Urbanity 2017: First Speakers Revealed


Urbanity 2017 is a conference for the creators and custodians of cities in the Asia Pacific held 28-29 September in Brisbane, Australia.

Urbanity will explore the intersection of industry and community through people, places and projects. We are delighted to announce our first release of speakers as we seek to bring together the best and brightest minds to address this year’s theme:

A Decade of Urban Disruption

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Hear the inspiring story behind the formidable growth of Gurner, one of Australia’s most successful property development companies with over $3 billion in projects and a pipeline of 4,500 apartments in VIC, QLD and NSW.


Backed by the most powerful data in the industry, hear from the Chief Economist at REA Group and one of Australia’s leading property experts speak about the past, present and future of real estate markets.


The world's leading "experience" masterplanner and Hassell's Global Head of Design will give you an insight into his vision for designing, creating and curating future environments.


Understand the power of "Disruptive Cities" from MacroPlan’s Founder and Executive Chairman, a future strategist and economist with over 30 years experience advising governments and corporates throughout Australia.


Learn from the Director of New York and Australian design consultancy, 26 Street Design where “applied sociology meets efficiency and sophistication”; a firm aiming to explore modern social patterns and challenge industry trends to create timeless architecture.


With a distinguished career spanning masterplanning, urban design and integrating landscape design, along with extensive service to the public and private sector, Malcolm will share his vision for the future of the Sunshine State.


The visionary force behind the renowned Grounds of Alexandria will share the triumphs and tribulations in building one of Australia's extraordinary retail experiences.


One of Australia’s leading urban development researchers, known for her work into "Deliberative Development" and the "Uberisation" of housing will lead a discussion about the future of the home and disruption of the traditional housing model.


With a profound belief in the power of place, Andrew has played a significant role in helping international and regional developers to position, brand and market recognisable landmarks and developments across Australia.

Stay tuned for further speaker announcements in the coming weeks.

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