Past Events

Lessons from Vancouver: Transport success and a new mobility agenda

17 March 2020, 5:30PM-7:00PM

Cornerstones of transport success and enabling an innovative new mobility agenda

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Climate Update 2020 – Melbourne

12 March 2020, 5:30PM-7:30PM

Co-hosted by ANU and RMIT University, Climate Update Melbourne will present an overview of how our climate is changing, how it is impacting us, and how we need to respond.

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Libraries and the Community Symposium

27 February 2020, 8:00AM-5:30PM

Representing and Reflecting Cultural Diversity in Library Research, Policy and Practice (Thursday 27 February to Friday 28 February 2020).

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Living in a climate of change: Shaping cities to adapt to uncertain futures

19 February 2020, 5:30PM-7:00PM

Join RMIT lecturers and researchers to discuss how we can shape the future of our cities

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Can we achieve climate justice at emergency speed?

11 February 2020, 5:45PM-7:45PM

Join leading climate change researchers to consider how we can rapidly transition toward climate justice.

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Looking Back and Going Forward: The Melbourne Transport Plan 50 Years On

12 December 2019, 5:30PM-8:30PM

An evening with Melbourne transport experts looking at how our city is still shaped by the 1969 Transportation Plan and where to from here.

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Energising Rhythmanalysis with Professor Gordon Walker

2 December 2019, 5:00PM-6:30PM

Rhythm thinking, climate change and low carbon transition

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Digital sustainability practices: Urban digital technologies in the Anthropocene

21 November 2019, 12:30PM-2:00PM

This seminar questions the assumptions underlying such practices and argues that more needs to be done to ensure the digital is sustainable, rather than a contributing agent to the Anthropocene

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The biopolitics of Indigenous adaptive capacity in Australia’s changing climate

17 October 2019, 12:30PM-2:00PM

Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are widely viewed as particularly vulnerable, but also particularly resilient, in the face of the impacts of climate change.

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Planning Healthy Cities: A Conversation with Planners, Scholars & Industry

14 August 2019, 4:30PM-7:00PM

How can we deliver improved health outcomes through best practice urban planning processes and policies?

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Short/Single Course: Integrating Health and Planning

10 July 2019, 9:00AM-5:00PM

Healthy Liveable Cities is offering an exciting new short course ‘Integrating Health and Planning’ in July 2019

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Breaking Point: The future of Australian cities by Peter Seamer AM

12 February 2019, 5:30PM-7:30PM

Peter Seamer’s Breaking Point is a timely critique of our nation’s urban development and planning culture. 

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Launch of Dry Zones: Planning and the Hangovers of Liquor Licensing History

8 February 2019, 4:00PM-6:30PM

Come along to the official launch of Dr Elizabeth Taylor’s book Dry Zones: Planning and the Hangovers of Liquor Licensing History, published by Palgrave Pivot.

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The Unsettling Outdoors: Studying environmental estrangement in everyday life

5 February 2019, 12:00PM-1:00PM

Associate Professor of Human Geography Russell Hitchings from University College London discusses how the idea and the experience of outdoor environments can unsettle patterns of everyday life.

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2019 Transport research symposium: Ethics and transport planning

2 February 2019, 9:00AM-5:00PM

The 2019 Transport Research Symposium brings together activists, academics, and built environment professionals currently working and thinking critically about the ‘state of transport planning’ in Victoria and beyond. 

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ABM Hack: an interdisciplinary and cross-institutional hackathon for large-scale urban simulation

1 February 2019, 9:30AM-4:30PM

The session aims to draw on the collective knowledge of participants to build models of cycling behaviour into the Melbourne Activity Based Model (MABM).  

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Creating liveable cities in Australia: Launch of the Melbourne Scorecard

10 September 2018, 5:30PM-7:30PM

Join us for this informal networking event hosted by the Planning Institute of Australia for the presentation of  A Scorecard and Priority Recommendations for Melbourne – a new report measuring Melbourne’s true liveability progress. 

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Postgraduate Master Class: Critical urban research for social change

24 August 2018, 1:00PM-4:00PM

We live in a time where the need for urban research that is critical in its questioning of relations of power and domination is strikingly clear. But what does it really mean to do ‘critical’ urban research?

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The Ethics of Transport Planning: Lessons From Near and Far

16 August 2018, 6:00PM-7:30PM

This event is Part 2 of the three part series; The Ethics of Transport Planning: A conversation about the past, present and future of transport planning

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Regional policy, regional innovation: Implications of European experience for Australia

13 August 2018, 12:30PM-2:00PM

What can Australia and other countries in the Asia Pacific region learn from the European experience?

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Ethics and Transport Planning: How Do We Fare?

9 August 2018, 6:00PM-7:30PM

This event is Part 1 of the three part series; The Ethics of Transport Planning: A conversation about the past, present and future of transport planning