Innovating the Cities - David Owen
Author of Green Metropolis, David Owen reflects on how moving to the country means more cars, why Manhattan has the smallest carbon footprint of any US city and how public transport can work.
Keynote Speaker: David Owen has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1991. He is the author of more than a dozen books, most recently *Green Metropolis: Why Living Smaller, Living Closer,
and Driving Less are the Keys to Sustainability*.
Professor Rob Adams is currently the Director City Design and Projects at the City of Melbourne and a member of the World Economic Forum Global Future Council on Cities and Urbanization. With over 46 years' experience as an Architect and Urban Designer and 35 years at the City of Melbourne, Rob has made a significant contribution to the rejuvenation of central Melbourne. His recent focus has been on how cities could be used to accommodate and mitigate rapid population growth and the onset of climate change.
Panel Member: Melinda Dodson is a Principal Architect with multi-disciplinary international practice GHD.
Panel Member: Sue Holliday is Managing Director of Strategies for Change, a small strategic consultancy specialising in urban and regional planning.
Panel Member: Bruce is a Director of Kinesis.