Keynote Speakers

Prof. Sandy (Sandra) Halliday BSc(Hons) MPhil CEng MCIBSE FRSA

Principal, Gaia Research

Sandy is a chartered engineer. She has worked in environmental building research, training, policy guidance and as a project advisor for local and national government and private sector clients for over 25 years. She founded Gaia Research in 1996 to develop sustainable solutions for the built environment. She is increasingly involved in assisting clients and their design teams to achieve affordable, healthy, resource efficient and benign buildings and places. Read more.

Jeff Kenworthy BSc(Hons) PhD Murdoch Professor in Sustainable Cities

Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia

Dr Jeff Kenworthy is Professor in Sustainable Cities in the Curtin University Sustainability Policy Institute (CUSP) at Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia and Guest Professor at Goethe University and the University of Applied Sciences in Frankfurt, Germany. Professor Kenworthy teaches courses and supervises postgraduate research students in the area of urban sustainability. He has over 33 years of experience in urban transport and land use policy with over 200 publications in the field and has lectured in 27 countries and 71 cities throughout the world. His most well-known book is Sustainability and Cities: Overcoming Automobile Dependence (Newman and Kenworthy, 1999). Read more.

Charles Redman

Charles Redman is the founding director of Arizona State University’s School of Sustainability, the first in the US to offer sustainability degrees at all levels. Redman is an anthropologist/archaeologist by training but has spent the last 15 years directing large scale interdisciplinary projects focused on contemporary urban ecology and for the past ten years has been a member of the Resilience Alliance. Read more.

View Charles Redman's presentation from the conference.