We live in a world facing the impact of climate change, where natural disasters are increasing in frequency and severity. How can we drive both sustainability and resilience into projects as well as improved disaster-recovery outcomes through planning frameworks and shared best practices? What is the industry expertise in infrastructure and construction projects required to support post event reconstruction services, and plan for a more sustainable future?
The ´new economy’ will require leadership in bold innovations in design, planning for, and developing creative solutions. The role of research to develop new industries and thought leadership in sustainability will be required across many sectors, including agriculture, energy, infrastructure, and mobility, creation of climate and energy transition.
How can urban planning across Australia rethink ´Smart communities’ and through community engagement, change planning process for better, sustainable outcomes, to address urban problems