Team Better Block will be returning to Australia for a lecture series in Sydney, and Melbourne. First up will be Sydney on June 20, 2013. The Department of Planning and Infrastructure is holding a lecture series titled: Urban Conversations: Your Voice, Your City. This will be held at Sydney City Recital Hall from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. Other speakers include Henriette Vamberg from Gehl Architects in Copenhagen, Denmark, and Dave Meslin, from Toronto, Canada who will talk about urban projects with a focus on public spaces, renewal and increasing public participation. This event is free to the public with tickets available until May 29th.
The next lecture will take place in Melbourne on Tuesday, June 18th, as part of the 6th annual Livable Cities Conference in St Kilda from 2:30-3:00pm. This portion of the trip is being sponsored by the Department of Climate Change and Energy Efficiency. Click here for more details on the conference.