9:15 am to 9:30am
Event Welcome, Acknowledgement and Purpose
9:30 am - 10:00am
Keynote #1: University partnerships for impact, Indigenous perspectives
Inala Cooper, Director Murrup Barak, Melbourne Institute for Indigenous Development
Jason Eades, Director Aboriginal Melbourne, City of Melbourne
10:00am to 10:45am
Plenary Panel #1: University and City relationships for impact? Bridging the distance
10:45am to 11:00 am
Melbourne Centre for Cities Research Campaign
11:00am to 11:20 am
11:30am to 12:15pm
Keynote #2: Local to Global: Universities and Cities knowledge & diplomacy for Impact
Professor Harriet Bulkeley, FBA holds joint appointments as Professor in the Department of Geography, Durham University, and at the Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Utrecht University.
Daniel Pejic, the Masterclass as an example of translating Centre research to city capacity.
Q & A with audience
12:20pm to 1:20pm
Case study snap shots – Urban Research for Global Impact:
A series of short case studies and audience participation to develop a shared understanding on how to harness the knowledge from our cities, for global impact.
Session MC: Maya Costa Pinto, Visiting Fellow, Melbourne Centre for Cities
Goal 1: Actionable research: what works?
Goal 2: Local, national, and global urban issues: how do we work across scales?
1:30pm to 2:00pm
2:00pm to 2:30pm
Plenary #3: International Students, Cities vs University Responsibility
Responding Plenary Panel #3 Speakers:
Moderators: Dr Sabina Andron, Melbourne Centre for Cities
2:45pm to 3:45pm
Concurrent workshop sessions
How can we create impact from city and university partnerships?
Reflecting on the theme of Universities and Cities’ partnerships to tackle impact on urban issues and using specific case studies of a success or failure (whole project, moment in time or stage in a process)
Speakers and audience will discuss the questions below:
How do we support a new generation of urban leaders?
This roundtable will consider what is needed in academia and in governance to develop resilient and well-informed urban leadership.
Location: The Library
Facilitator: Sam Miles
What do we need from practice-ready education?
This roundtable will discuss the agendas of your institutions to create competitive urban education, as well as the needs these education programmes should be addressing.
Facilitator: Loren Adams
Facilitating ‘city diplomacy’: How can universities enhance cities’ international relations?
This roundtable will convene ‘city diplomacy’ experts and city officials from the Centre’s programs aimed at supporting international action by cities, to reflect on how cities are engaging in global agendas, and how support like the City Diplomacy Masterclass could support cities in a time of complex geopolitics.
Facilitators: Michele Acuto and Daniel Pejic
3:45 pm to 4:00pm
|Afternoon tea break|
4:00 pm to 4:20pm
Research Roundtable Wrap up
Honorary Professor Louise Johnson
4:20pm to 4:30pm
4:30 to 5:00pm
The Library, Level 1
The Melbourne Centre of Cities thanks the University of Melbourne’s Engagement and Partnerships department, for their contribution to help us deliver this symposium.
The University of Melbourne’s Engagement and Partnerships focus on co-design and delivery of diverse outcomes through partnerships, including for people in the city of Melbourne, Goulburn Valley and Northeast Arnhem Land.