remain competitive in an increasingly globalised and fast-paced world.

Join the GBCA, Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISCA) and a host of built environment leaders on Thursday 28 November for an interactive exploration of the issues surrounding the creation of successful and sustainable urban communities for Australia’s future.

Sessions include:


Keynote: Urban Infrastructure and the Future of Australian Cities
The inaugural Professor of Infrastructure Economics at the University of Wollongong’s SMART Infrastructure Facility, Professor Henry Ergas speaks to the history and future of urban infrastructure in Australia, where the challenges lie in implementing large scale infrastructure developments and how to tackle these within regulated industries.

Sustainable Australia Report - Cities of the Future
Our panel will discuss the key megatrends highlighted in the report and how these will impact the future for infrastructure and community development in Australia.

  • Moderator: Romilly Madew, CEO - GBCA
  • Megan Motto, CEO - Consult Australia
  • Tim Williams, CEO - Committee for Sydney

What Makes A Community?
In addition to buildings, the physical and social infrastructure, and the people that use them contribute to the performance, health and vitality of a community. In this session we explore how these elements interact with each other to create truly sustainable, resilient places to live.

  • Kylie Legge, Director - Place Partners
  • David Singleton, Global Planning Leader - Arup and Chair - ISCA

Concept to Completion
Learn about the developments in infrastructure, buildings and communities and the rating tools that assess them.

  • Moderator: Antony Sprigg, CEO - ISCA
  • Ro Coroneos, Manager Community and Social Strategy, Barangaroo - Lend Lease
  • Howard Chemney, Environment Manager - Thiess
  • Stuart Hodgson, Principal Manager Sustainability, NW Rail Link - NSW Transport

Book now to earn 3 Communities Stream Relevant CPD points!

ISCA members who are not members of the GBCA will need to email [email protected] to get access to the member rate. 

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Tickets

  • Member / $125.00
    Members Only
  • Non member / $199.00
    Non-Members Only
  • Member Group of 4 (20% off) / $400.00
    Members Only
  • Non-Member Group of 4 (20% off) / $636.80
    Non-Members Only

When

Thu 28 Nov, 2013
8.30am - 12.30pm

CPD Points

3 Green Star CPD point(s).

Location

The Portside Centre
Level 5, Symantec House
207 Kent Street, Sydney NSW 2000
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