Keynote Speakers

UDIA National Congress is securing a number of global industry leaders to share their knowledge and ideas for the future with our delegates.  Key note addresses will provide insight at an international level in regard to the latest in planning, design and technology.  Speakers confirmed to date include:

Janet Attarian, USA

Director of Planning & Development, City of Detroit

What happen’s when normal rules don’t apply? Enabling Revitalisation through Pink Zones in the City of Detroit, USA

Ryan Gravel, USA

Urban Planner, Designer and Author, Sixpitch

Biography

Future Cities – Where We Want to Live

Margaret Wallace Brown, USA

Planning & Development Director, City of Houston

Delivering Affordability through Growth in the City of Houston, USA

 

Speakers

The speaker program is designed to provide delegates with a choice of quality speakers on a range of topics in order to provide you with a tailored Congress experience.  Choose the topics and speakers most relevant to you and ensure you get the most out of your Congress.  Speakers confirmed to date include:

Sharon Bierman

Professor & Director, PATREC

Biography

Ride sharing and driverless cars: Adapting our cities for the future

Julian Bolleter

Assistant Professor, Australian Urban Design Research Centre

Biography

Nick Cleary

Founder & Chairman, CLARA

Biography

Michael Corcoran

UDIA National President

David Cresp

Director, Urbis

Biography

Peter Dean

Principal, HASSELL

Biography

Andrew Forrest

Chairman, FMG

Adrian Fratelle

Project Director, Fratelle Group

Biography

Jemma Green

Senior Research Fellow, Curtin University

Biography

James Guthrie

Regional Director, Head of Residential Facility Services, JLL

Shea Hatch

Landscape Architect, UDLA

Biography

Stephen Hicks

Associate, David Barr Architect

Colin Keane

Director, Research 4, National Land Survey Program

Paul Lakey

Regional General Manager Development, Peet Limited

Dean Landy

Architecht, Partner, Clarke Hopkins Clarke

Joe Langley

Technical Director Infrastructure Advisory, AECOM

Biography

Peter Newman

Professor of Sustainability, Curtin University

Biography

Travers Nuttall

Development Director, Glenvill Group

Robert Papaleo

National Executive Director Research, Charter Keck Cramer

John Poynton AO

Chairman, Jindalee Partners

Holly Ransom

CEO, Emergent

David Rohrsheim

CEO, Uber Australia & New Zealand

Hiam Sakakini

Co-Founder, ThinkChangeGrow

Nigel Satterley

Managing Director & Chief Executive, Satterley Property Group

Michael Sukkar MP

Assistant Minister to the Treasurer

Paige Walker

General Manager, Residential Development WA, Apartments, Masterplanned Communities, Residential Development, Mirvac

Darren Walsh

CEO, Strategen Environmental

Michael Webb

Director, Urbis

Biography

Gavin Williams

Executive General Manager, New Developments Wireless and Satellite, nbn

Biography

Tony Wong

Chief Executive, CRC for Water Sensitive Cities

Julian Wright

A/General Manager Strategy and Policy, Housing Authority WA

Karen Wright

Planning Director, Urbis

Biography

Congress MCs

Karen Tighe

National Congress 2017 MC

Biography

Peter Rowsthorn

Gala Dinner & Awards Night MC

Biography