Len Cook - Chief Executive Families Commission
23 MAY 2013 5:00 PM
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Mayor Len Brown -  A conversation on Population Growth Trends with 
Len Cook (former Government Statistician)

Hear from Mayor Len Brown, 
Dr Roger Blakeley - Chief Planning Officer and 
Len Cook - Chief Executive (acting) Families Commission

 

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DATE: Wednesday 12 June 2013
VENUE: Aotea Centre, Upper NZI Conference Room
TIME:

3.45pm Doors Open
4pm Presenataion and Panel Discussion
6pm Close

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Len Cook

Len Cook
Chief Executive
Families Commission

Len Cook was Government Statistician from 1992 to 2000, then National Statistician of the United Kingdom.  

He was the chair of the last population policy review in 1990, a member of the Royal Commission on Social Policy...

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Geoff Lawler - Director of City Planning and Infrastructure
23 MAY 2013 5:00 PM
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Director of City Planning and Infrastructure City of Melbourne

The City of Melbourne continues to grow rapidly. It is a key centre of Victoria’s productivity and innovation. Over the last 10 years the population has doubled to almost 100,000 as more people have made the city their home, attracted to its services, convenience, lifestyle and work opportunities. This is projected to grow to 177,000 by 2030. By then, more than one million workers, students, residents and visitors will be in the city on a daily basis....

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DATE: Thursday 23rd May 2013
VENUE: Q Theatre, Rangitara Auditorium
305 Queen Street, Auckland Central
TIME: 5.00pm - 7pm
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Geoff Lawler

Geoff Lawler
City of Melbourne

Geoff joined the City of Melbourne in 1996 after 17 years working for the Victorian Public Service in a variety of heritage and urban planning roles. Geoff is one of 5 Directors reporting to the Chief Executive of the City of Melbourne. ....

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Todd Litman - Victoria Transport Policy Institute, Canada
16 MAY 2013 12:30 PM
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An international perspective of alternative funding options

Implementing transport improvements often requires additional funding from both central and local government. Todd's research has identified alternative and innovative funding options - some of which are widely used around the world. Todd Litman will bring to Auckland’s discussion about additional transport funding options, the benefit of his international research....

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DATE: Thursday 16th May 2013
VENUE: Q Theatre, Rangitara Auditorium
305 Queen Street, Auckland Central
TIME: 12.30pm - 2pm
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Todd Litman
VTPI
Victoria, Canada

Todd Litman is founder and executive director of the Victoria Transport Policy Institute, an independent research organisation dedicated to developing innovative solutions to transport problems. His work helps expand the range of impacts and options considered in transportation decision making ....

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Jim Diers - Thriving neighbourhoods and communities in the world’s most liveable cities
9 MAY 2013 5:30 PM
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Thriving neighbourhoods and communities in the world’s most liveable cities

Neighbours can generate tremendous power when they come together as a community.  They can influence the actions of government, developers and other external forces, and mobilise their own assets - their passion, knowledge, skills and relationships - in support of caring communities, revitalised neighbourhoods and a better world.

Jim Diers is passionate about community building, and participatory democracy has been Jim’s preoccupation...

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DATE: Tuesday 9th May 2013
VENUE: Lower NZI Room, Aotea Centre, Aotea Square
TIME: 5pm - 7pm
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Jim Diers - Lessons Shared from Seatle

Jim Diers is an internationally recognized community builder, faculty member of the Asset Based Community Development Institute and inaugural director of the City of Seattle’s pioneering Department of Neighbourhoods where he served under three mayors over 14 years as the department grew....

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Malcolm Middleton - Queensland Government Architect
12 MAR 2013 5:30 PM
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Malcolm will talk about the Brisbane approach to heritage protection and the integration of cultural, built and natural heritage into the planning and design of new developments.

His role includes supporting innovative designs for government buildings and encouraging opportunities for regional architects and the further development of regional design.

Malcolm Middleton is an urban designer and architect who brings a wealth of experience to role of Queensland Government Architect having been involved in the industry for over 30 years.

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DATE: Tuesday 12th March
VENUE: Lower NZI Room, Aotea Centre, Aotea Square
TIME: 5:00 pm Reception
5:30 pm Welcome - Ludo Campbell-Reid
5:40 pm Key note speaker - Malcolm Middleton
6:40 pm Q & A
7:00 pm Close
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Malcolm Middleton

Queensland Government Architect - Brisbane

Malcolm Middleton OAM (Order of Australia Medal) was appointed to the role of Queensland Government Architect in July 2011.

He provides high-level advice to the Queensland Government on contemporary design and heritage issues.

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Hank Dittmar - Building Communities & Transforming Lives
14 NOV 2012 5:00 PM
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Building Communities and Transforming Lives in the Urban Century

Established by HRH The Prince of Wales to promote more livable communities across the UK, The Prince's Foundation has begun to work internationally to tackle a key issue of the 21st century - the fact that by 2050 60% of the world's population will live in cities. Accommodating this urban population boom in ways that enhance sustainability, liveability, local identity, and culture is a huge challenge.

The Foundation believes in using the built environment to unlock natural, financial, and social capital by making local, resilient, connected, and balanced communities. Hank will illustrate his presentation with examples...

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DATE: Wednesday 14th November
VENUE: Lower NZI Room, Aotea Centre, Aotea Square
TIME: 5:00 pm Reception
5:30 pm Welcome - Ludo Campbell-Reid
5:40 pm Key note speaker - Hank Dittmar
6:40 pm Q & A
7:00 pm Close
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Hank Dittmar

CEO - The Prince's Foundation for Building Communities

Hank Dittmar has been Chief Executive of The Prince's Foundation since January 2005.

Hank was Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Congress for the New Urbanism, Executive Director of the Surface Transportation Policy Project and President of Reconnecting America.

Hank has over twenty years of international...

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Auckland's Housing Market
31 OCT 2012 5:15 PM
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The Economist magazine recently concluded that Auckland has one of the most unaffordable housing markets in the world, having experienced an extraordinary rate of house price growth throughout the early and mid 2000's. At the beginning of the century, Auckland's median house price was $230k, it now stands at $505k. Over the same period, Auckland's GDP per capita has increased from $32,663 to $47,113. While the global financial crisis tapered some of this growth, low interest rates and improving economic conditions have helped stimulate a housing recovery.

Housing costs will have an important impact on the city's ability to attract labour. Long term and permanent departures for Auckland are at a two decade high, which could have alarming implications for productivity. In this session we will hear from three of New Zealand's most respected...

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DATE: Wednesday 31st October
VENUE: Limelight Conference Room, Aotea Centre, Aotea Square
TIME: 5:00 pm Registration
5:15 pm Welcome - Deputy Mayor Penny Hulse
5:20 pm Key Note Speakers
6:40 pm Q&A
7:00 pm Close
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Shamubeel Eaqub

Principal Economist - NZ Institute of Economic Research

Principal Economist at NZ Institute of Economic Research, Shamubeel has a passion for explaining and debating economics beyond the numbers to their meaning and policy implications. He is the co-author with Dr Ralph Lattimore of the 'NZ Economy: An Introduction'.

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Dominick Stephens

Cheif Economist - Westpac

Dominick is Cheif Economist for Westpac. He is known for research on the roles of taxation, interest rates and inflation on the NZ housing market. Previously with the Reserve Bank of NZ, Dominick was involved in forecasting and interest rate decisions.

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Arthur Grimes

Senior Fellow - Motu Economic and Public Policy

Chair - Reserve Bank of New Zealand

Senior Fellow at MOTU Economic and Public Policy and adjunct Professor of Economics at the University of Auckland, Arthur has been the Chair of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand since 2003 and consults to major organisations. Previously he was Cheif Economist at both the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and NBNZ.

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Ann Sherry
3 OCT 2012 12:15 PM
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Ann Sherry is an officer of the Order of Australia and CEO of Carnival Australia - the largest cruise ship operator in Australasia and a division of Carnival Corporation.

Following a diverse career in banking and public sector, Ann Sherry has played a leadership role in the expansion of the Australian cruise industry, including the growth of P&O Cruises' fleet and the Australian customer base across all Carnival brands.

Ann will give an overview of cruise trends both worldwide and in the Asia Pacific region. There has been huge growth in the cruise sector and this has seen changes in the size and types of ships, facilities, activities, itineraries, and passenger demographics. With these changes have come...

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DATE: Wednesday 3rd October
VENUE: Voyager NZ Maritime Museum, corner Quay and Hobson Streets, Viaduct Harbour, Auckland
TIME: 12:15 pm Welcome
12:20 pm Key Note Speaker - Ann Sherry
12:50 pm John Smith, Project Manager - Cruise
1:10 pm Q&A
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Ann Sherry

AO and CEO Carnival Australia

Previously, Ann was with Westpac for 12 years. Chief Executive Officer, Westpac New Zealand, the CEO of the Bank of Melbourne and Group Executive, People & Performance.

Ann has been a driver of cultural change, community engagement, and customer focus in commercial and retail banking.

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Gordon Price - Moving beyond Motordom
9 OCT 2012 5:00 PM
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Auckland and Vancouver, while both among the top most liveable cities in the world, have different strategies. Vancouver has successfully densified while avoiding car dependence, and now proudly promotes ‘Vancouverism’ as its own version of urbanisation.

Gordon Price is ideally placed to pass on what Vancouver learned along the way. He was elected for six consecutive terms as a councillor during the city's transformative years, and is now the director of the City Program at Simon Fraser University.

He curates the influential blog-site Price Tags, which comments on urban issues. He covers the varieties of typologies used; the fundamental transportation choices; the relationship between city hall and developers...

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DATE: Tuesday 9th October
VENUE: Upper NZI, Aotea Centre, Aotea Square
TIME: 5:00 pm Registration
5:40 pm Welcome
5:50 pm Key Note Speaker - Gordon Price
6:40 pm Q&A
7:00 pm Close
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Gordon Price

Director, City Program - Simon Fraser University

Gordon Price is the director of the City Program at Simon Fraser University. He finished his sixth term as a city councillor in Vancouver, BC. Gordon also served on the board of the Greater Vancouver Regional District (Metro Vancouver) and was appointed to the first board of the Greater Vancouver Transportation Authority (TransLink).

Gordon is a regular lecturer on transportation...

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Bill Dunster - Delivering ZERO ENERGY developments
3 JUL 2012 5:00 PM
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The ZEDfactory are the architects of BedZED, the UK’s first and largest Zero Energy Development. Completed in 2002, BedZED has created a thriving community in which people enjoy a high quality of life while living within their fair share of the Earth’s resources. The mixed-use development was awarded the Royal Institute of British Architects Sustainability Award in 2003.

The ZEDfactory is a leader in the field of low carbon architecture and works closely with leading UK academics and consultants to model predicted energy consumption and production, fluid dynamics, daylighting and whole life cycle carbon costs of designs to ensure they achieve the lowest environmental impact possible.

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DATE: Tuesday 3rd July
VENUE: Viaduct Events Centre, Halsey Street, Auckland waterfront
TIME: 5:00 pm Reception
5:30 pm Key note speaker - Bill Dunster
6:30 pm Q & A
7:00 pm Close
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Bill Dunster

OBE and Founder of the ZEDfactory

Prior to forming ZEDfactory, Bill Dunster worked as an architect for over 14 years specialising in low energy and sustainable development - leading on Nottingham University’s Jubilee Campus, he took the scheme from the initial competition bid through to completion. Opened in December 1999 by HM the Queen the campus has since been awarded the RIBA Sustainability Award.

specialising in low energy and sustainable development - leading on Nottingham 
University’s Jubilee Campus, he took the scheme from the initial competition bid through 
to completion. Opened in December 1999 by HM the Queen the campus has since been 
awarded the RIBA Sustainability Award.
In 1995 he built his own home, Hope House which is a prototype low energy live/work 
unit in which he and his family now live. Dunster was educated at Edinburgh University 
and is an honorary graduate of Oxford Brookes University and has lectured at Harvard 
University specialising in low energy and sustainable development - leading on Nottingham University’s Jubilee Campus, he took the scheme from the initial competition bid through to completion. Opened in December 1999 by HM the Queen the campus has since been awarded the RIBA Sustainability Award.
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Councillor Daniel Moylan - Effective Transport Planning
29 MAY 2012 5:00 PM
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How Effective Transport Planning has Transformed London

Transport for London (TfL) is the statutory corporation chaired by the Mayor of London that manages London’s underground, bus and major road networks.

The TfL network has seen substantial increases in capacity and ever rising levels of usership. This is being delivered through new and upgraded physical infrastructure, complemented by a range of “smart” measures to improve network efficiency and customer experience.

Daniel Moylan is closely associated with streetscape improvements in London including the radical transformation of Exhibition Road...

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DATE: Tuesday 29th May
VENUE: Lower NZI Room, Aotea Centre, Aotea Square
TIME: 5:00 pm Registration
5:30 pm Welcome - Mayor Len Brown
5:40 pm Key Note Speaker - Councillor Daniel Moylan
6:45 pm Q&A
7:00 pm Close
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Councillor Daniel Moylan

Deputy Chairman - Transport for London

Councillor Daniel Moylan, Hon. FRIBA

Daniel Moylan has been a Convervative councillor in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea since 1990 and was Deputy Leader od the Council from 2000 to 2011. In early 2009, he was appointed Deputy Chairman of Transport for London by the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson. As Deputy Chairman of Transport for London, he helps...

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Auckland Plan Launch
29 MAY 2012 7:00 AM
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The Launch of the Auckland Plan

For the first time in our history, we have a widely-shared vision – to be the world’s most liveable city – and a single plan to deliver this vision for all of Auckland and its people.

Literally thousands of Aucklanders have contributed their ideas, knowledge and expertise to The Auckland Plan and I thank you all for taking part.

The Auckland Plan is a strategy to guide Auckland’s future over the next 30 years. It addresses a multitude of challenges facing Auckland – like transport and housing shortages, giving children and young people a better start, creating jobs in a growing economy, protecting the land...

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DATE: Tuesday 29th May 2012
VENUE: Events Centre, Auckland War Memorial Museum
TIME: 7:30 am Reception
8:00 am Introduction
8:05 am Key note speaker - Mayor Len Brown
8:30 am Q&A
9:00 am Close
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Len Brown

Mayor of Auckland Council

Len Brown (born 1 October 1956) is the Mayor of Auckland in New Zealand and the head of the Auckland Council. He won the 2010 Auckland mayoral election on 9 October 2010 and was sworn in as Mayor of Auckland on 1 November 2010, being the first to hold that title for the amalgamated Auckland 'Super City'.

 

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Green Growth Symposium
17 MAY 2012 9:00 AM
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The Green Growth Symposium

Mayor Len Brown and Councillor Wayne Walker invite you to be part of this symposium.

The Auckland Plan lays the foundation for Auckland's transformation to a highly energy resilient, low carbon city through a focus on green growth. To achieve this we need Auckland's business and community leaders to come together and share ideas about what will work in Auckland.

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DATE: Thursday 17th May
VENUE: Telecom Place, 167 Victoria Street, Auckland
TIME: 9:00 am Welcome: Mayor Len Brown, Paul Reynolds, Simon MacKenzie
9:30 am Phil O'Reilly - keynote speaker
10:00 am Bernard Hickey - keynote speaker
11:00 am Rod Oram - keynote speaker and facilitator
11:30 am Panel discussion
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Phil O'Reilly

CEO of BusinessNZ

Phil O'Reilly is Chief Executive of BusinessNZ, New Zealand's largest business advocary group. The BusinessNZ group includes the Major Companies Group, Export NZ, more than 70 industry associations and Buy NZ Made. Phil works with government and other key decision makers on issues of concern to business and the economy.

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Bernard Hickey

Editor of Interest.co.nz

Bernard Hickey is a leading financial journalist and editor and currently the Editor of Interest.co.nz, a news and information website aimed at 2 million New Zealand borrowers and savers, and is a commentator on financial, economic and investment issues.

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Rod Oram

Internation Business Journalist

Rod Oram is an internation business journalist having worked for publications in Europe, North America and the Financial Times of London. Rod is a columnist for the Sunday Star Times; a TV and radio broadcaster and public speaker on business, economics, innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship, in both NZ and global contexts.

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Sea Edge Symposium
28 MAR 2012 3:30 PM
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Sea Edge
Symposium for Waterfront Development Leaders

Waterfront Auckland, ANZ and Auckland Council invite you to a webinar Auckland Conversation featuring 10 images of 10 cities from 10 waterfront development leaders.

Sea Edge is the symposium for international waterfront development leaders and a partnership initiative between Waterfront Auckland, Auckland Council and ANZ as part of the ANZ Auckland Series.

 

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DATE: Wednesday 28th March
VENUE: Viaduct Events Centre, Auckland, New Zealand
TIME: 3:45 pm NZT / 2:45 am GMT Webinar set-up
4:00 pm NZT / 3:00 am GMT Presentations
6:30 pm NZT / 5:30 am GMT Close
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Sea Edge Symposium

Ten speakers from ten cities

The Sea Edge Symposium featues ten presentations from Auckland, Busan, Capetown, Hamburg, Hong Kong, San Fancisco, Seattle, Singapore, Taichung, and Wellington.

Greg Clark, a well known cities expert, is the Sea Edge Moderator and will MC the ten presentations.

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Robert Gibbs - Urban Retail Design
21 MAR 2012 5:00 PM
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What can Auckland's Main Streets Learn From the Malls?

Retail planning excellence lies in advising both the public and private sector on the psychology of commerce - the practical science of analyzing and adjusting all elements known to affect a shopper's mood in the marketplace.

Robert Gibbs is renowned for applying fundamental retail and merchandising principles for reviving retail in declining downtowns and for instilling robust commerce in town and city centres.

Robert will examine the retail design principles used by retail developers and discuss how these can be applied successfully to commercial districts.

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DATE: Wednesday 21st March
VENUE: Sky City Conventions Centre, NZ Room 1
TIME: 5:00 pm Reception
5:30 pm Welcome
5:40 pm Key note speaker - Robert Gibbs
6:40 pm Q & A
7:00 pm Close
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Robert Gibbs

President of the Gibbs Planning Group

Robert J. Gibbs, Gibbs Planning Group, Birmingham, MI, is considered one of the foremost urban retail planners in America. For more than two decades, his expertise has been sought by some of the most respected mayors, renowned architects, and successful real estate developers in the country. He is also a recognized leader in the New Urbanism, having pioneered the...

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Professor Robert Adams & Professor Greg Clark
28 FEB 2012 5:00 PM
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Professor Robert Adams

Learning from Melbourne - How to become the world's most liveable city

 

Professor Greg Clark

How the current world economy effects the urban development and revitalisation of Auckland

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DATE: Tuesday 28th February
VENUE: Lower NZI Room, Aotea Centre, Aotea Square
TIME: 5:00 pm Registration
5:40 pm Welcome - Mayor Len Brown
5:50 pm Key Note Speakers - Professors Robert Adams and Greg Clark
7:00 pm Q&A
7:15 pm Close
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Professor Robert Adams

Director of City Design - Melbourne City

Rob Adams is one of the main champions of urban design in Australia today, and put in place the successful and comprehensive design strategy for the city of Melbourne, guiding its implementation from the strategic vision to the completion of major city revitalisation projects. Melbourne has been voted as the 'world's most liveable city' three times in the last decade.

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Professor Greg Clark

Global City Development Investment

Greg Clark is an advisor, moderator, and commentator working with global companies, cities, and inter-governmental organisations in Brisbane, Barcelona, Glasgow, Budapest, Moscow, Toronto, New York, and London.

His current roles include: chairman of the OECD forum on development and investment strategies, chairman of British Business Improvement...

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Sir Peter Gluckman - Innovation through Science
5 DEC 2011 5:00 PM
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Sir Peter Gluckman
Innovation through Science

The chief science adviser to the Prime Minister shows how science and innovation are critical to economic prosperity.

A healthy and smart nation needs knowledge to pervade every aspect of its activities, and no society can meet its citizens’ objectives without greater economic prosperity.

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DATE: Monday 5th December
VENUE: Auckland Convention Centre, Aotea Square, Lower NZI Room
TIME: 5:00 pm Reception
5:30 pm Key note speaker - Sir Peter Gluckman
6:30 pm Q & A
7:00 pm Close
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Sir Peter Gluckman

Chief Science Advisor to the New Zealand Prime Minister

Sir Peter David Gluckman, KNZM, FRS, FMedSc, FRSNZ (born 1949) is a New Zealand scientist who is the first Chief Science Advisor to the New Zealand Prime Minister.

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Dr Rodney Tolley - Striding Out in Auckland
1 DEC 2011 5:00 PM
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Dr Rodney Tolley
Striding Out in Auckland

After a century in which walking became the forgotten mode of transport, it is now undergoing something of a renaissance. Annual international conferences, new walking policies, professional networks, strategic partnerships, advocacy movements and supportive national structures in country after country bear testimony to its come-back.

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DATE: Thursday 1st December
VENUE: Lecture Theatre 260-098, University of Auckland Business School
TIME: 5:00 pm Reception
5:30 pm Key note speaker - Dr Rodney Tolley
6:30 pm Q & A
7:00 pm Close
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Dr Rodney Tolley

Consultant in the field of active sustainable transport

Dr Rodney Tolley is an experienced consultant in the field of active, sustainable transport. In August 2009 he was nominated in the top 50 of the World’s sustainable transport ‘heroes’, “the extraordinary creative people who over the last decades have led the way in the uphill fight to sustainable transportation, sustainable cities and sustainable lives.”

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Dr Paul Taylor - The Biochar Revolution
29 NOV 2011 5:00 PM
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Dr Paul Taylor
The Biochar Revolution

Biochar represents the single most important initiative for humanity’s environmental and agricultural future.

When Dr Taylor says he's involved with biochar, he usually gets a blank stare and the question, "What is biochar?!"

In the simplest terms, biochar is charcoal produced for mixing into soil. Yes charcoal - the carbon-rich material made from heating wood or other plant material in an oxygen-deprived atmosphere. As a soil additive, biochar offers numerous potential benefits. Simply summarized, biochar...

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DATE: Thursday 29th November
VENUE: Lower NZI Room, Auckland Convention Centre, Aotea Square
TIME: 5:00 pm Reception
5:30 pm Key note speaker – Dr Paul Taylor
6:30 pm Q&A
7:00 pm Close
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Dr Paul Taylor

author of The Biochar Revolution

Dr Paul Taylor graduated with the University Medal in Physics from the University of New South Wales. He received a PhD from the University of Colorado and worked at Harvard Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and MIT. He now lives in both Australia and the US, researching and presenting on biochar and climate change.

Dr Paul Taylor graduated with the University Medal in Physics from the University of New South Wales. He received a PhD from the University of Colorado and worked at Harvard Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory and MIT. He now lives in both Australia and the US, researching and presenting on biochar and climate change.

His latest book ‘The Biochar Revolution’ includes various research studies but is also a very practical handbook for farmers and home gardeners.

Dr Paul Taylor graduated with the University Medal in Physics 
from the University of New South Wales.  He received a PhD from 
the University of Colorado and worked at Harvard Smithsonian 
Astrophysical Observatory and MIT.  He now lives in both 
Australia and the US, researching and presenting on biochar and 
climate change.  
His latest book ‘The Biochar Revolution’ includes various research 
studies but is also a very practical handbook for farmers and 
home gardeners.
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Jan Gehl - Creating a city for people
17 NOV 2011 5:00 PM
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Jan Gehl
Creating a city for people

Architect and urban designer Jan Gehl's philosophy of creating cities that are enjoyable and exciting to live in has been successfully applied to Copenhagen, Melbourne, Sydney, Amman and New York.

Two years ago, Jan's firm, GEHL Architects, completed a study of Auckland's city centre showing how and where the city was best and least used by its people. It formed the basis for Auckland's new city centre masterplan, a bold initiative to transform the city centre in the coming 20 years. In this lecture, Jan gives his impressions on the city's masterplan.

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DATE: Thursday 17th November
VENUE: Auckland Convention Centre, Aotea Square, Lower NZI Room
TIME: 5:00 pm Reception
5:30 pm Key note speaker - Jan Gehl
6:30 pm Q & A
7:00 pm Close
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Jan Gehl

Founding Partner, GEHL Architects - Urban Quality Consultants, Copenhagen

Jan Gehl (born 17 September 1936) is a Danish architect and urban design consultant based in Copenhagen and whose career has focused on improving the quality of urban life by re-orienting city design towards the pedestrian and cyclist.

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Dr Alex Kalache - Global Age Friendly Cities
14 NOV 2011 12:15 PM
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Global Age Friendly Cities

  • Ageing within the Global Context
  • Ageing as a Lige-Course issue
  • Contrasts in Urban Aging
  • What is an Age-Friendly City?
  • Active Ageing, a policy framework

 

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DATE: Monday 14th November
VENUE: Lower NZI Room, Aotea Centre, Aotea Square
TIME: 12:00 pm Registration
12:15 pm Welcome
12:20 pm Key Note Speaker - Dr Alex Kalache
1:15 pm Q&A
1:30 pm Close
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Dr Alexandre Kalache

Senior Advisor to the US President on Global Ageing issues

Since his leaving his post as Director of the World Health Organization Department of Ageing and Life Course (WHO-ALC), which he held from 1995 until 2008 Alex Kalache has been acting as Senior Policy Advisor to the President on Global Ageing at the New York Academy of Medicine.

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