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 Sydney. Each participant will have 5 minutes to share their views & this will be followed by a moderated 20 minutes Q&A.
Moderator: Fenella Kernebone
Panellists: Stefan Hajkowicz, Senior Principal Scientist & Leader of CSIRO Futures / John Utting, Founder & Director, UMR Research / Dr. Tim Williams, CEO, Committee for Sydney / more to be announced
Keynote collaboration: The challenge & opportunity for cities
Speaker: Dr. Tim Williams, CEO, Committee for Sydney
City perspective: What makes Sydney a world class city?
Speaker: Councillor Angela Vithoulkas, City of Sydney
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: Dr. Tim Williams
Panellists: Tara Cheesman, Strategic Senior SmartCity Officer, Parramatta City Council / Dr. M. Hank Haeusler & Dr. Martin Tomitsch, Board Members, Media Architecture Institute / Angela Stengel, Digital Lead, ABC Radio
1:15pm – 2.00pm
2.00pm – 2:30pm
Design collaboration – creating culture and place
Speaker: Mark Davy, Founder, Futurecity
2:30pm – 2:50pm
Out-of-Home & the city
Speaker: Charmaine Moldrich, CEO, Outdoor Media Association
2:50pm – 3:10pm
Place-making vs regulation
Speaker: Gary White, Chief Planner, NSW
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: Gary White, Chief Planner, NSW / Dr. M. Hank Haeusler & Dr. Martin Tomitsch, Board Members, Media Architecture Institute / Mark Davy, Founder, Futurecity / Jesse McNicoll, Urban Design Coordinator, City of Sydney / Rachel Healy, Co-Artistic Director, Adelaide Festival
4.00pm – 4:15pm
Speaker: Steve O’Connor, Chairman, Outdoor Media Association
Getting to the Australian Technology Park
The Australian Technology Park is located approximately 5km from Sydney’s central business district, 8km from Sydney Airport and within 200m of Sydney’s rail network. Whether you’re travelling by car, rail or bus, the simple directions below will assist.
CityRail operates frequent train services between Redfern Station (adjacent to the Australian Technology Park) and other major Sydney stations including Central, Town Hall, Wynyard and Circular Quay.
Parking can be paid at either the pay station near the lift or at the boom gate with a credit card. We offer paywave facilities to make parking payments quick and easy.
Future Cities • 28 April 2016 • Australian Technology Park