Building Resilient, Sustainable, and Liveable Cities Post Pandemic Recovery

Building Resilient, Sustainable, and Liveable Cities Post Pandemic Recovery

8 December 2020, 11am – 12:30pm
Online MS Teams

You are invited to join a webinar and online discussion on opportunities to work with industry partners to build resilient, sustainable, and liveable cities post-pandemic recovery. What are the key scientific challenges and policy questions that must be addressed in order to meet the emerging challenges of enhancing urban liveability and sustainability? What are the key drivers and trends influencing the future of our cities? What are the next steps and opportunities that could support research and build capabilities across government, industry and university?

Our panel for this webinar includes:

Prof Stuart Barr, Director of the Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network (AURIN)

Dr Graeme Kernich, CEO of FrontierSI

A/Prof Flora Salim, Deputy Director of the RMIT Centre for Information Discovery and Data Analytics (CIDDA), RMIT University

Dr Chayn Sun, Geospatial Scientist and Early Career Researcher, RMIT University.

A/Prof Lauren Rickards, Sustainability and Urban Planning, RMIT University


Prof Matt Duckham, SASCCAR Co-Lead, Acting Dean, STEMM, Diversity & Inclusion, RMIT University.

This event is co-organised by RMIT SASCCAR and the SPACE Research Centre in collaboration with RMIT Enabling Capability Platforms (ECP) as part of the ECP Post COVID-19 Initiatives – A Greener and Digital Start. It is the fourth of SASCCAR series of events in 2020 bringing government, industry and academia together to explore research collaboration opportunities in “Space” and “Spatial” technologies contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Please join us for this December session.