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Sustainable Urbanisation : A resilient future

Posted in Events by Kate Archdeacon on December 20th, 2010

16 February , 2011 5:00 pmto18 February , 2011 2:30 pm

An international one-off conference for inter-disciplinary researchers and practitioners to advance the knowledge and create pathways to resilient, sustainable cities. This 2011 Sir Mark Oliphant International Frontiers of Science and Technology Conference is hosted by the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute, University of Melbourne and Swinburne University of Technology. The conference is intended to be:

CREATIVE: engage in TEDxCarlton public forum with international speakers, facilitated workshops and city tour with other disciplines and early career professionals
PURPOSEFUL: workshops to create a leading-edge book on sustainable urbanisation, to develop new theory, research agendas and practical proposals for public policy.

You should attend if you are interested in working with other disciplines and solving the real world problem of sustainable urban development, specifically:

• Early career researchers and professionals
• Professionals engaged in urban planning, design and development
• Land and park management
• Urban Researchers
• Government at all levels (local, state and federal) from sectors as varied as planning, environment and community services

We look forward to your input, attendance and enthusiasm.  Please email your name and organisation to to receive conference updates.

The program in a snap shot :

Visit the website for more information and to register –

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