On 9th July 2018, Australia’s Victorian Government, Liveability Australia International, and Trade and Investment Victoria held a panel discussion on “Creating Liveable and Resilient Cities” in Singapore (coinciding with the World Cities Summit).

The keynote speech was given by John Bradly, Secretary of the Victorian Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning. On the panel were:

  • Poon King Wang, Director of the Lee Kuan Yew Centre for Innovative Cities at the Singapore University of Technology and Design
  • Toby Kent, Chief Resilience Officer, Resilient Melbourne
  • Usha Iyer-Raniga, Associate Professor, School of Property, Construction and Project Management at RMIT University, Melbourne Australia
  • Lauren Sorkin, Regional Director, Asia Pacific, 100 Resilient Cities

The panel was moderated by Tony Wong, Professor and Chief Executive, Cooperative Research Centre for Water Sensitive Cities.  The event was supported by SG Innovate and Spectrum Global.