Built Environment Meets Parliament

Parliament of New South Wales, Thursday 11 August 2016

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Morning Sessions in Parliament House Theatrette

08:30     Registrations open

09:00     Welcome to BEMP
               Matthew Trigg, State Manager, New South Wales, Consult Australia

09:15     History of Industry and Government Relations 
               Peter Poulet, New South Wales Government Architect 

​               Adjunct Professor Architecture, University of New South Wales

09:30     Increasing Density and Improving Amenity Throughout Metropolitan Sydney
               Panel session hosted by Jacob Saulwick, City Editor, Sydney Morning Herald, with:
                  - Lucy Hughes Turnbull AO, Chair, Greater Sydney Commission
                  - Jamie Parker, MP, NSW Greens Spokesperson for Urban Growth and Renewal
                  - David Pitchford CBE, Chief Executive Officer, UrbanGrowth NSW
                  - Kirsty Kelly, Chief Executive Officer, Planning Institute of Australia

10:30     Michael Daley, MP
               Deputy Leader of the Opposition
               Shadow Minister for Planning & Infrastructure
               Shadow Minister for Gaming & Racing

10:45     Morning Tea

11:15     The Hon. Rob Stokes, MP
               Minister for Planning

11:30     Challenges and Opportunities of Not Being a Big City
               Mathew Dickerson, Former Mayor of Dubbo City Council

12:00     Developing and Connecting Our Regional Towns and Cities
               Panel session hosted by Romilly Madew, CEO, Green Building Council of Australia, with:
                  - Professor Ralph Horne, Director, UN Global Compact Cities Programme
                  - Sarah Aldridge, Chair, AIA NSW Country Division 
                  - Marion Terrill, Transport Program Director, Grattan Institute
                  - Mathew Dickerson, Former Mayor, Dubbo City Council

12:55     Closing Remarks

13:00     Close of Morning Sessions, Networking and transition to Luncheon


BEMP NSW Keynote Luncheon  
13:00     Arrivals

13:30     Welcome and introduction
               Prof Ken Maher

               President, Australian Sustainable Built Environment Council

               National President, Australian Institute of Architects 

13:40     Voting with your feet: Why walking must play a role in quality urban living
               Keynote presentation from Mr Jeff Speck, AICP, CNU-A, LEED-AP, Honorary ASLA
               World-leading expert of walkable cities

(14:15)   Parliamentary Members return to chambers for Question Time

15:00     Event Close​