The Urban Leadership stream (Big ideas and global perspectives) included presentations and panels on topics as important, urgent and diverse as sustainable development goals and cities; the new urban agenda; business creating sustainable cities; retrofitting suburbia; creating regional ecocities; and women leading sustainable and resilient cities.
Key speakers within the Urban Leadership stream included:
- Milag San-Jose Ballesteros, C40 Asia Pacific
- Elaine Carbines, CEO G21
- Adam Fennessy, Secretary, Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning, Victorian Government
- Steve Gawler, Regional Director Oceania, ICLEI
- David Holmgren, Co-Founder of Permaculture Concept
- Kirstin Miller, Executive Director, Ecocity Builders
- Cr Margaret O’Rourke, Mayor, City of Bendigo
- Kate Phillips, Senior Curator, Museums Victoria
- Yves Laurent Sapoval, Co-Ordinator, Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction
- Karibaiti Taoaba, Commonwealth Local Government Forum for the Pacific, Fiji
- Prof John Thwaites, Sustainable Development Solutions Network, Monash University
- Angharad Wynne-Jones, Arts House
The full Urban Leadership concurrent session program can be found below (click on the images to enlarge) or click on ‘View the Urban Leadership Concurrent Sessions’ to download a copy of this program.
URBAN LEADERSHIP CONCURRENT SESSION PROGRAM