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February 25, 2021

Green Cities 2013, March 6-7 Sydney

Green Cities 2013 is Australia’s leading environment and expo, bring together the experts and innovators to share new tactics, strategies and tools. With a broad aim to build a sustainable future Green Cities 2013 is co-hosted by the Green Building Council of Australia and Property Council of Australia.

The event to be held March 6-7 at the Sydney Convention Centre, the Green Cities 2013 expo will present sustainable success stories and keynote insights from global innovators to help tackle the big issues of our built environment’s present and future.

The Green Cities 2013 event will challenge us all to build on successes by constructing new ways of thinking and new alliances to take sustainability beyond bricks and mortar. Co-hosts of Green Cities 2013 are the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) and the Property Council of Australia, a powerful combination that illustrates the new wave of inter-agency co-operation.

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Established in 2002, the Green Building Council of Australia is the authority on green buildings and sustainable communities in Australia. The GBCA has more than 700 member companies who work together to support the Council and its activities. The GBCA is now working closely with the Property Council of Australia is the leading advocate for Australia’s $600 billion property industry.

Some of the keynote speakers at Green Cities 2013 include:

  • Rob Bennett, international keynote speaker from the US and Executive Director of the world-renowned Portland Sustainability Institute, on how to go beyond the planning of sustainable communities and actually build them.
  • Daniel Grollo, Chief Executive Officer of Grocon, on the role that the built environment can play in addressing many of the world’s most challenging problems.
  • Cheryl Kernot, Director of Social Business at the Centre for Social Impact, on the costs and value of a people-centred approach to the design and delivery of buildings, communities and cities
  • Eric Knight, economics consultant and Rhodes scholar, on how reframing our vision can reveal new solutions to the old challenge of creating cities where people thrive rather than just survive.
  • Gunter Pauli, international keynote speaker, best-selling author and sustainable economics activist, on why a creative approach to economics and production is the future of our planet and our people.
  • Lucy Turnbull, Deputy Chair of the Government Advisory Panel on Capital City Infrastructure, on how practical government actions can shape the sustainability, liveability and prosperity of existing and future communities in Australia.

For more information and registration checkout the Green Cities website.

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