Driving innovation and developing productive, sustainable and connected precincts across Australia

5-6 November 2020 
PARKROYAL Parramatta (30 Phillip Street, Parramatta NSW 2150) | Online AEST 

Smart precincts are shaping the future of urban life, as we shift our focus to creating liveable, collaborative and inclusive places to drive economic prosperity, health and wellbeing, cultural development, and improve overall quality of life. 
As we rebuild our economy today, how can we leverage the development of smart innovation precincts to deliver tangible economic and social benefits for our communities? 
Join us at The Future Precincts Summit to hear how government, developers and businesses across Australia are harnessing the economic and social benefits of innovative precinct development to drive sustainable economic growth and job creation. Be equipped with the knowledge to successfully design, develop and deliver world-class precincts in your local area.  
Don’t miss your chance to hear from leading and emerging precincts that are pioneering knowledge, innovation and technology including the Sydney Innovation and Technology Precinct, Melbourne Connect, Tonsley Innovation Precinct, Barangaroo South, and Macquarie Park Innovation District.

Register now to build smart, resilient precincts 

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Co-located with: 


Featured Speakers

Hon. Michael McCormack MP

Deputy Prime Minister; Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development

Australian Federal Government

Liz Dibbs

District Commissioner – Western City

Greater Sydney Commission

Jared Kendler

Executive Director, Precincts and Innovation Ecosystems

NSW Treasury

Dr. Julie Wells

Vice President, Strategy and Culture

The University of Melbourne

Dr. Anne Hellstedt

Innovation Precinct Director


Lisa Altman

Director – Strategy, Innovation and Improvement

South Eastern Sydney Local Health District

Andrew Scerri

National Sustainability Manager - Development


Philipp Dautel

Tonsley Precinct Director

Renewal SA

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Why attend:

  • Maximise the economic opportunities of successful health, education, research and innovation precincts – how will this help stimulate the economy today?
  • Leverage the benefits of co-location within precincts to forge effective partnerships between education, high-tech giants, industry, government and community
  • Discover the latest commercial and development opportunities within established and emerging mixed-use precincts
  • Emulate the success of local councils across NSW in harnessing the economic and social benefits of innovation precincts
  • Uncover the latest placemaking strategies from NSW Treasury, and learn how they are bringing the billion-dollar Sydney Innovation and Technology Precinct to life 
  • Implement the key success factors used to establish world leading university-based innovation precincts in your own precinct planning and development
  • Gain first-hand insights into Australia’s first carbon neutral precinct at Barangaroo South
  • Ensure a balance between the human experience and technology to create vibrant, collaborative and inclusive places 

Who should attend:

Senior decision-makers, Directors, Managers, Principals and Planners from the following:
  • State and Federal Government 
  • Local Councils 
  • Property developers and real estate 
  • Universities/ Education 
  • Hospitals/ Health Districts 
  • Retailers

Team Discounts

Attend in a group and earn discounts




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The Future Precincts Summit will be taking place from 5-6 November 2020 at:
PARKROYAL Parramatta 
30 Phillip Street, Parramatta NSW 2150
John Macarthur Rooms 
T:  +61 2 9689 3333
A bustling city in the heart of Sydney’s metropolitan area, Parramatta is the second oldest European settlement on the Australian mainland.
Steeped in history, this eclectic district boasts a multicultural community with a wealth of sights, sounds, tastes, and experiences in Parramatta for enriching travel experiences and stays.  
How to get there: A 7-minute walk from the Parramatta Ferry Wharf and a 9-minute walk from Parramatta train station, this stylish riverside hotel is 2.3 km from Rosehill Gardens Racecourse. For more ways to reach to PARKROYAL Parramatta please click here.
Parking: Secure car parking is located underneath the hotel. The rate is $20.00 per car, per 24 hours, subject to availability. Overnight car parking is $25.00.