National Conference: Smart Urban FUTURES


How can we build communities that will be successful and resilient in a changing world, where everyone has a chance to participate and thrive? This conference will provide both inspiration and practical pathways for delivering smart urban futures, no matter how large or small the community.


  • building healthy cities
  • planning for road safety
  • women in the city
  • successful suburban centres
  • case studies of better streets
  • art and nature in the city


  • Lucy Saunders, Director, Healthy Streets, United Kingdom
  • Dale Bracewell, Manager of Transportation Planning, City of Vancouver, Canada
  • Ludo Campbell-Reid, Director City Design and Liveability, Wyndham City Council
  • Robyn Seymour, Head of Road Safety Victoria
  • Kristen Hilton, Commissioner, Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission (VEOHRC)


Place makers, transport planners and engineers, strategic and statutory planners, urban designers, policy advisors, asset managers, councillors, directors, and officers in community wellbeing, economic development,
sustainability or health promotion.


  • diverse opportunities for real conversations about liveable, walkable sustainable communities
  • case studies of projects that have delivered better places in practice
  • an opportunity to experience innovative street design on the ground, with a Walkshop hosted by the City of Melbourne


$600 (including GST) for the full conference (no single day registrations)

NOTE: Staff or councillors from Victoria Walks supporter organisations are eligible for a 20% discount – unbeatable value at just $480 (maximum two per organisation)

Click here to view the flyer and agenda

We acknowledge the Wurundjeri people and other peoples of the Kulin nation as the traditional owners of the land on which our work in the community takes place. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present.

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