Innovating the Cities Panel Discussion

Innovating the Cities Panel Discussion

Our cities should be the key to green lifestyles, but while they hold 50% of the world’s population they use 70% of our energy.

Our panel including Professor Rob Adams from the City of Melbourne, Sue Holliday, Melinda Dodson, Bruce Taper and keynote speaker David Owen explore ways to make our cities more energy efficient and better designed.


Portrait of David Owen

David Owen

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*.

Portrait of Rob Adams

Rob Adams

Professor Rob Adams' decades of seminal work as an architect and urban designer was recognised in 2007 with an Order of Australia (AM) for services to urban design, town planning and architecture.

Portrait of Melinda Dodson

Melinda Dodson

Panel Member: Melinda Dodson is a Principal Architect with multi-disciplinary international practice GHD.

Portrait of Sue Holliday

Sue Holliday

Panel Member: Sue Holliday is Managing Director of Strategies for Change, a small strategic consultancy specialising in urban and regional planning.

Portrait of Bruce Taper

Bruce Taper

Panel Member: Bruce is a Director of Kinesis.

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