Making Cities Liveable Conference 2018
16 – 17 July 2018, Pullman on the Park, Melbourne.
Now in its 11th year, this Conference will continue to explore the liveability of our metropolitan and regional urban centres, with an emphasis on who is leading the renewal, the importance of collaboration and co-design and what aspects are important to implement strategies that result in sustainable economic, social and environmental successes. The discussion at the 2018 Conference will focus on sustainable transport solutions, greening and redesign of cities, renewing regional areas, integrating community decisions, government policy, health and wellbeing and strategies for environment implementation.
We invite you to be part of the voice in making change.
Over two days, listen to and be inspired by presenters from varied disciplines including policy makers, sustainability practitioners, government agencies, waste management professionals, academics & researchers, planning professionals, social planners, town planners, place makers, councils and engineers.
This conference will be followed on Wednesday 18 July by Safe Cities Conference.
3 Days 2 conferences
Making Cities Liveable Conference - Safe Cities Conference
Safe Cities Conference
A Collaborative Approach: Designing and Improving Safety is the theme for the 2018 Safe Cities Conference being held at Pullman Melbourne on the Park on Wednesday 18 July (following the Making Cities Liveable Conference). Connecting a city through safe neighbourhoods involves collaboration between local government, local businesses and the community.
Discount Registration for Safe Cities when also attending the Making Cities Liveable Conference
Register for the Making Cities Liveable Conference and receive a discounted registration rate for the Safe Cities Conference. Registration for the Safe Cities Conference starts at $355.00 (normally $555.00).
Venue & Accommodation
Pullman Melbourne on the Park stands on the threshold of Melbourne’s business, dining, sports and cultural precincts. This 419-room landmark hotel, built on the site of the 1887 Cliveden Mansion alongside Fitzroy Gardens, adds a dash of history to its thoroughly contemporary style.
Frequently Asked Questions
Abstract submissions close on 6 April 2018, so submit now before this opportunity closes!
We are offering early bird registrations until Friday 1 June 2018. Sign up with our early bird registration to receive $100.00 off the standard rate.
Yes! Choose the group reservation link on the registration page to secure your registrations and applicable discounts.
Address: 192 Wellington Parade, Melbourne VIC 3002
2017 Featured Speakers
Peter has over 25 years experience working in the public sector at all three
Marianne Taylor is the “House Detective”, a freelance architectural historian who specialises in investigating
Brent has over 25 year’s award winning expertise as a local government senior manager,
Cat Matson is Brisbane’s Chief Digital Officer (CDO) and is charged with the digital
Andrew Heslop is an award winning keynote speaker and community leader with a global
Peter Ellyard is Melbourne based futurist, strategist, speaker and author. He has had a
With over 14 year’s national and international experience, Amy Child is a transport planner
Professor Laurie Buys is Theme Leader of Queensland University of Technology’s (QUT) Institute for