Does your role incorporate place management and/or place making responsibilities? Or maybe, this is a subject that you would like to develop a deeper understanding of - we have the perfect opportunity for you!
Come along and be inspired by three fantastic speakers who will share their experiences of strategic placemaking in our communities, learn the importance of reinventing public spaces in the heart of your communities and round it all off with a fabulous networking opportunity!
Not a young professional or member of the network? No problem! Registration is open to all local government officers, so add the event to your diary now!
2.00pm Welcome - Andrew Brien, CEO, City of Bayswater
2.10pm Matt Turner, Manager Strategic Planning and Place Management, City of
Bayswater and Belinda Salvoni, Place Manager, City of Bayswater
Matt has managed to forge a 20-year career in local government and
private practice as a town planner and community infrastructure
Belinda has been working in the local government sector for the last 10
years, and has a background in health promotion and community
2.40pm Melissa Shaw, Place Activation Advisor, City of Wanneroo
Melissa is a community planning specialist with over 15 years'
experience across a variety of fields. She has a passion for all things
place and has extensive experience interrogating the various aspects
that help grown an authentic, distinctive community and place.
3.10pm Annelise Safstrom, Director Urban Design, Development WA
As Director of Urban Design at Development WA (MRA/Landcorp),
Annelise plays a lead role in shaping the design direction of exciting
urban renewal projects for the people of Perth.
3.40pm Q&A followed by networking drinks