Present at the 12th International Urban Design Conference

The 2018 International Urban Design Conference will be held at the SMC Conference and Function Centre, Sydney, NSW over 12 – 13 November.

The conference will showcase innovations in projects and research embracing and creating transformational change in urban environments.

Topics will include exploring the potential of mixed use places, spaces and precincts/districts, urban design best practice, designing safety into a city, future proofing, connectivity and design quality outcomes.

The conference will also explore the links which create the concrete physicality of the built environment, the complex social, economic, political and cultural processes through which the physical urban form is produced and consumed.

Applications to Present and Registration are NOW OPEN!

Conference Topics Include:

  • Potential of mixed use places, spaces and precincts/districts
  • Regulating urban design
  • Safe city design
  • Transport
  • Design quality
  • Digital

Individuals and organisations are invited to submit an abstract (summary of your presentation) to deliver an oral presentation or poster presentation which addresses one or more of the conference topics. The abstract should be no more than 300 words and outline the aims, contents and conclusions of the presentation. Abstracts should not include tables, figures or references. Please also submit 3 key learnings of your presentation, as well as a 100 word biography of each presenting author.

All proposals will be reviewed by the Program Committee. Presentations will be selected to provide a Program that offers a comprehensive and diverse treatment of issues related to the Conference topics.

For more information on the 2018 International Urban Design Conference, topics, to submit your application to present, registration and more please visit the conference website at


Australian Regional Development Conference Early Bird Rate Closes Monday

Following numerous requests the Early Bird rates for the upcoming Australian Regional Development Conference have been extended until next Monday, the 15 September 2014.

Join some of Australia’s most influential and engaging industry regional leaders from Councils, Government Agencies and Rural Business for this important conference.

The program will focus on issues surrounding the ECONOMY, PLANNING, ENVIRONMENT and COMMUNITY development. The aim is to advance economic and social outcomes and discuss the challenges, opportunities and future of Regional Australia.

The event is packed with an energizing mix of keynote presenters, panel discussions, breakout sessions, and networking time.

There will be over 70 presentations.

The Australian Regional Development Innovation Awards will be held during the conference dinner on Wednesday, 15th October. If you haven’t registered yet, take advantage of the lower fees today.

Registration fees include access to the “Book of Proceedings” and session podcasts after the event.

Visit the website to view the full program.