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Wednesday 15 May 2019

Full Day Tours
0900-1600 Catch the G-Link: City-building infrastructure & light rail – FULL
0900-1600 Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) – Legacy
0900-1600 Waterways & The Spit
0900-1630 Tweed Heads & Aboriginal Cultural Heritage
Half Day Tour  
1300-1600 Planners hit the streets of the Gold Coast CBDFULL
YPConnect Masterclass  
1300-1600 Get to know the tech – V21 Realtime shaping the future of Planning
1800-2200 2019 National Awards for Planning Excellence & Welcome Reception
Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre
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Thursday 16 May 2019

Time OPENING PLENARY DAY 1
0830-0840 Welcome & Official Opening
Genevieve Jacobs, MC
0840-0855

Welcome to Country
Yugambeh People
0855-0915 Opening Address
Steve O’Connor, National President & Natalia Weglarz MPIA, National YP Board Director
0915-0935 Federal Ministers Video Presentations
0935-1030 Keynote address
Planning Inclusive Cities.ai: The Promise and Peril of Artificial Intelligence for Australia’s Communities
Trooper Sanders, The Rockefeller Foundation
1030-1100 Morning Tea & Exhibition
1100-1230 CONCURRENT SESSION ONE
  1A – CONVERSATIONS
90 minutes
1B – SHOWCASES
30 minutes each
1C – SHOWCASES
30 minutes each
1D – SHoTS
45 minutes each
1E – SHoTS
45 minutes each
What is planning’s role in advancing the interests of Aboriginal and Torres Strait islanders (from moral and regulatory compliance perspectives)? Community Engagement – How do we plan in an era of low trust in governments & big business and weaponised NIMBYism?

Planning’s role in achieving the right housing in the right location

   
Arena 1B Room 5 Room 6 Room 7 Room 8
Indigenous Planning Queensland: what is it… if anything at all?
Sharon Harwood RPIA (Fellow), Harwood Planning & Development
Presentation
1100-1130
Evidence & outrage – delivering housing in the suburbs
Dianne Knott PIA (Assoc.) & Colby Crane PIA (Assoc.), Urbis
Presentation
1100-1130
Testing hosing choices policy through Demonstration Housing projects
Chloë Howorth PIA (Assoc.), ACT Government
Presentation

1100-1145
Incorporating Active Living Principles into Statutory Planning
Annie Kentwell MPIA, Anne Moroney RPIA (Fellow), Karen Wright RPIA (Fellow), Dr Anthony Burton MPIA
Presentation

1100-1145
Places for People: Build a Community Hub Workshop
Julia Miller-Randle MPIA, Allison Heller MPIA & Jo Cannington PIA (Assoc.), Ethos Urban
Presentation

A Planner’s response to the ‘Uluru Statement from the Heart’
Ed Wensing MPIA (Life Fellow), Australian National University
Presentation

1130-1200
Wrangling the west when Bob’s your uncle in Katter county!
Matthew Kelly MPIA, Charters Towers Regional Council
Presentation
1130-1200
The Backyard Village
Amy Degenhart, Degenhartshedd Architecture + Urban Design
Presentation
1145-1230
Evaluating public art in the development application process
Merran Morrison MPIA, Publicart Works
Presentation
1145-1230
Developing effective Strategic Urban Design Frameworks for centres
Oscar Stanish PIA (Assoc.) & Alice Stroemstedt MPIA, Architectus
Presentation


Mai Te Kore ki te Ao Maramatanga – From Complete Nothingness to the World of Enlightenment
Reginald Proffit, Board Director, New Zealand Planning Institute
1200-1230
Planning for Indigenous Communities – Do communities really reap benefits?
Anne-Marie Pisani PIA (Assoc.), Aspect Studios
1200-1230
Living small: The experience of micro-apartment living in Sydney
Emma Clinton PIA (Assoc.), Bayside Council
Presentation
1230-1330 Lunch & Exhibition
1330-1500 CONCURRENT SESSION TWO
  2A – CONVERSATIONS
90 minutes
2B – SHOWCASES
30 minutes each
2C – SHOWCASES
30 minutes each
2D – SHoTS
45 minutes each
2E – SHoTS
45 minutes each
  How are governments dealing with the challenge of providing the infrastructure that our communities need? How can planning embrace and advance the understanding of  historic and contemporary indigenous culture? The good, bad & ugly of ePlanning    
  Arena 1B Room 5 Room 6 Room 7 Room 8
 

Greater Sydney Region Plan: key learnings on governance and planning
Sarah Hill RPIA (Fellow), Greater Sydney Commission
Presentation

1330-1400
Triggering Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Assessments in Property Development in SEQ
Kate Greenwood PIA (Assoc.), Greenwood Consultancy
1330-1400
Growth monitoring program: using data to manage growth
Seija Wellington, Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning
1330-1415
Getting the strategy right: applying risk-based land use planning
David Corkill MPIA, Ethos Urban
Presentation
1330-1415
Positioning political leaders to unlock spatial equity
David Cooke MPIA, City Collective
  Aligning infrastructure investment with regional population growth
Brett Davis RPIA (Fellow), Victorian Planning Authority
Presentation
1400-1430
Native Title – Enabling not Frustrating
Malcolm Griffin RPIA, PSA Consulting
Presentation
1400-1430
Development.i – Empowering communities to be informed
Mark Fox PIA (Assoc.), Sunshine Coast Council
Presentation
1415-1500
What is your risk appetite? Next steps in planning reform
Stephen Dredge MPIA & Julie Brook RPIA, Meridian Urban
Presentation

1415-1500
Population data – where and how do we get it?
Dr Kim Johnstone, Astrolabe Group
Presentation

  Beyond the magic pudding: planning and funding infrastructure
Darren Crombie RPIA, E3 Advisory

1430-1500
Managing Indigenous Cultural Heritage within a Development Context
Andrew Sneddon, Extent
Presentation

1430-1500
‘Computer says No’ – ePlanning and the Law
Felicity Niemann,
Wallmans Lawyers
1500-1530 Afternoon Tea & Exhibition
1530-1615 YP Plenary Session
Jessica Christiansen-Franks, Co-founder & CEO, Neighbourlytics
Presentation
1615-1715

Keynote address
Unsafe in the city? Understanding the urban experiences of women and girls
Nicole Kalms, XYX Lab, Monash University
Presentation

1715 Day One – Wrap up
Genevieve Jacobs, MC
1845-2200 Fellows & Life Fellows Dinner (Invitation Only)
Peppers Soul, Surfers Paradise

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Friday 17 May 2019

Time OPENING PLENARY DAY 2
0830-0850 Welcome Day Two
Genevieve Jacobs, MC
0850-0900 The Hon Cameron Dick MP, Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure & Planning
0900-0945 Keynote address
Planning in the age of Treaty – reflections of an Indigenous practitioner
Jefa Greenaway, University of Melbourne/Greenaway Architects
0945-1030 Keynote address
Megan Davis, University of New South Wales
1030-1100 Morning Tea & Exhibition
1100-1230 CONCURRENT SESSION THREE
  3A – CONVERSATIONS
90 minutes
3B – SHOWCASES
30 minutes each
3C – SHOWCASES
30 minutes each
3D – SHOWCASES
30 minutes each
3E – SHoTS
45 minutes each
Digital Disruption – what does this mean for planners? Planning’s role in Sustainability Is there a need for line of sight
(joined-up) planning by & for all governments?
   
Arena 1B Room 5 Room 6 Room 7 Room 8
Potential for new technologies to disrupt housing policy
Dr Laura Crommelin, Australian Housing & Urban Research Institute
Presentation
1100-1130
Australia’s future cities
Wendy Steele MPIA, RMIT
Presentation
1100-1130
‘Blindsight’ – Importance of complementing spatial awareness with ‘spatially blind’ principles
Keenan Jackson, .id – The Population Experts
Presentation
1100-1130
Infrastructure projects transformed through urban design
Lisa Dunlop PIA (Assoc.), Level Crossing Removal Authority
Presentation

1100-1145
People-centred planning – industry & community perspectives on the future
Dianne Knott PIA (Assoc.), Jacqueline Parker MPIA, Urbis
Presentation
Three Things
Adam Beck, Smart Cities Council
Presentation
1130-1200
Planning for renewables – taking a national approach
Clare Brown, Urbis

1130-1200
Planning Utopia? Who needs a line of sight anyway!
Stephen Timms MPIA & Julie Brook RPIA,
Meridian Urban
Presentation

1130-1200
Case Study: Gold Coast Building Height Study
Martin Garred MPIA, Urbis
Presentation
1145-1230
Starting the cultural conversation
Robyn Eisermann,
Tweed Shire Council

How Digital Technology is Transforming Planning Work
Claire Daniel MPIA, SGS Economics
Presentation

1200-1230
Active, Quiet and Shared – Planning new directions for Urban Mobility

Cameron Hoffman, RPS Group

1200-1230
The Tipping Point: A National Settlement Strategy for Australia
Rukshan de Silva RPIA,
Planning Institute of Australia
1200-1230
Barriers to change: lessons from the ACT Young Planner’s parklet
John Reschke MPIA, Australian Government Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development & Cities
Presentation
1100-1230
Heart Foundation Walk: Offsite

** limited numbers for this session, please register at the Heart Foundation Booth

1230-1330 Lunch & Exhibition
1330-1500 CONCURRENT SESSION FOUR
  4A – CONVERSATIONS
90 minutes
4B – SHOWCASES
30 minutes each
4C – SHOWCASES
30 minutes each
4D – SHoTS
45 minutes each
4E – SHoTS
45 minutes each
  The National Settlement Strategy – do we need it? How is planning changing to keep up-to-date with community needs?
Planning challenges    
  Arena 1B Room 5 Room 6 Room 7 Room 8
  Planning a state responsibility – what options for a national settlement strategy?
Halvard Dalheim MPIA, NSW Department of Planning & Environment
Presentation

1330-1400
Adaptable housing – Can we meet the challenge for older Australians?
Michael Neustein RPIA (Fellow), City Planning Works & Richard Seidman PIA (Assoc.), Director, Seidman & Associates
Presentation

1330-1400
The growing role of University Campuses in Activity Centre Planning
Louise Dann PIA (Assoc.) & Jocelyn Chiew PIA (Assoc.),
Monash University
1330-1415
Digital Planning Essentials
Claire Daniel MPIA,
SGS Economics & Planning
Presentation

1330-1415
Workplace wellbeing – You can’t pour from an empty cup
Christopher Phoenix,
GL Town Planning
Presentation
  Could City Deals be part of a National Settlement Strategy?
Paul Burton MPIA, Griffith University
Presentation
1400-1430
Planning for Pop-Ups: How planners can help business thrive
Meredith Hutton PIA (Assoc.), Milford Planning & James Cook University
Presentation
1400-1430
Planning for the dead
Kate Ryan,
Urbis
Presentation
1415-1500
Local Government Planners Forum: Discussion on issues facing planners in Local Government around Australia
Liz de Chastel RPIA (Fellow), ALGA
Presentation


1415-1500
An opportunity to embrace more confident creativity in dynamic times
Alastair Leighton, AECOM
  What does a 21st century national urban policy look like?
Luke Nicholls MPIA,
SGS Economics & Planning
Presentation
1430-1500
Tourism planning: lessons from our regional neighbours
Karima Palafox, Urbis
1430-1500
Gamification of planning education: communicating the difference planning makes
Nicholas Stevens MPIA,
University of the Sunshine Coast
1500-1530 Afternoon Tea & Exhibition
1530-1630 Keynote address
Project Ireland 2040 & National Planning Framework
Paul Hogan, Department of Housing, Planning & Local Government, Ireland
1630-1645 David Williams, PIA CEO
1645-1715 Congress Close
Genevieve Jacobs, MC
1830-midnight Congress Gala Dinner
Sea World, Gold Coast
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