Michael Neuman is Professor of Sustainable Urbanism in the Faculty of the Built Environment at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia and principal of the Michael Neuman Consultancy.

Professor Neuman is the author of numerous articles, reports, and plans translated into eight languages. His books include The Futures of the City Region, The Imaginative Institution, Building California ́s Future, and Coordinating Growth and Environmental Management Through Consensus Building.  Dr. Neuman has been awarded Fulbright and Regents Fellowships, and best article awards in Town Planning Review, European Planning Studies and the Journal of the American Planning Association.  His professional and scholarly work has won numerous awards ranging from the National Endowment of the Arts and the National Science Foundation to the American Institute of Architects, the Planning Institute of Australia, the American Planning Association, and the Spanish and Catalan governments.

Dr. Neuman’s consultancy and professional practice span three decades, specialising in planning, design, and infrastructure for sustainable towns, cities, and regions; with an emphasis on adaptation, resilience and disaster recovery and preparedness in coastal areas.  He currently advises the mayor of Naples, and has advised the mayor of Barcelona and Barcelona Metropolitan Plan, along with the Regional Plan Association of New York, and other governments and private clients.

Please join us for drinks following Michael’s presentation at the Lincoln Hotel 91 Cardigan Street (cnr Cardigan/Queensberry), Carlton from 4pm to 6pm


Building 15 Level 3 Room 03, RMIT University


Friday, 26 September