FitNSW 2018

FitNSW 2018

Placemakers and Cityshapers - The pathway to active and healthy communities

 

Thursday 15 March 2018

Aerial UTS Function Centre

 

 

Program and Presentations

To view the final program, including speakers and bios, click here.

 

9.00am: Welcome and Introductions

Dr Peter Sainsbury - Conference Chair

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9:10am: Opening Address

Fiona Morrison - Commissioner Open Space and Parklands, Office of Open Space and Parklands, Department of Planning and Environment

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Opening address (PDF)

 

Keynote speakers

 

9:20am: Making Cities Healthy: Active, Low Carbon and Biophilic

Professor Peter Newman - Professor of Sustainability, Curtin University

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Making Cities Healthy: Active, Low Carbon and Biophilic (PDF)

 

 

9:40am: Shaping healthy liveable neighbourhoods in an era of loneliness

Lucinda HartleyCEO, CoDesign Studio

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Shaping healthy liveable neighbourhoods in an era of loneliness (PDF) 

 

 

10:00am: Walking in an automated world

 Amy Child - Associate Planner, Arup

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Walking in an automated world (PDF)

 

 

10:20am: Keynote Q&A Session with Keynote Speakers

Professor Peter Newman, Lucinda Hartley, and Amy Child

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Left to right: Julie Anne Mitchell (Director Cardiovascular Health, National Heart Foundation - NSW), Fiona Morrison (Commissioner Open Space and Parklands), Dr Jo Mitchell (Executive Director, Centre for Population Health, NSW Ministry of Health), Amy Child (Associate Planner, Arup), Vanessa Burow (Manager, Active Living NSW), Lucinda Hartley (CEO, CoDesign Studio), Emily Fletcher (Project Officer, Active Living NSW)

 

 

Local Placemaking and Cityshaping Case Studies

 

11:10am: Sydney Metro: Cityshaping infrastructure connecting Australia's biggest city

Phil Leijten - Acting Director, Place Making & Precinct Activation, Sydney Metro, Transport for NSW

Sydney Metro: Cityshaping infrastructure connecting Australia's biggest city (PDF)

 

 

11:25am: "The Challenge of Creating Healthy and Active Communities" - Bennelong Bridge connecting Rhodes and Wentworth Point

Rick Graf - Development Director, Billbergia Group 

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"The Challenge of Creating Healthy and Active Communities" - Bennelong Bridge connecting Rhodes and Wentworth Point (PDF)

 

 

11:40am: Transforming Public Spaces:  Birriwa Reserve Outdoor Youth Space, Mount Annan

Tim Vyse - Senior Landscape Architect, Camden Council 

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Transforming Public Spaces: Birriwa Reserve Outdoor Youth Space, Mount Annan (PDF)

 

 

11:55am: The GreenWay Journey - Creating a sustainable transport and urban environmental corridor through Sydney's Inner West

Nick Chapman - GreenWay Place Manager, Inner West Council

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The GreenWay Journey - Creating a sustainable transport and urban environmental corridor through Sydney's Inner West (PDF)

 

 

Panel Discussion

 

Creating healthy and active communities in NSW - Panel Discussion

Panel Participants:  

  • Councillor Philip Thalis - Councillor, City of Sydney
  • Bryan Willey - Director, Better Movement and Places, Future Transport, Transport for NSW
  • Stephen Moore - Director, Urban Design, Roberts Day
  • Peter Poulet - Government Architect, Government Architect NSW

Facilitated by Dr Peter Sainsbury

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Left to right:  Councillor Philip Thalis, Bryan Willey, Stephen Moore, Peter Poulet

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12:50pm: Summary and Closing Remarks

Dr Jo Mitchell - Executive Director, Centre for Population Health, NSW Ministry of Health

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Walkshop

 

1:30pm - 4:30pm:  Walkshop - The GreenWay Tour

The GreenWay is a 5km sustainable transport and urban environmental corridor which connects the Parramatta River at Iron Cove to the Cooks River at Earlwood through Sydney’s Inner West. Following the route of the Inner West Light Rail which opened in 2014, the GreenWay features bike paths and foreshore walks, cultural and historical sites, public art, cafes, urban bushcare sites and a range of parks, playgrounds and sporting facilities.

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Media

 

Kate Burke, The Domain: Car-centric plans, ‘wasteful’ roads like WestConnex threaten Sydney, experts say, Saturday March 17 2018

Kate Burke, The Sun-Herald: "Motorway madness" named main threat to residents, Sunday March 18 2018, p4

Heart Foundation media release