Event details

NSWACT: Heating up - how research, policy and practice will make a difference

Date 
2 December 2021
Time
11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue
Holroyd Function Centre
11-17 Miller St
Merrylands
Delivery Method
Face to face
Target Audience
All Policy makers and practitioners working in the parks, recreation and leisure industry

PROGRAM



11:00am
Registrations open
A light lunch will be available from 12:00pm

11:15am
Site tour
Short walk to Cumberland City Councils UV Smart playground, Merryland Memorial Park
12:30pm
Parks - Cool Islands in Heating Cities

Dr Sebastian Pfautsh, Associate Professor in Urban Studies,School of Social Sciences Western Sydney University


1:00pm
Cooling the Commons

Professor-Emeritus Helen Armstrong AM, QLD University of Technology, and

Associate Professor Abby Mellick Lopes, Director of Postgraduate Design Studies at UTS.


1:30pm
Policy into practice
Steve Hartley, Executive Director, Green and Resilient Places, DPIE
2:00pm
Turn Down the Heat
Judith Bruinsma, Project Coordinator, WSROC and Kelly Gee, Policy and Projects Officer, WSROC
2:30pm
"Keeping it Cool" projects at QPRC
Cameron Pensini, Sustainability Project Officer, Queanbeyan Palerang Regional Council
2:45pm
Urban heat in the City of Paramatta
Dot Hepburn, Urban Heat Officer, Parramatta City Council
3:00pm
Living infrastructure
Jock Gammon, Director, Junglefy
3:30pm
Strategy to implementation
Gwilym Griffiths, Good Canopy Company
4:00pm
Panel discussion and Q & A
All presenters
4:30pm
Christmas drinks and refreshments
EVERYONE WELCOME



 

ALL REFRESHMENTS ARE INCLUDED IN THE REGISTRATION FEE


At the conclusion of the workshop you are invited to join us for Christmas drinks and refreshments

Prices
Non member
$155.00
PLA Member
$100.00
Note
All prices exclude GST and are represented in Australian Dollars.

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