Urban Super Powers: Human-centred technology and city design of the future
Aug
11
6:00pm 6:00pm

Urban Super Powers: Human-centred technology and city design of the future

Should we be stoked or spooked about the role that technology plays in shaping our future city? Join the University of Sydney’s Professor Joellen Riley, Dean of Sydney Law School, informatics expert and interaction design researcher, Associate Professor Martin Tomitsch and ransport Management and Director of the Business School Doctoral studies program Professor Stephen Greaves, for a conversation on what we might seek to gain or have forgotten as we embrace future technology innovation.

 

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Game of Homes
Aug
10
6:00pm 6:00pm

Game of Homes

As house prices soar, it’s increasingly difficult for people to enter the Sydney housing market. We discuss the strategies you can adopt to change the situation. Meet us at the bar as we take University of Sydney’s Professor Peter Phibbs off campus, to match our favourite ‘2015 Raise the Bar’ talk with a delicious red at local cellar door, Cake Wines.

 

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Urban design within limits: design led planning for adaptation and mitigation 
Aug
3
6:00pm 6:00pm

Urban design within limits: design led planning for adaptation and mitigation 

In an event co-presented by The Sydney Environment Institute, Greater Sydney Commission Environment Commissioner Rod Simpson will be joined by Civil Engineer and University of Sydney Associate Professor, Abbas El-Zein and Lissette Collins on a panel to discuss how defining and ‘working-back’ from environmental limits might lead to a more distinctive and liveable built environment.

 

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NSW PIA Presidents Award Lecture - Putting the public interest back into planning
Aug
2
6:00pm 6:00pm

NSW PIA Presidents Award Lecture - Putting the public interest back into planning

Are planners doing enough to address the big social and economic issues facing our cities? Have they lost sight of the public interest? In an event copresented by NSW PIA, Patrick Fensham will address the critical questions facing planning in Sydney, including many highlighted by Elizabeth Farrelly in her SMH article: 'Where are all the city planners'.

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The Festival of Urbanism City Limits - Launch event
Aug
1
6:00pm 6:00pm

The Festival of Urbanism City Limits - Launch event

You’re invited to celebrate the launch of The Festival of Urbanism 2016 City Limits, in a series of talks and conversations on planning and developing our cities. Join us for an address by the University of Sydney’s Professor Robyn Dowling, Greater Sydney Commission CEO, Sarah Hill, the University of Sydney Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Stephen Garton.

Attend the launch for the opportunity to view the latest Tesla Model S and enter the draw to win a free ride. 

 

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