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2013 PlA WA State Planning Conference

Event Date: 
19 September 2013 to 20 September 2013
Time: 
08:00am
Venue: 
Parmelia Hilton Perth

Smart. Global. Connected

Join us on the 19th and 20th September as we explore planning for Smart, Global and Connected Communities.

With Western Australia’s population forecast to reach approximately 4.2 million in 2056, WA faces a number of long term challenges: the need to improve productivity growth; provide affordable and accessible housing; improve infrastructure provision; create safe community spaces; meet the needs of a growing and ageing population; ensure an inclusive and cohesive society. The way our decision makers plan to accommodate future growth and change will be critical to achieving smart, global and connected communities.

The 2013 Conference will explore:

how smarter cities and communities can drive sustainable economic growth and prosperity for their residents. When decision makers have the tools they have the ability to analyse data for better decision making, anticipate problems and resolve them proactively and coordinate resources to operate more efficiently.

effectual planning strategies for a sustainable and smart future

the use of smart technologies to create more efficient planning systems and better informed communities.

social and cohesive communities – at its core planning is about people and better communities and aims to maintain and improve our quality of life. Our State is undergoing period of rapid change. This rapid change necessitates resilient and innovative communities which are equipped with the right tools to build strong social structures that support an entire community.

Keynote Speakers include:
Ross Holt, CEO LandCorp
Catherine Caruana-McManus, IBM Executive
Morgan Parker, CEO Rose Rock Group
Tony O’Callaghan Partner – Real Estate Advisory, KordaMentha

To register and view the full conference program go to: www.piastateconference.com.au

Organiser: 
Planning Institute of Australia
wa@planning.org.au
www.piastateconference.com.au
9382 2100
9382 4400
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