The Safe Cities 2015 conference will focus on creating cities that are
safe places to live, work, play, visit and study.
An initiative of the Association for Sustainability in Business, a not-for-profit
organisation, the conference in Melbourne will bring together leading
practitioners to discuss the challenges of designing and planning safer
communities, crime prevention, and industry and community consultation.
The program will feature keynote and stream presentations on the issues
of planning, awareness and prevention for safe cities and communities.
The Global Network on Safer Cities (GNSC), an initiative of the
UN-Habitat was created with the goal of equipping local authorities and urban
stakeholders to deliver urban safety.
Safe Cities 2015 will be held on Wednesday 8 July 2015 at Hilton on the
Park, Melbourne. The hotel will offset the carbon emissions generated by the
conference and the food consumed in line with the green event.
Safe Cities Conference 2015 is being organised in conjunction with the
8th Making Cities Liveable Conference, which will be held from 6 – 7 July 2015
at Hilton on the Park, Melbourne.
The two conferences will offer delegates an extensive range of topics
with over 100 presentations across three days including Keynotes, Concurrent
Sessions, Case Studies and Posters.
Keynote speakers include Professor Rob Adams AM, Director, City of
Design, City of Melbourne; and Professor Carolyn Whitzman, Professor in Urban
Planning, University of Melbourne.
Attendees at the conference can find out about successful local crime
prevention and community safety measures; update themselves on the latest
policy and research in community safety; and hear case studies from local
government at the coal face of implementing community safety programs.
Who should attend:
Community development and safety professionals; architects, urban
designers, town planners, place makers, planning professionals; safety and
security industry professionals; politicians, senior public servants, city
governance personnel, public health administrators, mayors; state and federal
government agencies and departments; non-government agencies; community groups,
youth and women support groups; police and law enforcement representatives; justice
and crime prevention departments; and criminologists and academics will find
topics of interest at the conference.