The 8th Making Cities Liveable Conference will be held in July 2015 in
Melbourne, the most liveable city in the world.
Professionals in the public and private sector can explore new
initiatives, exchange ideas and network with industry peers at the 8th
Making Cities Liveable Conference. Opportunities are available to present
in a concurrent stream or panel session, share case studies, run workshops or
present a poster. The Call for Abstracts is now open and submissions are being
accepted on the conference website.
Australians enjoy some of the most liveable cities in the world. However
the future and liveability of these cities face a number of challenges in the
next 10 years. The conference will provide a platform for delegates and
speakers to discuss multiple issues including increasing populations,
affordable and adequate housing, transport and mobility, job disbursement, resource
management, public health, and planning for an ageing population.
The conference program will include an extensive range of topics with
Keynotes, Concurrent Sessions, Case Studies, Workshops and Posters.
Program topics include: Planning for liveable, active and healthy cities;
Public health and planning collaboration; Creating aged friendly communities; Impact
of density and growing populations; Public space and sharing space; Smart
cities: age of analytics and technology; Key to sustainable transport; City and
regional pressures: food, energy and water; Regional cities: the future plans
for smaller centres; International cities and sister cities: what we can learn
– what are the outcomes; Sustainable frameworks: communities, facilities,
cities; Universal design: urban housing that works for everybody; New urbanism:
emerging approaches to design and planning; Future of work: co-working labs and
dispersing jobs; Working with councils: legislation and policies; Urban
agriculture; Creative cities - knowledge cities; Building tolerance and
resilience; and Leadership in sustainability.
The Conference is an initiative of the not-for-profit organisation, the Association
for Sustainability in Business Inc.
The Safe Cities Conference 2015 will be held in conjunction with the 8th
Making Cities Liveable Conference on Wednesday 8 July 2015 at Hilton on the
Park, Melbourne. A one-day conference about creating cities that are safe
places to live, work, play, visit and study, the Safe Cities Conference brings
together leading practitioners to discuss the challenges of designing and
planning safer communities, crime prevention, industry and community
The 8th Making Cities Liveable Conference will be held 6 – 7 July 2015 at
Hilton on the Park, Melbourne.