Towards Sustainable Urban Futures

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The Centre for Urban Transitions and the Victorian Hydrogen Hub at Swinburne University of Technology proudly present an inspiring online forum centered around the theme of ‚ÄúSustainable Futures” during Social Science Week. This engaging event will serve as a platform for interdisciplinary discussions on sustainable futures, with a specific focus on the social, economic, and environmental aspects of sustainability.

Join us for an enriching experience featuring talks from three esteemed speakers, representing CUT and partner organizations. Together, they will lead dynamic discussions on the creation of sustainable pathways for the future.

Discover the critical importance of addressing socioeconomic disparities in car dependency for sustainable futures, as Prof. Takemi Sugiyama enlightens us with his profound insights.

Dr. Steve Rodgers will shed light on the significance of fair energy transitions in our journey towards a greener society, offering a vision of how we can collectively move towards a sustainable energy future.

In addition, Dr. Olamide Shittu will share innovative strategies for improving plastic resource recovery in Australia through circular and collective impact approaches, paving the way for a more sustainable and eco-friendly future.

This event is not limited to the academic community but is open to the broader Swinburne community, our networks, and the general public. It is a unique opportunity to connect with field experts and like-minded individuals who share a passion for sustainable futures.

Let us come together and be part of this transformational forum, where knowledge, ideas, and perspectives merge to create a better tomorrow for all.

Event Details
Date: 4th september 2023
Time: 2:00-3:30 PM
Location: Online (link will be provided upon registration)

Program Schedule:

Introduction & Opening Remarks
Time: 2:00 PM – 2:10 PM
Brief welcome and introduction to the event by the organizers from the Centre for Urban Transitions and the Victorian Hydrogen Hub at Swinburne University of Technology.

Speaker Presentations
Time: 2:10 PM – 3:00 PM

Prof. Takemi Sugiyama: Healthy Cities Program Leader, Centre for Urban Transitions, Swinburne University of Technology.
Topic: Addressing socioeconomic disparities in car dependency for sustainable futures.

Dr. Steve Rodgers: Co-CEO and co-founder, Thepeopleproject Institute.
Topic: Fair energy transitions

Dr. Olamide Shittu: Circular Economy Research Fellow, Centre for Urban Transitions, Swinburne University of Technology.
Topic: Improving plastic resource recovery in Australia through circular and collective impact.

Interactive Q&A Session
Time: 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Engage in a stimulating Q&A session with the speakers, where attendees can ask questions, share thoughts, and delve deeper into the topics discussed.

Registration is open now,  secure your spot today to be a part of this thought-provoking event. We look forward to having you join us on this journey towards a sustainable and resilient future.

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/towards-sustainable-urban-futures-tickets-689698886937?aff=oddtdtcreator

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Organiser Contact
msalari@swin.edu.au

Venue

Virtual
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