Acknowledgement of Country & opening remarks
Speaker: Fenella Kernebone, MC
Keynote: What does the future hold for cities? (Global megatrends)
Speaker: Stefan Hajkowicz, Senior Principal Scientist & Leader of CSIRO Futures
Speaker: John Utting, Founder & Director, UMR Research
10:35am – 11:15am
Visions of this city’s future
Insights from thought-leaders on the future of Melbourne. Each participant will have 5 minutes to share their views & this will be followed by a moderated 20 minute Q&A.
Moderator: Fenella Kernebone
Panellists: Stefan Hajkowcz, Senior Principal Scientist & Leader of CSIRO Futures / John Utting, Founder & Director, UMR Research / Martine Letts, CEO, Committee for Melbourne / City of Melbourne (TBC)
Cities of tomorrow: a collaborative exercise
Speaker: Shara Evans, Technology Futurist and CEO, Market Clarity
City perspective: What makes Melbourne a world class city?
Speaker: Lord Mayor Robert Doyle, City of Melbourne
12:30pm – 1:15pm
Is digital technology the silver bullet that will save us all?
Insights on technology & its power to activate places & make future cities smart. Each participant will have 5 minutes to share their views & this will be followed by a moderated 20 minute Q&A.
Moderator: Fenella Kernebone
Panellists: Erik Van Vulpen, Strategy, Marketing & Business Development, Plattar / Dr. M. Hank Haeusler & Dr. Martin Tomitsch, Board Members, Media Architecture Institute / Andrew Downie, Manager Digital, Information & Technology, City of Greater Geelong / Soren Luckins, Director, Buro North
1:15pm – 2.00pm
2.00pm – 2:30pm
Place-making vs regulation
Speaker: Brendan Nelson, President, Planning Institute of Australia
2:30pm – 2:50pm
Out-of-Home & the city
Speaker: Charmaine Moldrich, CEO, Outdoor Media Association
2:50pm – 3:10pm
Design collaboration – creating culture and place
Speaker: Mark Davy, Founder, Futurecity
3:10pm – 4.00pm
Future Cities – where will the humans be?
Insights on how places in our future cities will be designed to engage & attract people. Each participant will have 5 minutes to share their views & this will be followed by a moderated 20 minute Q&A.
Moderator: Charmaine Moldrich, CEO, Outdoor Media Association
Panellists: Brendan Nelson, Planning Institute of Australia / Dr. M. Hank Haeusler & Dr. Martin Tomitsch, Board Members, Media Architecture Institute / Mark Davy, Founder, Futurecity / more to be announced
4.00pm – 4:15pm
Speaker: Rob Atkinson, Board, Outdoor Media Association
ZINC at Federation Square
Swanston St & Flinders Street,
Melbourne VIC 3000
Located on the riverfront side of Federation Square, ZINC offers a rare private space in the heart of Melbourne. This modern and stylish venue adds a sense of elegance and sophistication to your special occasion, with contemporary design and striking features such as floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the Yarra River.
Shaded by elm trees, ZINC’s outdoor decks provide an excellent setting for pre-dinner drinks and wedding ceremonies with views across the river to the city skyline.
Getting to ZINC
Enter Federation Square via the Russell Street extension turning into car park. Proceed to lifts and take lifts to the end of car park. Take the stairs to the ZINC entrance at river level.
Drop Off / On Foot
Proceed to end of Russell Street extension. Take stairs on right down to ZINC entrance at river level.
From the main plaza head towards BMW Edge at the end of the atrium. Proceed through the sliding doors and downstairs to ZINC.
From Prince’s Bridge head down to the Yarra along the river terrace until you reach ZINC.
Car park facility on site boasting 500 car spaces. Accessed from Russell Street and Batman Avenue. ZINC can arrange car parking for your guests at standard parking rates.
Future Cities • 22 April 2016 • ZINC at Federation Square