Agenda

The first three sessions are shared sessions (until morning break)
Joint plenary: Design and delivery of Greater Sydney’s 3-city Metropolis 
  

08:15

08:35

08:45

09:00

  • Boost collaboration between city and state government to foster new business and growth 
  • Get up to date on Greater Sydney Commission’s 20-year vision for a 3-city metropolis 
  • Redefine urban land use planning to deliver smart precincts and 30-minute cities

09:20

  • Implement planning frameworks in collaboration with councils and communities 
  • Fast-track development with rezoning strategies 
  • Innovate urban Australia with productive, sustainable and connected infrastructure 

09:45

  • Unpacking land use, precinct planning and project delivery to meet future socio-economic and infrastructure needs 
  • Precinct planning – how will the planned precincts in the Aerotropolis stimulate economic growth and boost employment opportunities? How to develop a framework to assist local businesses and reignite local economies post-COVID-19?  
  • Assessing the key role of transport infrastructure in precinct development  
  • How can local government benefit from the rise of the innovation economy and realise economic benefits in today’s economy? What is the role of local councils in the development and facilitation of precincts? 

10:35

Health and Education Innovation Precincts

10:55

11:00

  • Harnessing the potential of a large and diverse partnership 
  • How The Randwick Health and Education Precinct leads by example

11:30

  • Transforming the Gold Coast into a global business location for high-tech development, research collaboration and the jobs of the future in the health and knowledge sector 
  • The importance of collaboration between government, anchors and other precinct stakeholders when activating a precinct 
  • Developing and running an effective investment attraction program 

12:00

  • Reimagining how health, education and research is undertaken individually and collaboratively to drive innovation 
  • Maximising the economic opportunities of innovation precincts for Liverpool and the community 
  • The importance of co-location and collaboration in activating a productive precinct

12:30

  • Leveraging the benefits of co-location for industry and government tenants to live, learn, research and innovate 
  • Attracting world-class researchers and encouraging industry investment through the development of a state-of-the-art innovation precinct 
  • How Melbourne connect is developing its own innovation ecosystem

01:00

PRECINCT DEVELOPMENT AND PLACEMAKING

Shared sessions

01:40

  • Trends in the global and Australian economies post-COVID and the impact on Greater Sydney 
  • Minimising the economic and social cost of the pandemic 
  • Stimulating economic recovery in our regions – assessing the role of major infrastructure projects such as the development of the Western Sydney Aerotropolis and Western Sydney International Airport in reigniting the economy

02:10

  • Overview of the Smart Western City Program  
  • Leveraging emerging and existing technologies and solutions to solve the challenges of a growing city 
  • Enabling smart city technology to come together in a coherent way  
  • Co-creating the Digital Western Parkland City – where do the opportunities lie?

02:40

  • Facilitating collaboration between researchers, entrepreneurs and business owners 
  • Leveraging proximity to research and talent to transform communities 
  • Collaborating with government, community and other stakeholders 
  • Creating effective governance structures for innovation precincts 
  • Learning points for the planned education precinct in the Western Sydney Aerotropolis

03:25

03:50

  • Plan and coordinate the construction of a community in a greenfield area amidst local government, state government and developers 
  • Build and deliver the soft and hard infrastructure needed to turn a paddock into a postcode 
  • Understand the broad range of opportunities and challenges involved in creating a new community with 135,000 people moving into new suburbs in Australia’s outer urban growth areas each year

04:20

  • Setting a strategic precinct vision to ensure stakeholder synergy 
  • The importance of community in encouraging collaboration and innovation 
  • Creating a vibrant and effective work, education and living space 
  • Popping the precinct ‘bubble’ and creating value for the broader community 

04:50

05:00

Sessions until morning break are shared

AIRPORT & PRECINCT PLANNING, DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT

08:30

 

09:00

  • Stimulating long-term regional economic growth, employment opportunities and liveability in local communities through airport development  
  • What operations of the airport would look like for freight and passenger services? How to integrate the two to create an efficient flow of goods and passengers? 
  • Leveraging new and emerging technologies to create Australia’s first digital airport 
  • Towards the future: How might the two airports work together to serve NSW, create greater economic opportunities, and sharpen our global competitive edge 

09:30

  • Delivering a successful airport city: How Edmonton International Airport (EIA) are working with partners to support technology creation, innovation and adoption, whilst continuing to drive economic growth in the region 
  • Leveraging technology to deliver increased efficiencies, differentiated passenger experience and achieve revenue diversification 
  • How EIA pivoted during the COVID-19 outbreak and shifted its focus on digital transformation 

10:00

Interested in showcasing thought leadership and innovative solutions in airport planning, construction, security and CX? Contact saul.dollimore@aventedge.com for more information. 

11:00

SMART INNOVATIVE PRECINCTS AND ECONOMIC CORRIDORS 

11:20

  • How Australia fares as a smart precinct nation 
  • What the government is doing to encourage smart precincts 
  • How Digital Twins are shaping the future of precinct development 

11:45

  • Incorporate the four key ingredients for successful innovation ecosystems: a government that makes the first move, strategic anchor tenants, integrated infrastructure plans and engagement with the local community 
  • Learn how smaller cities within NSW can reinvent themselves to attract investment and talent

12:05

  • Developing a leading innovation precinct with global best-practice placemaking principles  
  • Collaborating with the technology ecosystem, industry, health, education and government   
  • Revitalising and renewing 24 hectares of government-owned land to create new space for the jobs of the future in innovation and technology

12:30

  • Facilitating collaboration between researchers, entrepreneurs and business owners 
  • Connecting economic and physical aspects to produce a leading precinct

12:55

  • Ensuring the sustainability and long-term growth of precincts through effective governance strategies  
  • Bringing together multiple and diverse stakeholders during precinct development   
  • Coordinate land-use planning with transport infrastructure planning and precinct development

01:20

BUILDING SUSTAINABLE, LIVEABLE & ECONOMICALLY VIBRANT PRECINCTS

02:00

  • Establishing the region as a globally competitive tech and innovation hub  
  • Driving innovation in Western Sydney and Greater Sydney 
  • Creating highly collaborative environments for urban development

02:20

  • Developing a deep tech incubator for entrepreneurs, start-ups and small & medium businesses 
  • Moving from innovation ecosystem to innovation community   
  • Implementing a hybrid innovation precinct model to create a unique focus for innovation, collaboration and employment 

02:40

  • How DPIE is supporting NSW to achieve net zero emissions by 2050 
  • Specific support for NSW councils  
  • Precinct planning support to incorporate reductions in carbon emission

03:00

SMART & SUSTAINABLE PRECINCTS 

03:20

  • Avoiding carbon emissions through improved building design, efficient infrastructure and education and behavioural initiatives 
  • Providing conditions for carbon offsets to cover emissions 
  • Implementing on and off-site low carbon and renewable energy sources 

03:40

  • Developing strategies to reduce carbon emissions and improve energy emissions of future precincts 
  • Optimising the urban structure to increase precinct sustainability performance  
  • Designing with nature to maximise precinct assets

04:10

04:20