Green Cities Conference 2017

Location: International Convention Centre, Darling Harbour, Sydney

Start Date: March 6, 2017

End Date: March 8, 2017

Contact: City of Sydney senior media advisor Alex Cauchi

Phone: 0467 803 815

Email: acauchi@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au

Web: http://www.greencities.org.au/

Details: New technologies shaping cities around the world will be under the spotlight at Australia's top building sustainability conference in Sydney next year.

Run by the Property Council of Australia and the Green Building Council of Australia, the theme ‘Fast Forward to the Future' will examine the role of smart technologies in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and resource consumption.

Thousands of planners, urban designers and property experts are expected to attend the City of Sydney-sponsored Green Cities 2017 conference, and delegates will discuss how to plan for booming city populations, new trends in financing and how precincts can be developed to deliver more energy and water than they consume.

Key program themes and discussions include:

  • How smart technology is being used to help build and manage the cities of the future;
  • Designing cities that deliver socially and environmentally sustainable buildings and precincts while accommodating increasing urban populations;
  • Global trends in financing and housing for sustainable outcomes;
  • Designing, constructing and operating net zero buildings and precincts that deliver more energy or water than they consume; and
  • Designing urban places that support wellness and resilience.

For a more detailed look at the event agenda, check out the Green Cities Conference 2017 program.