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Melbourne Forum - March 8


Tuesday, 8 March 2016 from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm (AEDT)

Melbourne Forum - March 8

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Melbourne Forum, March 8

Interactive Forum: Shaping Melbourne to 2026



Arrival drinks




The first Melbourne Forum event for 2016 provides an exciting opportunity for attendees to shape the future of Melbourne’s built environment by participating in a workshop facilitated by City of Melbourne to explore key issues, challenges and opportunities effecting Melbourne’s future as a leading city.  Your feedback will be captured in the updated Future Melbourne strategy which is, the community’s vision for a sustainable and prosperous Melbourne to 2026.

David Mayes is an architect and has 40 years' experience in urban policy, planning and development. He is currently leading the City of Melbourne's Future Melbourne 2016 project. David will introduce Future Melbourne and explain the five key “foresight topics” including: digital city, climate change, future economics, urban growth and density, and citizens and government


Rob McGauran is founding director of MGS Architects and Adjunct Professor of Architecture and Urban Design at Monash University. He will outline different scenarios for Melbourne's growth and development over the coming decade, particularly in the inner and central area of Melbourne. Rob will frame some questions for this forum to answer around designing the next decade: to reduce urban greenhouse gas emissions; mitigate for urban heatwaves; and make an attractive and healthy urban environment by 2026.


Forum chair

Phil Wilkinson is Executive Manager, government relations and technical services at AIRAH.




Networking drinks and finger food.


All attendees must register for catering purposes. This is a free event, please tell your colleagues.

More information can be found on the Melbourne Forum webpage.


Melbourne Forum is a series of free public talks with the goal of increasing the development and refurbishment of commercial buildings in Victoria to achieve greater levels of sustainable performance.

Have questions about Melbourne Forum - March 8? Contact AIRAH

When & Where

Supper Room
Melbourne Town Hall
Level 3, 90-120 Swanston Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000

Tuesday, 8 March 2016 from 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm (AEDT)

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